Author Archives: Michael Peres

Alumni feature – Stefan Petranek

– What are you doing professionally? I am an assistant professor of photography and intermedia at the Herron School of Art and Design which is in the professional art school of Indiana University. I split my time teaching contemporary approaches … Continue reading

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RIT Photography – Summer 2015 Renovation Update

RIT Photography is excited to share an update on our next renovation. The School is housed in the Frank E Gannett building and it was built in 1968. At the time, it had 151 darkrooms. Over the course of the … Continue reading

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RIT Photography retirements

This past May with the end of the 2014-2015 academic year, #ritphoto said goodbye to three esteemed faculty members: Doug Rea, Tom Zigon and Steve Diehl. Each had long careers at RIT and in the School. They all introduced new … Continue reading

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#RITphoto Awards and Scholarships

Each April, #RITphoto  selects full time BFA, BS and MFA students to receive awards and scholarships.  A committee of faculty comprised of all School disciplines reviews the applicant portfolios. After weighing both the collected work and students’ personal statements of creative … Continue reading

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Only at RIT – Confessions of a Snowflake Photographer

Confessions of A Snowflake Photographer – Professor Michael Peres Even today, it remains a mystery to me why some things happen. Everything starts out at its beginning and then over time things change. Somethings improve and some things go away. … Continue reading

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Only at RIT Photography – Aerial and Drone Photography

by Frank Cost This spring semester I will be teaching a new elective course in aerial photography and videography. My preparation for this course began more than 50 years ago, when I began to accompany my father to a model … Continue reading

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Alumni feature – Adam Cooper

What are doing professionally? After graduating from RIT in May of 1986, I started at North Shore Hospital in September of that year. Healthcare has changed dramatically since then and single hospitals are few and far between. Our department has … Continue reading

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Student feature – Amanda Yanez

Bio: Amanda Yanez is from Ventura, California. She is a 4th year Advertising Photography student and will be graduating May 2015. Her work is focused  towards  fashion and portraiture with an emphasis on recurring themes of beauty intertwined with surrealism. … Continue reading

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Alumni feature – Carolyn Dateo

How has your education helped you in your career since graduation? For the past 20 years I’ve been a strategic planner in advertising. My education from RIT had a tremendous and valuable impact on the work I’ve been doing since … Continue reading

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Student feature – Daniela Solera

Bio: Daniela Solera nació en Costa Rica, en 1992. Es estudiante de cuarto año en Imaging and Photographic Technology y espera graduarse en el 2015. Al graduarse, espera enfocarse en el área de image quality o trabajar en la industria … Continue reading

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