It’s That Time of Year Again!
October 18, 2011  Author:  

First of all, we want to say thank you to all of our excited customers who have been patiently waiting to see our 2012 course schedule. Well, we’re happy to announce that your wait is finally over! As of today, our website has received a major overhaul and is currently displaying everything we will be […]

Michael DeYoung Wins PDN Contest
September 14, 2011  Author:  

Congratulations to Michael DeYoung for claiming first place in the recent PDN Great Outdoors Photo Contest.  Click the link to see Michael’s stunning image as well as the full gallery of winning images.  And if this piques your interest, Michael will be leading an RMSP workshop in 2012 called Alaskan Adventure: Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. […]

Nancy Rotenberg
August 29, 2011  Author:   (5)

Monday mornings are hard enough but it’s even more difficult to come to work and find out that a amazing colleague has passed away. Nancy Rotenberg, a photographer, an amazing instructor, and an inspiring woman lost her battle with cancer August 27th. We will miss Nancy’s unbelievable creativity, her vibrant personality and her amazing ability to inspire […]

Interview: Darius Himes – Photography Book Now Competition’s Lead Juror
July 6, 2011  Author:  

With on demand printing more and more people are creating their own photography books. July 14th is the deadline for Blurb’s Photography Book Now, one of the largest international competitions for self-published photography books. I recently had the opportunity to interview Lead Juror Darius Himes about the competition and his own love of photography books. […]

Flow: Wet Collodion Photographs of the Gulf Oil Spill
June 1, 2011  Author:   (2)

Last June we posted an article about Phil Nesmith’s incredible work on the Gulf Coast’s Oil Spill. Now we are lucky enough to have a collection of his work hanging in the RMSP Gallery for the next two months. Rocky Mountain School of Photography Gallery is pleased to present Phil Nesmith’s, Flow, a series of […]

Photography Book Now: International Juried Competition
May 25, 2011  Author:  

Have you been working on a photography project and aren’t sure what to do with all of your images? Photo books are an amazing ways to organize and show your work, especially for large projects. Well, it’s time to get to work. One of my favorite photography competitions of the year, Blurb’s Photography Book Now, […]

POLL: What Lectures and 2-Day Classes Would You Want?
May 24, 2011  Author:   (2)

As soon as one thing comes to an end at RMSP, you can guarantee that we are already planning for the following year. Right now we are brainstorming for two of our popular local programs;  the Free Evening Lecture Series and our 2-day PHOTOfocus classes. We want to hear what you have to say. Are […]

Green RMSP
April 22, 2011  Author:  

Happy Earth Day! Here are a few more ways that RMSP tries to reduce, reuse and recycle. RMSP is a member of Missoula in Motion, an organization that encourages alternative commuting. As members we receive bus passes for all our employees and other incentives if we commute in more Earth-friendly ways. They have a terrific website […]

Green RMSP
April 19, 2011  Author:  

Earth Day is on April 22nd and RMSP wanted to kick off the celebrations by sharing some of our initiatives to help minimize waste and carbon emissions throughout the week.  Water Bottles – In years past we have supplied bottled water for our workshop participants during field shoots as well as in the classroom. We potentially […]

Poll: What’s Your Dream Workshop?
April 16, 2011  Author:   (7)

You research the latest lenses and cameras. You browse online photo galleries for inspiration. You are constantly seeking more education about photography on the web or in classes. Hobbiest, amateur, enthusiast, professional; call yourself what you will. But if you have the photography bug, you probably daydream about the places you could photograph.   We […]

What Elements of Composition Do You See?
April 7, 2011  Author:  

In any well-composed photograph there is visual movement. Elements in the image move the viewers’ eyes around the frame, engaging them.  In many cases, movement is created by lines and/or shapes, either real or implied. In my time being involved in critique sessions at RMSP I have found that when people look at images they […]

Gallery Opening: Cityscapes and Landscapes
March 30, 2011  Author:  

Artists: The Fine Grain Group Dates: April 1-May 27, 2011 Reception: April 1, 2011 from 5-8 p.m Rocky Mountain School of Photography (RMSP) Gallery is delighted to announce the opening of the upcoming exhibit, Cityscapes and Landscapes by the Fine Grain Group of Missoula, Montana. This is a juried collection of color and black & […]

What Kind of a Photographer Are You?
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Yes, you. I am talking to you. We’d like to get a better sense of who our blog audience is, and have decided to try throwing some simple polls into the mix to help us get to know you better. So if you wouldn’t mind participating, we would sure appreciate it!     Tell us […]

Paper Airplanes Listed on Alltop
March 17, 2011  Author:  

We are now listed on Alltop! is a great resource for photography related blogs. Websites like Alltop provide an easy way to categorize and organize the latest stories from different blogs and websites in one place. This site’s not limited to photography either. There are hundreds of categories to peruse. It’s like having access to […]

RMSP Open House March 26th
March 16, 2011  Author:  

RMSP is holding an Open House on Saturday March 26th, from 1-4 p.m. Take this opportunity to come by and visit the school, ask questions about our programs or tour the facilities. Is that all? Of course not. Neil and Forest Chaput de Saintonge couldn’t pass up the opportunity to offer a little something extra […]