Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) students and alumni were challenged by a contest to submit poetry, creative prose, scholarly works, creative nonfiction, or images that speak to caring for our... More > Planet in a sustainable fashion. Twenty six varied submissions representing many disciplines speak with one voice in concert with promoting strategies that ensure a quality of life. RIT College of Business professor and contest judge, Sandra Rothenberg, observes "It is interesting that people with such different backgrounds can see things the same!" This common goal can create an unprecedented collective effort to use our resources to benefit all.< Less
A collection of 154 peripheral or rollout photographs made at the imagineRIT festival at Rochester Institute of Technology on May 2, 2009 by Prof. Andrew Davidhazy with his improvised digital linear... More > array scanning camera. Subjects rotate on turntable in front of camera while it records features line-by-line to eventually reproduce a 360 degree view (or more) of the person.< Less
On May 3, 2008 a creativity and innovation festival was held at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY. As part of that event Prof. Andrew Davidhazy (me!) presented an... More > "interactive" experience for visitors where they would be photographed with a unique linear array camera improvised from an obsolete hand-scanner.
The resulting collection of 99 peripheral or "rolou" photographs is included in this book. Every volunteer already received a personal memento print but this collection makes all of them available for examination, evaluatiuon, discussion and, hopefully, appreciation.
Each an every image in this book is unique and unrepeatable because not only do they depend on a particular subject to begin with but also on the subject performing or behaving in a specific way over the time it takes them to make one or more revolutions in front of the camera. To check whether you are included in the collection select "Book Preview" or visit http://people.rit.edu/andpph/a-pix/imagineRIT-all-01.jpg< Less