10 Places to Photograph in Billings, MT this Weekend
April 23, 2015  Author:  

RMSP will be in Billings on April 25th and 26th as part of our 2015 Photo Weekend Events program. After a day or two spent learning how to improve your photography skills, there’s nothing more exciting than heading out to put those skills to the test. Unfortunately I know very little about this state that […]

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Let’s Get Close Up Part 2: Stability
April 22, 2015  Author:   (1)

In Part 1 of Let’s Get Close Up, I introduced the extension tube as an easy and inexpensive way to focus closer on your subject with any lens you own. The post discussed how to achieve a 1:1 ratio or life size magnification (that’s close up!) using the appropriate extension tube and focal length combination. […]

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Want to Win a 2015 RMSP Workshop?
April 20, 2015  Author:  

Of course you do! That’s why you’re reading this! We are proud to have teamed up with the fine folks at PDN to sponsor their latest Great Outdoors Photo Contest. The deadline is April 29 – which is coming right up – so now is the time to get your soon-to-be-winning image submitted. If your […]

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Spirit of the Honu
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Life lessons are not new. In fact, they’ve been around as long as mankind. You know the type of lesson I’m talking about. That occasional jolt of wisdom that strikes like a lightening bolt causing instant and supreme understanding of your own foibles, misunderstandings and shortcomings. When we’re really lucky, along with the understanding we […]

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Printing On Acrylic Is A Gorgeous Way To Present Your Images: Here’s A Great Resource!
April 15, 2015  Author:   (3)

We have so many options for ways to present our photographs to the world. Many of us share our images via the web (email, social media sites, personal websites). Sometimes, though, we forget how wonderful it is to see our images printed and hung on the walls of our home or in homes of people […]

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Sallie Mae – Career Training Smart Option Student Loan
April 14, 2015  Author:  

Do you want to become a professional photographer? Have you have been “dreaming” about our Career Training Program for years and have never been able to make it work.   Sallie Mae is here to help you make your dreams come true! RMSP is not a federally accredited school, therefore our students do not qualify for Federal […]

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10 Places to Photograph in Baltimore this Weekend
April 13, 2015  Author:   (1)

RMSP will be in Baltimore on April 18th and 19th as part of our 2015 Photo Weekend Events program. After a day or two spent learning how to improve your photography skills, there’s nothing more exciting than heading out to put those skills to the test. We thought it would be a fun idea to do […]

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Subject, Light, Background: When it All Comes Together – Guest Article by Steve Russell
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National Geographic photographer, Adam Jones, simplified the elements of a good wildlife photograph for me in a presentation last year: subject, light and background. Light that is soft, warm, low (as in the sun low to the horizon), front- or side-light; a subject that is compelling, crisply focused, well-exposed, with catch-light in the eye(s), and […]

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RMSP Graduate Profile: Ben Reed
April 6, 2015  Author:   (3)

This is a post by contributing author and RMSP Career Training graduate Charlie Bulla.  It’s always exciting to chat and visit with RMSP folks, whether that means staff, instructors, your classmates or other alum. So, does that make hanging out with multiple RMSP’ers in Hawaii extra special? It sure did for me! The RMSP family […]

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10 Places to Photograph in Raleigh/Durham This Weekend
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RMSP will be in Raleigh/Durham on April 11th and 12th as part of our 2015 Photo Weekend Events program. After a day or two spent learning how to improve your photography skills, there’s nothing more exciting than heading out to put those skills to the test. We thought it would be a fun idea to […]

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Let’s Get Close Up Part 1: Equipment
April 1, 2015  Author:  

In the past, RMSP has published blogs from Steve Russell and Tony Rizzuto on creative ways to shoot close-up, from insects to using achromatic filters and double exposures. In this post I’ll discuss an easy and cost effective way to get closer to your subject using one of the most versatile pieces of close up […]

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Introducing … Lee Silliman
March 26, 2015  Author:  

For our last evening lecture of the 2014-15 Free Evening Lecture Series, we are pleased to introduce Lee Silliman. Lee has been involved with photography in Montana in a variety of different ways throughout the years – from creating to curating to preserving photographic works for a museum. His approach to photography is a thoughtful […]

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10 Places to Photograph in Des Moines, IA this Weekend
March 23, 2015  Author:  

RMSP will be in Des Moines, Iowa on March 28 and 29 as part of our 2015 Photo Weekend Events program. After a day or two spent learning how to improve your photography skills, there’s nothing more exciting than heading out to put those skills to the test. We thought it would be a fun […]

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Flash Photography Made Simple
March 11, 2015  Author:  

Most photographers tend to shy away from using their on-camera flash and external speedlights. This is understandable given the fact that an uncontrolled flash often causes fake looking pictures with overexposed subjects and harsh shadows. The truth of the matter though, is that flash is easy! Understanding a few simple concepts will allow you take […]

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10 places to Photograph in Missoula, MT This Weekend
March 9, 2015  Author:  

RMSP’s next Weekend Event is in our hometown, Missoula, Montana! The challenge of picking the 10 places to photograph this weekend was narrowing the locations down to only 10. All of the locations are near the Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown, where the Photo Weekend is taking place, so they are easy to access at the end […]

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