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Photographing Hot Air Balloons

By Greg Meland on April 27th, 2009

NYIP Graduate Greg Meland was kind enough to contribute this article to NYIP Photoworld. As you’ll read, Greg developed a keen interest in hot air ballooning and has combined it…

Dynamic Range Part 1

By Richard Martin on April 15th, 2009

Dynamic range is a term often thrown out by manufacturers of digital cameras, scanners, and even film. We typically hear claims, sometimes exaggerated, of great improvements in a particular product.…

Picture of the Month Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice

By Richard Martin on March 16th, 2009

This month, we're glad to note that NYIP Contributing Editor Richard Martin has graciously provided us with his analysis of a provocative student photograph. Students who have had the good…

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…