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How to Take Romantic Portraits

By NYIP Staff on April 21st, 2010

With Valentine's Day, February is a month that celebrates romance and love. What better way to show your affection for someone than to take a romantic portrait of that person?…

Summertime Tuneup for your Camera

By Chuck DeLaney on April 15th, 2010

There's nothing like an annual tune-up to keep things in tip-top condition. For example, experts advise changing the batteries in your smoke detector every fall when daylight savings time ends,…

The Power of Photography at the UN

By Chuck DeLaney on April 15th, 2010

In February, several NYIP teachers attended the International Photographic Council Lunch at the United Nations, held to honor Fred Lerner, the head of, who was inducted into the Council's…

Contest Tips Collection

By Lauren Ragland on April 3rd, 2010

This selection from our popular Contest Tip series includes the following suggestions to help you succeed in any photo contest you choose to enter: Locating Contests Your Blue Ribbon May…

Photographing Musicians

By Chuck DeLaney on March 29th, 2010

Editor's Note: August 16 marks the 25th Anniversary of the passing of the King — Elvis Presley. There will be lots of Elvis tribute bands playing around the world. We…

Photographing Spring

By Chris Corradino on March 15th, 2010

There are photographs that are subtle and those that are not. The picture we've chosen to represent the theme of Spring is one that is not subtle. How does this…

5 Free iPhone Apps for your Photography Business

By Chris Corradino on March 3rd, 2010

By now, you've likely seen those clever Apple commercials which present a variety of situations before boasting, "There's an app for that." With over 100,000 options to choose from, their…

Winter Olympic Photos

By NYIP Staff on February 23rd, 2010

The upcoming 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada will likely provide some fierce competition and dramatic photo opportunities. Whether you plan to visit as a spectator, or enjoy photographing sports…

In Camera Metering

By George Delgado on January 24th, 2010

NYIP's newest student advisor, George Delgado, is a professional photographer, and an NYIP graduate. In addition to running a portrait and wedding photography business here in New York City, George…

Photographer with Limited Mobility

By Richard Martin on January 18th, 2010

I struggled a bit with the title of this article for two reasons. One, I can still walk, albeit with pain but I can still do it. There are lots…