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Big Shot - RITpedia
Big Shot #4 at Frank E. Gannett Hall

Big Shot is a project started by Michael Peres and William DuBois in 1987. The project focuses on teaching photography students effective use of lighting and exposure by teaching them to use electronic flashes to 'paint with light.'[1]

Big Shots

Number Date Location City Number of participants
1 December 4, 1987 Highland Hospital[2] Rochester, New York, USA Approx. 34
2 December 10, 1988 George Eastman House[3] Rochester, New York, USA 70
3 December 9, 1989 Park Ridge Hospital[4] Rochester, New York, USA Approx. 100
4 December 8, 1990 Frank E. Gannett Hall[5] Rochester, New York, USA Approx. 100
5 December 7, 1991 Wilmot Library at Nazareth College[6] Rochester, New York, USA Approx. 50
6 December 13, 1992 Rundell Memorial Library[7] Rochester, New York, USA Approx. 50
7 December 5, 1993 Rochester Museum and Science Center[8] Rochester, New York, USA Approx. 100
8 January 26, 1995 Rochester Institute of Technology[9] Rochester, New York, USA Approx. 175
9 December 13, 1995 Mount Hope Cemetery[10] Rochester, New York, USA 150
10 October 9, 1996 Silver Stadium[11] Rochester, New York, USA 125
11 April 3, 1997 Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies[12] Rochester, New York, USA Approx. 50
12 December 8, 1997 Browns Race at High Falls[13] Rochester, New York, USA Approx. 200
13 December 10, 1998 Ontario County Courthouse[14] Canandaigua, New York, USA Approx. 200
14 October 28, 1999 U.S.S. Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum[15][1] New York City, New York, USA Approx. 1,200
15 December 2, 2000 Rochester Liberty Pole[16] Rochester, New York, USA Approx. 1,100
16 March 10, 2001 The Alamo[17] San Antonio, Texas, USA More than 1,000
17 October 6, 2001 Genesee Country Village Museum[18] Mumford, New York, USA Approx. 350
18 November 11, 2001 Rochester Human Flag[19] Rochester, New York, USA More than 1,000
19 November 7, 2002 Infinity Quad at Rochester Institute of Technology[20] Rochester, New York, USA Approx. 500
20 October 9, 2003 Royal Palace[21] Stockholm, Sweden Approx. 350
21 September 12, 2004 Sentinel and Administration Circle[22] Rochester, New York, USA More than 1,000
22 May 1, 2006 Memorial Art Gallery at the University of Rochester[23] Rochester, New York, USA Approx. 750
23 April 12, 2007 at 8:30 PM Pile Gate[24] Dubrovnik, Croatia Approx. 478
24 May 8, 2008 at 8:50 PM Erie Canal and Schoen Place[25] Pittsford, New York, USA Approx. 615
25 September 26, 2009 at 8:20 PM Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian[26] Washington, D.C., USA Approx. 815
26 May 5, 2011 at 9:09 PM Strong Museum of Play Rochester, New York, USA More than 1,000
27 May 3, 2012 at 9:08 PM Seabreeze Amusement Park[27] Rochester, New York, USA Approx. 1,500
28 March 23, 2013 at 9:00 PM Cowboys Stadium[28] Arlington, Texas, USA 2,430 people[29]
29 February 9, 2014 at 7:00 PM High Falls[30] Rochester, New York, USA More than 750[31]
30 September 6, 2014 at 9:00 PM Golisano Institute for Sustainability[32] Rochester, New York, USA More than 2,900[33]
31 October 3, 2015 at 9:00 PM Churchill Downs (home of the Kentucky Derby)[34] Louisville, Kentucky, USA

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 NTID Focus - Fall/Winter 2001
  2. RIT Big Shot No. 1
  3. RIT Big Shot No. 2
  4. RIT Big Shot No. 3
  5. RIT Big Shot No. 4
  6. RIT Big Shot No. 5
  7. RIT Big Shot No. 6
  8. RIT Big Shot No. 7
  9. RIT Big Shot No. 8
  10. RIT Big Shot No. 9
  11. RIT Big Shot No. 10
  12. RIT Big Shot No. 11
  13. RIT Big Shot No. 12
  14. RIT Big Shot No. 13
  15. RIT Big Shot No. 14
  16. RIT Big Shot No. 15
  17. RIT Big Shot No. 16
  18. RIT Big Shot No. 17
  19. RIT Big Shot No. 18
  20. RIT Big Shot No. 19
  21. RIT Big Shot No. 20
  22. RIT Big Shot No. 21
  23. RIT Big Shot No. 22
  24. RIT Big Shot No. 23
  25. RIT Big Shot No. 24
  26. RIT Big Shot No. 25
  27. RIT Big Shot No. 27
  28. RIT Big Shot No. 28
  29. Cowboys Stadium Painted with Light
  30. RIT Big Shot No. 29
  31. RIT Big Shot No. 29 - High Falls
  32. RIT Big Shot No. 30
  33. Nearly 3,000 converge on Golisano Institute for Sustainability for RIT’s 30th Big Shot
  34. RIT nighttime community photo project heading to Churchill Downs

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