10 places to photograph in Eugene this weekend
February 23, 2015  Author:   (2)

RMSP will be in Eugene on February 28 and March 1 as part of our 2015 Photo Weekends Season. After a day or two spent learning how to improve your photography skills, there’s nothing more exciting then heading out to put those skills to the test. We thought it would be a fun idea to […]

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10 Places to Photograph in Seattle This Weekend
February 16, 2015  Author:   (1)

RMSP will be in Seattle, Washington on February 21 and 22 for the third of our 2015 Photo Weekend Events. 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 a fun idea […]

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Canon, CES and Pixma Pro Printers … Vegas Style
February 11, 2015  Author:   (1)

Guest article written by 2012 Career Training graduate Heather Gill.   The call from Canon came at the end of a tough year. I had packed up and moved my business to a new location, and just wasn’t sure if it was going to be revivable in a new city. I had just started reaching out to […]

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For the Love of Shooting – Guest Article by Steve Russell
February 3, 2015  Author:   (3)

My second annual January trek to San Diego to shoot birds and wildlife gives me the perfect opportunity to share three reasons why I love doing this so much. The thrill of surprises. Not only do animals appear out of nowhere for shot opportunities, but sometimes astonishing and unexpected shots show up on the computer […]

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10 Places to Photograph in Salt Lake City This Weekend
February 2, 2015  Author:  

RMSP will be in Salt Lake City on February 7 and 8 for the second of our 2015 Photo Weekend Events. 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 a fun […]

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Photographing (almost) 40 Super Bowls
January 28, 2015  Author:  

For many years, our Summer Intensive students have been fortunate enough to have sports photographer and Canon Explorer of Light Peter Read Miller pay them a visit to talk about his career and show off some of his (many) standout images. Having been a Sports Illustrated photographer for most of his career, Peter is no stranger […]

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Getting Unstuck in Photography Takes Commitment
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Disclaimer: This is not an instructional post. This is merely a freeform rantathon about the creative process (by the way, all grammar rules have been thrown out the window in support of stream of consciousness and if you haven’t tried it, by all means do because it’s really fun!). Any views or opinions presented in […]

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Freshen Up Your Photography
December 24, 2014  Author:   (1)

If you photograph long enough eventually the technical aspects of the art form become comfortable and easy. For many folks who reach this plateau they can become complacent and maybe even uninterested in taking the camera out for a stroll. The truth of the matter is when you reach this point of technical proficiency is […]

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Montana High School Photo Contest Winners
December 19, 2014  Author:  

On November 25 we launched our 2014 Montana High School Photo Contest, and today we are tickled to be able to announce the winners. While we typically don’t host contests, after meeting and visiting with hundreds (thousands?) of Montana high school students at a series of career fairs we attended in September, we knew we […]

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B and H Photo – Video – Pro Audio and Canon U.S.A. – Explore Creatively: A Photo Contest for Students & Emerging Photographers
December 12, 2014  Author:  

Our friends at B&H and Canon U.S.A. are holding a fantastic photo contest for photography students and emerging photographers (less than 5 years in the industry.) They are calling it the Explore Creatively: A Photo Contest for Students & Emerging Photographers.  What makes it so fantastic? Well, take a look at the judges, for example: […]

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Help Portrait 2014 at RMSP
December 8, 2014  Author:  

As many photographers around the world know, December 6 marks the day of the international movement known as Help-Portrait. This last Saturday in Missoula, Rocky Mountain School of Photography played host to Missoula’s installment of Help Portrait. Thanks to the many volunteer photographers from the community, as well as hair stylists, make up artists and […]

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In the Spirit of Ansel Adams: Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons in Black and White – Guest Article by Steve Russell
December 5, 2014  Author:   (2)

At the tail end of Fall I had a chance to join a small group of experienced photographers on a photo expedition to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Our goals were to “hunt” and “shoot” wild animals, photograph the Milky Way, and capture the grandeur of the Teton mountain range. Of course, this is […]

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Michelle Gustafson’s Eddie Adams Experience
November 11, 2014  Author:  

We absolutely love hearing from our graduates after they leave the confines of our classrooms. Whether making a big splash in their industry, or simply continuing to do what they love for themselves alone, we love knowing what they (you!) are up to. To us, the reward is simply knowing that they built their education […]

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False Color Infrared – Digital – Guest Article by Mel Mann
November 6, 2014  Author:  

In my previous article, Photography In the Red Zone, I discussed the interesting world of Infrared photography and my experimentation with it. The traditional look of Infrared photography is black and white, and while this can be very dramatic, it’s not the only way you can portray IR photography. There is a version known as […]

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HELP PORTRAIT 2014 in Missoula
November 3, 2014  Author:  

We’re pretty pleased to be playing a role in an upcoming event in Missoula. Founded by Celebrity Photographer Jeremy Cowart, HELP PORTRAIT is an international, non-profit movement of photographers, hair stylists, makeup artists, and volunteers who use their time, equipment, and expertise to give back to those who may not otherwise have access to professional portraits. Rocky […]

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