Going Coastal … in less than 90 seconds!
May 19, 2012  Author:  

If you follow our blog even a little bit, you will remember that just a few short weeks ago, photographer Andrew Nixon culminated his 26-week Exhibition Mentorship program experience with an exhibit in our gallery. If you don’t live in Missoula, or do and missed the opening, you’re still in luck! Check out this time […]

Andrew Nixon Gallery Exhibit
May 2, 2012  Author:  

You might remember, from this post here, photographer Andrew Nixon is finishing his experience in our Exhibition Mentorship program. This extensive, 26-week professional development course is geared towards emerging artists working in the realm of photography who are dedicated to innovative work in contemporary visual arts. The culmination of Andrew’s efforts, Going Coastal, opens this […]

Marcy at Photo Plus
October 28, 2011  Author:  

Seeing as how it’s the end of October, this means a few different things are on the horizon. People across the country are preparing their costumes and party plans for Halloween. Baseball fans are looking forward to game 7 of the World Series…and are on the edge of their seats after last night’s game (WOW!) […]

Announcing: 2011-12 Free Evening Lecture Series
October 25, 2011  Author:   (2)

A few years ago, we created what is now called our Free Evening Lecture Series. As it sounds, this program is a series of lectures which are provided once a month by a variety of instructors and touch on a wide variety of photographic topics. Since the inception of this program, we have seen new […]

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 […]