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

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 […]

PHOTO WEEKEND, RMSP NEWS, WORKSHOPS
What camera should I buy?
November 23, 2016  Author:   (2)

It’s that time of year when many people start thinking about what they want to buy their friends and loved ones for the holidays. A camera can make a great gift and can offer the receiver years of fun, artistic expression, and (with the right education), a career! When it comes to choosing a camera, […]

EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
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 […]

INSTRUCTORS, RMSP NEWS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
Digital Imaging Workflow
January 20, 2015  Author:   (1)

One of the most important skills for the modern photographer to have is a solid workflow that takes them through all the steps from capture to output. Because many people are intimidated by the computer, they will easily become lost and lose sight of the goal they had when they began editing a set of […]

EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
Digital Imaging Workflow
February 29, 2012  Author:   (3)

Back in the film days, people would shoot through a roll of film, bring it to the lab and get their slides developed. Then, if they wanted a print, they would bring the slide back to the lab to have a print made. This process was repeated over and over again, until digital came along. […]

CAREER TRAINING, WORKSHOPS
Creating Star Trail Images (Part II)
March 16, 2011  Author:   (5)

It’s time for the second installment on shooting star trails. In Part II I explain how to take the group of images you captured in your camera (from Part I) and put them together into one complete image. Before we start, I would like to point out that while  this is the way I like […]

EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
Creating Star Trail Images (Part I)
February 16, 2011  Author:   (8)

I believe that those who photograph at night provide us “day dwellers” with a totally different perspective on the world. Star trail photography is a technique that many people may never attempt but is not as difficult as it may seem. This topic will be presented in two parts. In this article, I will discuss the […]

RMSP NEWS
Backpacking With Your Camera
December 14, 2010  Author:   (13)

I have gone on many backpacking trips in the past few years.  One thing that I always have to consider when I’m preparing is, what camera equipment should I take along? The following information doesn’t apply only to backpacking; it also really applies to any instance when you’re doing some sort of outside adventure and […]

EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
Tilt-Shift Lenses (Part II)
November 16, 2010  Author:   (12)

Welcome to Part II of my two-part post on tilt-shift lenses.  Part I addressed the tilt function of these unique tools. This week, I will be talking about the other control that is available – the shift. To put it VERY simply, shifting the lens (either up, down, left or right) gives the photographer the […]

EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
Tilt-Shift Lenses (Part I)
November 9, 2010  Author:   (6)

Few things are more iconic of the older style of photography than that of the photographer using a view camera with a black cloth over their head. I know that when I was a kid, I viewed a serious photographer as one of those people. Needless to say, things have changed quite a bit since […]

EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE, TIPS & TECHNIQUES