How do Continuous Lights Work?
How do Continuous Lights Work?
By Michelle Ecker on November 1st, 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
How to Go Mirrorless without Losing Your Mind or Wallet
By Chris Corradino on October 4th, 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…

My Graveyard of Gear
My Graveyard of Gear
By Chris Corradino on October 1st, 2018

Bruno Schreck was spot on when he said, “If you love photography enough, the equipment will come, the portfolio will result and if you enjoy the process, success will follow.…

Which Image Editing Software is Right for You?
Which Image Editing Software is Right for You?
By Michelle Ecker on April 2nd, 2018

If you’re an aspiring professional photographer, it’s worth becoming familiar with the image editing platforms currently available on the market today. Whether or not you’ll actually wind up using one…

Should You Shoot 35mm?
Should You Shoot 35mm?
By Michael Neal on November 15th, 2017

Years ago, Michael Neal spontaneously agreed to do a shoot for a Chicago-based band on an old D3000. Since then, he has successfully transitioned his concert photography talent into a…

What is Rim Lighting?
What is Rim Lighting?
By Michelle Ecker on July 31st, 2017

Have you ever seen a photo where the subject looks almost silhouetted by an outline of powerful light? Maybe the photo isn’t exactly the type of silhouette shot you’re used…

Adobe Photoshop For the Family Photographer- Part II
Adobe Photoshop For the Family Photographer- Part II
By NYIP Mentors on June 29th, 2017

In Part 1 of this series, we talked about NYIP mentor Ted Fisher’s ABC Nightline Photoshop tutorial and the many ways in which family photographers especially are growing to greatly…

Adobe Photoshop for the Family Photographer
Adobe Photoshop for the Family Photographer
By Sharon Gumerove on June 8th, 2017

As photographers, we've known for a long time the power of digital photography and the amazing capabilities of today's digital imaging programs. It's hard to imagine a time when you…

How to Use a Speedlight
How to Use a Speedlight
By Michelle Ecker on February 15th, 2017

One of the best ways to improve your compositional skills and expand your portfolio is to experiment with new equipment whenever you get the chance. If you’ve never worked with…

Convert Any Bag Into A Camera Bag
Convert Any Bag Into A Camera Bag
By Michael Ross on November 10th, 2016

There is an incredible range of camera bags available today. You’ve got a choice of hard cases, backpacks, shoulder bags, slings, and many more. If you are like me, you…