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Picture of the Month Pelican

By NYIP Staff on April 17th, 2012

Photo by NYIP Graduate Joseph Ponzio Now that the dreariness of a bleak winter is past, we who do not dwell in southern climes think less about sunny Florida than…

Pet Photography 101

By NYIP Staff on April 15th, 2012

Seven Habits of the Successful Pet Photographer Whether they're cute or ferocious, you want to immortalize your family pet on film. Don't worry if your Beagle, Siamese, or Iguana is…

Picture of the Month Little Leaguer

By NYIP Staff on April 13th, 2012

Photo by NYIP Graduate Troy Wallace Today, Friday the 13th, is Opening Day at Yankee Stadium, and we arrogant New Yorkers expect to win the whole shebang, including the World…

3 Tips to Taking Great Photos Without a Tripod

By Chris Corradino on April 11th, 2012

If given a choice, I would much prefer to carry a tripod at all times since it allows for unlimited creative freedom with very long exposure times, smaller apertures, and…

A Guide to Motorsports Photography

By Chris Corradino on April 4th, 2012

Ah, the whine of revving engines, the smell of burning rubber, the reverberation of double-clutched transmission boxes. Where are we? Well, we could be sprinting across Third Avenue in mid-Manhattan…

How to Create a Calendar

By Richard Martin on March 28th, 2012

NYIP Student Advisor Richard Martin has been an avid student of digital photography since it popped up in the professional world. In 2003, along with his daughter, he published an…

How to Use Hyperfocal Distance

By NYIP Staff on March 22nd, 2012

If you haven't seen it yet, check out our Picture of The Month article. We think learning to use the hyperfocal technique is so important that we've analyzed this month's…

Dynamic Range Part 2

By Richard Martin on March 16th, 2012

In Part One I discussed the dynamic range of various media and how their characteristics limit our ability to fully capture high-contrast subjects. In this article I am going to…

How to Take Great Football Photographs Part 2

By Chuck DeLaney on March 10th, 2012

Editor's Note: In Part One of Football Photography, NYI Student Advisor Chris Corradino took us to the sidelines of the high school games that are part of his sports photography…

Creative Lenses from Lensbaby Part 1

By Ella Manor on March 4th, 2012

Have you ever wondered how to get a soft focus or "Bokeh" effect in-camera with a DSLR? Have you tried putting Vaseline or hair gel on your lens in order…