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Cell Phone Photography

By Chris Corradino on December 25th, 2012

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

Incident and Gray Card Readings

By George Delgado on December 25th, 2012

How do you meter a sunset? Or a flag backlit by the sun? Or a very dark-skinned subject? Or any other "tricky" exposure situation? One way is to point your…

Picture of the Month Hot Air Balloons

By NYIP Staff on December 25th, 2012

Photo by NYIP Student Douglas Russell Color photography, not surprisingly, has always been about the color and the most effective examples are those in which color is a critically important…

Winter Photography Tips

By Tom Cavalieri on December 22nd, 2012

Plan on using your digital camera outdoors for winter photography? Take a few tips from this photographer's summer assignment. August. Not normally a month to be taking digital photos in…

Photographer's Spotlight: Nicholas Nixon

By NYIP Staff on December 19th, 2012

Editor's Note: One of the great benefits of the Internet is that there is a tremendous amount of information about photographers now available on line. From Ansel Adams to Monte…

How to Take Great Skiiing and Snowboarding Photos

By NYIP Staff on December 12th, 2012

Sports photography is fun and interesting. We're talking here about downhill skiing and snowboarding, though the tips for great downhill photos are true for cross country skiing as well. Before…

What the Camera Companies Don't Want You to Hear

By NYIP Staff on November 30th, 2012

Warning: the following article is likely to cause a bit of discussion, but Chris is a serious photographer and teacher, and he calls them as he sees them. In addition…

Choosing Subjects for Black and White Photos

By Bernhard J Suess on November 26th, 2012

We're very pleased to turn our Back to Black-and-White feature over to Bernhard J Suess for the next series of articles on creating black and white photographs. As many of…

Indecently Long Lenses in the Hands of a Spy

By Chris Corradino on November 26th, 2012

At approximately 11am on Tuesday, I received a call at NYIP Headquarters that went something like this: "Would you like to be interviewed by Inside Edition and possibly use a…

Travel Photography Tips Part 2

By Chris Corradino on November 15th, 2012

Recently, NYIP Student Advisor Chris Corradino had the chance to lead a 2012 Autumn Arts Photo Workshop in Tuscany, Italy. In Part 1 of Travel Photography Tips from Abroad, Chris…