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Jul 28 2015

Updates – RIT Big Shot No 31 Churchill Downs

October 3, 2015 9:00pm A free nighttime community photographic project Celebrating Three Decades of Light Painting Light painting is a unique way to photograph and allows light to be shined on a subject from multiple directions over time. Produced at … Continue reading

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Jun 09 2015

One of Big Shot's biggest fans

Big Shot has always been about the people that come to participate. We estimate more than 10,000 people have participated in the 30 Big Shot photographs that we have produced. As we prepare for Big Shot No 31, it is … Continue reading

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Jan 05 2015

RIT Big Shot No. 31 Site Announced – Churchill Downs

Release Date: Jan. 5, 2015 Contact: Rich Kiley 585-475-5697 or rakuns@rit.edu Twitter: @rakiley Big Shot is heading to Churchill Downs to photograph the iconic home of the Kentucky Derby on Oct. 3, 2015 The next RIT Big Shot promises to … Continue reading

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Sep 06 2014

RIT Big Shot No. 30

Big Shot No. 30 RIT Campus including the Golisano Institute for Sustainability Building, Louise M. Slaughter Building and Quad, Rochester, New York September 6, 2014 – 9:15pm 67 degrees Fahrenheit RIT Public Safety estimated the crowd at 2976 This is … Continue reading

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Apr 08 2014

Making Big Shots

Team Big Shot is having conversations with several organizations as possible subjects for upcoming projects. Getting approval to make a Big Shot photograph can be a complicated process. Getting permission to photograph Cowboys Stadium (now AT&T Stadium) home of the … Continue reading

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Mar 08 2014

Dawn Tower DuBois bids adieu to official RIT Big Shot role

February 9, 2014, Big Shot photographed High Falls – Rochester, New York for its 29th photograph. Following the conclusion of the event, Big Shot coordinator Dawn Tower DuBois resigned her official role with the project. This Blog post is dedicated … Continue reading

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Feb 09 2014

RIT Big Shot No. 29 High Falls Rochester, New York

High Falls, Rochester New York February 9, 2014 – 7:10pm 19 degrees Fahrenheit Camera – Nikon D800 with 24-70/f2.8 mm lens Exposure time: 30 seconds @ f22 ISO 200 All external lighting was provided by more than 750 volunteer participants … Continue reading

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Jan 18 2014

RIT Big Shot No 29 partners

Big Shot projects are very complicated nighttime productions and require the participation of countless people and collaborators. This will be our 29th annual “Big Shot” photograph and our work is described by many as “painting with light” and an event … Continue reading

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Dec 30 2013

Bill DuBois retires from official Big Shot role

As the planning proceeds for Big Shot No 29, a big change has come to this long-standing RIT event. At the conclusion of RIT Big Shot No 28 – Cowboys Stadium, Bill DuBois announced his formal resignation from official Big … Continue reading

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Jun 18 2013

RIT Big Shot No 28 snapshots

RIT University news photographer Sue Weisler accompanied the Big Shot project to Arlington Texas to chronicle the once in a life time event. To see her slide show, click on this link

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