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Picture of the Month Woman with Beads

By NYIP Staff on November 16th, 2011

NYI Student Randy Basso of San Martin, California has provided us with this Picture of the Month, an excellent example of portraiture, done simply and directly with a minimal amount…

Stock Photography Tips

By Rohn Engh on November 11th, 2011

Editor's Note: We're pleased to present the following article written by an expert in the field, Rohn Engh. For those who don't know Rohn, he's been an inspiration to stock…

PhotoPlus 2011 Review

By NYIP Staff on November 10th, 2011

The 2011 Photo Plus Expo was packed with photographers and vendors from all over the world. With dazzling exhibits like Sony's Samurai fighters, it's easy to get distracted at these…

Winter Season

By NYIP Staff on November 5th, 2011

This photo taken by NYI Graduate Duane McCargo of Virginia won the NYI Merit Award. We chose it because we believe it is a photo that truly evokes winter. It…

How to Photograph Fireworks in Your Backyard

By Chuck DeLaney on November 2nd, 2011

Our main article on fireworks presumes you're in the audience of a large, expensive fireworks show. But there's another type of firework display that you may be able to photograph…

Inexpensive Lenses for your Camera

By NYIP Staff on October 27th, 2011

Editor's Note: The lens that comes packed with a single lens reflex camera is known as the "kit" lens. Professionals often buy their camera bodies and lenses separately, but almost…

Photographers at the Luminance Conference

By Frank Beacham on October 21st, 2011

Editor's Note: With this article, we're very happy to introduce our thousands of readers to a new NYIP Roving Correspondent, Frank Beacham. Frank is a journalist based in New York…

Picture of the Month Statue in the Snow

By NYIP Staff on October 16th, 2011

NYIP Student Cindie J. Leer's photo "As It Was" is a transcendent portrait of a bronze soldier surveying the empty Gettysburg battlefield, once the stage for the bloodiest battle of…

What to do When Someone Steals Your Photo and Turns it into Hate Mail

By Chuck DeLaney on October 1st, 2011

The minute I came across this story — just as it was picked up by the national press — I wanted to find out more. Here are the key points:…

Digital Photo Frames

By Richard Martin on September 10th, 2011

Holiday shopping options have been a big subject in the news recently. In these economic times, people will be spending less we’re told. The research and forecasting people predict that…