Author Archives: School of Photo

Then & Now — Ahndraya Parlato

I started making pictures in the early 1990’s when I was in middle school. I was using a Nikon FM4, shooting b & w Ilford film, and printing in the darkroom. I was very inspired by fashion photography and would … Continue reading

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From the Classroom – Surgical Photography Class

From Michael Peres and Dr. Ralph Pennino, instructors for Surgical Photography In the fall of 2008, the Biomedical Photographic Communications program offered the first edition of a class entitled Surgical Photography. To our knowledge, no where else in the U.S. … Continue reading

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The Third Week with SPAS Facilities

It is now the beginning of the third week of our fall semester, something new for us as we used to be on the quarter system.  We may now have a longer period for classes to run, but that is … Continue reading

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Alumni Feature — Chris Capozziello

When we reached out to some of our alumni, we asked them to talk about their lives after school. Chris Capozziello is currently working on a book, here’s what he shared with us about it: Ten years ago I graduated … Continue reading

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Introducing Kari Horowicz and the RIT Libraries

From Kari Horowicz, Librarian for the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences           Hi! I’m Kari Horowicz, the librarian/liaison for the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. I’m here to help you with your creative and … Continue reading

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From the Office — The End of Summer

At RIT, summer is a time of cleaning, reorganizing and getting ready for fall. It is a quiet time but there is anticipation of what is to come. This past Tuesday many students and professors arrived back on campus after … Continue reading

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Alumni Feature — Chuck Westfall

Chuck Westfall is currently a Technical Advisor for Canon U.S.A.’s Imaging Technology & Communications Group (ITCG) We asked him some questions about his life after RIT, here is how he responded. SPAS: What are you doing professionally? I’ve had a marvelous … Continue reading

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RIT National Press Photographers Association

From Maureen MacGregor, President of RIT NPPA: When I came to RIT for orientation two years ago I really didn’t know what photojournalism was about – until I was introduced to the RIT NPPA. During orientation all of the new … Continue reading

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Welcome to SPAS Facilities

In the photo world, any place that has light is a wonderful place to be, and one of the best places to learn how to “SEE” the light is here at RIT/SPAS! Hello, my name is David Walter, I am … Continue reading

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Alumni Feature — Sarah Anne Ward

Sarah Anne Ward is a professional photographer currently based in New York City specializing in food/drinks, soft-goods and product photography. We asked her some questions about her life as a photographer after RIT, here are her responses. SPAS: How has … Continue reading

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