Mark S. Johnson – Texture Lab Collections
November 20, 2012  Author:  

If you are familiar with RMSP’s line-up of workshops, the name Mark S. Johnson is most likely very familiar to you. Based in Boulder, Colorado Mark has been teaching workshops for RMSP for over 10 years, in which time he has helped countless students learn to use Adobe┬« Photoshop┬« to add creativity and depth to […]

Free Evening Lecture – Jeremy Lurgio
November 9, 2012  Author:  

For the past several months (or longer!), chances are you have been fed a steady diet of political TV ads as you sat down to unwind in the evening. Maybe you love ‘em – maybe you don’t. Either way, now that the election has come and gone, there will be a hole in your nightly […]

The Documentary Project Fund
October 17, 2012  Author:   (1)

An educator and documentary photographer herself, Lynn Hoffman-Brouse is no stranger to the challenges photographers face when tackling a project. Often times generating an idea, or recognizing an issue that should be in the spotlight is the easy part. Finding the time, money and support necessary to put the rubber to the road is what […]

Q&A with Steve Gettle – Nature Photographer Extraordinaire
October 4, 2012  Author:   (2)

For the past several years, we have organized a lecture series for the local Missoula crowd … or anyone able to make the journey to Missoula. Typically it begins in October and runs through the spring. These lectures happen once a month – usually the third Tuesday of each month – and are presented by […]

Vegas Photo Walkin’ with Gabe and Tim
September 14, 2012  Author:  

RMSP owners and founders Neil and Jeanne Chaput de Saintonge, along with Curriculum Director Marcy James, attended Photoshop World in Las Vegas last week. While the scenery in Vegas is just a wee bit different than in Missoula, MT all three managed to enjoy themselves and revel in the sparkle that Vegas provides. Along with […]

Architecture Photography Timelapse
September 6, 2012  Author:  

We’re most of the way through week two of our 2012 Professional Studies courses, and are loving how much our students’ eyes are being opened. Even after completing 11 intense weeks building the foundation for their photographic futures, the learning and growing continues! Here’s a great example. Current student Richard Grant, who so far this […]

SI ’08 Graduate Hannah Hardaway
August 13, 2012  Author:   (1)

There is something so rewarding about seeing our graduates “out there” in the world making a splash, and accomplishing their goals. Truly, every time a graduate achieves one of his or her goals, we achieve one of ours. We are delighted to see 2008 Career Training graduate, Hannah Hardaway‘s name appear in The Huffington Post […]

The Summer Intensive Experience: Week 8
July 27, 2012  Author:  

Right about now, all of our Summer Intensive students are thinking, “Week 8 … How can it be week 8 already?!?!” True to form, this is the about the time of the program when it dawns on everyone that there isn’t that much time left to their SI experience, but there is TONS of work […]

Upcoming Gallery Exhibit: Jeremy Lurgio
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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 […]

Introducing Joe Massa with Manfrotto
June 25, 2012  Author:   (1)

If you are even a little bit familiar with Rocky Mountain School of Photography, you probably know by now that we kicked off our 24th session of Summer Intensive (SI) on June 4. The first week of SI is always a flurry of activity with students getting situated in town and our staff running around […]

Wedding Week: Day 5
June 22, 2012  Author:  

Welcome to the 5th and final day of WEDDING WEEK on the ‘ol blog. We hope you’ve enjoyed the posts and perhaps picked up a nugget of wedding knowledge or two. Want to read all the posts from the week? Here are links to Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, and Day 4. Since we […]

Wedding Week: Day 4
June 21, 2012  Author:  

We are assuming that you aren’t returning to Paper Airplanes on a regular basis to receive … of all things … relationship advise. Or maybe, just maybe, you are? Perhaps you look to our blog as your own personal Dear Abby column (or in my case, a Dear Andy column … ha!). While we do […]

Wedding Week: Day 3
June 20, 2012  Author:   (1)

Welcome to day 3 of WEDDING WEEK here on Paper Airplanes! If you are just catching wind of this week’s theme, you can catch up by reviewing the posts for Day 1 and Day 2. Like yesterday, the goal of today’s post is to get the wheels turning on ways you can create fun, engaging […]

Wedding Week: Day 2
June 19, 2012  Author:   (5)

Today I’m going to talk about a trend in the wedding photography world that is so obvious and so awesome, it makes me wonder why any bride or groom wouldn’t want one at their wedding. No, I am not referring to a mechanical bull or a mariachi band, although both sound fantastic to me. I’m […]

Wedding Week: Day 1
June 18, 2012  Author:   (2)

It’s June. The rain is fading. The sun is beginning to stick around. Engaged people all over the world are getting nervous. These indicators can only mean one thing: It’s Wedding Season!! As a photography school that educates and trains individuals who strive to become wedding photographers, we thought it would be appropriate to usher […]