10 Places to Photograph in Des Moines, IA this Weekend
March 23, 2015  Author:  

RMSP will be in Des Moines, Iowa on March 28 and 29 as part of our 2015 Photo Weekend Events 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 […]

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Flash Photography Made Simple
March 11, 2015  Author:  

Most photographers tend to shy away from using their on-camera flash and external speedlights. This is understandable given the fact that an uncontrolled flash often causes fake looking pictures with overexposed subjects and harsh shadows. The truth of the matter though, is that flash is easy! Understanding a few simple concepts will allow you take […]

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10 places to Photograph in Missoula, MT This Weekend
March 9, 2015  Author:  

RMSP’s next Weekend Event is in our hometown, Missoula, Montana! The challenge of picking the 10 places to photograph this weekend was narrowing the locations down to only 10. All of the locations are near the Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown, where the Photo Weekend is taking place, so they are easy to access at the end […]

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10 places to Photograph in Ft. Collins This Weekend
March 2, 2015  Author:   (2)

RMSP will be in Fort Collins, Colorado on March 7-8 as part of our 2015 Photo Weekend Events 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 […]

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Shoot For The Moon!
February 25, 2015  Author:  

The invention of the telescope certainly brought some of the mysteries of the moon closer to us, but it was Apollo 11 that brought it within arms length and with the words “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” Neil Armstrong allowed us to imagine the cosmos at our feet. Since […]

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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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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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Winter Photography Tips
January 27, 2015  Author:  

Undisturbed, peaceful and beautifully white, winter is a season like no other. From the smallest ice crystal to the great expanse of a snow-covered field, winter’s cold is the visual architect for an endlessly evolving storyline. For photographers it is a pure white canvas for contemplation and creativity. Winter is a wonderland! It can also […]

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10 Places to Photograph in Atlanta This Weekend
January 19, 2015  Author:   (2)

RMSP will be in Atlanta on January 24-25 for the first 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 to do a […]

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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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How to Create Presets in Lightroom
December 22, 2014  Author:   (2)

A Lightroom Develop preset is a single setting or combination of settings that can be applied to a few or many images all at once. Think of it as one click to apply several settings. For example, when I download images from a portrait session, each image gets a -5 reduction in Clarity, has its […]

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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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