The School of Photographic Arts and Sciences prepares students for a wide range of exciting careers in photography and the modern ever-changing field of imaging. Image making is taught through courses investigating methods and aesthetics required in pictorial and information-based images, videos, websites, and publications. Photography majors participate in a unique educational community, both in undergraduate and graduate studies. It is a community where students have the opportunity to work and study with our highly respected and accomplished faculty in state-of-the-art facilities with access to an unrivaled equipment lending resource called the Cage. For more than 100 years, #ritphoto has been dedicated to creative and professional enrichment, preparing students for distinguished careers as creative and innovative leaders.
Category Archives: Inside the Classroom
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
School of Photographic Arts and Sciences (SPAS) faculty members were involved with image analysis of the Kennedy shooting. November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Several SPAS faculty members assisted the U.S. Government and the Warren commission evaluating some … Continue reading
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
In my new Elements of Visual Media second-year course we have spent the first three weeks studying the fundamentals of typography and learning typographic controls in Adobe InDesign. At the beginning of week 4, I felt that the students needed … Continue reading
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