Olympic National Park Workshop – A Top 10 List!
February 12, 2014  Author:  

All of us here at Rocky Mountain School of Photography agree that our hometown of Missoula, MT is darn near perfect. We think it has something to do with rivers, lakes, mountains, local ice cream, and a generally a fun “vibe.” But even with all of Missoula’s good traits, we sometimes can’t help but look […]

The 411 on Basic Photography in Texas
January 13, 2014  Author:  

RMSP will be returning to the Texas Hill Country in 2016 for a week long session of our popular Basic Photography workshop. We’ve been returning to this area for several years due to its natural beauty and the undeniably striking aesthetic that exists in every direction. Participants are treated to the best photo education available […]

Night Photography: A Novel.
December 2, 2013  Author:  

Every once in a while the clouds part, stars align and something wonderful happens. Many moons ago, I first found out that RMSP workshop instructor, and our main man at B&H Photo, Gabe Biderman was putting pen to paper and writing a book about night photography. Then I got word that longtime RMSP instructor Tim […]

RMSP featured in The Missoulian. Twice.
August 26, 2013  Author:  

Sometimes there’s nothing better than waking up and enjoying your morning coffee while reading the paper – whether online or the good ‘ol fashioned way. Yesterday was one of those days for all of at RMSP, and truly, for anyone ever connected to our school. Missoula’s local newspaper, The Missoulian ran a pair of excellent […]

RMSP + Ladies Home Journal
August 7, 2013  Author:  

Every once in a while it feels good to pat yourself on the back. Today is one of those days. A while back, we were contacted by an editor and then a writer from Ladies Home Journal Magazine letting us know they wanted to include our school in some sort of article they were putting […]

Botanical Dreaming Now Available As An E-book
March 15, 2013  Author:   (1)

Longtime Rocky Mountain School of Photography instructor, photographer (and all around great guy), Mark S. Johnson has recently released his internationally recognized coffee-table book, Botanical Dreaming, as a downloadable E-book. If you are familiar with Mark’s images you already know that they speak volumes by themselves. With the re-release of this collection of work in a […]

Experience Olympic National Park
February 19, 2013  Author:  

Longtime RMSP instructor Don Mammoser will be leading a workshop on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula from May 25-31. Having been there many times over the years, Don knows how special and downright amazing this area is. A quick search online will reveal that a trip to Olympic NP actually delivers “Three Parks In One.” In one […]

Landscapes & Lightroom in Big Sky, MT and Yellowstone in Autumn Workshops Student Slideshows
October 10, 2012  Author:  

In September, two of RMSP’s outstanding and intrepid instructors, David Marx and Doug Johnson, led two separate workshops experiences back-to-back in southwestern Montana and northwestern Wyoming. Some of the participants in these joined us for both, and all had a spectacular time in this beautiful part of the country. See the results of their photographic […]

San Juan Islands Workshop Student Slideshow
September 14, 2012  Author:  

When it comes to scenic beauty, there really is no comparison to the San Juan Islands in the northwest corner of Washington state. This summer, instructor Eileen Rafferty and her trusty assistant, Roxanne Duffy, traveled with an inspired and inspirational group of photographers to guide them through this lush landscape of greenery, wildlife, ocean and […]

Thank you, Margaret!
May 14, 2012  Author:   (3)

We just have to share this with you! Seattle resident Margaret DeWilliam Horton is a very good writer, not to mention photographer. Within the past month, she was also a participant in our Seattle Photo Weekend event and most recently in our Intermediate Photography workshop here in Missoula. She maintains her own photo and writing […]

What’s New in Photoshop CS6 Tutorials with Mark S. Johnson
May 3, 2012  Author:  

When it comes to Adobe® Photoshop®, there are few people who are more qualified to teach this powerful software and its creative potential for photographers than Mark S. Johnson. A long time instructor for RMSP, accomplished artist and passionate liver-of-life, Mark regularly dedicates his considerable energy toward sharing his wealth of knowledge with others. His […]

Is Basic Too Basic?
April 28, 2012  Author:  

“I’ve been photographing for a while now. Do you think I should skip Basic and register for the Intermediate Photography workshop?” This is a question we have fielded many times over the years, and although it is a question that requires a photographer-specific answer, we thought it would be helpful to put up a post […]

Vegas to Zion: Dusk to Dawn – Scott Kelby Chooses His Winner(s)!
April 12, 2012  Author:   (2)

Apparently NAPP founder and creative,  Mr. Scott Kelby (@ScottKelby) had more than a tough time choosing a single favorite image from the work produced by the participants on the RMSP Vegas to Zion workshop we’ve been so excited about for quite some time now. Earlier in the year and before it took place in March, […]

Vegas to Zion Student Slideshow
April 4, 2012  Author:   (4)

The folks who participated in our recent workshop Vegas to Zion: Dusk to Dawn with photographers/instructors extraordinaire, Gabriel Biderman and Tim Cooper, must have been feeling Lady Luck on their side. How else could they have captured some of the coolest and most unique images we’ve seen from a workshop lately?! Of course, great skill, […]

Macro Photography: A Closer Look
March 15, 2012  Author:  

If you thought the expression “big things come in small packages,” was just something your loved ones told you when they were making excuses for buying you small Christmas presents, think again. In the world of photography, big things really do come in small packages. To help you unwrap these big photographic gifts, we offer […]