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Boat Photography Tips

By NYIP Staff on March 22nd, 2011

Raise high the mainsail! Batten down the hatches! All hands to the poop deck! Port outbound, Starboard home! OK, we admit it. We don't know much about nautical terminology or…

Your Blue Ribbon May Be at the State Fair

By Sharon Gumerove on March 5th, 2011

In many regions of the world, there are multiple fairs happening every weekend starting in the spring and continuing through summer and into autumn. From North to South, East to…

Buy a DSLR

By Richard Martin on February 23rd, 2011

My introduction to digital imaging began in 2002 with the Nikon Coolpix 990, a sort of "house camera" at the School that I got to play around with. Personally I…

What is Live View

By Richard Martin on February 8th, 2011

Perhaps you've seen articles about this topic in photo magazines or maybe you've noticed arguments on some of the photography discussion groups online. So what is the fuss all about?…

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…