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How to Photograph Flowers Part 1

By NYIP Staff on October 3rd, 2010

Every year, the April showers do their job and in all parts of the Northern Hemisphere, flowers abound in May. Far to the North, spring may just be getting started,…

Closeups Photo Contest Report

By Ted Fisher on September 28th, 2010

The Assignment and Judge's Report: One of my favorite photographers, Robert Capa, once gave the following advice: "If your pictures aren't good enough, you're not close enough." The tradition of…

Photographing a Parade

By Chris Corradino on September 22nd, 2010

As part of the NYIP On Location videos, this installment of our series shows photographers at work. The series is designed to demonstrate to NYIP students and other interested photographers…

Where in the World Photography Contest

By Sharon Gumerove on September 2nd, 2010

We admit it, our last photo from the Where-in-the-World? photography competition was a tough one, so we were not surprised that no one recognized the location of this waterfall immediately.…

Tips for Macro Photography

By Chris Corradino on August 23rd, 2010

In this video shot on location at Eisenhower State Park in NY, I discuss how to use Live View to micro focus on tiny portions of a subject. Rather than…

Picture of the Month Street Artist

By NYIP Staff on August 16th, 2010

Most people, at this late date, will affirm that photography can be art. The preposterous claim against photography, once wide spread, has all but disappeared with the long acceptance of…

Back to School Photography

By Chuck DeLaney on August 15th, 2010

It started in August. The back-to-school bombardment is upon us. With the Father's Day, Graduation, Wedding, and Fourth of July promotions behind them, the entire retail and online world is…

Photographing Puffins in the Wild

By Chris Corradino on August 15th, 2010

You never know where NYIP Student Advisor Chris Corradino will head on his vacation. This July, he set his sites on Machias Seal Island, a speck of land in the…

Off Camera Flash Made Easy

By Richard Martin on July 12th, 2010

Of all the questions we get from students at NYIP, probably the most popular (after what camera, lens, etc. should I buy?) is how do I use my flash? And…

Picture of the Month Elephant

By NYIP Staff on July 10th, 2010

Photo By NYIP Student Mihaela Sturzoiu Perhaps the strangest creature on this planet is indeed man himself. His quixotic, unpredictable, unfathomable behavior has often puzzled the very man himself. And…