Why I gave up Instagram for 6 months
June 22, 2016  Author:   (0)

Article and photos created by Hailey King. I’m going to admit two characteristics of myself that I’m not proud of. 1) I get distracted very easily. 2) I not only get distracted, but I look for distractions. I seek them out constantly. So naturally, Instagram is the perfect thing to both turn to and also […]

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Summer Intensive 2016 – Week 2 Recap
June 20, 2016  Author:   (1)

  And now, week two of Summer Intensive 2016 is in the books! From the RMSP staff point of view, it seems so crazy that we work all year, and look forward to the start of SI all year, and then when it arrives … it goes by too fast. But I’m sure that if […]

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Travel Photography 101
June 13, 2016  Author:   (0)

This article, written by 2006 RMSP graduate Liza Gershman, was originally published on Canon’s Photo Knowledge Base. Travel photography can provide some of the most inspiring and intriguing imagery. Photographs trigger our memories, help us to illustrate a story, and show us a sense of place. When we travel, those memories can often seem richer, […]

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Summer Intensive 2016 – Week 1 Recap
June 10, 2016  Author:   (0)

It’s a wrap! Week 1 of Summer Intensive kicked off beautifully, and we couldn’t be happier to meet and introduce our style of photography education to this year’s amazing group. Excited students from 23 different states took the leap with the usual broad range of ages – from 16 to 66! New in 2016, RMSP offered […]

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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:   (3)

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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