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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…

How to Take Great Hockey and Basketball Photos

By NYIP Staff on November 14th, 2010

To the sports enthusiast, basketball and hockey may seem like strange company. There are basketball fans and hockey fans. And never the twain shall meet! But when it comes to…

Picture of the Month Chet the Basset Hound

By NYIP Staff on November 14th, 2010

Photo by Deby Canfield There's an old saying about dogs, somewhat paraphrased here, that states that of all the creatures on this earth the best of all is the mammal,…

PhotoPlus 2010 Review

By NYIP Staff on November 10th, 2010

This year's Photo Plus Expo was bustling with activity. With an indoor BMX ramp, thick crowds, and over 200 vendors, it's easy to get overwhelmed at these events. To navigate…

Digital Camera Sensors

By Richard Martin on November 8th, 2010

DSLR's with "full-frame" sensors, whose dimensions are the same as 35mm film (24mm x 36mm), are the best choice for serious photographers, right? Well, maybe. With the introduction of the…

Planning for a Photo Studio

By Jerry Rice on October 21st, 2010

You are a highly intelligent individual and you want to be a successful professional photographer or an advanced serious amateur. You've purchased excellent equipment, enrolled in photography's premier correspondence course,…