Photography Destination: Sedona, Arizona
August 10, 2011  Author:   (1)

What sets Sedona apart from the rest of the southwest? For one thing you’ve never seen red rock the same brilliant color anywhere else. Instructor Tim Cooper, leads a workshop in Sedona every fall and has spent a good deal of time photographing around the four corners region. With the amount of time he’s spent […]

RMSP 365 Day Project: Day 78
August 5, 2011  Author:  

This image was taken by Melanie Wright.

What People Are Saying About Bella Italia
August 4, 2011  Author:  

If our instructors were superheroes, Elizabeth Stone and Tony Rizzuto would be the Dynamic Duo. Oh if only they wore capes to class. I digress. The rave reviews are still coming in about their workshop in Italy that was inspiring, fun, educational and resulted in beautiful images.  Take a look at what people are saying. […]

Interview with Alaska Photographer Michael DeYoung
August 3, 2011  Author:   (1)

Michael DeYoung is a new workshop instructor for RMSP in 2012. He will be teaching an incredibly unique workshop in Alaska. I was able to catch Michael via Skype before he made his annual journey from New Mexico to Alaska for the summer. It was so much fun to talk to him and hear about […]

Sneak Peek at Three of Our 2012 Workshops
August 1, 2011  Author:  

We typically announce our upcoming courses in October by way of our catalog and website. Occasionally, some of our programs are so exciting that we can’t help but spill the beans a little early. This is one of those years. We have three workshops in particular that we are very excited about: Storybook Holland: Focus on […]

Alumni Friday: Rita Pignato
July 29, 2011  Author:   (2)

Rita Pignato is a fine art photographer with an emphasis on landscape, travel, architecture, street photography and printing. Rita spent thirty years in the print production business before fully pursuing her passion for photography. She always loved photography, but life and her career put her love of the art on the back burner. Rita took […]

Photography Destination: The San Juan Islands
July 27, 2011  Author:  

National Geographic Traveler recently named the San Juan Islands one of the best summer destinations for 2011.  Well, Nati Geo, we are way ahead of you on this one … or at least our instructor Eileen Rafferty is. Eileen will be leading a photography workshop in the San Juans at the end of August.  This […]

RMSP 365 Day Project: Day 76

This image was taken by Melanie Wright.

RMSP 365 Day Project: Day 75
July 25, 2011  Author:   (2)

This image was taken by Melanie Wright.

60 Second Exposure-June’s Assignment Gallery
July 20, 2011  Author:   (2)

In June’s assignment, participants were asked to photograph something, anything, for 60 seconds. As easy as it sounds, people found this assignment to be challenging. How do you adjust your camera settings to keep your shutter speed at 60 seconds without overexposing the image? Some of the things people did were to use a neutral […]

Sunny 16 – July Assignment
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The summer is a perfect time to practice using the “Sunny 16” method of exposure. Sunny 16 is a way to determine the exposure of a scene without a meter. Seem difficult? It’s really not. Neil Chaput de Saintonge’s recent articles on Sunny 16 are chock full of great information that simplifies this technique and […]

RMSP 365 Day Project: Day 74
July 19, 2011  Author:  

This photograph was taken by Marcy James.

Alumni Friday: Tom Robertson
July 15, 2011  Author:  

This past Sunday was the Missoula Marathon and RMSP alum Tom Robertson has thousands of images to prove it. Tom attended the Career Training Program in 2008. Since starting his own photography business, Tom has very successfully combined “his impulse to document with a love of sport and adventure.” When he’s not traveling to places […]

Alumni Friday: Mike Tittel
July 8, 2011  Author:  

Mike Tittel attended Summer Intensive in 2003 and is an amazing adventure/sports/fitness/lifestyle photographer based out of Salt Lake City, Utah. Whether shooting on location with lights, models and stylists or on the side of a mountain while ice climbing, Mike’s photographs show a clear love of adventure.  You don’t get the quality of images that […]