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Updates from our alumni

Alumni feature: Underwater Photography

Underwater Photography by  Yasmeen Smalley When I think back to this last time last year, I remember feeling a combination of fear and excitement. It was a cocktail of nerves felt by most graduating seniors. At the time I was … 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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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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Alumni Feature — Josh Lehrer

We asked some of our alumni about why they made the decision to attend the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences at RIT and what they’re doing since graduation. Here’s what Josh Lehrer shared with us: I’ve always been a … Continue reading

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Alumni Feature — Kane Giblin

When I was in high school, I took a few darkroom photography classes, which is how I decided that I wanted to go to school for photography and, eventually, become a professional photographer. I’d had a passion for photography for … Continue reading

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Alumni Feature — David Noyes

The alumni of the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences do amazing things with their careers. David Noyes is not only an acclaimed photographer, he also devotes his time to a nonprofit charity. David graduated in 1985 with a BS … Continue reading

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Then and Now — Meredith Davenport

I remember one of my favorite photo assignments as a freshman at RIT was to go to a small town and photograph the daily life there. I went with two of my new friends from Photo Arts 1. It was … Continue reading

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Photojournalism Trip to Washington, D.C.

Sixteen senior photojournalism students from the SPAS program spent the week of September 23-27 in Washington, D.C., visiting various media organizations and meeting with photojournalists. This amazing experience gave students a unique perspective on the photojournalism industry and a glimpse … Continue reading

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