Images in Drupal RSS Feed, without additional modules

There is an easier way to include the image associated with your node in a Drupal Views RSS feed. No additional modules are required.

Firstly you need to add the Media RSS namespace to your views-view-rss.tpl.php:

Secondly, in the row style template for your RSS feed (mine is called views-view-row-rss–market-news-rss-feed–feed.tpl.php), you need add a media element, and enter your image field name, your image style, and your dimensions:

Lastly, make the field data available to the template above by adding the following to your template.php

Thanks to these guys for the inspiration: