Photography Tutorials

3 Tips for Perfect Panning

By: Michelle Ecker on February 2 2018.

Have you ever seen those animated, dynamic photographs of a crystal-clear subject in motion- say a car zooming down a busy street- with a nicely blurred background behind said moving…
The Best Gear for Photographing Kids

By: Michelle Ecker on January 30 2018.

The New York Institute of Photography is one of the world’s largest photography schools and because we are, we often publish fun and useful photography tips…
How to Photograph Car Light Trails

By: Michelle Ecker on January 19 2018.

Have you ever seen those futuristic, high-tech looking photos of light trails illustrating traffic zooming down a busy highway or city avenue? These light trail shots are a super illuminating…
The Benefits of Framing

By: Michelle Ecker on December 9 2017.

If you’re ever looking for a creative way to draw more attention to your subject, framing is a wonderful way to do so. By allowing something else in the scene…
How To Protect Your Gear in Cold Weather

By: Michelle Ecker on November 10 2017.

The New York Institute of Photography is one of the world’s largest photography schools and because we are, we often publish fun and useful photography tips…
Understanding Vanishing Points

By: Michelle Ecker on September 22 2017.

As photographers, there are a number of simple adjustments we can make in an effort to add an element of interest to an otherwise mundane shot. From finding eye-catching
How to Take Perfect Fall Photos

By: Michelle Ecker on September 21 2017.

If you’re a nature photography enthusiast, autumn is a wonderful time of year to check out your local park or wildlife reserve and capture some beautiful outdoor scenery shots. To…
How to Use Automatic Exposure Bracketing

By: Michelle Ecker on September 1 2017.

Have you ever struggled to achieve an accurate composition because the subject you were photographing was under tricky natural lighting that you weren’t familiar with? How about a subject located…
Improve Your Action Shots

By: Michelle Ecker on August 25 2017.

If you’re trying to take some sports or general action photos this fall, it can be tricky to make sure the main moving subject in your shot stays in focus.…
How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse

By: Don Sheff on August 21 2017.

At NYIP, we're glad to have readers and students from all around the world. Some of you will be lucky enough to be in the path of a total solar…