Checking In With Photo Contest Winner Jeffrey Huang
November 29, 2016  Author:   (1)

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of making the phone call to the grand prize winner of our 2016 High School Photo Contest, Jeffery Huang of San Diego, CA. After months of viewing and downloading thousands of images from high school-aged students from ALL around the world, I was pretty stoked to finally be […]

Q&AS, RMSP EXPERIENCE
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 […]

PHOTO WEEKEND, RMSP NEWS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
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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What camera should I buy?
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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
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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4 Tips For Photographing Families with Young Kids
November 15, 2016  Author:  

Everyone who has ever tried to get that “perfect family photo” for their holiday card can tell you first hand just how challenging it can be to photograph kids. So how can you get that photo that seems to perfectly capture the personality of your family? That freezes the essence of who they are? And […]

GUEST POST, INSTRUCTORS, TIPS & TECHNIQUES
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 […]

PHOTO WEEKEND, RMSP NEWS, 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
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 […]

CAREER TRAINING, RMSP NEWS
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 […]

RMSP NEWS, RMSP STAFF
The Best Photo is the Next Photo
September 19, 2016  Author:  

Ever produced a perfect image? Not me. By that measure I’ve failed miserably. But I’ve had a great time pursuing one knowing full well that I will never get there, that there is always something to reach for, something else to learn no matter how gratifying an image is at the time. A couple of […]

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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 […]

RMSP NEWS, WORKSHOPS
Wonderful Machine: Print Portfolios
September 8, 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 occasion a blogger from the WM team will be contributing to this expert advice column. In this latest installment, Stacy Swiderski writes about print portfolios.     I’ve been in this […]

GUEST POST, INSPIRATION, THE PHOTO BUSINESS
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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