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 Take Close Ups Without Using a Macro Lens

By Michelle Ecker on October 21 2019.

Many photographers are under the impression that you can’t take close-up macrophotography shots if you don’t own a macrophotography lens. That is simply not the case. If you’re…
How to Photograph a Starburst Effect

By: Michelle Ecker on October 7 2019.

If you’re looking for an interesting photography project to try this weekend, photographing a starburst effect is a fun experiment.  If you’ve never heard of this…
Get to Know Your NYIP Mentors

By: Michelle Ecker on October 1 2019.

If you’re interested in taking an online photography course with NYIP, you’re probably wondering what your relationship with your mentors will be like.…
What's It Really Like to Study Photography Online?

By: Michelle Ecker on September 24 2019.

If you’re interested in learning something as hands-on as photography, it can be hard to imagine how the New York Institute of Photography can instruct you in such…