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21 Habits of Successful Photographers - #1: Always Be Aware

By NYIP Staff on September 24th, 2014

NYIP Mentor and Industry Veteran Patrick Donahue, has studied the professional habits of the world’s most successful photographers, every week we’ll share one of his 21 habits of successful photographers.…

Listen Before You Look - NYIP Photo Snack

By NYIP Staff on September 19th, 2014

In this week’s NYIP Photo Snack, we examine how listening with our eyes can help you see better. Robert Frank said "the eye should learn to listen before it looks."…

The Minimalist’s Guide to Mirrorless Cameras

By Chris Corradino on September 17th, 2014

The tools of the trade are changing in a hurry. This time, it’s DSLR sales that are slumping while smaller mirrorless cameras surge forward. Professional photographers who once relied on…

The Photographer's Reality - NYIP Photo Snack

By NYIP Staff on September 11th, 2014

In this week’s NYIP photo snack, we look at a photographer’s ability to create his or her own reality. Alfred Stieglitz told us, "In photography there is a reality so…

A Lesson in Creative Composition

By Chris Corradino on September 5th, 2014

Showing more of the environment actually strengthens the overall impact of an image. Here at NYIP, we often stress the importance of simplifying one’s composition. This is primarily accomplished by…

The Hidden Details - NYIP Photo Snack

By NYIP Staff on September 4th, 2014

In this week's NYIP photo snack, we highlight how photography can help you see the world around you. Dorothea Lange said, "A camera is a tool for learning how to…

Partner Up - NYIP Photo Snack

By NYIP Staff on August 27th, 2014

In this week’s NYIP photo snack, we focus on the practice of taking photos with a partner. Photography doesn’t have to be a solitary activity. Try photographing with a partner.…

Developing Relationships - NYIP Photo Snack

By on August 21st, 2014

In this week’s NYIP photo snack, we highlight the importance of developing relationships with your subjects. Alfred Eisenstaedt said, "It is more important to click with the people than to…

A Lesson in Instincts and Selfies

By Chris Corradino on August 18th, 2014

The word "selfie" is now officially part of the English dictionary. Would you turn your back on the Queen of England if she was walking towards you? Five years ago,…

Creativity as a Daily Practice - NYIP Photo Snack

By NYIP Staff on August 13th, 2014

In this week’s NYIP Photo snack, we highlight the importance of daily practice for a photographer. We all tend to freeze when we've finished a project and aren't quite sure…