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A Lesson in Going Against The Grain

By Chris Corradino on June 24th, 2014

“There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.” – Ansel Adams While this photo exudes a carefree youth, its compositional choices are risky. Breaking the traditional…

Break The Rules! - NYIP Photo Snack

By NYIP Staff on June 18th, 2014

In this week’s NYIP photo snack, we examine the process of making outlaw images by breaking the rules of photography. While it’s important to master the rules first, once you…

A Lesson From Ansel Adams

By Chris Corradino on June 17th, 2014

“The single most important component of a camera is the 12 inches behind it.” – Ansel Adams Most of us think of Ansel Adams primarily as a world-renowned landscape photographer…

Spot Meter For Better Portraits

By Jenna Andersen on June 16th, 2014

I have an embarrassing confession to make: I did my first dozen-or-so free portrait sessions without understanding how to use my meter. I’m one of those self-taught digital photographers who…

Imperfections Are Perfect - NYIP Photo Snack

By NYIP Staff on June 11th, 2014

In this week’s NYIP photo snack, we focus on the value we prescribe to authenticity. Imperfection is the new perfect, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the field…

The 3 M's of Photography - NYIP Photo Snack

By NYIP Staff on June 4th, 2014

This is an NYIP photo snack. Fast, nutritious, delicious information designed to make you think differently about picture making. Are you aware of the 3 M’s of photography? Memorize your…

Tips for Getting Photos of Toddlers On the Go

By Joy Bianchi Brown on June 3rd, 2014

After the first 12 months of incredibly rapid growth and change, your little subject hits the toddler years. Sometimes a toddler feels like a crazy person with a death wish…

How to Photograph Lightning Storms

By Anthony Luke on May 29th, 2014

Location, Location, Location Like real estate, location is key when shooting lightning. Create a sense of scale for your shots by including a few buildings or a tree line in…

Change Your Photo Perspective - NYIP Photo Snack

By NYIP Staff on May 28th, 2014

In this week's NYIP photo snack, we demonstrate the value of changing your perspective in order to take better photos and set yourself apart. Most pictures are made from a…

Tools of a Photographer – Weekly Photo Critique

By Chris Corradino on May 27th, 2014

Anyone with a camera can find themselves in the right place at the right time and capture a newsworthy photograph. Yet, the true mark of a professional is the ability…