Photography Tips and Articles

The New York Institute of Photography is the world's top online photography school. We strive to serve photographers all over the world and we frequently produce free photography tips and photo tutorials. Below are our most recent photography articles and NYIP student success stories. Click browse more at the bottom to view more photography tips and articles.

How to Photograph Flowers

By Michelle Ecker on January 17 2019.

Flowers are fantastic subjects when it comes to photography. With such a wide variety of hues, shapes and species, they provide a great selection of unique compositional opportunities to
Finding Your Photography Path in 2019 - A Thoughtful Guide

By: Chris Corradino on December 6 2018.

We are in the midst of another massive shift in the photo industry with cameras becoming more affordable, and cutting edge features such as built-in Wifi, and clean ISOs…
How do Continuous Lights Work?

By: Michelle Ecker on November 1 2018.

As we all know, great lighting technique can make or break a photo. So as aspiring professionals, one of the best things you can do is learn as much as…
How to Go Mirrorless without Losing Your Mind or Wallet

By: Chris Corradino on October 4 2018.

Many of you have expressed interest in potentially switching to a mirrorless camera. Having been through that process myself, I know there is a lot to consider. To help with…

Student Success Stories

David Hakamaki

Student Success: David Hakamaki

By Michelle Ecker on January 7 2019.

Charles Vaughn

Student Success: Charles Vaughn

By Michelle Ecker on January 2 2019.

Charles Vaughn always had an interest in taking photos, but after he got…
Mooreyameen Mohamad

Student Success: Mooreyameen Mohamad

By Michelle Ecker on November 28 2018.

After taking pictures at a close friend’s wedding, Mooreyameen Mohamad realized how important…