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Shooting Interiors

By Chris Corradino on August 9th, 2011

Versatility is an important virtue of a working photographer. Think Swiss Army knife; flexible enough to handle any situation. Sure, you can specialize in certain areas like nature, fashion, or…

Photography as Inspiration

By Richard Martin on August 6th, 2011

Editor's Note: Since Richard Martin retired a few years ago, he's been kind enough to find some time to write for us and be a participant in NYIP's Forum. His…

How to Photograph Interiors

By NYIP Staff on August 5th, 2011

We all take lots of pictures indoors, and today's handy on-camera flash units make it easy to make good photographs indoors. But for most amateurs, the subject isn't the indoor…

A New Twitter Philosophy

By Chris Corradino on August 5th, 2011

Here at NYIP, we tweet about all things photography on a daily basis. Our goal is to bring you some of the most interesting, compelling, and informative photography news in…

Cold Weather Photography Tips

By NYIP Staff on July 30th, 2011

'Tis the season, and we're getting lots of letters from NYIP students and other Northern Hemisphere Web visitors about taking cold weather pictures, particularly since a good portion of the…

Keeping the Smile

By NYIP Staff on July 30th, 2011

As photographers we know that photography has the power to change lives. Usually it is through the images themselves that document situations of turmoil, strife or sacrifice or hope -…

Photographing Cats

By Jerry Rice on July 24th, 2011

It's easy enough, I think, to photograph this world's ugliness; there's an abundance of it and it's all around us, almost everywhere we look. And I know that many photographers…

Getting Rid of Winter Blues

By Richard Martin on July 24th, 2011

When the dark dreary days of winter descend upon us, many people put their cameras away — at least those who live in northern latitudes. But winter offers some opportunities…

How to Take Great Photos of Sunsets

By NYIP Staff on July 18th, 2011

"Ah, Krakatoa, now those were sunsets! If only we had color film back then!" -Quote from the old, old, old photographer. With Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano filling the skies of Northern…

Fireworks Photography Tips

By NYIP Staff on July 1st, 2011

The 4th of July is one of our favorite holidays at the New York Institute of Photography. It marks the United States of America's founding, dated by the promulgation of…