Cameras and Gear

Capturing Mermaids with a Holga

By: June Lang on January 24 2011.

There's no better place to celebrate the Summer Solstice than the Mermaid Parade at Coney Island, so this year my boyfriend…
Digital Camera Sensors

By: Richard Martin on November 8 2010.

DSLR's with "full-frame" sensors, whose dimensions are the same as 35mm film (24mm x 36mm), are the best choice for serious photographers, right? Well, maybe. With the introduction of the…
Off Camera Flash Made Easy

By: Richard Martin on July 12 2010.

Of all the questions we get from students at NYIP, probably the most popular (after what camera, lens, etc. should I buy?) is how do I use my flash?…
Photography Amplified with Audioboos

By: Chris Corradino on June 2 2010.

Do you want to be heard? I mean really heard? If so, then listen up as we've got a solution for you! After launching in March of 2009, a London…
Summertime Tuneup for your Camera

By: Chuck DeLaney on April 15 2010.

There's nothing like an annual tune-up to keep things in tip-top condition. For example, experts advise changing the batteries in your smoke detector every fall when daylight savings time ends,…
In Camera Metering

By: George Delgado on January 24 2010.

NYIP's newest student advisor, George Delgado, is a professional photographer, and an NYIP graduate. In addition to running a portrait and wedding photography business here in New York City, George…
Dynamic Range Part 1

By: Richard Martin on April 15 2009.

Dynamic range is a term often thrown out by manufacturers of digital cameras, scanners, and even film. We typically hear claims, sometimes exaggerated, of great improvements in a particular product.…
What is RAW

By: Ella Manor on December 29 2008.

I believe that any photography student, whether a photo hobbyist or aspiring professional photographer, should be familiar with the possibilities of RAW capture and editing. In my experience as…
The End of Film Photography

By: Richard Martin on March 15 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…