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Adobe DNG Converter Workflow
Adobe DNG Converter Workflow
By Richard Martin on July 6th, 2006

In a previous article, I mentioned Adobe DNG as an archive strategy for preserving RAW files. Here, I'm going to spell out my step-by-step procedure for utilizing this tool. You'll need Adobe's DNG converter (it's a free download from their Web site). You will also have to make certain decisions about your existing proprietary RAW files but I'll get into…

Available Light in the 21st Century
Available Light in the 21st Century
By Richard Martin on June 13th, 2006

First, let's take a little trip back in time. When I began in the 1950's, photography was still largely a black & white medium, especially in the realm of photojournalism. Magazines were beginning to use color but the slow film speeds generally precluded its use for news stories. A few newspapers experimented with color, usually on the front or back…

The End of Film Photography
The End of Film Photography
By Richard Martin on March 15th, 2006

Film's death has been proclaimed ever since digital became a practical (and affordable) proposition. But recent shocking announcements in the media force us to take a closer look at this prediction. On January 11, Nikon, long a "big gun" in film cameras, informed the world via their UK web site that they will discontinue almost all 35mm SLR models and…

NYIP Photo Blog is Now Live
NYIP Photo Blog is Now Live
By Zach Heller on September 10th, 0201

We are proud to announce our new NYIP Photography Blog featuring industry leading content and tips. Having just celebrated the school's 100 year anniversary, NYIP draws on a rich history of training photographers from all over the world. The blog features a wide variety of fresh content designed to help photographers of all skill levels reach their goals. There's even…

NYIP Staff Picks Photography DVDs
NYIP Staff Picks Photography DVDs
By Chris Corradino on September 9th, 0201

NYIP Curriculum Developer Jay Johnson picked Born into Brothels by Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski. "I was mesmerized by eight children from the streets of Calcutta, India's red light district who were given cameras and taught how to take photographs of the world around them. The documentary shows the creative joy photography brings to youngsters living dangerously on the edge…