PHOTOGRAPHY

Portraiture, landscape photography, still-life photography, documentary photography, photo journalism, fashion photography, experimental imagery, photographic installation, video, television and film.

Students will explore, line, form, colour, pattern and texture in the context of Photography by responding to an issue, theme, concept or idea or work to a brief or answer a need. By showing an appreciation of viewpoint, composition, depth of field and movement; time-based, through such techniques as sequence or ‘frozen moment’ students will investigate use of the camera, film, lenses, filters and lighting for work in their chosen area of Photography

With this students will develop understanding of techniques related to the developing and printing of photographic images, presentation and layout.

Subject Tutors

Photographer Michael Daks joined RIC in 2017 from Paris College of Art (formerly Parsons Paris, the French Annex of Parsons New School.) He was formerly Senior Lecturer in Photography at Southampton Solent University and Visiting Professor at the Istituto Marangoni, Paris. Michael has worked as a fashion and portrait photographer in London, Paris, Milan and NYC, with clients including The New York Times Magazine, Untitled Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire and Cosmopolitan. His short film ‘The Butterfly Collector’ has now been viewed over 1 million times on youtube. Michael’s portraits of Dennis Potter and Kenneth Branagh are in the permanent collection of The National Portrait Gallery in London. His fashion work for BLITZ magazine was recently exhibited at the ICA in London, and published in the book ‘As Seen in Blitz- Fashioning 80s Style.’

Sarah Willmott is a Graphic Designer & illustrator with a love for photography. She studied her BA in Graphic Design at UCA In Epsom before continuing onto a Masters degree in Graphic Communication Design at Chelsea School of Art (UAL) in 2018. After working within industry for a year Sarah joined RIC in 2019 to put her passion for the subject into teaching. She continues her own practice (Studio Ess) which specialises in Branding, Editorial, Exhibition Curation, and Illustration.