Adam Ferriss

Adam Ferriss is an artist based out of Los Angeles, CA working with custom software to create websites, print media and real-time video effects. Some of his most recent works harness technologies like face tracking, neural networks / AI, and augmented reality to manipulate live camera and photographic imagery. Past clients include The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Wired, Time Magazine, The New Yorker, Google and Apple.

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  • II

    Level II

    Photography students have a basic understanding of photography principles and technology and are comfortable using an SLR camera in manual mode. New Media students have a basic understanding of video, multimedia or animation software. Students have basic computer skills and are comfortable using a Macintosh computer.

  • III

    Level III

    Photography students have some formal training and significant experience making, capturing and digitally processing images using Adobe Lightroom and/or Adobe Photoshop. New Media students have some formal training in conceptual and technological aspects of video, multimedia, coding or animation and are versed in the appropriate software applications. Students have a portfolio of their artwork.

  • IV

    Level IV

    Photography students have advanced skills and knowledge of photography and digital image processing. New Media students have advanced skills and knowledge of video, multimedia, coding or animation. Students are self­-motivated and have multiple portfolios of their artwork.

Jul 26 - 30, 2021

Computational Photography

Adam Ferriss

Tuition $1,155
Code P0815-21

Go behind the digital image into the complex and numerical beauty of code, without which there would be no image to see. This workshop dissects the images of webcams and smartphones and explores how they can be manipulated with different programming frameworks. Participants learn the basics of coding using pre-made templates with an eye toward photographic manipulation. Students work with Processing and iOS, learning to code their own software and create filtration to apply to their own photography.

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