• PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY & TV, VIDEO & FILM PRODUCTION STUDENTS VISIT EAP PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO

    Posted by ESBOCES News on 12/18/2018

    December 17, 2018, students attending the Professional Photography & Digital Imaging, and TV, Video and Digital Film Production classes visited EAP Photography & Video located in Port Jefferson.  For over 30 years, EAP has provided quality photography and videography for dance schools, dance competitions, elementary, middle, high schools, and sports leagues throughout the United States.  The students toured the facility and had the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge regarding photo shooting, processing, editing, in-house printing, and social media management.  The students also had the opportunity to develop a relationship with EAP as a potential internship site and receive insite into possible career opportunities.

     

    Students visit EAP Photography & Video located in Port Jefferson

    Students visit EAP Photography & Video of Port Jefferson

     

    students toured the EAP facility

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  • PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY STUDENTS GAIN WORK EXPERIENCE AT HOLIDAY PHOTO SHOOT

    Posted by Bixhorn Tech News on 12/10/2018

    The Professional Photography & Digital Imaging students put their skills and techniques into action during the Holiday Photo Shoot, December 7, 2018.  This event provided the students with hands on experience shooting photos, editing them quickly, and practicing excellent customer service skills by always making the customer happy.

    Holiday Photo Shoot

    Holiday Photo Shoot December 7, 2018

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  • Professional Photography and Digital Imaging Students Photograph Students @ HB Ward Preschool

    Posted by Ward Tech News on 12/3/2018

    On Thursday, November 29th, 2018, several of Bixhorn Tech's first year Professional Photography and Digital Imaging students from BTC traveled to H.B. Ward to photograph students in the H.B. Ward Preschool. Students dressed to impress and were happy to have their images captured by these wonderful students. Here's just a glimpse into the wonderful event! 

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  • Photography Students Capture Fall Beauty

    Posted by Rob Van Brunt on 11/1/2018

    Professional Photography students enjoyed the color and beauty of autumn at a recent field trip to Cathedral Pines.

    Student in woods with camera    student photographer looks at trees

     

    “We were working on composition and design techniques, such as the use of leading lines, framing and perspective,” said Instructor Elizabeth Grafer.

     

          Students group picture     Male student takes photo

     

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  • ARTICLE FEATURING PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS IS FEATURED IN NEWSDAY

    Posted by Pro Photography Class on 9/28/2018

    Long Island and New York City's top photos

     

    From the picturesque scenes of Long Island to the iconic sights of New York City, Newsday photographers capture images telling the stories of the people and places of the region. Here are some of the most compelling photos.

    Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

    Article featuring Ms. Grafer's Prof. Photography class is published in Newsday

    With the Robert Moses Causeway as a backdrop, a seabird spreads its wings atop a post at Walker Park in Brightwaters Sept. 28, 2018.

    Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

     

    Eastern Suffolk BOCES photography instructor Elizabeth Grafer holds a reflector as Cori Breunig of Port Jefferson, 16, photographs Anaiah Bryant of Port Jefferson, 16, at Smith Point County Park in Shirley Sept. 27, 2018. Students in Grafer's course visited the park to hone their photography skills, balancing composition with the use of natural light.

    Article featuring Ms. Grafer's Prof. Photography class is published in Newsday

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  • PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY& DIGITAL IMAGING STUDENT, MIRIAM e SILVA RECEIVES A SCHOLAR-ARTIST AWARD FROM THE LONG ISLAND ARTS ALLIANCE

    Posted by Pro Photography Program on 9/12/2018

    We are proud to report, Miriam e Silva has been awarded the Scholar-Artist Award from the Long Island Arts Alliance.  Miriam is a 2nd year Professional Photography & Digital Imaging student at the Academy at Bixhorn Technical Center and a Sachem East High School student. Congratulations go out to Miriam for this outstanding accomplishment and we wish her the best in all of her future endeavors. 

     

     

      Pictured below from left to right:  Ms. E. Grafer, Professional Photography & Digital Imaging teacher, and Miriam e Silva, Sachem East H.S.

    Ms. Elizabeth Grafer, Prof. Photography & Digital Imaging Teacher and her student Miraim e Silva

     

     

     

     

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  • Academy Students Receive "Best in Show" at Arts Forum

    Posted by AcademyLI News on 4/30/2018

    Art Design, Professional Photography and TV Production Students Recognized at the LI Media Arts Show

     

    Three photography students holding up their work

     

    Four students from the Eastern Long Island Academy of Applied Technology received “Best in Show” distinctions at the recent Long Island Media Arts Show held in Dix Hills at the Five Towns College campus. The Academy is the Career and Technical Education Program of Eastern Suffolk BOCES and has schools in Oakdale, Bellport, and Riverhead.

     

    Student and teacher giving camera the thumbs up

     

    One Academy student was recognized for his work in the videography category and three were recognized for their art in the photography division. The Long Island Media Arts Show provides a forum for high school students across the region to showcase their graphic arts, photography, and videography in an environment where they receive evaluations from experienced judges who work in these fields. Students receive feedback from industry professionals and view the work of their peers from across Long Island. The show has been produced by the Eastern Suffolk BOCES Arts-in-Education Department, a program that integrates the arts into K-12 curriculum to enhance learning, for the past 28 years.

     

    Group shot of students

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  • PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY STUDENTS RECEIVE ARTISTIC INSPIRATION AT THE YAPHANK FARM

    Posted by Rob Van Brunt on 9/27/2017

    Photography strike a pose at the Yaphank Farm

    September 27, 2017, the students attending Ms. Grafer's Professional Photography and Digital Imaging program visited the Suffolk County Farm and Education Center located in Yaphank.  The location provided inspiration as well as a beautiful backdrop and subject matter of which to be photographed.  The day proved to be fun and educational for all. 

     

    Professional Photography students strike a pose at the Yaphank Farm

     

     

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  • Professional Photography/Digital Imaging program visit Flight 800 Memorial at Smith Point Beach

    Posted by Rob Van Brunt on 9/20/2017

    Students attending Ms. Grafer's Professional Photography/Digital Imaging program visited Flight 800 Memorial at Smith Point Beach. 

    Prof. Photography students visit Flight 800 Memorial at Smith Point Beach

    The Photography students enjoyed tapping into their creativity using the beach as an inspirational backdrop of which to be photographed.

     

    Prof. Photography students tap into their creativty at Smith Point Beach

     

     

    Prof. Photography students visit Flight 800 Memorial at Smith Point Beach

     

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