‘Big Shot goes international
The 20th Big
Shot photo event is the first to reach outside of the United
States. On Oct. 9, faculty from the School of Photographic Arts
and Sciences and National Technical Institute for the Deaf will
lead volunteers in creating a nighttime photograph of the Royal
Palace in Stockholm, Sweden. Its among the events planned
for the first Lennart Nilsson Conference on Scientific Photography.
|The Royal Palace
in Stockholm will be the subject of the next “Big Shot,”
scheduled for Oct. 9.
Big Shot involves hundreds
of assistants armed with camera flashes and flashlights that illuminate
the subject area during an extended exposure.
Faculty members Michael
Peres, Bill DuBois and Dawn Tower DuBois are Big Shot coordinators.
Staffan Larsson, director of media at Stockholms Huddinge
University, proposed bringing the project to Sweden and is serving
as the liaison between Big Shot coordinators and the various contacts
Updates on Big Shot
are available on the Web at www.rit.edu/bigshot.