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2010 Photography Gift Guide

By Chris Corradino on December 1st, 2009

Surprise the photographer in your life with one of these thoughtful gift ideas. The staff at the New York Institute of Photography, America's oldest and largest photography school, chose these…

Picture of the Month Labor

By NYIP Staff on November 16th, 2009

"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players,", said Shakespeare in As You Like It. How appropriate a description for this month's photograph — theatrical…

NYIP on Phototalk Radio

By on November 8th, 2009

Fire Photographers

By NYIP Staff on October 21st, 2009

For the advanced lessons on career opportunities for NYIP's Complete Course in Professional Photography, we talked with photographers of all sorts about how digital image capture and the digital darkroom…

Picture of the Month Autumn Tombstone

By Jerry Rice on October 8th, 2009

At NYIP we teach our students a simple Three-Step Method for setting up every photograph they shoot: Step 1. Know your subject. Step 2. Focus attention on your subject. Step…

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition Photography

By NYIP Staff on September 4th, 2009

A conversation with four NYIP Instructors: Chris Corradino, Dominique Doktor, Tom Cavalieri, and Beth Green. Editor’s Note: Every year SI’s Swimsuit Edition jumps off the shelves, bringing a little bit…

Spotlight on Jacques Henri Lartigue

By NYIP Staff on September 4th, 2009

The Association des Amis de Jacques Henri Lartigue ( provides information about Lartigue, scheduled exhibitions of his work, and the sale of prints of Lartigue’s photographs. You can view their…

Picture of the Month Hummingbird

By NYIP Staff on July 22nd, 2009

"I can't describe the feeling I get from photographing hummingbirds. It seems to feed my soul," said Richard Jessee of Pound, Virginia. His eloquent thoughts echoed the beauty of this…

Picture of the Month Sunset

By NYIP Staff on July 18th, 2009

Many lovers of fine photography enjoy the work of the great Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004); some think that he was the greatest photographer ever. But in addition to his splendid photographs…

Shooting a Solar Eclipse

By Don Sheff on July 16th, 2009

Editor's Note: At we're glad to have readers from all around the world. Some of you will be lucky enough to be in the path of a total solar…