Raindrops, Dew, and Bubbles – Macro Heaven: Guest Article by Steve Russell
July 6, 2012  Author:   (1)

Raindrops, Dew, and Bubbles: Macro Heaven Climate change has hit hard in most of the nation, but the Pacific Northwest continues to experience even cooler and rainier weather than usual. With the sun behind the clouds much of the time, I took a chance one early damp morning a month ago and ventured out to […]

INSPIRATION, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
Albany Assignment Results
April 6, 2012  Author:  

We’ve heard nothing but good things coming from Albany after our Photo Weekend there last weekend. It’s a bit out of our usual Montana neighborhood, so we appreciate the warm welcome you provided to Tim Cooper and Doug Johnson. And a big thank you to everyone who submitted images for our assignment. Here they are […]

ASSIGNMENTS, INSPIRATION
Vegas to Zion Student Slideshow
April 4, 2012  Author:   (4)

The folks who participated in our recent workshop Vegas to Zion: Dusk to Dawn with photographers/instructors extraordinaire, Gabriel Biderman and Tim Cooper, must have been feeling Lady Luck on their side. How else could they have captured some of the coolest and most unique images we’ve seen from a workshop lately?! Of course, great skill, […]

INSPIRATION, WORKSHOPS
Wearin’ o’ the Green – Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
March 17, 2012  Author:  

If green isn’t your particular color, then wearing it on St. Patrick’s Day is good enough excuse as any to break out of a rut…at least for a little while.  This festive day of celebration of the Emerald Isle and the Irish heritage optimistly announces the coming of Spring splendidly with greener pastures – literally […]

INSPIRATION
Yellowstone in Winter Workshop Student Slide Show
February 29, 2012  Author:   (4)

Have the wilds of Yellowstone National Park in the winter been calling you and your camera? Do you crave to capture nature in its full glory in one of the planet’s most unique landscapes and ecosystems? Well, here’s a chance to experience it vicariously through the eyes and lenses of the participants in our recent […]

INSPIRATION, INSTRUCTORS, WORKSHOPS
Sharing the Love – Happy Valentine’s Day!
February 14, 2012  Author:  

Wherever you are, perhaps your cultural heritage includes the celebration of Valentine’s Day as we have here in the States. On this occasion, we collectively celebrate the love we have for one another. In the case of RMSP, it’s an opportunity to express this emotion to you, our creative and all around awesome community. In […]

INSPIRATION
The Career Training Experience. A Video.
February 10, 2012  Author:  

If you have spent any amount of time on our blog, our website or following us on any one of our social media outlets, you are undoubtedly familiar with our Career Training (CT) program. The five month program – made up of Summer Intensive, Professional Studies and Advanced Intensive – is like no other offering […]

CAREER TRAINING, INSPIRATION
Interest in Pinterest?
January 14, 2012  Author:  

I know. I know. The last thing any of you (or myself for that matter) want to hear about is another social media-type site. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc., etc. are all truly wonderful methods of talking to people, sharing ideas and knowledge and are generally fun to be involved with, but can sometimes feel overwhelming. […]

INSPIRATION
In Art Shows, No Doesn’t Always Mean No
January 12, 2012  Author:  

OK, this is for all of you I’m-too-busy/scared/intimidated/lazy to enter a photo contest-type folks out there (you know who you are)! Here is, I hope, some encouragement for you to get out there and, as Nike says, Just Do It! A few weeks ago a friend emailed to say that there was going to be […]

INSPIRATION, RMSP STAFF
New year, new ideas – the RMSP Daily Image
January 11, 2012  Author:  

As some of our regular followers have known for some time (yes, I mean you, Barry!), for several months now we’ve been attempting to post daily images taken by the RMSP staff and share them with you on the blog. We called this the “RMSP 365 Day Project.” It has become apparent that to keep […]

INSPIRATION
Happy Holidays!
December 20, 2011  Author:  

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
Need Holiday Gift Ideas? Start here!
December 16, 2011  Author:  

If you’re find yourself among the 99% of people who haven’t finished (or…um…even started) their holiday shopping, we can proudly say you are in good company! But are we panicking? Are we freaking out? Not even close! As we say out here in the west…this aint my first rodeo! As experienced last-minute shoppers, we know […]

EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE, INSPIRATION
Alumni Friday – Maribeth Brunst
November 4, 2011  Author:   (2)

It has been a little over a year since the Career Training class of 2010 completed their studies, graduated and have moved on with their lives and endeavors in photography. As outstanding a class as it was, Maribeth Brunst stands out among them as one of the most motivated, productive and inspiring of her fellow […]

INSPIRATION, RMSP STAFF, STUDENT HIGHLIGHTS
Hot Off the Press – Another Interview with Neil!
October 24, 2011  Author:  

In terms of press, the Ansel Adams: A Legacy exhibition at the Missoula Art Museum continues to garner its fair share of local attention. This past Sunday, a wonderful article was published in The Missoulian newspaper written by arts & culture columnist, Joe Nickell, consisting of an interview he had with Neil Chaput de Saintonge […]

INSPIRATION
Neil and Ansel
October 7, 2011  Author:   (3)

So, as we’ve been bragging about all week (and are quite excited about), our school patriarch and founder, Neil Chaput de Saintonge, had at one time studied with Ansel Adams in the early 70s. In light of this fact, and tonight’s opening of the exhibit “Ansel Adams: A Legacy“ at the Missoula Art Museum, I […]

INSPIRATION