Alumni Friday: Serena Lissy
December 30, 2011  Author:  

Serena Lissy joined us for our Career Training program in 2009 and wow, what a journey she has been on ever since! After graduating, she took some time to explore and find what it was about photography that ignites her passion so intensely before moving forward in her career. After experimenting and trying a few […]

STUDENT HIGHLIGHTS
December’s Assignment Gallery – Patterns
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We can tell when we have a winner of an assignment usually by the volume of submissions we receive in response.  December’s assignment, Patterns, is a great example. Since identifying and interpreting patterns in the human brain is as creative a process as taking a photograph, the result of the work submitted is a broad, […]

ASSIGNMENTS
January’s Assignment – Critters
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Now who doesn’t love animals?! You don’t, you say? Then why not go shoot some. This may seem like an antagonistic way to introduce an assignment, but please “bear” with us. Okay, so you have a camera and you don’t hate animals. Let’s see what you can do about capturing them…live. The assignment for January […]

ASSIGNMENTS
RMSP 365 Day Project: Day 109
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Visit Melanie Wright’s website at www.stonesthrowphotography.com.  

DAILY IMAGE
A “Pop Quiz” with Photo Weekends Instructor Tim Cooper
December 28, 2011  Author:  

With the kick off to our Photo Weekends season just weeks away, we thought we would introduce you, our readers, to the folks who will soon be on the road teaching photography in various cities across the U.S. First up, instructor Tim Cooper.  Tim was kind enough to engage in a semi-facetious “pop quiz.” 1. […]

INSTRUCTORS, PHOTO WEEKEND, WORKSHOPS
Returning to Dallas, Texas!
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The Dallas/Fort Worth area of the big ol’ state of Texas harbors some mighty fine cultural experiences for the arts in general, and photography is definitely not excluded.  In addition to the economic advantages of earning a living in this thriving metropolis, there are many performing arts venues, museums and activities to keep the local […]

PHOTO WEEKEND
Alumni Friday – Michael and Jesse Crowe
December 23, 2011  Author:   (6)

In 2007 Missoula, Montana native and resident, Michael Crowe, decided to take the proverbial leap of faith in photography and join us for our Summer Intensive Career Training course. No easy task considering that she was several months pregnant at the time. Having been an excellent student, photographer and model, she quickly added first-time parent […]

STUDENT HIGHLIGHTS
RMSP 365 Day Project: Day 107
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Image shot with cell phone. Merry Christmas!

DAILY IMAGE
Holiday Shooting Tips from RMSP
December 22, 2011  Author:   (2)

In just three short days, many households around the world will be celebrating the Christmas holiday. From Peru to Poland, presents will be wrapped, delicious treats will be be made and children everywhere will shift gears to a wide-eyed, sugar-induced overdrive. As photographers, it’s our job – no, it’s our duty – to capture images […]

ASSIGNMENTS
Viva Las Vegas (and Zion National Park)…in the dark!
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The dynamic fine art masters of light at night, instructors Tim Cooper and Gabe Biderman, are set to host one heck of a workshop for RMSP in March 2012 called Vegas to Zion: Dusk to Dawn. What can one expect from this experience with these two at the helm? First of all, their focus will […]

INSTRUCTORS, WORKSHOPS
RMSP 365 Day Project: Day 106
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Image Taken with iPhone.  

DAILY IMAGE
Here we come, historic Charleston, South Carolina!
December 21, 2011  Author:  

Although RMSP has visited Charleston, SC before with our popular, Charm of South-Charleston workshop, this will be the first time ever bringing a Photo Weekend to the area. Well, it’s about time! With a concentration of sprawling plantation grounds, southern style architecture,  civil war historical sites, lush gardens and seaside environment, it’s a natural location […]

PHOTO WEEKEND
What is a Mirrorless DSLR anyway?
December 20, 2011  Author:   (8)

As many of our Career Training graduates can attest, if there is one thing that RMSP Founder and Owner Neil Chaput de Saintonge loves to do, it’s talk about photo equipment. He has been helping rookies and pros alike for well over 20 years with their equipment questions. So today’s post should come as no […]

EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE
Happy Holidays!
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Regardless of whether your holiday plans are large (exhibit A) or small (exhibit B), your friends here at Rocky Mountain School of Photography hope they are full of family, friends and fun. As we prepare to bring the year to a close, our hope is that you spend a few moments thinking about the good […]

INSPIRATION