Author Archives: Michael Peres

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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RIT Photography is seeking an Assistant Professor in Applied Imaging and Technical Photography

Assistant Professor of Applied Imaging and Technical Photographer – position number 1462BR The School of Photographic Arts and Sciences invites applicants to apply for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in its Bachelor of Science (BS) program as an Applied … Continue reading

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Alumni feature – Dave Neff

We asked David Neff a 1990 graduate to share his story on our Blog. David Neff  was born in the late 1960’s in  suburban Philadelphia. He survived RIT until 1990 when he jumped into the world of commercial photography upon … Continue reading

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