rmichals’s Profile

Faculty
Active 4 months ago
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.

PHOTOGRAPHY 1 HD90 FALL 2021

PHOTOGRAPHY 1 HD90 FALL 2021

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

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.

COMD2330Fall2017

COMD2330Fall2017

This course will explore the foundational concepts of light and exposure in photography. Students will develop visual literacy as well as framing and compositional skills. Students will become acquainted with a wide range of contemporary photographers and gain an understanding of how photographic style transforms subject matter into meaning. Using professional lighting equipment and cameras, the student will gain hands-on experience capturing digital images in the studio as well as on location. Students will also learn professional methods and software to manage, process and print digital images.

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.

My Projects

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

City Tech’s Source for Academic Affairs Information

The COMD Faculty Hub

The COMD Faculty Hub

The COMD Hub (IN DEVELOPMENT) provides support for faculty and staff, including teaching, admin, and program development resources. Join The COMD Hub to receive essential communications from the Department Chair, CLTs, and the City Tech Administration.

COMD Advisement site

COMD Advisement site

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

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.

COMD Course Descriptions Sub-Committee

COMD Course Descriptions Sub-Committee

A place for COMD Department Course Descriptions Sub-Committee members to communicate, link to 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