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 >

EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE, INSTRUCTORS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Extending Your Depth of Field

June 5, 2013  Author:  

Sometimes it is just impossible to get everything completely sharp within a photo, even if you stop down to the smallest aperture (such as f22… READ MORE >

INSTRUCTORS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Look Forward to Your Next Layover

May 24, 2013  Author:  

I travel A LOT for RMSP, and while I never imagined that the chain of my life would be linked by so many regional airports… READ MORE >

EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE, INSPIRATION, INSTRUCTORS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Sketching With Your Smart Phone

May 10, 2013  Author:  

The smart phone – specifically the iPhone – has certainly caused a bit of a revolution and excitement when it comes to photography and as… READ MORE >

INSPIRATION, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

A Matter of Perspective: Shooting Butterflies from All Angles – Guest Article by Steve Russell

April 25, 2013  Author:  

Starving for small, living creatures to shoot during the winter months, I visited the Butterfly House in the Seattle Science Center hoping to get a… READ MORE >

INSTRUCTORS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Control the Background in Your Macro Photos

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Control the Background for powerful macro photography As with most forms of photography, macro imagery benefits from having a strong main subject; A subject that… READ MORE >

EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE, INSTRUCTORS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Two Elements to Better Macro Photography

April 22, 2013  Author:   (1)

I thought that title might suck you in and now that I’ve got your attention I want to tell you about my favorite accessory for… READ MORE >

INSTRUCTORS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Mark S. Johnson Releases Color Correction Video Tutorial Series

April 17, 2013  Author:  

Photographer, Photoshop luminary, author and longtime RMSP instructor Mark S. Johnson is at it again. If you will remember back,  just a few weeks ago,… READ MORE >

INSTRUCTORS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Finding Inspiration on Google+ Images

April 16, 2013  Author:  

Google+: A Central Hub For Photographic Inspiration Remember the old adage that “knowledge is power?” If you spend ten minutes per day looking at images… READ MORE >

INSTRUCTORS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

How to Set Up Your Google+ Account

April 8, 2013  Author:   (1)

Google+ Offers Us An Endless Pool of Inspiration I have been teaching about the importance of the Google+ social sharing system for a year. I… READ MORE >

INSPIRATION, TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Arctic Snowy Owls in Washington – Guest Article by Steve Russell

March 25, 2013  Author:   (2)

I have long admired Paul Bannick’s photographs of Arctic Snowy Owls and, living in the Pacific Northwest, it never occurred to me that I would… READ MORE >