Alumni Friday: Jeana Breshears
March 18, 2011  Author:  

Jeana Breshears hit the ground running after taking Summer Intensive in 2006. She lives in Pullman, Washington and is running a thriving wedding and portrait photography business. Jeana is a great example of someone determined to make a career in photography work. Her marketing skills are tremendous and RMSP Programs Specialist Bob McGowan frequently refers prospective students […]

Paper Airplanes Listed on Alltop
March 17, 2011  Author:  

We are now listed on Alltop! is a great resource for photography related blogs. Websites like Alltop provide an easy way to categorize and organize the latest stories from different blogs and websites in one place. This site’s not limited to photography either. There are hundreds of categories to peruse. It’s like having access to […]

Creating Star Trail Images (Part II)
March 16, 2011  Author:   (5)

It’s time for the second installment on shooting star trails. In Part II I explain how to take the group of images you captured in your camera (from Part I) and put them together into one complete image. Before we start, I would like to point out that while  this is the way I like […]

RMSP Open House March 26th

RMSP is holding an Open House on Saturday March 26th, from 1-4 p.m. Take this opportunity to come by and visit the school, ask questions about our programs or tour the facilities. Is that all? Of course not. Neil and Forest Chaput de Saintonge couldn’t pass up the opportunity to offer a little something extra […]

Cellphone Photography – March Assignment
March 14, 2011  Author:   (2)

Everyone has a cell phone these days and most cell phones have cameras. This means that we no longer have the excuse, “I saw a great photo and I didn’t have a camera with me.” Cellphone images are playing a larger part in photography as more and more people use their phones to show the world […]

10 Places to Photograph in Spokane
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I usually like to get the “Ten Places to Photograph” post up at the end of the week so it gives people the weekend to explore the city with their camera. Unfortunately my computer crashed last week so it set me back a little bit. I didn’t want to skip Spokane, though, the Photo Weekend […]

Winter – February Assignment Gallery II
March 11, 2011  Author:   (1)

This is the second gallery of submissions for our February assignment Winter. March’s assignment will be available on Monday. Sorry for the delay on this, but my laptop that crashed this week. All images are in order the order that they were received. Hugh E. Maddox Robert Sainz Gregory Tapler Scott Fuller Mardi Mileham Ginny […]

Winter – February Assignment Gallery I
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Wow! This was by far the biggest turnout for an assignment we’ve ever had. 29 people sent images for the February assignment-Winter. There were so many images we decided to break it up into two galleries. Thanks to all the photographers who braved the cold (or not so cold in a few cases) to show […]

Alumni Friday: Ethan Rohloff
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Ethan Rohloff attended our Career Training program in 2006. As a student, he was was driven and focused. Ethan now lives in Australia and his career as an architectural photographer has taken off “Down Under.”  He photographs everything from the interiors and exteriors of huge corporate buildings to construction projects.  His images are amazing. Take […]

RMSP 365 Day Project: Day 31
March 4, 2011  Author:  

This image was captured with an iphone by Marcy James.

Alumni Friday: Susanna Gaunt

Susanna Gaunt graduated from the Summer Intensive program in 1994 and went on to instruct for RMSP’s Workshops and Career Training programs for the following 10 years. In 2005 Susanna left RMSP to focus on motherhood, but never put the camera down. She has been creating amazing images while documenting her home life and the […]

10 Places to Photograph in Salem, OR This Weekend
March 3, 2011  Author:   (1)

Salem, Oregon reminds me a bit of Missoula with the Willamette River running through the city, the variation of old and new architecture, its proximity to beautiful wilderness areas, even the carousel located next to the river. RMSP has a Photo Weekend taking place in Salem this Saturday and Sunday. After the classes have concluded […]

DSLR Videos for Macro Photographers
March 1, 2011  Author:   (2)

I was on a mission to find videos that people had created using a DSLR and a macro lens the other day when I found “Wood” on vimeo. This video is one of three short videos (Artistry and Metal are the other two)  taken in a furniture factory in Vietnam using a Canon 7D and […]