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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…

Self Promotion for Photographers - NYIP Photo Snack

By NYIP Staff on August 7th, 2014

In this week’s NYIP photo snack, we look at the concept of self-promotion. Some of us feel that self-promotion is the antithesis of creativity. We see it as a drain…

A Lesson in Capturing History

By Chris Corradino on August 1st, 2014

When photographer Dirck Halstead captured this image in 1996, he filed it along with hundreds of others from that evening. Little did he know what he had captured. At the…

Where's Your Creative Atmosphere? - NYIP Photo Snack

By NYIP Staff on July 24th, 2014

In this week’s NYIP photo snack, we stress the importance of atmosphere when it comes to making pictures. Writers like a cabin in the woods. Painters love an empty white…