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The Power of Feelings - NYIP Photo Snack

By NYIP Staff on July 9th, 2014

In this week's NYIP photo snack, we highlight the power of feelings and the importance of incorporating them into your photographs. Maya Angelou once said, "I've learned that people will…

A Lesson in Incorporating Natural Light

By Chris Corradino on July 8th, 2014

Sophisticated strobe lights are not required to make an effective portrait. Working with only natural light, the photographer has captured a poignant photo of Pope Francis. Had The Pope been…

Creative Personal Projects - NYIP Photo Snack

By NYIP Staff on July 3rd, 2014

In this week's NYIP photo snack, we stress the value of personal projects. Personal projects are a great way to keep your skills sharp and fresh. It's all too easy…

A Lesson in Sports Photography

By Chris Corradino on July 2nd, 2014

The 2014 World Cup has gripped soccer fans all over the globe. This stunning exposure by Michael Steele strips away all distractions to reveal the purity of the game. Silhouettes…

Capture a Group Shot - NYIP Photo Snack

By NYIP Staff on June 25th, 2014

In this week’s NYIP photo snack, we look at one of the many ways to create a little chaos magic. If you find yourself in the tricky position of having…

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…