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Rehabilitation Through Photography

By Chuck DeLaney on July 24th, 2012

There are a number of wonderful non-profit organizations that use photography to enrich people's lives. Over the years, we've heard from NYIP students who are involved in all kinds of…

Baseball Photography Tips

By NYIP Staff on July 18th, 2012

While it's fun to look at baseball photos in newspapers and magazines, you don't have to be a world-famous photojournalist to take exciting baseball pictures of your favorite team, its…

Picture of the Month Hand in Hand

By NYIP Staff on July 16th, 2012

Rudyard Kipling wrote that East is East and West is West and never the twain shall meet.  Perhaps that may have been true in the 19th century when ethnic differences…

Digital Studio Lighting

By Richard Martin on July 12th, 2012

Before I begin with the topic of digital studio lighting, I want to correct a misconception about lights for digital capture, especially strobes. Some people think you need special "digital"…

Artistic Cell Phone Photography

By Chris Corradino on July 12th, 2012

Whether you use a smart device like an iPhone or an Android, or a more compact cell phone, chances are that you have a camera in your pocket right now.…

Developing an Iphone App

By Chris Corradino on July 12th, 2012

There was no celebration, only cautious optimism. It had been several months since I began development of the NYIP iPhone app. Now, as I clicked to submit, it was in…

Photographing Dogs

By Jerry Rice on June 25th, 2012

I've been evaluating NYIP student assignments for nineteen years now. In that time there has scarcely ever been a week that I haven't seen the photograph of at least one…

Google Instant Preview

By Chris Corradino on June 25th, 2012

If you've recently used Google to search the Web, you may have noticed the magnifying glass icon that appears to the right of every page listing. When clicked, a small…

How to Photograph Fireworks

By NYIP Staff on June 22nd, 2012

Editor's Note: When we first ran "How To Shoot Fireworks" little did we know it would become one of our "Top Ten" most requested "How-To" Articles. Because so many people…

Planning for a Photo Vacation

By Jim Bartman on June 22nd, 2012

I like vacations. But for some inexplicable reason, I always forget to take them. Maybe it's because I like my work so much. I don't know. What I do know…