The Best Photo is the Next Photo
September 19, 2016  Author:   (0)

Ever produced a perfect image? Not me. By that measure I’ve failed miserably. But I’ve had a great time pursuing one knowing full well that I will never get there, that there is always something to reach for, something else to learn no matter how gratifying an image is at the time. A couple of […]

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The 411 on Basic Photography in Monterey, CA
September 13, 2016  Author:   (0)

In 2017 RMSP instructor Lynn Hoffman-Brouse will be holding a version of our Basic Photography workshop in Monterey, CA. For the past several years, she has led this course in the Texas Hill Country, but the time has come to switch up the scenery! I caught up with Lynn to get a bit more information about the […]

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Wonderful Machine: Print Portfolios
September 8, 2016  Author:   (0)

To bring a new voice, a valuable perspective, and great advice for all photographers to our blog, we have teamed up with the fine folks at Wonderful Machine.  On occasion a blogger from the WM team will be contributing to this expert advice column. In this latest installment, Stacy Swiderski writes about print portfolios.     I’ve been in this […]

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Summer Intensive 2016 – Week 9 Recap
August 17, 2016  Author:   (1)

Week 9 was an incredible time to be in our Summer Intensive course. A location shoot at the insanely photogenic Bonner Mill with Profoto rep Joe Lavine, additional lab time to print final projects, and plenty o’ time for everyone to push their photo skills (and friendships) to the next level. As we have come […]

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Guest Lecture with Ami Vitale this Wednesday
August 8, 2016  Author:   (0)

Well-known National Geographic documentary photographer Ami Vitale will be presenting a special lecture this Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at 9:00 am at the Roxy Theater as part of our 2016 Summer Intensive photography course. While this presentation is geared toward all of our current students, it is also free and open to the public. Ami has photographed a […]

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Summer Intensive 2016 – Week 8 Recap
August 1, 2016  Author:   (0)

  Week 8 / 11. Summer Intensive 2016 is 72.7% complete. We are speeding toward the end of Summer Intensive 2016, both on the calendar and in the classroom. There is no such thing as taking the foot off the gas in this course. Not with this much to learn! This week our students dug […]

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When One Door Closes, Another Opens
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When One Door Closes, Another Opens (or substitute your own cliché here) Have you ever planned a shoot only to have things go wrong or fall apart? It happened to me – twice – on what has become my own annual two-day dragonfly fest near Las Vegas. Funny thing, though, the turn of events stretched […]

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Summer Intensive 2016 – Week 7 Recap
July 28, 2016  Author:   (0)

  Week 7. There is definitely a light at the end of the tunnel at this point in the program. Although to our students, the workload and overwhelming nature of it all, it might make them feel like the tunnel will go on forever! But day by day and with one foot in front of […]

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Summer Intensive 2016 – Week 6 Recap
July 27, 2016  Author:   (0)

  Summer Intensive assistant Cameron Ostman put together this awesome little video of the happenings of week 6 of SI 2016. As you are enjoying it, just think … it could be YOU in this video next summer.  Just sayin’.

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Expert Advice: Email Service Providers
July 26, 2016  Author:   (0)

To bring a new voice, a valuable perspective, and great advice for all photographers to our blog, we have teamed up with the fine folks at Wonderful Machine.  On occassion a blogger from the WM team will be contributing to this expert advice column. In this latest installment, Anna Donnella writes about email service providers.     […]

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Summer Intensive 2016 – Week 5 Recap
July 21, 2016  Author:   (0)

Week five? Already? No way. There is no way that Summer Intensive is almost halfway over. It just doesn’t seem possible. Fresh off a long weekend for the Fourth of July, our students returned to the classroom ready to get back after it. Instructor Tony Rizzuto was on hand to provide an introduction to portraiture […]

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13 Life Lessons I Learned at RMSP
July 13, 2016  Author:   (0)

Article and photos created and copyrighted by Forest Woodward. When I was twelve years old, our family friends Neil and Jeanne Chaput de Saintonge (founders of RMSP) came for a visit to our home in Washington State. Recognizing our interest in photography, they invited my older sister Autumn and I to attend a basic black and […]

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Summer Intensive 2016 – Week 4 Recap
July 8, 2016  Author:   (0)

You remember being in school, and how the week before a big break or holiday was filled with anticipation, and maybe a bit of “wandering mind syndrome?” Well, half of that is true the week before the Fourth of July break during Summer Intensive at RMSP. In case you’re wondering which half, it’s certainly the […]

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Eyes of a Damselfly – Guest Article by Steve Russell
July 1, 2016  Author:   (0)

One thing that was drilled into me at RMSP’s Summer Intensive seven years ago was how supremely important the eyes are when photographing a subject. Of course, at the time this fundamental tenet was applied to portraiture and images of people, but the same rule applies to bugs in the macro world, and damselflies are […]

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Summer Intensive 2016 – Week 3 Recap
June 30, 2016  Author:   (0)

  Summer Intensive 2016 just keeps on keepin’ on! And as our students are continuing to learn every second, this experience gets better and better. We recently wrapped up week three of this 11-week photo extravaganza. After the first two weeks, which took everyone deep into the world of photo gear and the basic building […]

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