Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits for Photography School
April 4, 2016  Author:  

Are you a veteran (or spouse or dependent of a veteran) who qualifies for the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill? Are you interested in receiving professional training in photography? Did you know that our Career Training program is approved for GI Bill benefits? Curious? Read on! Rocky Mountain School of Photography has been working with the Veterans […]

CAREER TRAINING, RMSP EXPERIENCE, RMSP NEWS
Sallie Mae – Career Training Smart Option Student Loan
April 14, 2015  Author:  

Do you want to become a professional photographer? Have you have been “dreaming” about our Career Training Program for years and have never been able to make it work.   Sallie Mae is here to help you make your dreams come true! RMSP is not a federally accredited school, therefore our students do not qualify for Federal […]

CAREER TRAINING, RMSP EXPERIENCE
RMSP Graduate Profile: Ben Reed
April 6, 2015  Author:   (3)

This is a post by contributing author and RMSP Career Training graduate Charlie Bulla.  It’s always exciting to chat and visit with RMSP folks, whether that means staff, instructors, your classmates or other alum. So, does that make hanging out with multiple RMSP’ers in Hawaii extra special? It sure did for me! The RMSP family […]

GUEST POST, INSPIRATION, RMSP EXPERIENCE, RMSP NEWS, STUDENT HIGHLIGHTS
In the Spirit of Ansel Adams: Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons in Black and White – Guest Article by Steve Russell
December 5, 2014  Author:   (2)

At the tail end of Fall I had a chance to join a small group of experienced photographers on a photo expedition to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Our goals were to “hunt” and “shoot” wild animals, photograph the Milky Way, and capture the grandeur of the Teton mountain range. Of course, this is […]

GUEST POST, INSPIRATION, PHOTO WEEKEND, RMSP EXPERIENCE, RMSP NEWS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
Refining Masks in Photoshop
September 11, 2014  Author:  

Refining Selections The marching ants that represent selections have been around forever. But it doesn’t mean that they are the best tool for the job; it’s just all we have had until recently. Some years back Adobe gave us the Refine Edge tool. In addition to viewing the selection in a different way, it gives […]

EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE, INSTRUCTORS, RMSP EXPERIENCE, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
Shooting a Realistic HDR Image
March 19, 2014  Author:  

The High Dynamic Range Image HDR imagery can be considered a recent fad or a well-worn technique, depending on how you look at it. In the early days, film failed to produce visible detail in the highlight and shadow values of high-contrast scenes. Because of this, photographers resorted to difficult and tedious darkroom techniques to […]

INSTRUCTORS, RMSP EXPERIENCE, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
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 […]

INSTRUCTORS, PHOTO WEEKEND, RMSP EXPERIENCE
Handholding Techniques
January 9, 2014  Author:   (1)

“To hand hold or not to hand hold,” that is the question. Throughout the history of photography the tripod has been a blessing and a curse, a love and hate relationship for sure. Most well-traveled photographers know how important the tripod is when you need to maximize depth of field with small apertures or shoot […]

INSTRUCTORS, RMSP EXPERIENCE, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
Should I Take Basic or Intermediate?
November 1, 2013  Author:  

Hooray, the new RMSP catalog is out! But now it’s time to make some important decisions. This time of year we get emails from people wanting to know which workshop they should take. Tough choice, I know; so many workshops…so few vacation days. When someone asks about my favorite workshops, I always mention our foundation […]

INSTRUCTORS, RMSP EXPERIENCE
RMSP featured in The Missoulian. Twice.
August 26, 2013  Author:  

Sometimes there’s nothing better than waking up and enjoying your morning coffee while reading the paper – whether online or the good ‘ol fashioned way. Yesterday was one of those days for all of at RMSP, and truly, for anyone ever connected to our school. Missoula’s local newspaper, The Missoulian ran a pair of excellent […]

RMSP EXPERIENCE, WORKSHOPS
RMSP + Ladies Home Journal
August 7, 2013  Author:  

Every once in a while it feels good to pat yourself on the back. Today is one of those days. A while back, we were contacted by an editor and then a writer from Ladies Home Journal Magazine letting us know they wanted to include our school in some sort of article they were putting […]

RMSP EXPERIENCE, WORKSHOPS
Shooting Into the Sun: Back-light + Flash = Cool Effects
June 20, 2013  Author:  

I have long shot macro mostly with side- or front-light, although using a macro twin flash gives me the flexibility to shoot in most any direction. However, it wasn’t until recently that I discovered shooting directly into the sun can create some very cool effects – under the right circumstances. I came upon a butterfly […]

RMSP EXPERIENCE, TIPS & TECHNIQUES