Photographing Baby Birds: It Takes Presence, Patience, Luck and Skill – Guest Article by Steve Russell
May 13, 2016  Author:   (2)

Spring is one of my favorite times of year because this is when baby birds make their predictable appearance at parks and wildlife refuges. There is no guarantee that they’ll be around long, though, due to the speed at which they grow and the ever-present dangers they face from lurking predators. Just seeing the little […]

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Q&A: Adventure and Lifestyle Photographer David Bowers
May 10, 2016  Author:   (0)

In his contribution to a thread on our RMSP Facebook alumni page, 2014 Career Training graduate David Bowers mentioned that a recent highlight for him in his photo business was a 12-day assignment for an outdoor adventure company that took him through three states. Combined with his stories of photographing avalanche search dogs, flying in helicopters […]

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3 Simple Truths That Will Help Jumpstart Your Career
May 9, 2016  Author:   (0)

Foreword by RMSP: You may remember Mike Tittel from a January Q&A we did with him on the blog. If you don’t, hop on over and read that article next! Mike is a graduate of our 1999 Summer Intensive course, a talented professional sports, adventure, and lifestyle photographer, and the instructor of our Adventure & Lifestyle […]

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New Co-Directors at RMSP!
May 3, 2016  Author:   (2)

We’ve got some big news for you today, friends! It’s Sarah Chaput de Saintonge, here. Today marks the first day of new leadership at RMSP. Neil and Jeanne Chaput de Saintonge began our school in 1989 (the first Summer Intensive had eight students in it). RMSP grew and grew. We are happy to say that […]

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Call for Entries! : The Documentary Project Fund
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Foreword by RMSP: We’re excited to share a great opportunity for documentary photographers! The Documentary Project Fund (a non-profit run by one of our instructors, Lynn Hoffman-Brouse, is calling for entries to win monetary awards for documentary projects. See below.       TheDocumentaryProjectFund, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to improving communities through photography, would like to […]

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5 Tips: How to Minimize Stress As a Wedding Photographer
May 2, 2016  Author:   (2)

Get Rid of Wedding Stress, Once and For All Foreword by RMSP: After ten years as a wedding photographer, Jesse Boone has learned a lot about the best practices for helping create an enjoyable wedding day for everyone involved. In this article, he gives five suggestions for getting rid of wedding stress! All photos in this article were […]

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April Assignment Results – In-Spiral
April 26, 2016  Author:   (1)

The assignment we challenged you all with last month and was due in April had a minimal response … and we blame ourselves. We should have done a better job at spreading the word in order to invite a vaster audience to participate, so we will plan to do so with next quarter’s assignment to […]

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Q&A: Photographer Carol Lynn Shoaff
April 25, 2016  Author:   (0)

When I heard that 2014 Career Training graduate Carol Shoaff had become a “preferred vendor” for Yelp! my interest was piqued. Not only did it have a cool ring to it, it seemed like the kind of gig that many photographers would love to have and could benefit from. Not necessarily because the images get […]

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Q&A: Documentary Photographer Nicole Bohl
April 13, 2016  Author:   (0)

Nicole Bohl is a 2013 graduate of our Career Training program. As you will read in this post, she has spent a considerable amount of time and effort combining her passion for humanitarian work with her passion for photography. As I was communicating with her via email to gather info for this post, she was […]

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Q&A: Wyoming Wedding Photographer Hannah Hardaway
April 12, 2016  Author:   (0)

There’s something really interesting about Hannah Hardaway, and that is her passion. She is passionate about everything from her wedding photography business in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to her love of skiing (she was an Olympic skier!), traveling, and living a great life. We asked her a few questions about her life, her business, the transition […]

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Finding Great Light
April 8, 2016  Author:   (0)

Article created and photos copyrighted to Sarah Ehlen. Website: www.sarahehlen.com Instagram: @sarah.ehlen Light. It’s something that’s with us every day, yet science is still trying to fully understand it. It’s obvious, yet also mysterious. Is it a particle or a wave? Is the speed of light truly constant? Can matter be made from colliding photons? […]

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Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits for Photography School
April 4, 2016  Author:   (0)

Are you a veteran (or spouse or dependent of a veteran) who qualifies for the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill? Are you interested in receiving professional training in photography? Did you know that our Career Training program is approved for GI Bill benefits? Curious? Read on! Rocky Mountain School of Photography has been working with the Veterans […]

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Photographing Florida Wildlife: Three Can’t-miss Locations to Hone Your Skills – Guest Article by Steve Russell
March 31, 2016  Author:   (0)

Okay, so you are a nature/wildlife sort of person and you took an RMSP workshop and/or thrived in Summer Intensive. You have a pretty good handle on the manual adjustments of your camera but are looking for a place other than a zoo to practice your skills and creativity when shooting wildlife. Boy, do I […]

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10 Places to Photograph in (and around) Portland, OR
March 28, 2016  Author:   (0)

RMSP will be in Portland on April 16th and 17th as part of our 2016 Weekend Intensive program. After a day or two spent learning how to improve your photography skills, there’s nothing more exciting than heading out to put those skills to the test. We thought it would be a fun idea to do […]

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Great Light at Weddings – No Matter What
March 25, 2016  Author:   (0)

Foreword by RMSP: After ten years as a wedding photographer, Jesse Boone has learned the lighting challenges a wedding presents, and in this article he tells you how to achieve great light, regardless, at all the major wedding moments. All photos in this article were created and are copyrighted to Jesse Boone (and his wife, Nelli). Our study of […]

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