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.

Man with camera sitting on couch using laptop.

By Daniela Dawson on May 13 2024.

Embarking on the journey to become a professional photographer can be both thrilling and daunting. With countless photography courses and programs available, it can be challenging to…
Canon camera on background of red foil hearts.

By: Des Sinkevich on February 12 2024.

Holidays are always the perfect time for photographers to make a little more money! People want custom photos for gifts or cards, meaning you could potentially have a…
Girl using tripod and self-timer to take a selfie.

By: Des Sinkevich on January 30 2024.

A self-portrait is taken of you, by you. Is that scary or intimidating? Awkward, maybe? It doesn't have to be — it can be a fun, creative process to think…
Canon EOS camera sitting on wood board.

on November 20 2023.

This blog was written by Daniela Dawson, an NYIP Student Mentor. For over a decade, Daniela Dawson has worked globally as an event and commercial photographer. She currently runs…