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 […]

ASSIGNMENTS, INSPIRATION
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 […]

CAREER TRAINING, INSPIRATION, Q&AS, RMSP EXPERIENCE, STUDENT HIGHLIGHTS
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? […]

GUEST POST, INSPIRATION, STUDENT HIGHLIGHTS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
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 […]

GUEST POST, INSPIRATION, RMSP NEWS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
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 […]

GUEST POST, INSPIRATION, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
Q&A: Seattle Wedding Photographer Krista Welch
March 23, 2016  Author:   (0)

A 2010 graduate of our Career Training program, Krista Welch never stopped progressing since graduation day. Today, she is the sole proprietor of Love Song Photo, a wedding photography business in Seattle, WA. In addition, she is one of the creatives that makes up the team at C’mon Team! and Get Your Travel On.   […]

CAREER TRAINING, INSPIRATION, RMSP EXPERIENCE, STUDENT HIGHLIGHTS
RMSP Photo Assignments are Making a Comeback!
March 16, 2016  Author:   (0)

Welcome back to RMSP’s blog photo assignments! After a somewhat lengthy hiatus, we’ve decided to rev up the creative juices of our amazing audience once again and engage you in some challenging and fun exercises that get you out there shooting with intention and then sharing it with the world! We’ll be posting a new […]

ASSIGNMENTS, INSPIRATION
Expert Advice: Prospect List Services
March 15, 2016  Author:   (0)

By: Bill Cramer When I first launched my photography business, of all the challenges I faced, the idea of finding clients was the thing that most intimidated me. What types of companies hire photographers? Which people do I approach at those companies? How do I get their contact information? Boy, was I relieved to discover that […]

GUEST POST, INSPIRATION, THE PHOTO BUSINESS
Q&A: Joe Lavine, Food Photographer, Lover of Light, Educator
March 8, 2016  Author:   (3)

We asked Joe Lavine, a commercial photographer and the Manager of Educational Services for Profoto US, a few questions about his career as an excellent food and product photographer and an RMSP-proclaimed master of light. Joe has worked with RMSP as an instructor and great friend for years, and his expertise in his field is evident. Some of Joe’s client’s […]

INSPIRATION, Q&AS, RMSP NEWS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
Q&A: James Kao’s Career Training Experience
March 4, 2016  Author:   (0)

Los Angeles photographer James Richard Kao (pronounced like ‘toe’ with a K) is a 2012 graduate of our Career Training program. Prior to joining us in Missoula, his professional career was in landscape architecture, urban and city planning. After nearly two decades in the field, James followed his heart to pursue a new career in […]

CAREER TRAINING, INSPIRATION, RMSP NEWS, STUDENT HIGHLIGHTS
Q&A: The life of a freelance photographer and assistant, Dan Doran
  Author:   (0)

We asked Dan Doran a few questions about his freelance career, and want to share them with you! Dan is a 2008 graduate of our Summer Intensive course. He returned to RMSP a couple of years later to work as an assistant throughout the program for two years in a row. Dan has been working in the freelance […]

CAREER TRAINING, INSPIRATION, Q&AS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
5 Tips for Maximizing the Natural Light You’re In
February 26, 2016  Author:   (0)

Article written and all photos created by Crystal Rose Smith. All Rights Reserved. The most important part of a photograph, for me, is light. Every element of a photo plays its role–the subject, the location, even the editing–but I passionately believe that lighting controls the mood of the photo. Light accentuates the subject, and we, […]

CAREER TRAINING, GUEST POST, INSPIRATION, STUDENT HIGHLIGHTS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
10 Places to Photograph in Bozeman, MT
February 22, 2016  Author:   (0)

RMSP will be in Bozeman on March 5th and 6th 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 helpful to share some of […]

INSPIRATION, PHOTO WEEKEND
Three Tips for Photographic Storytelling
February 8, 2016  Author:   (5)

I’m a visual person. I would rather see something than be told about it. Storytelling with my images seems only natural at this point in my life. It is one of my absolute favorite things to do. Forget the business side of photography, the post processing, and all the rules. When I am standing in […]

GUEST POST, INSPIRATION, STUDENT HIGHLIGHTS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
Q&A with Mike Tittel: Sports, Fitness, Lifestyle Photography
January 15, 2016  Author:   (0)

We asked Mike Tittel a few questions about his career, and want to share them with you! Mike is a good friend, a 1999 graduate of our Summer Intensive program, and a sports, fitness, and lifestyle photographer who teaches an Adventure and Lifestyle Photography Professional Studies course for our Career Training students in the fall. He has […]

INSPIRATION, INSTRUCTORS, Q&AS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES