April 29, 2013  Author:  
Documentary Fund Project – Call for Entries

Are you intrigued by documentary photography? Can you picture yourself pursuing an issue with your camera? Do you already have an idea for a project that is just begging to be done? If you are nodding your head at any of these questions, the Documentary Project Fund (DPF) might be right up your alley. Educator, […]

A Matter of Perspective: Shooting Butterflies from All Angles – Guest Article by Steve Russell
April 25, 2013  Author:  

Starving for small, living creatures to shoot during the winter months, I visited the Butterfly House in the Seattle Science Center hoping to get a shot or two up close. Butterflies from all over the world live their brief lives in an 85-degree glass greenhouse filled with tropical plants and it’s open to the public. […]

Control the Background in Your Macro Photos

Control the Background for powerful macro photography As with most forms of photography, macro imagery benefits from having a strong main subject; A subject that stands out and keeps the attention of the viewer. One approach to strengthening your main subject is by ensuring that you background does not compete with it. I consider the […]

Ariya Martin’s One Bird project
April 22, 2013  Author:  

Nothing delights us more than when our alumni get back in touch to let us know what they are up to. It’s a pretty cool feeling knowing so many people are “out there” in the world pursuing projects and using their skills to get the most out of their own lives as well as working […]

Two Elements to Better Macro Photography
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I thought that title might suck you in and now that I’ve got your attention I want to tell you about my favorite accessory for macro photography.  It doesn’t matter if you are brand new to macro and want to buy some gear or if you’ve been shooting for years and already own a macro […]

March’s Assignment Gallery – Opposites Attract
April 19, 2013  Author:   (1)

A bit late, but better than never, right??? My sincere apologies for this being very much late in posting. This in no way detracts from the work accomplished and submitted for March’s Opposites Attract assignment. The images submitted were exactly as hoped; eclectic, surreal and beautiful in scope. The opposites in life do highlight the […]

Mark S. Johnson Releases Color Correction Video Tutorial Series

Photographer, Photoshop luminary, author and longtime RMSP instructor Mark S. Johnson is at it again. If you will remember back,  just a few weeks ago, we announced here on Paper Airplanes that Mark was re-releasing his popular book Botanical Dreaming a a downloadable e-book. Well, now on the heels of that release, Mark is announcing […]