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Picture of the Month The Lone Conductor

By NYIP Staff on February 9th, 2009

The great days of railroading in America are gone now. We still have trains, many of them, but the aura, the mystique, the sheer romance of the railroads has vanished…

Barack Obama Portrait Part 1

By Chuck DeLaney on January 14th, 2009

The administrative meeting was boring enough that when someone came in to tell me the New York Daily News was on the telephone I figured I’d excuse myself for a…

What is RAW

By Ella Manor on December 29th, 2008

I believe that any photography student, whether a photo hobbyist or aspiring professional photographer, should be familiar with the possibilities of RAW capture and editing. In my experience as a…

Picture of the Month Contact

By NYIP Staff on December 3rd, 2008

Photo by NYIP Student Edo Carboni Here's a photo that tells a timeless story — and one that has a lot to say about NYI's Three Guidelines as well. In…

Photographer's Spotlight: Philip-Lorca DiCorcia

By NYIP Staff on November 20th, 2008

Editor's Note: One of the great benefits of the Internet is that there is a tremendous amount of information about photographers now available on line. From Ansel Adams to Monte…

Picture of the Month Young Man with a Horn

By NYIP Staff on November 16th, 2008

Portrait skills are an important part of any professional photographer's bag of tricks, regardless of that individual's particular specialty. Perhaps not so much for wildlife or landscapes, though even a…

Picture of the Month Birds in Flight

By Jerry Rice on October 8th, 2008

Birds in flight have always been popular photographic subjects but present unique challenges. Of course, anything in motion can be difficult to capture with the camera, especially if the motion…

Picture of the Month Pelican

By NYIP Staff on June 12th, 2008

Photo by NYI Graduate Melissa Burns I have been reviewing NYI student photographs for nearly 23 years now, time enough, I'd say, to indicate that I know what I'm doing.…

Photographing the 2008 Presidential Election

By NYIP Staff on June 2nd, 2008

The following article was written by Chris Armold, an NYI student who called the school to let us know that he'd photographed several campaign rallies. Since the call came in…

Underwater Photography

By NYIP Staff on May 26th, 2008

If you're thinking about heading someplace warm this winter, or if you're lucky and the summer season is just starting where you live, why not dip your big toe into…