Five things you’ll learn at a Weekend Intensive
January 13, 2017  Author:   (0)

Our Weekend Intensive program has been running strong for years, and this year we are bringing these two-day events to Missoula, Austin, Los Angeles, Leesburg, Seattle, and Denver. These events really are FULL days packed with a ton of photography knowledge, but since you might not know exactly what this weekend could give you, School […]

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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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Come learn about lenses!
January 10, 2017  Author:   (0)

As we approach the first our six 2017 Weekend Intensives, we are delighted to be in front of our hometown crowd. Missoulians are always so much fun to teach to, and always prove to be hungry to learn more about their cameras. So it’s rather perfect that RMSP owner, founder and instructor Neil Chaput de […]

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The Beauty of Alpenglow
December 13, 2016  Author:  

As landscape photographers we certainly relish in the time of day known as the magic hour. This is a time in which the transitions from twilight into sunrise or sunset provide us such beautiful drama to our scenes. During this daily ritual, the characteristics of light change drastically between two distinct phases. This dramatic transformation […]

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Livestream Photo Shoot? Oh yeah!
December 12, 2016  Author:  

As a general statement, I think most people like to see a good behind-the-scenes photo, regardless of what the subject matter is. But when it comes to photographers getting a sneak peek into how other photographers create their images … well, let’s just say that we might possibly be a little obsessed. OK, maybe A LOT […]

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10 Places to Photograph in Austin, TX
November 28, 2016  Author:   (1)

The second Weekend Intensive we have coming up in 2017 happens to be taking place in the funky, fun-loving town of Austin, TX. I was going to load up the RMSP motorhome to take an epic road trip to the ATX, but then I realized Missoula, MT is a little more than 1800 miles from […]

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Life Amongst the Leaves
November 21, 2016  Author:  

Fall clouds and record rainfall don’t usually bode well for bug photography, but this year was an exception. Amidst the turning leaves and decaying vines there was life still eking out its survival. I took some chances between (and sometimes in) the rain showers and was rewarded with a few of my best opportunities of […]

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10 Places to Photograph in Missoula, MT
November 14, 2016  Author:  

Every year, in the run up to our Weekend Intensive season, we like to dig into the internet to find some of the best places for photographers to shoot in each city we plan on visiting. Our hope is that after having their notebooks (and brains) stuffed full of information on how to use their […]

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10 Tips for Working in Adobe Lightroom
November 7, 2016  Author:  

Remember back in the days before Adobe Lightroom, or Bridge, or whatever sort of software photographers used to organize and manage their images? Compared to today’s functionality, it seems crazy that any of us put up with whatever archaic process we were using! But alas, we are living in the future and get to reap […]

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Lindsay Adler is Coming to Missoula
October 5, 2016  Author:  

Lindsay Adler – NYC-based Fashion Photographer and Canon Explorer of Light UC Theater on the University of Montana Campus Missoula, MT October 27, 2016 7:00 – 9:30 pm   In association with the UM School of Journalism, we are excited to announce that Lindsay Adler, who was named one of the top 10 fashion photographers in the […]

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Documentary Project Fund Holiday Print Sale
September 29, 2016  Author:  

A number of years back, our good friend and longtime instructor Lynn Hoffman-Brouse teamed up with other photographers to create the Documentary Project Fund (DPF). It is the goal of the DPF to raise money to fund projects being created by photographers around the globe. to date, they have funded a number of photographers to […]

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The 411 on Basic Photography in Monterey, CA
September 13, 2016  Author:  

In 2017 RMSP instructor Lynn Hoffman-Brouse will be holding a version of our Basic Photography workshop in Monterey, CA. For the past several years, she has led this course in the Texas Hill Country, but the time has come to switch up the scenery! I caught up with Lynn to get a bit more information about the […]

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When One Door Closes, Another Opens
August 1, 2016  Author:  

When One Door Closes, Another Opens (or substitute your own cliché here) Have you ever planned a shoot only to have things go wrong or fall apart? It happened to me – twice – on what has become my own annual two-day dragonfly fest near Las Vegas. Funny thing, though, the turn of events stretched […]

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Expert Advice: Email Service Providers
July 26, 2016  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 occassion a blogger from the WM team will be contributing to this expert advice column. In this latest installment, Anna Donnella writes about email service providers.     […]

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13 Life Lessons I Learned at RMSP
July 13, 2016  Author:  

Article and photos created and copyrighted by Forest Woodward. When I was twelve years old, our family friends Neil and Jeanne Chaput de Saintonge (founders of RMSP) came for a visit to our home in Washington State. Recognizing our interest in photography, they invited my older sister Autumn and I to attend a basic black and […]

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