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IC Creatives: Bryan Almeida

December 7, 2021

Junior photography major Bryan Almeida shares his digital art as well as his struggles and successes working as a freelance photographer. 

Professors show work in Handwerker

September 25, 2021

Professors Lali Khalid and Paloma Barhaugh-Bordas are showing their works of art in Handwerker Gallery until Oct. 13.

Voters line up to cast their ballots early Oct. 25 at the Crash Fire Rescue in Ithaca.

Americans rally, protest and cast their votes

By The Ithacan Staff November 5, 2020

Rallies, protests and early-voting lines highlighted the weeks leading up to the 2020 general election. With voters able to send in their absentee ballots weeks ago and increased early voting in some states,...

Will Walberg, an Ithaca College cinema and photography major, used photo mode in video games to take photographs with a real-life quality. Photo mode is an aspect of video games that allows players to capture a picture of their adventure. This picture was taken inside “Red Dead Redemption 2,” a single-player western video game.

Student uses video games as medium for virtual photography

By Antonio Ferme, Senior Writer October 9, 2020
Walberg, a cinema and photography major, used photo mode in video games to take photographs with a real-life quality.

Stillwater shifts to publish 59th edition online

October 1, 2020

The arts magazine Stillwater published its 59th issue online as a result of COVID-19. It can be viewed here:

Swimmers by Jack Powell 20 is an image included in the upcoming virtual release of Issue No. 59 of Stillwater Magazine on July 24. Each issue of the Department of Writings literary and art magazine has a different theme curated around the submissions — this years is identity.

Stillwater Magazine to host virtual celebration of Issue No. 59

By Gabrielle Topping, Staff Writer July 21, 2020
"Swimmers" by Jack Powell '20 is an image included in the upcoming virtual release of the 59th issue of Stillwater Magazine on July 24.
Assistant professor Lali Khalid’s photo exhibition is being displayed in the Roy H. Park School of Communications’ gallery until Jan. 7. There are 17 photos in the exhibition.

Exhibit reflects professor’s relationship with culture

By Maddy Martin November 20, 2019

There was light chatter in the Ithaca College Roy H. Park School of Communications gallery space as students, professors and community members wandered the room with plates of sushi, cheese and fruit....

Senior Devin Kasparian has had the opportunity to expand his photographic portfolio with exclusive photo shoots of major celebrities like Billie Eilish and Kanye West.

Student develops career for himself in photography

By Parker Schug, Contributing Writer September 26, 2019

In a matter of seconds, Ithaca College senior Devin Kasparian’s plans for a simple photoshoot of a gallery turned into a mission to capture the perfect shot of rapper Kanye West. While living and interning...

Janice Levy, professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, argues that acknowledging past transgressions in the photographic canon is a tricky business vital to an academic education in photography.

The photographic canon: Acknowledging past transgressions

By Janice Levy April 17, 2019
It concerns me deeply to witness students limiting their creative interests and explorations because they fear mischaracterization — of themselves and/or their work.
Junior Marissa Booker writes about the imperialist history of photography and urges professors and students at Ithaca College to engage with this history while discussing media rather than ignore it.

Commentary: Photography is a display of power

By Marissa Booker April 10, 2019
The classroom is also implicated in this imperial power structure as it has risen from the same inequities.
Alisar Awwad, right, talks with junior Mirza Abdul Ahad Rauf, left, before taking his photograph. On Facebook and Instagram, Awwad documents subjects’ images and experiences of beauty as people of color.

Photo campaign redefines Eurocentric beauty standards

By Sierra Guardiola, Life and Culture Editor May 1, 2018
Awwad compiled what makes participants feel beautiful and what beauty means to them, highlighting the experiences of people of color on campus.
Junior Connor Lange, a film, photography and visual arts major, writes that advancements in iPhone cameras are great, but they will never replace the job that photographers do.

Commentary: Don’t replace photogs with the iPhone

By Connor Lange, Photo Editor December 4, 2017
Your picture might be a great Instagram post, but don’t ever think that means you can do what we do. Leave it all to the professionals.
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