Kirt Witte

Visual effects professor

Education

  • B.S., photography, Sam Houston State University, 1991
  • M.F.A., computer art, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2005

Credentials

  • 2012 - "Gardens of Savannah" solo photography book published
  • First place in the abstract category at the International Color Awards, Masters of Color Photography, London, England, May 2006

Awards, recognitions and honors

  • 2010 - "Samples of Savannah" exhibition - SCAD Annex Gallery, Memorial Hospital, Savannah, Georgia
  • 2009 - "St Patrick's Day In Savannah" photography book, Pelican Publishing, lead photographer, Savannah, Georgia
  • 2008 - "Color Imaging: Fundamentals and Applications" by Erik Reinhard, book cover image "Tybee Lighthouse Shadow," A K Peters Ltd., Wellesley, Massachusetts
  • 2006/2007 - "More of The Other Savannah" exhibition, Moon River Brewery Gallery, Savannah, Georgia
  • 2006 - Commissioned 2007 calendar - "The Other Savannah" Hilb, Rogel & Hobbs, Savannah, Georgia
  • 2006 - Masters of Photography International Charity Exhibition, Curitiba, Brazil
  • 2006 - "Day on the Island" charity fundraiser - Isle of Hope, Savannah, Georgia
  • 2006 - Commissioned interactive kiosk - "Building with Light" Telfair Museum of Art, Jepson Center for the Arts, Savannah, Georgia
  • 2005 - Book Acknowledgement: "High Dynamic Range Imaging: Acquisition, Display, and Image-Based Lighting" by Erik Reinhard, Greg Ward, Sumanta Pattanaik and Paul Debevec

Publications and Presentations

Presentations

  • 2012 - "Gardens of Savannah" solo photography book published
  • 2010 - Featured guest speaker, SCAD SIGGRAPH student chapter, "An Overview of HDRI," Savannah, Georgia
  • 2009 - ACM SIGGRAPH ASIA 2009 course organizer and co-presenter, "HDRI for Artists," Yokohama, Japan
  • 2008 - ACM SIGGRAPH 2008 course organizer and co-presenter, "HDRI for Artists," Los Angeles, California
  • 2008 - Featured guest speaker, SCAD Digital Media Club, "Chrome Ball HDRI," Savannah, Georgia
  • 2007 - Featured guest speaker, Savannah College of Art and Design, "Spherical Panoramic Photography and HDRI for Photographers," Savannah, Georgia
  • 2007 - Featured guest speaker, Tamkang University, "Topic: High Dynamic Range Imaging," Danshui, Taiwan
  • 2007 - Featured guest speaker, Yuan Ze University, "Topic: High Dynamic Range Imaging," Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2007 - Featured guest speaker, Oneighty, "Topic: What does God have to do with Art?" Savannah, Georgia
  • 2006 - Featured guest speaker, Digital Media Club, "Topic: The History of Digital Photography," Savannah, Georgia
  • 2006 - Featured guest speaker, Asia International Education Center, "Topic: High Dynamic Range Imaging," Taipei, Taiwan