NYIP’s Mission is to empower students to achieve their aspirations through flexible, convenient, affordable, and highly relevant educational programs.
The New York Institute of Photography seeks to provide the highest level of distance education training in the art, technique, and business of photography using multi-media training materials developed by our staff and faculty, while providing a high level of service and support to every student.
Professional Photography Course
This online photography course is a comprehensive program that will teach you how to take control of your camera. You will learn the secrets of exposure, lighting and lenses. You’ll receive training on proper composition as you learn how professional photographers create the perfect shot in all conditions. The course offers an introduction to a wide variety of different photographic genres – weddings, nature, landscapes, wildlife, portraits, studio, still life and more.
Fundamentals of Digital Photography Course
This beginner digital photography course is meant to help you master your digital camera. Learn the basic functions of your camera so you can begin to shoot in manual mode, capturing higher-quality images of the people and places around you. Professional photographers will show you how to see the world like a photographer, whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been taking photos for years.
Portrait Photography Course
This online portrait photography course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to take professional-quality portraits. You will learn how to work with all different types of subjects, from individuals and groups to children and pets. Professional portrait photographers will explain the nuances of lighting and posing, how to shoot in studio or on location, and how to master the gear you will need to create inspiring work.
Photoshop for Photographers Course
This online Photoshop course teaches you how to edit your photos like a pro. Adobe Certified Experts will guide you step by step through Adobe Photoshop, the world’s most popular photo editing software. You will learn sizing, cropping, retouching, masks, layers and coloring. Guided tutorials are loaded with tips and shortcuts so you’ll know everything you need to do to create the best possible versions of your photographs.
Wedding Photography Course
If you want to learn how to photograph weddings like a pro, this online wedding photography course is for you. Professional wedding photographers will walk you through everything you need to know – finding and signing clients, planning for the big day, and shooting and editing high-quality photographs. You will learn the nuances of light, composition, exposure and posing as you develop your own visual style.
If you want to learn how to tell impactful stories with your photographs, this online photojournalism course is for you. Professional photojournalists are great storytellers, and you will learn the principles of narrative and visualization that they use to successfully document the world around them. We will show you how to see the world like a photographer and how to capture compelling images using proper light, exposure and composition.
Become a Travel Photographer
This online travel photography course is for anyone who desires to take the kind of inspiring photographs seen in the pages of National Geographic. To be a great travel photographer, one must learn how to see the world like a photographer. This course will do just that, teaching you the many types of travel photography - landscapes, nature, portraits, and documentary.
Nature and Landscape Photography Course
This online nature and landscape photography course is designed to teach you how to photograph the beauty of the world around you. Learn everything you ever wanted to know about outdoor photography, including what types of gear to use in every situation, how to work with natural light, and what times of the day make for the most compelling images. Professional photographers explain the nuances of composition, exposure and framing so you can take better pictures of wildlife, flowers, landscapes and more.
Video Making Course
This online video making course is for photographers who want to add video to their skillset, or amateur videographers who want to learn how to use today’s technology to produce professional-quality work. Step-by-step, you will learn to plan and write a script, to capture dynamic video and audio in the moment and to edit your work like a pro . You will master the gear, lighting, sound editing and color correction necessary for success.
Business for Photographers Course
This online business of photography course is for experienced photographers who want to start or grow their photography business and learn how to make money with their camera. We assume that you know how to take professional-quality photos, which is why this program pairs so well with any of our other photo courses. You will learn exactly what it takes to start your business, define your market, sell yourself and your work to clients and market your business.
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