10 Tips for Taking Better Thanksgiving Photos
November 22, 2017  Author:   (0)

In between touchdown cheers and the timing of the turkey and green bean casserole, photos will be taken. And invariably, there will be photos of your family members as well as the Thanksgiving Day feast. In light of this, RMSP extends our 10 Tips for Better Thanksgiving Day Photography. 1. Use Natural Light Nothing will […]

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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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Professional Intensive Q&A … Live!
July 6, 2017  Author:   (0)

By now you’ve probably heard about our upcoming, brand new, heavy-hitting Professional Intensive (PI) program. For anyone out there who is embarking on a first career or considering a career change, there is currently no better option in the photo industry to receive the training and education needed to dive into a photography career with both […]

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Photographing Bonnaroo with Ryan Mastro
June 1, 2017  Author:   (4)

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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Q&A With NPPA Editor Tom Burton
May 23, 2017  Author:  

I did a lot of researching and investigating as I was looking around for who could be a judge in our first-ever U.S. Armed Services Photo Contest. I targeted my approach toward military-related photographers. This was definitely fruitful as the path led me to this guy. But in the process, I noticed that the vast majority […]

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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:   (1)

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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Lindsay Adler’s 5 Tips for Becoming a Professional Photographer
April 26, 2017  Author:  

Fashion photographer Lindsay Adler has risen to the top of her industry as both a photographer and educator. Based in New York City, her fashion editorials have appeared in numerous fashion and photography publications including Marie Claire, InStyle, Elle, Rangefinder, Professional Photographer and dozens more. As a photographic educator and having been named one of […]

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

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:  

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:  

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:  

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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