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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.

Understanding Program Shift

By George Delgado on July 25th, 2016

We recently received an email from a student who was struggling to understand the program shift. Using a Canon 6D, she was putting her camera into program mode but still…

Capturing the Essence of Venice

By Chris Corradino on July 14th, 2016

Learn the travel photography tips the travel agent won’t tell you. Beyond the typical tourist locations lies a city of majestic scenes and fascinating people. It’s a bustling area where…

Shooting in Ansel Adams’s Playground

By Chris Corradino on July 12th, 2016

It was one of those mornings where my photography plan didn't work out as expected. That is, until I found this spot with El Capitan looming large in the distance.…

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Student Success: Brian Henriksen

By Michelle Ecker on July 28th, 2016

In 2011, Brian Henricksen 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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