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Picture of the Month Mount Fujiyama with Cows

By NYIP Staff on February 1st, 2011

Photo by NYIP Student Simon Park If you have the good fortune to visit Japan, and I hope that you do, there are so many fascinating sites. The more famous…

How to Photograph Children

By NYIP Staff on January 29th, 2011

On this page we offer a discussion of an important photographic concept that may improve your photographs. We will be covering a new topic every month, and hope that most…

Capturing Mermaids with a Holga

By June Lang on January 24th, 2011

There's no better place to celebrate the Summer Solstice than the Mermaid Parade at Coney Island, so this year my boyfriend Tod and I packed up our cameras and hopped…

Fast Websites and the Ugly Alternative

By Chris Corradino on January 18th, 2011

Once dubbed the "Wild West" for its inconsistent rules or lack thereof, the internet of 2013 has found common ground on one universal theme, speed. In a recently published study…

Developing an Android App

By Chris Corradino on January 6th, 2011

From the minute we launched NYIP's iPhone app, we started to get a steady stream of comments from the legions of devoted fans of Android-system phones. When, they wondered, would…

NYIP Hometown Contest Photo Exhibit

By Chris Corradino on January 6th, 2011

NYI Centennial Photo Challenge With hundreds of entries and over 5000 views, the NYI Centennial Photo Challenge quickly became a popular thread with our forum members at We received…


By Richard Martin on January 2nd, 2011

Suppose your DSLR lacks a Live View feature and you don't want to buy a point-and-shoot model (or use one you already own) just to have it. Are you out…

The NYIP Press Pass Works

By Bill Fairbairn on December 19th, 2010

When Bill Fairbairn sent some photos of Vice President Joe Biden to the school, we wanted to know more and thought it would make a good story. As a school,…

Photographing Figure Skating

By NYIP Staff on November 25th, 2010

In many ways, photographing figure skating is similar to photographing hockey because both sports are performed inside an arena on a rink. So, many of the tips you'll find in…

Back to Black and White

By NYIP Staff on November 14th, 2010

This marks the beginning of a new series designed to introduce a new generation of photographers to the possibilities that exist making and working with black-and-white photographs. We won't…