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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.

Tips for Shooting a Wedding Reception

By Michelle Ecker on September 16th, 2016

If you want to become a professional photographer, shooting wedding ceremonies and receptions is no surprise one of the most popular niches to explore in doing so. Although every couple…

Why Mirrorless? A Traveling Photographer’s Perspective

By Chris Corradino on September 15th, 2016

This will be my second all-mirrorless trip since switching from Canon to a lighter Olympus micro four-thirds system. The first adventure in Iceland worked out very well with over 8000…

Editorial Photography

By Michelle Ecker on September 14th, 2016

Editorial photography is an extremely broad field with many opportunities worth considering as you consider some options for your professional career. Intended for the sake of reporting, this field likely…

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Student Success Stories

Student Success: Brian Henriksen

By Michelle Ecker on July 28th, 2016

In 2011, Brian Henriksen enrolled in NYIP while deployed to Afghanistan. He had always been passionate about art and photography as a child, and realized then that it was what he wanted to pursue after his military retirement. Approaching the…

Student Success: Jason Brewer

By Michelle Ecker on July 7th, 2016

As a child, Jason Brewer was fascinated by his parents’ point and shoot film cameras. After years of using said tools to capture various snapshots of daily life, he finally decided to enroll at NYIP and develop his photographic passion…

Student Success: Jordan Belville

By Michelle Ecker on July 6th, 2016

When Jordan Belville was 8 years old, he used to jokingly tell his cousin that he would be taking pictures for National Geographic someday. For a while, he thought this photographic dream might be out of his financial reach- but…

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