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5 Things the Camera Store Won't Tell You

By Chris Corradino on May 10th, 2013

I'll never forget my first camera buying experience. I wanted to pay with a credit/debit card and the salesperson started waving his arms, yelling "Plastic!? Noooo...come me the green,…

Concert Photography Tips

By Naomi Whatley Sharek on May 2nd, 2013

When Naomi Whatley-Sharek contacted the school, she politely asked if we could help her gain access to a concert that was going to take place in her area. She was…

Marketing for Photographers

By Zach Heller on April 3rd, 2013

I thought about starting this article with the phrase, "the world has changed." But I rethought it after I realized that implies the change has already occurred. In reality, the…

Picture of the Month He's Safe

By NYIP Staff on March 16th, 2013

Photo by NYIP Graduate Jason L. Jones It's 30 degrees Fahrenheit here in New York as I write this and snowing — not exactly baseball weather. But I'm dreaming of…

How to Take Great Football Photographs Part 3

By Ben Shyman on February 11th, 2013

Editor's Note: Ben Shyman is a professional freelance sports photographer. He currently shoots for the New York Giants. He currently covers the sidelines for the New York Giants. Ben worked…

Your First Portfolio

By Chris Corradino on February 1st, 2013

The first time I used a portfolio, it was a black leather bound book purchased from a local art supply store. It actually wasn't as large as many others you…

Picture of the Month The Magic Hour

By NYIP Staff on January 10th, 2013

Every landscape photographer knows that there is an optimal time of day to shoot — generally in the late afternoon or early morning. I'm not a morning person so I…

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…