Photojournalism Major

Student wins CVA Award

Gus the Bus

Photojournalism student Tyler Brock won the A.Dorian Memorial Student Award during the Center for Visual Artists (CVA) Greensboro’s photo biennial CAPTURE 2016 Juried Photo Exhibition on Friday, Sept. 2.

The photograph “Gus the Bus” was a long exposure image of a bus in a field, with gelled strobes on the inside and star trails in the sky.

Baseball by the Small Format Photography class


                                                                                            Photo by Molly Mathis

Each summer the Small Format Photography class has photographed area baseball games, learning to capture peak action and advance camera controls. This is a selection from the summer of 2016.

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RCC Photography Students Win Awards


Photo by Nathan Richards – Curriculum Award and Academic Award – Commercial


Photo by Whitney Keller – Academic Award – Photojournalism


Photo by Sarah Mitchell – Academic Award – Portrait Studio Management


RCC’s Academic and Curriculum Awards were presented at RCC’s seventh annual Student Academic Honors Awards Ceremony on April 14, at Oakhurst Baptist Church.

The Academic Award is based on the highest GPA in each degree and diploma program of study. Students must have been enrolled in two of the last four terms, have completed at least 40 credit hours in a degree program or 10 credit hours in a diploma program, and have a program GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Academic Awards were presented to the following (listed with their program areas):

Nathan Richards, Photographic Technology/Commercial Photography

Whitney Keller, Photographic Technology/Photojournalism

Sarah Mitchell, Photographic Technology/Portrait Studio Management

The Curriculum Award goes to a student in each degree and diploma program who is both outstanding in his/her academic achievement and has potential for success in the particular field he/she has chosen. To be eligible, the students must have been enrolled in two of the last four terms, have completed at least 40 credit hours in a degree program or 10 credit hours in a diploma program, have a program GPA of 3.0 or higher, have demonstrated expertise in their field of study, and have participated in departmental, campus and community activities that promote the College.

The Curriculum Award for the department of Photographic Technology was presented to Nathan Richards of Oxford, N.C.

Jan. 21, 2016 Opening Night is getting close!

Ray Jones putting up image descriptions on gallery wall.

The show is ready, will you be here opening night?

The Jerry Howell Lecture Series welcomes next guest speaker Raymond McCrea Jones, a 2004 RCC photo graduate, speaking about self projects and his newest project – “Birth of a Warrior”

Open to the public and free to attend!

When? Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 at 7pm – the night will also be the opening of his show of images from the project in the hallway gallery. The show will be open till March 4 – Monday through Friday,  when the college is open and classes in session.

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