Using Your Personality Strengths to Develop your Photographic Style
July 24, 2017  Author:   (3)

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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Help Portrait is Happening at RMSP Again
November 23, 2016  Author:  

We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting and taking part in the international movement called Help Portrait again this year. Founded by celebrity photographer Jeremy Cowart, HELP-PORTRAIT is an international, non-profit movement of photographers, hair stylists, makeup artists, and volunteers who use their time, equipment, and expertise to give back to those who may not […]

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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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Let’s Get Close Up Part 1: Equipment
April 1, 2015  Author:  

In the past, RMSP has published blogs from Steve Russell and Tony Rizzuto on creative ways to shoot close-up, from insects to using achromatic filters and double exposures. In this post I’ll discuss an easy and cost effective way to get closer to your subject using one of the most versatile pieces of close up […]

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Double Vision Part 1: Making Your Macro Shots Stand Out
December 15, 2014  Author:  

Stop for a second and picture a good macro shot in your mind. What does it look like? More importantly, what does it feel like? Seriously, do it, I can wait…… Okay, so you need some inspiration? Here are a couple of images that might help you along. Now, the answers will be different for […]

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Exploring Your Subject, Part II
September 25, 2013  Author:  

Going Beyond One Picture Last week In Part I of Exploring Your Subject, I introduced the concepts of environmental, intimate and abstract portraits. These approaches are means of exploring your subject so that “no stone is left unturned” in the process of searching for that one expression that communicates how we feel about the subject. […]

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2013 Career Training Assistant Michelle Gustafson
May 2, 2013  Author:   (1)

In the run up to the beginning of our Career Training program every year, the activity level usually gets cranked to 11 around the halls of RMSP. We get busy making sure our facilities are prepared, curriculum is dialed in, and everything is in order. Part of this process is welcoming our incoming assisting staff […]

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