INSPIRATION, RMSP NEWS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

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… READ MORE >

INSPIRATION, INSTRUCTORS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Polarize It!

November 7, 2013  Author:  

In the dawn of the new age when photography evolved from film to digital capture, some tools we were familiar with were left behind. One… READ MORE >

INSTRUCTORS, RMSP NEWS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

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… READ MORE >

INSPIRATION, INSTRUCTORS, RMSP NEWS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

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… READ MORE >

TIPS & TECHNIQUES

The Power of Critique

September 26, 2013  Author:  

For most of us, photography is enjoyed on many different levels.  First and foremost is the act of taking the picture.  This might mean walking… READ MORE >

INSTRUCTORS, RMSP STAFF, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Exploring Your Subject, Part II

September 25, 2013  Author:  

Going Beyond One Picture Last week In Part I of Exploring Your Subject, I introduced the concepts of environmental, intimate and abstract portraits. These approaches… READ MORE >

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Exploring Your Subject, Part I

September 11, 2013  Author:  

I imagine this has happened to you. You see something really exciting, frame it up in the viewfinder, snap the shutter, quickly glance at the… READ MORE >

INSPIRATION, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

The Tamron 90mm Macro VC Lens: Handheld Heaven – Guest Article by Steve Russell

September 3, 2013  Author:   (1)

My Tamron 90mm 2.8 1:1 Macro Lens has been very, very good to me. I would have been content to use it as my primary… READ MORE >

INSTRUCTORS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Preparing Images for Printing

August 28, 2013  Author:   (8)

Once you’ve decided to print your image using either a photo inkjet printer or a printing service, you still have to prepare the file correctly… READ MORE >

TIPS & TECHNIQUES

DAYDREAMING.

August 6, 2013  Author:   (1)

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein Right now I am sitting and staring out an airplane window. I find airplanes to be… READ MORE >

EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE, INSPIRATION, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Dragonflies – Guest Article by Steve Russell

July 18, 2013  Author:  

It’s easy to miss them – as I did for years riding my bike fast around the local lake – and easy to dismiss them… READ MORE >

EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE, INSTRUCTORS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Sweet and Easy Flash Exposure

July 9, 2013  Author:  

Balancing ambient and flash exposure in photography has perplexed humankind since its beginnings when flash powder (yikes!) was used to light things up in the… READ MORE >

INSTRUCTORS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Painting with Light

June 29, 2013  Author:  

By definition, Light Painting is the process of photographing at night while illuminating your subject with a handheld device such as a flashlight or camera… READ MORE >

RMSP EXPERIENCE, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Shooting Into the Sun: Back-light + Flash = Cool Effects

June 20, 2013  Author:  

I have long shot macro mostly with side- or front-light, although using a macro twin flash gives me the flexibility to shoot in most any… READ MORE >

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Choosing a Photo Lab

June 12, 2013  Author:   (1)

If you are looking for a business that can produce quality reproductions of your images, how do you decide which one to use? There are… READ MORE >