Author Archives: School of Photo

Intersession Experiences: Reconnecting With Alumni

Intersession experiences reconnecting with Alumni By Associate Professor Dan Larkin I traveled to the west coast during our first ever semester break. I have been at RIT for 25 years so this was a really new experience. Craving warmth and … Continue reading

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NEW PHOTO MAJOR CONTINUES INTO ITS SECOND YEAR!!!!!

DATELINE: RIT Photo is happy to announce the continuation of an exciting new major: Cat Photography! Get an up close and personal view of this new major and realize the thrills and chills that come from photographing our feline friends. … Continue reading

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Alumni Feature: Captain Jonathan Atkin HEROPROJECT.US

Flying above harbors, creating powerful images of cargo ships, cruise ships, tugboats, cable layers, warships and barges reflects a choreographic and navigational process. By bringing seafaring familiarity; knowing one’s subject and solving aerial image production with navigation and maritime savvy, … Continue reading

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Careers in Motion – '05 MFA Graduate Susana Reisman visits RIT

During the first week of March, I had the pleasure to visit the RIT campus and share with students my experiences since graduation. I talked about my life as both an artist and as co-director of Circuit Gallery. I currently … Continue reading

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Faculty Feature – Professor Roberley Bell

I am a relatively new member to the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences faculty.  As an artist, I primarily make objects. I find my position as part of the photography faculty intriguing and I trust my students find it … Continue reading

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SPAS Student Wins Alexia Foundation Award of Excellence

On February 28, The Alexia Foundation announced RIT photojournalism student Sarah Ann Jump has received an Alexia Award of Excellence for her project “New Roots: Refugees Resettling in America.” The project is a photographic documentation of the first year of … Continue reading

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Gallery Renovation and First Exhibition

The William Harris Gallery, formerly known as the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences (SPAS) gallery, presents its first exhibition in its newly renovated space on the campus of Rochester Institute of Technology. The State of Things, a collaborative exhibition … Continue reading

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What Happens During Intersession, Part 2

The very first intersession at RIT seemed relatively quiet in Rochester. Very few members of the photography faculty were in the halls of the School because many of them participated in exciting international activities. We hope this will be a … Continue reading

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Careers in Motion – ’94 Alum Robert Johnson visited RIT

Feb 6 and 7, 2014,  ’94 alum Robert Johnson visited RIT. Robert is the director of photography at the Weather Channel where he oversees all photography at the network. He is responsible for setting the Channel brand and engaging viewers … Continue reading

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In the Classroom – Photography and the Light Microscope

The spring semester began January 27, 2016. A unique class offered at RIT is Photography and the Light Microscope. This class – taught by Professor Michael Peres – was first offered in 1988. It is very popular for the both … Continue reading

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