rmichals’s Profile

Faculty
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rmichals
Title
Professor
Department
Communication Design
Office Location
N1126

My Courses

COMD 3530 Advanced Photography Studio

COMD 3530 Advanced Photography Studio

This course will explore studio photography as a means to communicate ideas. Students will learn to use lighting to transform subject matter into metaphor, mood and meaning as well as how to develop visual coherence within a group of images. Students will develop portfolio level projects that display conceptual thinking and mastery of the craft of photography. Avatar photo by Sean McSherry. Header photo by Justin Jackson.

COMD 1340 D085 Spring 22

COMD 1340 D085 Spring 22

This beginning photography course explores the foundational concepts of light and exposure. Using dSLR cameras, professional lighting equipment and software, the student develops compositional skills and the ability to control photographic style to create visually engaging photographs.

COMD3330_D039_SP22

COMD3330_D039_SP22

The emphasis in this intermediate photography class is on creative problem solving with photography for the Communication Design field. Students learn to transform subject matter with photographic style in order to communicate ideas.

COMD 1340 DO97

COMD 1340 DO97

This beginning photography course explores the foundational concepts of light and exposure. Using dSLR cameras, professional lighting equipment and software*, the student develops compositional skills and the ability to control photographic style to create visually engaging photographs. *if this course is being held online due to an emergency, students will meet learning outcomes using alternate tools and equipment.

PHOTOGRAPHY 1 HD90 FALL 2021

PHOTOGRAPHY 1 HD90 FALL 2021

This course offers an extensive introduction to the technical and aesthetic practice of Photography.

My Projects

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

City Tech’s Source for Academic Affairs Information

COMD Advisement site

COMD Advisement site

An online system of advisement tools for COMD students at City Tech

NEH Making Connections

NEH Making Connections

This is the project for a new NEH program at City Tech, “Making Connections: Engaging the Humanities at a College of Technology.” This fellowship opportunity will bring together faculty from across the campus to discuss cultural theory, literature and film as they relate to technology. Through collaboration with faculty from other disciplines, fellows will strengthen the interdisciplinary course offerings at City Tech, an important priority for the College’s new Gen Ed.

COMD Advisory Board Committee

COMD Advisory Board Committee

A place for COMD Advisory Board Committee members to communicate, access meeting agendas, minutes, and proposed curriculum, and share resources and ideas.

COMD Alumni Committee

COMD Alumni Committee

A place for COMD Alumni Committee members to communicate, access meeting agendas, minutes, and proposed curriculum, and share resources and ideas.

My Clubs

Student Government Association

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association is the representative body for students. We are responsible for recommending student activity fee allocations, shaping policies affecting student life, coordinating extracurricular events and chartering new organizations. Feel free to contact SGA President, Lucas Almonte, with any questions, suggestions or concerns. He can be reached at SGAPresident@CityTech.Cuny.Edu If you wish to start a club on campus contact SGA Vice President, Sylwester Dombroski, at SGAVP@CityTech.Cuny.Edu