Starting this semester (Spring 2012), students are required to fill out a Sign-in/out sheet before OR immediately after using the shoot studio.
This is so that we can keep tabs on how many people actually use the studio and what equipment gets used most often. It is also to ensure the security of the shoot studio equipment, in case something gets damaged, lost or stolen.
Thank you for your cooperation!
There is a sign-up sheet on the board outside
of the Art & Design office (HUM 317). Sign your name and designated
time that you plan on using the studio in one of the time slots.
be courteous about
showing up promptly for your scheduled time. Please notify the scheduler
(or erase/cross out your name) in ADVANCE if you need to cancel your
shoot (this means prior to the actual shoot studio hours, not the time
you are signed up to shoot).
There will be a 10 minute
grace period before the room is offered to someone else. Open time
slots will be offered on a first come / first served basis to students
on that day.
note : The Shoot Studio is ONLY open for SFA students, though they may include outsiders as models or actors.
FALL 2011 hours for Art + Design students:
Thursday evenings 7pm - 10 pm
Friday afternoons 12pm - 3pm
Students may request a 1 - 3 hour block of time.
Please leave the room cleaner than you found it:
Please do not use food or drink within the studio. This will prevent accidents and spills on any of the equipment, including backdrops. Also, please do not walk on any of the backdrops; they need to be kept clean.
Please handle equipment with care.
Before Leaving the Studio:
-make sure all of the photo lights have been turned off
-unplug all of the photo lights
-pick any litter and/or props
-put all of the equipment back where you found it
Fall 2011/Spring 2012
Faculty Coordinator > Kristen Pless
THURSDAYS > 7PM to 10PM > Jarid Waniger manager
FRIDAYS > 12noon to 3PM > Caitlin Tenhoff manager
The Shoot Studio Student managers will oversee use of equipment and rooms during their shifts.They are available to assist students in learning to use the lights and other equipment. They will be helping to develop tutorials and resources for students who want to use the shoot studio. Please follow the directions on HOW TO RESERVE for scheduling your time.
Faculty who want to use the rooms (to demo or supervise students) will need sign up on the calendar in the Art Office 317. Because expensive equipment is now being kept in these rooms, set up for efficient use, the shoot rooms WILL NOT be available for casual and unsupervised key check out by students. You must specify on the calendar in the Art Office if there have made plans for a student to use the studio. Please plan to reserve at least one week in advance for class hours on Monday - Thursday.
Fall hours for Art + Design faculty and their students:
Monday through Thursday by faculty on the calendar in the Art Office 317 reservation only.
Faculty must supervise students when using the rooms and equipment stored there outside of the student shoot studio hours. Faculty must also sign the student's Check In/Out sheet and bring it to the mailbox of Kristen Pless once the student is finished using the studio.
Fall hours for VizLab Researchers :
Friday 8am - noon
Saturday 8am - 4pm
The Art + Design Shoot Studio rooms are for use by current students and faculty in the department. Access to the studio is by reservation only. The rooms are kept locked and not for casual access.
STUDENTS must follow the HOW TO RESERVE steps for scheduling the space. Students may be asked to confirm that they are currently taking a class in the Art + Design department.
FACULTY must follow the steps on Art + Design Faculty to reserve space via Google Calendar system. You must set up an account with UCalendar to access the Shoot Studio calendar. (see Jane for help). Please plan to reserve at least one week in advance for class hours on Monday - Thursday.
GRADUATE STUDENTS who are currently teaching may use the faculty system for reserving use of the rooms. Weekday evenings preferred.
VIZLAB RESEARCHERS may gain access to the Shoot Studio on Friday mornings and Saturdays with approval from the VizLab. (The VizLab paid for some of the equipment, so we are offering some access hours in return).
In the fall of 2009 we opened up the Art + Design Shoot Studio for reservation by students and faculty in our department at UMD. The Shoot Studio is located in the basement of Voss Kovach Hall, room 25. Students can follow directions on > HOW TO RESERVE to schedule their time in the shoot studio for class projects. Faculty should read the info for them on the link > Art + Design Faculty. The Shoot Studio is maintained for projects connected to Art + Design class assignments and creative work. In the 2011 School year, the Shoot Studio space has been reduced by one room. We hope to gain back more space as our department moves into renovated classrooms in the future.
This blog was created as an information archive for Art + Design students and faculty at UMD who want to make use of the Photo Shoot Studio, currently located in the basement of Voss Kovach Hall. The blog will post info about what equipment is available in the Photo Shoot Studio, how and when to get access to the studio, and general rules about the use of this resource. We will be developing tutorials about how to use the cameras, lighting equipment, and backdrops that are available.