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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…

The Art of Photo Editing - NYIP Photo Snack

By NYIP Staff on July 24th, 2014

In this week’s NYIP photo snack, we examine the art of photo editing. Just as an editor of text sharpens a reader’s experience of words, a good photo editor can…

A Lesson in Using Camera Settings Creatively

By Chris Corradino on July 18th, 2014

Is there an alternative for creative photographers? Take a look at nearly every tutorial on sports photography and you’ll find a recurring theme, fast shutter speeds. This is typically sound…

Let Your Inner Imagination Run Wild! - NYIP Photo Snack

By NYIP Staff on July 16th, 2014

In this week’s NYIP photo snack, we ask that you consider this photographic approach: think like an adult, but act like a kid. Use all that intelligence you’ve fathered as…

The Power of Feelings - NYIP Photo Snack

By NYIP Staff on July 9th, 2014

In this week's NYIP photo snack, we highlight the power of feelings and the importance of incorporating them into your photographs. Maya Angelou once said, "I've learned that people will…