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

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:   (0)

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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Meet Staff Sgt. Kenny Holston
April 25, 2017  Author:   (0)

In the run up to our first-ever U.S. Armed Services Photo Contest (which is currently happening through May 31, 2017), I scoured the internet trying to find a few great, qualified people who could act as judges for us. While my hunt resulted in many, many accomplished individuals, all roads kept on leading back to one […]

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Becoming a People Photographer. In Cambodia.
April 20, 2017  Author:   (0)

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:   (0)

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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Expert Advice: Wealth Management for Photographers
March 16, 2017  Author:   (0)

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, Bill Cramer writes about a littl etopic we’d […]

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Barnyard Safari: How to Become a Better Animal Photographer
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This is a guest blog post from award-winning photographer and RMSP educator Pam Voth who shares her inspiration for creating the Barnyard Safari class and how it can make you a better animal photographer.  Each Spring and Fall, she shares her passion for photographing animals in this adult education class she developed. This class offers […]

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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:   (0)

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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Livestream Photo Shoot with Jeff McLain
March 2, 2017  Author:   (0)

Join photographer, videographer and Professional Intensive lighting instructor Jeff McLain tonight (3/2/17) at 7:00 pm MST for another one of our new favorite things … a Livestream Photo Shoot*! Follow along on our Facebook page as Jeff demonstrates how to pull off a silky smooth, seamless, and (mostly) stainless “wine pour” photo shoot. You will get […]

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10 Places to Photograph in Leesburg
February 9, 2017  Author:   (0)

You might be thinking to yourself … “How is it that a photography school in Missoula, MT has an event coming up in Leesburg, VA? Say whaaaaatt?” It’s true, our fourth Weekend Intensive of 2017 will be taking place in Leesburg, VA at the Best Western Leesburg Hotel & Conference Center. Sure, it’s 2,296 miles away […]

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Meet 2016 Graduate Jonah Besel
January 24, 2017  Author:   (0)

” … The contest made me realize what I could do if I took the unpopular decision and moved to Missoula instead of going to college.” It’s true. Traditional four-year colleges aren’t for everyone. Each and every person has different interests, passions, and goals for how they want to shape their lives. And no one […]

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10 Places to Photograph in Denver, CO
January 23, 2017  Author:   (0)

On May 6 – 7, our traveling Weekend Intensive program will be making its last stop of the season in The Mile-High City. Despite the fact that it is about 900 miles away from our hometown of Missoula, MT we always look forward to visiting Denver, CO because every time it feels like we are right at […]

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Shooting Birds and Bugs … Texas Style
January 13, 2017  Author:   (0)

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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