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How to Take Great Hockey and Basketball Photos

By NYIP Staff on November 14th, 2010

To the sports enthusiast, basketball and hockey may seem like strange company. There are basketball fans and hockey fans. And never the twain shall meet! But when it comes to…

Picture of the Month Chet the Basset Hound

By NYIP Staff on November 14th, 2010

Photo by Deby Canfield There's an old saying about dogs, somewhat paraphrased here, that states that of all the creatures on this earth the best of all is the mammal,…

PhotoPlus 2010 Review

By NYIP Staff on November 10th, 2010

This year's Photo Plus Expo was bustling with activity. With an indoor BMX ramp, thick crowds, and over 200 vendors, it's easy to get overwhelmed at these events. To navigate…

Digital Camera Sensors

By Richard Martin on November 8th, 2010

DSLR's with "full-frame" sensors, whose dimensions are the same as 35mm film (24mm x 36mm), are the best choice for serious photographers, right? Well, maybe. With the introduction of the…

Planning for a Photo Studio

By Jerry Rice on October 21st, 2010

You are a highly intelligent individual and you want to be a successful professional photographer or an advanced serious amateur. You've purchased excellent equipment, enrolled in photography's premier correspondence course,…

The Art of Wildlife Photography

By Chris Corradino on October 15th, 2010

Like the fabled tales recounted by seasoned fishermen, photographers also have stories about the "one that got away." Peering deep into the horizon they sigh while uttering, "if only I…

Picture of the Month Walking Along a Trail

By NYIP Staff on October 10th, 2010

Nostalgia is a frequent theme in photography and has been ever since photography's inception. What better record showing how the old farm looked in Grandma's day than that possibly tattered…

Alien Skin Software Review

By Ella Manor on October 9th, 2010

I don't know about you, but in my photographic endeavors I've always been looking for ways to bring that extra sparkle to my work. When I switched to shooting digital…

How to Photograph Flowers Part 1

By NYIP Staff on October 3rd, 2010

Every year, the April showers do their job and in all parts of the Northern Hemisphere, flowers abound in May. Far to the North, spring may just be getting started,…

Closeups Photo Contest Report

By Ted Fisher on September 28th, 2010

The Assignment and Judge's Report: One of my favorite photographers, Robert Capa, once gave the following advice: "If your pictures aren't good enough, you're not close enough." The tradition of…