Using Your Personality Strengths to Develop your Photographic Style
July 24, 2017  Author:   (1)

There have been so many times in my photography career when I have felt like a hamster in a wheel running my little legs off – only to look up and realize I’m not half as far as I had hoped to be. Without focused intention, I find myself getting caught in “busy work” but […]

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Creating Quality Work When You’re Stressed and Uninspired
July 18, 2017  Author:   (0)

I’m a big fan of Jenna Kutcher’s podcast “Goal Digger.” In it, she often repeats “Stressed work isn’t your best work.” I think we can all agree with this statement wholeheartedly. We’ve all been in a place where details get missed or mistakes happen because of stress. There are many steps we can take to […]

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Photographing Bonnaroo with Ryan Mastro
June 1, 2017  Author:   (2)

Over the years, we have seen our fair share of people who enroll in our programs because they are eager to hone their photo skills so they can apply them to their passion of photographing music. And who can blame them??!! Between the ever-changing and oftentimes dramatic lighting, raw energy, unscripted moments, and the obvious […]

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Five Reasons Why I Bagged My Best Wildlife Photos Ever
May 16, 2017  Author:   (1)

A friend of mine and I just spent eight days in Florida for the express purpose of photographing wildlife – birds mostly, but some bugs, a few alligators and even an unexpected SpaceX rocket launch. The quality of photos this trip surpassed anything I’ve produced before … and there are five good reasons why. Here […]

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Expert Advice: Print Portfolios
May 3, 2017  Author:   (1)

To bring a new voice, a valuable perspective, and great advice for all photographers to our blog, we have teamed up with the fine folks at Wonderful Machine. On occasion a blogger from the WM team will be contributing to this expert advice column. In this article, Stacy Swiderski shines a light on the power […]

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Lindsay Adler’s 5 Tips for Becoming a Professional Photographer
April 26, 2017  Author:   (0)

Fashion photographer Lindsay Adler has risen to the top of her industry as both a photographer and educator. Based in New York City, her fashion editorials have appeared in numerous fashion and photography publications including Marie Claire, InStyle, Elle, Rangefinder, Professional Photographer and dozens more. As a photographic educator and having been named one of […]

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Becoming a People Photographer. In Cambodia.
April 20, 2017  Author:  

This is a guest blog post written by longtime RMSP workshop student and 2010 Career Training graduate Scott Sharick. Since completing our Summer and Advanced Intensive courses, Scott has been no stranger to Southeast Asia, specifically Cambodia, where he has been living for the past couple of years. At one point in his photographic life, […]

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Expert Advice: Ford Fusion Facebook Campaign
April 4, 2017  Author:  

To bring a new voice, a valuable perspective, and great advice for all photographers to our blog, we have teamed up with the fine folks at Wonderful Machine. On occasion a blogger from the WM team will be contributing to this expert advice column. In this latest installment, Craig Oppenheimer shines the light on the […]

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Five Ways Summer Intensive Transformed Me. And My Life.
March 6, 2017  Author:   (3)

It took me 56 years and a forced layoff from my job to jump into photography with both feet and sign up for RMSP’s Summer Intensive (SI) back in 2009 – and it changed my life. No, I did not become a pro. I did not become famous or make a lot of money from […]

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Shifting the Landscape: Landscape Photography with a Tilt-Shift Lens
March 3, 2017  Author:   (1)

This is a guest post written and photographed by 2015 RMSP Alum Rob Gappert. Check out Rob’s site here and see what he is up to by following him on Instagram.         There are a lot of important elements that go into having a successful landscape photograph. Of course, you have to […]

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Photographing the Presidential Inauguration
February 3, 2017  Author:  

This is a guest post written by 2011 RMSP Career Training graduate Michelle Gustafson about her experience covering the 2017 Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C. for the Wall Street Journal. To check out more of Michelle’s work, visit her website at michellegustafsonphoto.com and follow her on Instagram here. Since graduating, Michelle has been steadily gaining experience as a […]

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10 Places to Photograph in Pasadena
February 1, 2017  Author:  

So, check THIS out: “A severe Indiana winter during 1872-73 prompted a group of friends from Indianapolis to form an investment group with the purpose of moving to the warmer climate of Southern California. Sent to scout the area, D. M. Berry recommended purchasing a portion of the Rancho San Pasqual, which later became Pasadena.” […]

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The Wolves of West Yellowstone
January 30, 2017  Author:   (2)

This is a guest post written and photographed by 2015 RMSP Alum Rob Gappert. Check out Rob’s site here and see what he is up to by following him on Instagram.       I’ve seen wild wolves in places like Alaska, Glacier National Park, and Yellowstone.  Unfortunately, getting a good photograph, or what I […]

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Shooting Birds and Bugs … Texas Style
January 13, 2017  Author:  

I spent the week following Christmas shooting wildlife at and around South Padre Island (SPI) at the southern tip of Texas. The draw for me was the anticipated warmth (70-85 degrees), the SPI Birding and Nature Center on the island and Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge about 45 minutes away on the mainland. Last year […]

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10 Places to Photograph in Seattle
January 11, 2017  Author:   (1)

Our fifth Weekend Intensive coming up in 2017 happens to be taking place in a little town that we here in Missoula refer to as West Missoula. Sure it’s about 500 miles to the west, but that still counts, right? Of course we’re talking about Seattle! And no, I am not going to make any references […]

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