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How to Take Great Halloween Photos

By NYIP Staff on December 13th, 2011

Halloween Editor's NoteSince Halloween is a holiday that presents terrific photo possibilities, it's no surprise that "How to Take Great Halloween Photographs" is one of our most popular "How To"…

NYIP Investigates the iPad 2

By Chris Corradino on December 7th, 2011

From the day we bought an original iPad for testing, NYI Student Advisor Chris Corradino fell in love with it. Frankly, we were starting to worry how we'd get it…

Finding the Perfect Tripod

By Chris Corradino on November 20th, 2011

It's back to school time again, and at NYIP headquarters the phones and emails are picking up with students returning from summer vacation. Many want to know the secret to…

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…