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Alumni Profile: Scott Achs, 2011

Alumni Profile: Scott Achs, 2011

’11 NESOP Grad Scott Achs was recently the featured artist for ‘Viewfinder’, an ongoing series that appears on the Official Blog of the Impossible Project.

“I usually think of myself as a contrarian, but from time to time, for the sake of inspiration, I find it important to experience a cliche. With this in mind, I put on my mid-October tourist hat, and along with my POLAROID ONE 600 and several packs of PX 680 Color Shade film I took to the road.”

To read more, please click here.
To see more of Scott’s work, please visit his blog: http://blog.scottachs.com


NESOP Alum Scott Achs published in Here in Hanover Magazine

Scott Achs, a 2011 NESOP graduate, recently had his work published in Here in Hanover Magazine’s Summer 2012 Edition. Using medium format color film, Scott shot a series of swimmers enjoying popular Vermont swimming holes to escape the heat last summer.

Click here to see the full layout, pages 24-27:


Sarah & Richard Elope

Scott Achs – Year 2, Term 3 Work
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Sarah and Richard got married on a cold and snowy/rainy day in late March on Martha’s Vineyard.  It was a ceremony with an attendance of a bride, groom, justice of the peace, photographer, and the Hob Knob Inn keeper. Prior to the ceremony they played an intense game of checkers then after the vowels were exchanged they ventured out into the pouring rain with umbrella’s in hand.

– Scott Achs

Pop-Exhibition @ Tremont 647

Fine Art Color Photography Pop-Up Exhibition
Tremont 647, 647 Tremont Street, Boston, MA
Monday, May 16th from 6:00-8:00pm

Join New England School of Photography’s graduating Fine Art Color students as they exhibit selections from their final portfolios. A limited number of prints will be available for cash-only purchase on Monday, May 16th from 6:00-8:00pm at Tremont 647.

Complimentary hors d’oeuvres too!

Engagement in Granby, MA

Scott Achs – Second Year, Term 2 Work

Wedding Website: http://www.scottachsphotography.com
Engagement Gallery: http://www.scottachs.com/color-film/lesliejosh/

Jose Villa’s style as a wedding photographer is very inspirational to my engagement work. Working with medium format film is a wonderful fulfilling process. I will incorporate this style of imagery into my wedding business once I graduate NESOP.

– Scott Achs

Blizzard Portraits

Scott Achs – Second Year, Term 2 Work
Fine Art: http://www.scottachs.com
Weddings: http://www.scottachsphotography.com

I am inspired by snow,the more the better. When I see snow my immediate reaction is to go out in it and take pictures. I shot this handheld on a medium format Hasselblad for myself as it is my interpretation of what I love about snow and New England. If someone looks at these and is slightly inspired to go out and enjoy what most people despise then it serves a purpose for inspiration.

Jeff Browse, Tim Davis, with a touch of Stephen Shore, a splash of Avedon, and Jose Villa are massive influences on me. So great!

– Scott Achs