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MAGAZINE: City College photo professor making best with dark (class)room

Dave Eichinger overcoming challenges of teaching photography classes remotely during the pandemic
Brittney Gray, Contributor December 18, 2020
The darkroom may be closed, but San Diego City College students are still learning the methods of photography with Dave Eichinger, a professor of photography for 16 years.
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Stephanie Wirkus models the Frozen SeaHorsicorn Unicorn (Bluebell Silver Eyes) during “Fantasy Fusion,” a collabration between theatre, cosmetology and photo departments on Dec. 8. Photo credit: Mike Madriaga

Bringing fantasy to life

An innovative collaboration between cosmetology, theatre and photography at San Diego City College
Mike Madriaga December 23, 2015

The bass from the electronica and ambient style music grumbled outside of the V-101 Auditorium on Dec. 8. Intertwining the rhythm via matching their beats-per-minute, was an art in itself, but the music...

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Michael Chao's samples of his upcoming project for the

Bodies exhibit to showcase beauty in imperfection

Ricardo Soltero October 29, 2015

Photographer Michael Lee Chao has stumbled across a medium through which women can take their insecurities and project them in a positive way. With a single photograph, women can help erase all previously...

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Con: ‘Holy Grail’ number of students for classes must die

Celia Jimenez October 27, 2015

The administration took draconian measures starting this fall to keep high-enrollment classes while discarding the ones that don’t fulfill the minimum criteria. It asks for a ridiculous cap of 35 students...

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Guests enjoyed the portfolios of City students, including Edward Honaker's works titled

‘Higher quality’ photos – Professional photographers judge student photo exhibit at the Luxe

Edwin Rendon May 21, 2014

Photographs that explored the human psyche and emotions won top honors in the Ninth Annual Student Exhibition 2014.City’s Photography Department organized the judged competition, which drew more...

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The dancers in “The Salton Sea” playfully sprinkled the sand around during opening night of “Dancing on the Fine Edge” May 8. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Blending art with dance (with photo gallery)

Diego Lynch May 15, 2014

The show could not be contained on one stage. Black-clad performers embodying an oil spill. Dancers tossing up sand with their hands. A group of young men and women sliding down parking lot stairs. Each...

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Smartphonetography: How to Get the Best Shot With the Camera You’ve Got

Troy Orem May 14, 2014

The first digital camera was developed by Eastman Kodak in 1975. It weighed about 7 pounds, required 16 batteries to run and took 23 seconds to expose an image. Luckily for today's consumer, technology...

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The City College Photo Club's student exhibition opens on Nov. 15. Photo courtesy of Rene Salvador.

Student photo exhibit opens

Leeann Rose November 13, 2013

The San Diego City College Photo Club is preparing for its Fall 2013 Student Exhibition. The photo club typically holds an exhibition every spring. This will be the first year it is also conducting one...

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