Q&A: Seattle Wedding Photographer Krista Welch
March 23, 2016  Author:   (0)

A 2010 graduate of our Career Training program, Krista Welch never stopped progressing since graduation day. Today, she is the sole proprietor of Love Song Photo, a wedding photography business in Seattle, WA. In addition, she is one of the creatives that makes up the team at C’mon Team! and Get Your Travel On.   […]

CAREER TRAINING, INSPIRATION, RMSP EXPERIENCE, STUDENT HIGHLIGHTS
Q&A: Adventure Photographer Alum Tom Robertson
March 21, 2016  Author:   (0)

RMSP has the unique pleasure of meeting and engaging with hundreds of incredible people year after year, and we absolutely love it. In 2008, we got to meet Tom Robertson, an energetic, passionate photographer with a love for adventure. Today, he is an accomplished professional adventure/lifestyle/sports photographer who answered a few questions of ours recently, […]

CAREER TRAINING, Q&AS, STUDENT HIGHLIGHTS, THE PHOTO BUSINESS
10 Places to Photograph in Albany, NY
March 18, 2016  Author:   (2)

RMSP will be in Albany on April 9th and 10th as part of our 2016 Weekend Intensive 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 […]

PHOTO WEEKEND
RMSP Photo Assignments are Making a Comeback!
March 16, 2016  Author:   (0)

Welcome back to RMSP’s blog photo assignments! After a somewhat lengthy hiatus, we’ve decided to rev up the creative juices of our amazing audience once again and engage you in some challenging and fun exercises that get you out there shooting with intention and then sharing it with the world! We’ll be posting a new […]

ASSIGNMENTS, INSPIRATION
Expert Advice: Prospect List Services
March 15, 2016  Author:   (0)

By: Bill Cramer When I first launched my photography business, of all the challenges I faced, the idea of finding clients was the thing that most intimidated me. What types of companies hire photographers? Which people do I approach at those companies? How do I get their contact information? Boy, was I relieved to discover that […]

GUEST POST, INSPIRATION, THE PHOTO BUSINESS
Q&A: Joe Lavine, Food Photographer, Lover of Light, Educator
March 8, 2016  Author:   (3)

We asked Joe Lavine, a commercial photographer and the Manager of Educational Services for Profoto US, a few questions about his career as an excellent food and product photographer and an RMSP-proclaimed master of light. Joe has worked with RMSP as an instructor and great friend for years, and his expertise in his field is evident. Some of Joe’s client’s […]

INSPIRATION, Q&AS, RMSP NEWS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
10 Places to Photograph in Spokane, WA
March 7, 2016  Author:   (1)

RMSP will be in Spokane on April 2nd and 3rd as part of our 2016 Weekend Intensive 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 […]

PHOTO WEEKEND
Q&A: James Kao’s Career Training Experience
March 4, 2016  Author:   (0)

Los Angeles photographer James Richard Kao (pronounced like ‘toe’ with a K) is a 2012 graduate of our Career Training program. Prior to joining us in Missoula, his professional career was in landscape architecture, urban and city planning. After nearly two decades in the field, James followed his heart to pursue a new career in […]

CAREER TRAINING, INSPIRATION, RMSP NEWS, STUDENT HIGHLIGHTS
Q&A: The life of a freelance photographer and assistant, Dan Doran
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We asked Dan Doran a few questions about his freelance career, and want to share them with you! Dan is a 2008 graduate of our Summer Intensive course. He returned to RMSP a couple of years later to work as an assistant throughout the program for two years in a row. Dan has been working in the freelance […]

CAREER TRAINING, INSPIRATION, Q&AS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
California Dreamin’ with a Canon 100-400mm II Lens – Guest Article by Steve Russell
March 3, 2016  Author:   (1)

This is neither a paid product endorsement nor a comparison between Canon’s 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens and other telephoto lenses with similar focal ranges, such as Tamron’s and Sigma’s 150-600mm and Nikon’s 80-400mm lenses. This is, however, a firsthand testament as to the versatility of Canon’s version, which I happen to own. And […]

EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE, GUEST POST, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
10 Places to Photograph in Minneapolis, MN
March 1, 2016  Author:   (2)

RMSP will be in Minneapolis on March 19th and 20th as part of our 2016 Weekend Intensive 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 […]

PHOTO WEEKEND
5 Tips for Maximizing the Natural Light You’re In
February 26, 2016  Author:   (0)

Article written and all photos created by Crystal Rose Smith. All Rights Reserved. The most important part of a photograph, for me, is light. Every element of a photo plays its role–the subject, the location, even the editing–but I passionately believe that lighting controls the mood of the photo. Light accentuates the subject, and we, […]

CAREER TRAINING, GUEST POST, INSPIRATION, STUDENT HIGHLIGHTS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
10 Places to Photograph in Bozeman, MT
February 22, 2016  Author:   (0)

RMSP will be in Bozeman on March 5th and 6th as part of our 2016 Weekend Intensive 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 helpful to share some of […]

INSPIRATION, PHOTO WEEKEND
10 Places to Photograph in Virginia Beach, VA
February 15, 2016  Author:   (0)

RMSP will be in Virginia Beach on March 5th and 6th as part of our 2016 Weekend Intensive 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 a […]

PHOTO WEEKEND
Expert Advice: Website Dos and Don’ts
February 12, 2016  Author:   (0)

Written by: Samantha McCafferty/Wonderful Machine Here at Wonderful Machine we tend to spend a lot of time looking at photographers’ portfolio websites. The web is constantly changing and what was standard a few years ago is now ancient history. As such, we’ve gone ahead and revamped our old Website Dos and Don’ts article. So here […]

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