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Seven Ways to Shoot Like Ansel Adams

By Chris Corradino on April 27th, 2011

Most of us think of Ansel Adams primarily as a photographer and an environmentalist. Yet, as this rarely seen documentary shows, he was also an accomplished musician, a writer, and…

Picture of the Month Winter Trees

By NYIP Staff on April 15th, 2011

At the beginning of every Picture of the Month article NYIP has duly informed its readers of the familiar NYIP Guidelines that apply to all photographs. I suggest that you…

How to Take Great Football Photographs Part 1

By Chris Corradino on April 9th, 2011

Editor’s Note: There are many opportunities to make photographs at a football game. Not surprisingly, your opportunity depends on the type of access you have to the field. There are…

Photographing People of Color

By Monte Zucker on March 29th, 2011

Introduction There is probably no question in portraiture that is more confusing to beginning photographers than how to photograph people with black skin. What exposure to use? Should you open…

Boat Photography Tips

By NYIP Staff on March 22nd, 2011

Raise high the mainsail! Batten down the hatches! All hands to the poop deck! Port outbound, Starboard home! OK, we admit it. We don't know much about nautical terminology or…

Your Blue Ribbon May Be at the State Fair

By Sharon Gumerove on March 5th, 2011

In many regions of the world, there are multiple fairs happening every weekend starting in the spring and continuing through summer and into autumn. From North to South, East to…

Buy a DSLR

By Richard Martin on February 23rd, 2011

My introduction to digital imaging began in 2002 with the Nikon Coolpix 990, a sort of "house camera" at the School that I got to play around with. Personally I…

What is Live View

By Richard Martin on February 8th, 2011

Perhaps you've seen articles about this topic in photo magazines or maybe you've noticed arguments on some of the photography discussion groups online. So what is the fuss all about?…

Picture of the Month Mount Fujiyama with Cows

By NYIP Staff on February 1st, 2011

Photo by NYIP Student Simon Park If you have the good fortune to visit Japan, and I hope that you do, there are so many fascinating sites. The more famous…

How to Photograph Children

By NYIP Staff on January 29th, 2011

On this page we offer a discussion of an important photographic concept that may improve your photographs. We will be covering a new topic every month, and hope that most…