Instagram Takeover!
March 10, 2014  Author:   (3)

RMSP has been taken over!! Well, at least our Instagram account has been!  But don’t worry, it’s a planned, highly-anticipated, fun and creative type of takeover. Starting today, Monday, March 10, 2014 our Instagram account will be in the hands of 2013 Summer Intensive graduate Megan Jae Riggs for two weeks! She will be logging into […]

Interview with Claudia Lebenthal – part 1
March 7, 2014  Author:  

Recently I was contacted out of the blue by an associate of Claudia Lebenthal, asking if I might be interested in doing an interview with her for our blog. Always on the lookout for fresh, new content for our readers, my first instinct was to say “heck yeah.” This, of course, was followed up by […]

Arachnophobobes, Avert Thy Eyes: The Annual Spider Issue – Guest Article by Steve Russell
November 13, 2013  Author:  

They’re creepy and they’re crawly; they cause more screams and heart palpitations per millimeter of length than just about any other creature; and they make great models for photo shoots as long as they don’t jump onto the photographer (i.e., ME) or crawl into the camera bag. Spiders. Arachnids. Orb weavers. Stalkers. Jumpers. Trappers. Lightning […]

Lightroom Shortcuts I Can’t Live Without
October 30, 2013  Author:  

Like most photographers I prefer my time shooting to that spent behind the computer.  Downloading and editing images sucks up precious energy and time so I’m eager to streamline my workflow and shave time wherever possible. One of the best ways to do this is by using keyboard shortcuts.  Whenever you find yourself continually repeating […]

2014 RMSP Catalog Cover
October 28, 2013  Author:  

If you are at all tapped into the Facebook, Google+, Twitter or Instagram worlds, you will already know that our latest course catalog has landed in mailboxes from coast to coast. The feedback we have been hearing and seeing is all thumbs up, which of course makes us pretty darn happy! You know what else […]

Should I Print From Lightroom or Photoshop?
October 14, 2013  Author:  

With Adobe’s announcement of a “Photographer’s Bundle” for the Creative Cloud subscription, many shutterbugs now have access to both Lightroom 5 and Photoshop CC for printing their images. So a fair question is, which one to use? Let’s see how they compare. How They’re Alike Lightroom and Photoshop share many printing features and capabilities. The […]

September’s Assignment Gallery – Landscape Your Life
October 11, 2013  Author:  

Last month, we encouraged photographers to capture landscapes in their world using any subject matter available to provide a reasonable facsimile. Enjoy the work of this month’s creative group! “The actual landscapes in Texas looking pretty barren by the end of summer, I started with an obvious and favorite landscape, the one I see every day out […]

Day In The Life of Missoula Photo Essay
October 1, 2013  Author:  

Rocky Mountain School of Photography is teaming up with the Missoula Independent to co-sponsor a community wide photo essay. The subject? That would be our lovely little ‘burg of Missoula. What do you have to do? It’s simple. All you have to do is photograph Missoula this Saturday, October 5 between midnight and midnight and […]

SELF. December Gallery Show at RMSP
December 3, 2012  Author:   (2)

For December First Friday Art Walk in Missoula, the Rocky Mountain School of Photography Gallery will be exhibiting a new show featuring works by Career Training graduates Sarah Joann Van Nortwick and Wyatt McCollum. The show is a collection of self portraits presented in diptych format. I was able to correspond with Sarah and Wyatt […]

Upcoming Gallery Exhibit: Jeremy Lurgio
July 27, 2012  Author:   (1)

If you are anywhere near a map of Montana, or any state for that matter, take a look at it. What do you see? Probably the usual roads, lakes, rivers and towns. Now consider what you don’t see. Consider the places that never make it on the map, or as photojournalist Jeremy Lurgio did, look […]

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 […]