RMSP 365 Day Project: Day 64
June 13, 2011  Author:   (1)

This photograph was taken by Marcy James.

Summer Intensive 2011 Begins
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One week down, ten to go. Last Monday was the first day of Summer Intensive and the class of 2011 is going to be a great, dynamic group. Here is a breakdown of our students this year. 79 students 21 men 58 women 34 states represented 3 International students: 2 Canada, 1 UK Ages: 18-20:  […]

Alumni Friday: Deborah Espinosa
June 10, 2011  Author:   (2)

We love when our alumni are successful in their business endeavors, but it’s even more gratifying when they use their photography for the good of others. Deborah Espinosa attended Summer Intensive in 2006 and now makes photographs as a “tool for global advocacy.” On her website she states, “through documentary portraits, I capture some of […]

Summer Intensive’s New Studio Space
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Our Summer Intensive Assistants worked tirelessly preparing for our students arrival for Summer Intensive last week. Among many other things, they set up the new studio lighting teaching space. Take a look at this timelapse video that our I.T. Specialist Tony Rix created while the assistants transformed an empty basement into a series of functional […]

RMSP 365 Day Project: Day 62
June 9, 2011  Author:   (1)

This photograph was taken by Marcy James. Click the image to view it larger.

Visualization by Ansel Adams
June 8, 2011  Author:   (2)

One of the hallmarks of landscape photography is learning to imagine what your photo of the scene will look like as a printed picture. This process is called “visualization,” a term coined by Ansel Adams. I recently discovered this video that features Adams talking specifically about this technique: Another technique that Adams taught in his […]

Video Review: Kata Pro-Light Bug-203 PL
June 6, 2011  Author:   (3)

Forest Chaput de Saintonge does his latest bag reviews in a video. Forest walks through all the features, pros, and cons of Kata’s new photography backpack, the Pro-Light  Bug-203 PL. Its a great way to see how he uses the bag and the features first hand. Enjoy!  

RMSP 365 Day Project: Day 59
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This photograph was taken by Cheri Ferguson.

Alumni Friday: Jennifer McMenamin
June 3, 2011  Author:  

In 2005, Jennifer McMenamin took a leave of absence from her job as a court reporter at the Baltimore Sun newspaper to attend the RMSP Career Training Program. When she returned home she decided to give Wedding Photography a serious go. She assisted well known wedding photographers in Baltimore to learn more about the industry […]

Spring Babies: The Good, The Bad, and The Creepy
June 2, 2011  Author:  

Spring finally arrived in the Northwest and new life popped up in familiar places. The Mallards and Canada Geese babies showed up at the local park and in the macro world, hundreds of tiny orb weaver spiders emerged from their nest in the eave of the roof over my deck. The subjects were a study […]

Flow: Wet Collodion Photographs of the Gulf Oil Spill
June 1, 2011  Author:   (2)

Last June we posted an article about Phil Nesmith’s incredible work on the Gulf Coast’s Oil Spill. Now we are lucky enough to have a collection of his work hanging in the RMSP Gallery for the next two months. Rocky Mountain School of Photography Gallery is pleased to present Phil Nesmith’s, Flow, a series of […]