Wedding and fashion photographer speaks to students

Photographer Rebecca Yale ’06 spoke to Photography III students about her work as a professional wedding and fashion photographer and critiqued the students’ most recent project on Jan. 23. While visiting, Yale showed students some of her wedding and fashion photographs and discussed the struggles and rewards of being a professional photographer.  “My favorite part […]

Looking Back: Photography III students host showcase on the Vietnam War

Students and faculty reflected on the tragedies of the Vietnam War at the Photography III showcase, “Then and Now,” on Jan 22. The showcase, which was curated by Emma Spencer ’18, consisted of photographs of war veterans, including science teacher Walt Werner and English teacher Jeffery Kwitny. The photography students also displayed pages of old newspaper […]

Look, Don’t Touch: How photographer Ari Shooshani captures girlhood

Look, Don’t Touch: How photographer Ari Shooshani captures girlhood

In the dimly lit photography studio, Ari Shooshani ’18 stepped back from the camera to reassess the chaos around her. Her friends stood precariously on stools, dangling red roses over Charlotte Weinman ’18, who sat in front of a tiny blue backdrop set up in the middle of the studio. But despite the hectic setting […]

Photography students win contest

Photography students win contest

Photography students Cole Heine ’19 and Assistant News Editor Kaitlin Musante ’19 earned recognition for their submissions to the 2017 Drexel University High School Photography Contest, which chose 120 students nationwide. Their winning photographs will be on exhibit at Drexel’s photography gallery in February. “It’s really nice to be recognized, especially for something [like photography] […]

Mind, body, soul: Students host show on body language

Blingo Blango, a photography showcase that focused on body language and expression, held its reception Jan. 8 at the Feldman-Horn Gallery during break. Visual arts teacher Kevin O’Malley said he was intrigued how many students are unaware of the meaning behind various types of body language, even though it is a fundamental way people communicate. […]

Photography students interview director

Photography III students interviewed director Lynn Novick about her latest documentary, “The Vietnam War,” over livestream to gain inspiration for their upcoming photo show. However, due to opposing viewpoints about the war and the large number of comments, Novick did not respond to student’s questions. Emma Spencer ’18, who participated in the livestream, said that […]

Say cheese: alumni capture student life with photos

Visual arts teacher Kevin O’Malley commissioned three alumni to take photographs of alumni and students for an upcoming art show titled ‘Decades.’ Curatorial assistant at the Hammer Museum January Parkos-Arnall ’96 is organizing the show, which is part of the 25th Anniversary Alumni celebration. Michele Asselin ’90, an editorial photographer whose work has been featured […]

Artist collaborates with Photography I students

Photography I students logged onto Skype Friday to learn about documentary photography from Montreal-based photographer Tema Stauffer. “It’s always beneficial for students to get a fresh perspective on course material being offered by someone outside of our everyday school environment,” photography teacher Joe Medina said. “Especially by someone as authentic and established as Tema.” Stauffer’s […]