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Keeping the Smile

By NYIP Staff on July 30th, 2011

As photographers we know that photography has the power to change lives. Usually it is through the images themselves that document situations of turmoil, strife or sacrifice or hope -…

Photographing Cats

By Jerry Rice on July 24th, 2011

It's easy enough, I think, to photograph this world's ugliness; there's an abundance of it and it's all around us, almost everywhere we look. And I know that many photographers…

Getting Rid of Winter Blues

By Richard Martin on July 24th, 2011

When the dark dreary days of winter descend upon us, many people put their cameras away — at least those who live in northern latitudes. But winter offers some opportunities…

How to Take Great Photos of Sunsets

By NYIP Staff on July 18th, 2011

"Ah, Krakatoa, now those were sunsets! If only we had color film back then!" -Quote from the old, old, old photographer. With Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano filling the skies of Northern…

Fireworks Photography Tips

By NYIP Staff on July 1st, 2011

The 4th of July is one of our favorite holidays at the New York Institute of Photography. It marks the United States of America's founding, dated by the promulgation of…

Shooting Fireworks with a Digital Camera

By Jim Bartman on June 30th, 2011

This article on digital photography fireworks tips is part of our special series on photographing fireworks. You can also view our other Fireworks Photography articles on How to Photograph Fireworks…

Picture of the Month Man and Horse

By NYIP Staff on June 1st, 2011

Photo by NYIP Graduate Hannah Starman City dwellers, in time, grow used to the noise, the hustle and bustle, the crushing press of a myriad of people. But for many…

Guide to Choosing the Right Digital Camera

By Richard Martin on May 26th, 2011

Ok, you've decided to take the plunge and buy a digital camera. Or perhaps you already own one and are considering upgrading to a better model. Either way, you may…

Dramatic Landscape Photography Tips

By Chris Corradino on May 14th, 2011

NYI Graduate and Student Advisor Chris Corradino has an active business photographing sports and news stories in the metropolitan New York area. Like many photographers, he also is very serious…

Picture of the Month What Are You Looking At

By Richard Martin on May 14th, 2011

This month, we're glad to note that NYIP Contributing Editor Richard Martin has graciously provided us with his analysis of a provocative student photograph. Students who have had the good…