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Picture of the Month Zebra

By NYIP Staff on November 16th, 2007

I have written before about shadows as they have appeared in various Pictures of the Month. Once more the topic arises in this month's selection, the photograph of the zebra…

Where is my Newsletter

By NYIP Staff on August 3rd, 2007

We learned a lesson at NYIP recently, and we want to share it with you. Here's what happened: Every time we put up a new edition of our online magazine,…

Picture of the Month Parade in Times Square

By NYIP Staff on July 17th, 2007

Photo by NYIP Student Jeong Hwa Min It all started, officially, on July 4, 1776 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – my hometown, by the way. They rang the Liberty Bell and…

Adobe Photoshop for the Family Photographer

By Sharon Gumerove on May 7th, 2007

As photographers, we've known for a long time the power of digital photography and the amazing capabilities of today's digital imaging programs. It's hard to imagine a time when you…

Picture of the Month Woman in Cave

By NYIP Staff on March 16th, 2007

Have you ever looked at a certain image that when viewed one way seemed to be an old lady in a rocking chair? But if you looked at the same…

Photographs Arriving and Departing on All Platforms

By NYIP Staff on January 2nd, 2007

Introduction "Mother died today. Or maybe it was yesterday, I don't know." These electrifying first sentences of The Stranger by Albert Camus caused a stir when first published in the…

Picture of the Month Woman with Cigarette

By NYIP Staff on November 16th, 2006

All too often, in the modern scheme of things, we as photographers are fearful of shadows. We bend over backwards (sometimes) to avoid shadows on the wall. And so we…

Show Me Early Morning

By NYIP Staff on November 4th, 2006

Background: It's out! My latest book, Photography Your Way: a Career Guide to Satisfaction and Success ‚ published by Allworth Press, is in the bookstores or, you can purchase it…

Adobe DNG Converter Workflow

By Richard Martin on July 6th, 2006

In a previous article, I mentioned Adobe DNG as an archive strategy for preserving RAW files. Here, I'm going to spell out my step-by-step procedure for utilizing this tool. You'll…

Available Light in the 21st Century

By Richard Martin on June 13th, 2006

First, let's take a little trip back in time. When I began in the 1950's, photography was still largely a black & white medium, especially in the realm of photojournalism.…