EDUCATIONAL PARTNERS

RMSP partners with some of the best photographic companies in the industry. With their support, we can provide our students with educational discounts, equipment they can use while they learn with us, and in-depth education on the tools of the photographic trade. This allows our students to head into the world knowing they have had access to the best gear in the industry while also getting the most in-depth education available. We stand behind these companies because of their excellent products, services, and prices. Please consider using these fine companies as resources for your photographic needs.

B&H sells pretty much anything you could need as a professional photographer or cinematographer. They have become the go-to store for professionals who need excellent customer service, fast shipping, and the best prices. All of our students are also automatically eligible for the B&H EDU Advantage program, which offers special discounts on thousands of items. B&H has also been one of our EDU partners longer than any other company. Thank you, B&H!
Sony has quickly become a leader in the mirrorless camera world, and we are proud to call them one of our EDU partners. Our Summer Intensive and Professional Intensive students can borrow Sony gear during the program, and our students get discounts on Sony gear through the B&H EDU Advantage program. Sony makes an outstanding lineup of cameras and lenses for professional and enthusiast photographers.
Canon has been a key player in the photography world for decades. They continue to push out high-quality, industry leading products for photographers and filmmakers. Throughout the years (thanks to the generosity of Canon), we have amassed a large collection of Canon equipment for our students to borrow when they learn with us. We stand behind Canon’s quality, customer service and product selection. Canon is also one of our longest running EDU partners. Thank you, Canon!
Profoto creates some of the best lights and light-shaping tools in the industry. Their lights and modifiers are incredibly well-built, easy to use, and used by professionals around the world.
Over the years, Sigma has emerged as a leader in lens technology. Their lenses are an incredible combination of sharp, durable, and affordable; we recommend them highly.
What more needs to be said? Adobe creates the amazing software used by most of the creative world. To make things better, RMSP students get access to special educational pricing on Adobe software!
Capture One Pro is one of the leading image editing and camera tethering programs in the industry. Our Professional Intensive students each receive their own copy of Capture One Pro and the opportunity for Phase One Certified Professional training.
Blink-bid is used extensively in our Professional Intensive program. Among other things, Blink-Bid allows commercial photographers to quickly create and distribute complex bids to their clients.
Irix makes some of the best lenses for night, landscape, or architecture photography. They are available in a variety of mounts and offer exceptional sharpness and precision. Students learning with us in-person in Missoula can try them out while they are here!
This company makes one of the nicest DSLR/Mirrorless tracking mounts for astrophotographers. All their products are handmade in Hungary and RMSP students can receive 10% off of the LighTrack II mount.
Tether Tools makes a full lineup of products to help you seamlessly tether your camera to the computer either in the studio or on location. Their Aero tables and tether cables are favorites among our students and staff.
Paper & Ink is a fine-art printing company right here in Montana. They provide some of the best print quality and customer service available in the entire country. The best part? Paper & Ink is owned by one of our longtime RMSP instructors!
Lensbaby produces specialty lenses that push the limits of visual creativity. If you are looking for a unique look and feel for your images, Lensbaby has you covered.
Wonderful Machine is an art-production agency with over 600 photographers in 44 countries offering a full range of production services. Many RMSP graduates are represented by Wonderful Machine!
Pixpa is a great option for an easy-to-use website builder, and they offer a special discount to our students and alumni. Their site templates will have your portfolio looking great in no time!
Crafters of expert fine art papers since 1557. Canson produces a wide variety of media to support your artistic endeavors, and we love using their inkjet papers in our print labs.
One of the foremost online print labs, AU prioritizes helping you honor the meaningful in your life through printed photo gifts, books, and more. With a focus on high quality and elevated design, they hope to make permanence of what matters most.
Photography Presets help you make beautiful photos, faster. Mastin Lab’s authentic film emulation presets for Adobe Lightroom & ACR, and Capture One Pro are some of the best in the industry, and our students receive a special discount on their products!
A leader in the photographic industry, PDN keeps you up to date with the latest photography news headlines, tips, and techniques for professional photographers.
You only get one chance to get it right. So get it right with Senal. Turn monitoring into precise monitoring. Recording into exact recording. Broadcasting into clear broadcasting.
Photography is about far more than the picture. It’s about all the problem-solving you do to take that picture. Find the solution to your lighting problem with Impact.
Shoot and share. Capture all your awesome experiences and share them for the world to see.
Professional photo accessories for smart people. Dedicated to empowering photographers and enhancing their experience.
Take your photography to the next level with Oben. When your career is on the line, you can’t risk it all on a tripod that might work. You need professional tripods you can depend on. You need Oben.
Reliable and honest power. Professional replacement batteries and chargers for photo cameras, drones, camcorders, and more.
Reliable. Rugged. Ruggard. It’s not just what’s in the bag that counts. Protect your gear in style with Ruggard’s extensive lineup of bags, cases, pouches, and sleeves.
Snow doesn’t hold you back. Mud doesn’t hold you back. Don’t let your tripod hold you back. Experience the ultimate stability. Experience a truly modular design. Experience Robus.
Join the LED revolution. Luxli. Where LED technology gets the upgrade it deserves. Where your creative needs are met. Where you can finally #RGBCreative.
Your one-stop lighting source. No matter the job, no matter the problem, we have the solution with our wide range of LED lights.
Smarten up your game. Score one of our gaming chairs or headsets and game on.
You have the vision. You have the story. And we have the technology. Begin your creative journey with Polsen.