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Picture of the Month Man and Horse

By NYIP Staff on June 1st, 2011

Photo by NYIP Graduate Hannah Starman City dwellers, in time, grow used to the noise, the hustle and bustle, the crushing press of a myriad of people. But for many…

Guide to Choosing the Right Digital Camera

By Richard Martin on May 26th, 2011

Ok, you've decided to take the plunge and buy a digital camera. Or perhaps you already own one and are considering upgrading to a better model. Either way, you may…

Dramatic Landscape Photography Tips

By Chris Corradino on May 14th, 2011

NYIP Graduate and Student Advisor Chris Corradino has an active business photographing sports and news stories in the metropolitan New York area. Like many photographers, he also is very serious…

Picture of the Month What Are You Looking At

By Richard Martin on May 14th, 2011

This month, we're glad to note that NYIP Contributing Editor Richard Martin has graciously provided us with his analysis of a provocative student photograph. Students who have had the good…

Ashworth College and NYIP Announce a Photo Contest

By NYIP Staff on May 2nd, 2011

NYIP's sister school, Ashworth College, has announced a Battle of the Best Sweepstakes to honor military families. We invite amateur photographers to submit their most compelling images of military families.…

Wedding Photography Tips

By Monte Zucker on April 27th, 2011

Until his untimely death, Monte Zucker was one of the most important figures in wedding photography – both as a photographer and a teacher. Monte was a frequent lecturer for…

Seven Ways to Shoot Like Ansel Adams

By Chris Corradino on April 27th, 2011

Most of us think of Ansel Adams primarily as a photographer and an environmentalist. Yet, as this rarely seen documentary shows, he was also an accomplished musician, a writer, and…

Picture of the Month Winter Trees

By NYIP Staff on April 15th, 2011

At the beginning of every Picture of the Month article NYIP has duly informed its readers of the familiar NYIP Guidelines that apply to all photographs. I suggest that you…

How to Take Great Football Photographs Part 1

By Chris Corradino on April 9th, 2011

Editor’s Note: There are many opportunities to make photographs at a football game. Not surprisingly, your opportunity depends on the type of access you have to the field. There are…

Photographing People of Color

By Monte Zucker on March 29th, 2011

Introduction There is probably no question in portraiture that is more confusing to beginning photographers than how to photograph people with black skin. What exposure to use? Should you open…