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From the Classroom: The Role of the Slit-Scan Image in Science and Art

The Role of the Slit-Scan Image in Science and Art by Ted Kinsman The use of slit-scan photography is actually quite old. It is often called line-scan, photo finish, or streak photography. Slit scan photography has a rich and colorful … Continue reading

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Inside the Classroom: Aerial Photography and Videography

RITphoto Aerial Photography and Videography by Frank Cost The desire to see the world from above is deeply rooted in human experience. At the beginning of the present decade a breakthrough in technology initiated a new aerial seeing revolution. This … Continue reading

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RITphoto Faculty on Social Media

The RITphoto faculty is a big and diverse group. We love the variety of things they do out of the classroom. On May 7, many will be participating in the Imagine RIT 2016 festival showcasing what they or their students … Continue reading

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Faculty Feature – Josh Thorson

Josh Thorson is an assistant professor of fine art photography in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences. He joined the full-time faculty in the fall 2015. He works with video and his projects straddle the line between fiction and … 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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Faculty feature – Kirby Pilcher

Sparked As He Grazed It Kirby Pilcher & Luke Strosnider The Wayne and Geraldine Kuhn Fine Arts Gallery Ohio State University- Marion Campus October 27- December 5, 2014 I try to make a substantial photography trip every summer. I aim … Continue reading

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Faculty Profile – Ted Kinsman

Ted Kinsman is an assistant professor of photographic technology at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Hired in 2013, he teaches advanced photographic technology, light microscopy, and macro photography courses. He also contributes to the scanning electron microscopy and high-speed imaging … Continue reading

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Faculty feature – Christine Shank

Bio: Christine Shank earned her BFA in photography from Miami University of Ohio and a MFA from Texas Woman’s University in Denton, Texas. She is an assistant professor and the Director of the MFA program in Imaging Arts at Rochester … Continue reading

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Faculty Feature: Professor Willie Osterman

Willie Osterman is a professor of fine art photography at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Willie has been teaching, researching and working as a professor and artist at RIT since 1984. He received his Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in … Continue reading

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