Q&A: Adventure and Lifestyle Photographer David Bowers
May 10, 2016  Author:   (0)

In his contribution to a thread on our RMSP Facebook alumni page, 2014 Career Training graduate David Bowers mentioned that a recent highlight for him in his photo business was a 12-day assignment for an outdoor adventure company that took him through three states. Combined with his stories of photographing avalanche search dogs, flying in helicopters […]

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New Co-Directors at RMSP!
May 3, 2016  Author:   (2)

We’ve got some big news for you today, friends! It’s Sarah Chaput de Saintonge, here. Today marks the first day of new leadership at RMSP. Neil and Jeanne Chaput de Saintonge began our school in 1989 (the first Summer Intensive had eight students in it). RMSP grew and grew. We are happy to say that […]

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Call for Entries! : The Documentary Project Fund
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Foreword by RMSP: We’re excited to share a great opportunity for documentary photographers! The Documentary Project Fund (a non-profit run by one of our instructors, Lynn Hoffman-Brouse, is calling for entries to win monetary awards for documentary projects. See below.       TheDocumentaryProjectFund, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to improving communities through photography, would like to […]

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5 Tips: How to Minimize Stress As a Wedding Photographer
May 2, 2016  Author:   (2)

Get Rid of Wedding Stress, Once and For All Foreword by RMSP: After ten years as a wedding photographer, Jesse Boone has learned a lot about the best practices for helping create an enjoyable wedding day for everyone involved. In this article, he gives five suggestions for getting rid of wedding stress! All photos in this article were […]

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Q&A: Photographer Carol Lynn Shoaff
April 25, 2016  Author:   (0)

When I heard that 2014 Career Training graduate Carol Shoaff had become a “preferred vendor” for Yelp! my interest was piqued. Not only did it have a cool ring to it, it seemed like the kind of gig that many photographers would love to have and could benefit from. Not necessarily because the images get […]

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Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits for Photography School
April 4, 2016  Author:   (0)

Are you a veteran (or spouse or dependent of a veteran) who qualifies for the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill? Are you interested in receiving professional training in photography? Did you know that our Career Training program is approved for GI Bill benefits? Curious? Read on! Rocky Mountain School of Photography has been working with the Veterans […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Expert Advice: Website Dos and Don’ts
February 12, 2016  Author:   (0)

Written by: Samantha McCafferty/Wonderful Machine Here at Wonderful Machine we tend to spend a lot of time looking at photographers’ portfolio websites. The web is constantly changing and what was standard a few years ago is now ancient history. As such, we’ve gone ahead and revamped our old Website Dos and Don’ts article. So here […]

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The Birds of the Bosque – Guest Article by Steve Russell
January 25, 2016  Author:   (0)

According to Wikipedia a bosque (“boss-key”) is an area of green vegetation near water sources in arid or semi-arid climates (think “oasis”). The most notable bosque in North America is a 200-mile stretch along the Rio Grande River in New Mexico. Not coincidentally, it is a common stop-over for sandhill cranes and snow geese in […]

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10 Places to Photograph in Nashville, TN!
January 22, 2016  Author:   (1)

RMSP will be in Nashville on February 20th and 21st 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 a fun idea to do a […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: 8 Ideas To Get Us Started!
December 31, 2015  Author:   (3)

Are you ready to set some new goals for your photography this year? Here are 8 tips to get you inspired and ready to shoot!

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Personalized Cards and Gifts – Guest Post by Steve Russell
December 15, 2015  Author:   (0)

‘Tis the season in my part of the world, weather wise, to do less shooting and more with the images I’ve already shot this year. It’s become a tradition for me to create a holiday e-card that I can send out to friends and family (and now, to everyone who reads this blog). Despite all […]

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Help-Portrait Missoula is almost here!
November 23, 2015  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 Mountain School […]

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