Why I Love Weekends
February 5, 2014  Author:  

For most people, weekends are a time to relax and unwind from the workweek. For me it’s when I get to work … and I wouldn’t have it any other way! Every year between January and April I take to the road. Friends and family get my voicemail as I get to trek around the […]

Thank you, Margaret!
May 14, 2012  Author:   (3)

We just have to share this with you! Seattle resident Margaret DeWilliam Horton is a very good writer, not to mention photographer. Within the past month, she was also a participant in our Seattle Photo Weekend event and most recently in our Intermediate Photography workshop here in Missoula. She maintains her own photo and writing […]

Overland Park, Kansas Assignment Results
May 4, 2012  Author:  

…And that’s a wrap folks!!  Our 2012 Photo Weekends season is in the books! Instructors Doug Johnson and Tim Cooper knocked it outta the park with a fun-filled couple of days in Overland Park, Kansas last weekend. We’d like to take this opportunity to extend a gigantic thank you to everyone in Overland Park, and […]

Seattle Assignment Results
April 27, 2012  Author:   (4)

Photo Weekend instructors Tim Cooper and Doug Johnson had the pleasure of paying a visit to the fine, fine city of Seattle last weekend. From the sounds of it, the overall report came back with two thumbs pointing up! Big thank you to everyone in the Emerald City that attended and made our time with […]

Photo Op in Overland Park
April 25, 2012  Author:  

In terms of a concluding event, we couldn’t have chosen a better place than Overland Park, Kansas to hold our last Photo Weekend of the season. This weekend, April 28-29, will be the final stop of a 14-city tour that began in January. The largest suburb in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, Overland Park has […]

Billings Photo Weekend Assignment
April 20, 2012  Author:   (1)

Whew! What a whirlwind of a Photo Weekend that was! With Neil’s free lecture on Friday night, Tim Cooper and Doug Johnson offering two days of great education, and Neil and Marcy James offering portfolio reviews on Saturday and Sunday evenings, we packed a lot into our time in Billings. Thanks to everyone who joined […]

More Images From Birmingham & Minneapolis
April 19, 2012  Author:   (1)

I love that we are still receiving images from participants in our Photo Weekends this year! Upon checking my email this morning, I was happy to see that another image came our way. These two are from Margaret Lee, a participant from our Weekend in Birmingham in February and Jenny Evans, who attended the Minneapolis […]

Billings, Montana = Awesome Photo Weekend!
April 16, 2012  Author:   (1)

Our team of Photo Weekend instructors have been criss-crossing the country since January. From Albany to Sacramento and many places in between, they have inspired, taught and laughed with hundreds of photographers. Well, this last weekend in Billings, MT was no exception! And since this was the only Photo Weekend of 2012 in our home […]

Birmingham Weekend Assignment…the sequel!
April 13, 2012  Author:  

Due to the Easter holiday last weekend, we weren’t expecting to have any participant images to post today. But thanks to Cindy LeGrand, a participant at our Birmingham Photo Weekend, we are back in business!! Cindy missed the deadline to submit after her Weekend, but came through with a submission of great photos anyway. So […]

Seattle in Our Sights!
April 12, 2012  Author:   (4)

The Great Northwest is exactly that – a true treasure of boundless beauty, commerce, culture and sometimes challenging climate. We here in Missoula, MT consider Seattle one of our major metropolitan neighbors – a short eight-hour drive over three states, three mountain passes and the spectacular Columbia River Gorge.  Seattle is a bustling and lively […]

Indianapolis Assignment Results
April 2, 2012  Author:   (1)

To all of you fine folks who contributed images after the Indianapolis Photo Weekend, sorry to keep you waiting over the weekend for you to see your images here. But on the bright side, this post might make your Monday a little bit brighter. By the way … Tony Rizzuto and Eileen Rafferty had a […]

Bismarck Weekend Assignment
March 23, 2012  Author:   (1)

Sneaking this one in just under the 5 o’clock-on-Friday-wire! We received one image from our homework assignment given at the Bismarck Weekend. We are grateful for your submission, Rose Klein!! Even though it makes us want spring to arrive in Missoula like it has (apparently) in Bismarck! Here’s what Rose had to say about her […]

Across the Great Divide…to Billings!
March 22, 2012  Author:  

Montana is the fourth largest state in the Union in terms of land mass, and if you’ve ever driven its breadth from east to west or vice versa – over 600 miles in all – you would know that it’s definitely one long haul and includes climbs over several mountain ranges including the Continental Divide. […]

Boise Weekend Assignment Results
March 19, 2012  Author:   (2)

Woops!  Looks like someone was too excited about St. Patrick’s Day on Friday and completely forgot to post the results from the Boise Photo Weekend. My apologies to our contributors.  Looks like there is no pot o’ gold at the and of the rainbow for this blogger.    

Thank You Bismarck!!!
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Whoa!  Things must be getting serious between RMSP and Bismarck, ND. They just spent their first holiday together! Alright … we know that sounds like gossip, but it’s totally true. Our Photo Weekends instructors Tim Cooper and Doug Johnson spent the St. Patrick’s Day weekend in the fantastic town of Bismarck, North Dakota, where they […]