Graduation Photographers

As many of you know, the 103rd commencement starts on Friday. Most graduation photographs showcase the graduates, speakers, and faculty, but let’s take a different angle this year and focus on the photographers. They’re just trying to preserve the moment.




She’s going one step further and making a movie.


Congrats to all of the 2016 grads!

Images: Rice University Archives general photo files, “Event – Commencement 1974” Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

2 thoughts on “Graduation Photographers

  1. She’s making a movie, not a video. That looks like an 8mm movie camera. I don’t recognize the model, but there were a lot of cameras that used 8mm film.

    If this was after 1965, it might be a Super 8 camera.

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