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I’m Joy Rosenthal. I have been photographing since 1986 when my father gave me my first 35mm film camera for my high school graduation.

I have been teaching for over 20 years, and I am currently an Instructor of Digital Photography at Virginia Tech, School of Visual Arts in Blacksburg, Virginia. I have taught basic film photography, alternative processes, studio and  illustrated photography, digital art, and digital photography.

I aim to explore and express my understanding of photography through the picture frame.  I create photographs of landscapes, still-lifes, people, and collaborate to create photographs of rats. I love experimenting with light, editing, and printing. I believe in exploring  and creating new means of expression.

Thank you for looking at my website.

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