Help Portrait 2014 at RMSP
December 8, 2014  Author:  

As many photographers around the world know, December 6 marks the day of the international movement known as Help-Portrait. This last Saturday in Missoula, Rocky Mountain School of Photography played host to Missoula’s installment of Help Portrait. Thanks to the many volunteer photographers from the community, as well as hair stylists, make up artists and […]

INSPIRATION, RMSP NEWS, RMSP STAFF
HELP PORTRAIT 2014 in Missoula
November 3, 2014  Author:  

We’re pretty pleased to be playing a role in an upcoming event in Missoula. Founded by Celebrity Photographer Jeremy Cowart, HELP PORTRAIT is an international, non-profit movement of photographers, hair stylists, makeup artists, and volunteers who use their time, equipment, and expertise to give back to those who may not otherwise have access to professional portraits. Rocky […]

INSPIRATION, RMSP NEWS
2015 COURSE CATALOG IS OUT!!
August 28, 2014  Author:   (1)

That’s right! The 2015 RMSP Course Catalog will begin shipping today! If you are on our list (and request mail from us), your copy should be showing up in the very near future. If you simply can’t wait to hold this beauty in your hands, you can get a jump on planning your 2015 by […]

CAREER TRAINING, RMSP EXPERIENCE, RMSP NEWS
Always Expect the Unexpected
April 7, 2014  Author:  

When first getting into photography, no one ever predicts what exactly it entails. Sure there are cameras, some lights, models, computers, hard drives, etc., etc. But no one ever plans on all the other calamities that can – and will – enter into daily life as a photographer. Sure duct tape is amazing and can […]

GUEST POST, INSPIRATION, RMSP NEWS
Using Photoshop CC to Prepare a Picture for Photo Lab Printing
March 17, 2014  Author:  

In my last post I described the process of getting a single image ready for photo lab printing using Lightroom 5. In this article, I am illustrating the comparable process using Photoshop CC. Note that all the steps can also be accomplished with most older versions of Photoshop as well as many versions of Photoshop […]

EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE, INSTRUCTORS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
Summer Intensive 2013 – Week 10
August 9, 2013  Author:  

What a full and colorful week! This week began with an optional flash location shoot in downtown Missoula in the morning and a sunset landscape field shoot at the National Bison Range north of Missoula in the beautiful Mission Valley on Sunday evening. A truly unique landscape with plenty of flora, fauna and majestic mountains […]

CAREER TRAINING, RMSP EXPERIENCE
Summer Intensive 2013 – Week 2
June 14, 2013  Author:   (1)

If  week 1 of Summer Intensive 2013 was enough to teach students why we call the course “Intensive,” week 2 only reinforced that lesson. Our mini-expo continued throughout the weekend and wrapped up on Sunday June 9. Enrolled students were exposed to lots of gear, got to converse with our vendors and even take part […]

CAREER TRAINING, RMSP EXPERIENCE
Summer Intensive 2013 – Week 1
June 11, 2013  Author:   (3)

Every year the beginning of Summer Intensive rings in a rather busy time of year for everyone at RMSP. Our students are in town, classes have begun, many of our vendors arrive to support us and our students, and being the beginning of June, the nicer weather brings Missoulians out on the town. While this […]

CAREER TRAINING, RMSP EXPERIENCE
December’s Assignment Gallery – City Life
January 10, 2013  Author:  

The city – any city – possesses a charm of its own that can capture the imagination of those who seek it out and find it. That’s exactly what happened with our photographer friends who chose to participate in last month’s City Life assignment. The result here is exactly what we had hoped for with […]

ASSIGNMENTS
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 […]

CAREER TRAINING
The Summer Intensive Experience: Week 11
August 17, 2012  Author:  

Finished. Fini. Finito. Terminado. In any language it’s stated, this is the final week of Summer Intensive 2012 and first of the three sessions comprising our Career Training program. Always a bittersweet time, the last week is definitely anything but a “cruise week” for the folks as they, again, are put through their paces. Early […]

CAREER TRAINING, RMSP EXPERIENCE
The Summer Intensive Experience: Week 4
June 29, 2012  Author:   (1)

This week in Summer Intensive was all about the students rapidly learning advanced concepts in photography and digital technology. Over the previous weekend, the students were able to check out specific Canon cameras and lenses from our extensive “library” of gear. Canon is a tremendous Educational Partner of ours, and their support adds enhanced value […]

CAREER TRAINING, RMSP EXPERIENCE
Summer Fun in Montana
June 15, 2012  Author:  

If you’ve ever been to the state of Montana, you may have been instantly enamored by the glorious scenery that exists in abundance (and your camera most likely got a workout). What may not be as abundantly clear to the casual, non-resident visitor, is just how much fun there is to be had in this […]

RMSP EXPERIENCE
Michael DeYoung Sure is “Popular!”
May 23, 2012  Author:   (1)

When one of our illustrious instructors gets big press, we’re both darn glad and super-pleased to spread the word. Such is the case with our Outdoor Photography instructor, Michael DeYoung. A professional adventure, landscape and lifestyle photographer, he has landed an interview and full page spread all about photographing in Alaska that has been published […]

INSTRUCTORS
Wonderful Missoula, Montana, US of A
May 14, 2012  Author:   (2)

If you’ve ever heard the term “Turn that frown upside down!,” then maybe this could act as your first clue as to what it’s like here in Missoula nearly anytime of year. Even a so-called bad day is made amazing by a simple walk by a river or hike up a mountain trail or many […]

RMSP EXPERIENCE