RIT Offers Summer Photography and Imaging Workshops Led by Experienced Faculty

Workshops are two to three days long; photographers of all experience levels welcome




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Michael Peres

Small aquatic invertebrates magnified 10 times under a microscope. They were photographed using electronic flash.

Experienced faculty from RIT’s School of Photographic Arts and Sciences and acclaimed photographers in their particular fields will teach a series of workshops this summer covering a variety of topics from large format nature photography to video editing to forensic photography to color managed workflow for digital print. The workshops, held primarily on the RIT campus, will run two or three days. Photographers of all experience levels and ages can register. To learn more, go to http://photoworkshops.cias.rit.edu.

“Following a long hiatus, the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences is excited to once again offer these summer workshops,” says Michael Peres, associate chair of RIT’s School of Photographic Arts and Sciences. “These workshops will allow photographers who want to develop their creativity and photographic talents the opportunity to work alongside other practitioners and have hands-on access to state-of-the-art equipment in RIT facilities.”

The following is a schedule of the workshops offered:

May 13: Nature Photography

May 23: Retouch, Restore, Composite—Crafting a Signature Style

June 6: An Alternative Image: Pinhole Photography Analog and Digital Printing

June 13: Color Managed Workflow for Digital Print

June 23: Perfect Portfolio Workshop

July 7: Extension of Vision: Using Photoshop and Multiple Images

July 11: Landscape Photography; Forensic Photography

July 18: Introduction to Photojournalism for High School Students

July 25: Self-Publishing Photography Books using POD Services; Digital Photomicrography

Aug. 1: Large Format Landscape Photography

Aug. 4: Historical Photographic Processes

Aug. 10: The Evolving Digital Photographic Workflow

Aug. 15: Image Making for Visual Artists

Aug. 22: Video Storytelling

After attending a workshop, RIT will give participants a certificate of completion. Team registration discounts are also available. For those traveling from outside the area, the website provides information about hotel and travel accommodations and various tourist destinations in the Rochester area. To learn more, go to http://photoworkshops.cias.rit.edu.

201103/bursaria_copy1.jpg

Michael Peres

Small aquatic invertebrates magnified 10 times under a microscope. They were photographed using electronic flash.