Above: 'Photo Booth #1,': Striking a pose, from the left: Sarah Doyle,
Dilveer "DV" Vahali, Ayomide "Ayo" Okusanya, Marcos Perez,
Kristin Brill, VanRensselaer, Sunny Sahajwani, Tiffany Eaton,
Emily Yoon, Kaming "Gordon" Ngai and Sarah Krellenstein.
When Jay VanRensselaer wanted to give the 10 students in his three-credit
Introduction to Photography class some experience in front of the camera
as well as behind it, he conceived a portrait-taking exercise that made them
subjects as well as photographers. 'This has evolved into a bigger project of
photographing more and capturing a wider range of people,' he says.