Author Archives: Michael Peres

News from the RITPhoto Cage

Photo by Amber Doerr Spring semester has started and we are busy as can be. The RITPhoto cage is a huge resource in our community and is always a beehive of activity for student employees and photography students during each … Continue reading

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Faculty News – #RITPhoto Professor Loret Steinberg wins award

Associate Professor Loret Steinberg of Rochester Institute of Technology, and Tim Broekema of Western Kentucky University, were recently selected as the recipients of the Robin F. Garland Educator Award given by the National Press Photographers Association. The honor is given … Continue reading

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Spring Semester right around the Corner

We are getting ready for Spring semester. It starts in one week on January 25. As we get ready, this post features three behind the scenes videos created by students in the Ad Core class taught by Rachel Jerome Ferraro, … Continue reading

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Summer Cleaning and Readying the Cage for Fall

Getting ready for fall 2151 Hey everyone! This is Kristen McNicholas, your friendly neighborhood cager bringing you some updates of what we’ve been doing here at the cage this summer. The start of the summer was slow but quickly picked … Continue reading

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Alumni feature – Jennifer Turano, O.D.

We can never tell what an #RITPhoto alum is going to end up doing after graduation . We are always surprised and so very proud of the diverse and important careers many of our alums find themselves working in. During … Continue reading

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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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