New York Institute of Photography Graduate Releases New Photography E-book

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NYIP graduate, Jim Edds, has compiled text, photographs and video materials into a new ebook called Hurricane Journey.

For 14 years, Jim Edds has been chasing hurricanes, typhoons, tornadoes, and other extreme weather throughout the world.

For 14 years, Jim Edds has been chasing hurricanes, typhoons, tornadoes and other extreme weather throughout the world. His dramatic still photographs and videos of these storms have appeared on the National Geographic Channel, the Discovery Channel, the Weather Channel and in dozens of magazines.

Now, Edds has channeled his vast experience with extreme weather into a new, one-of-a-kind multimedia book that combines text, photographs and video. It's called "Hurricane Journey" ($9.99) and is available only on the Apple iBook from the Apple iTunes Store.

Edds, now 53, is a 1996 graduate of the New York Institute of Photography. At the time he was working for the Dept. of Environmental Production in the Florida Keys and was an amateur underwater photographer.

"I was also interested in weather photography, but I never figured out how to make money at it. I was looking over the NYIP course work and said I'm going to give this is a try. What I liked about NYIP is I could study on my own time. I didn't have to sit in a classroom. And these are working professionals in New York City...not stuffy college professors. I wanted to make some money with this.”

If you'd like to learn more about Jim Edds and his experiences as a storm chaser, underwater photographer, and as an NYIP student you can visit read the NYIP website and search ‘Jim Edds’.

About NYIP

The New York Institute of Photography offers three great home-study photography courses. Founded in 1910, NYIP is the oldest and largest photography school in the world, having successfully trained thousands of photographers over more than 100 years. Located in the heart of the art capital of the world, New York City, NYIP brings high quality photography education straight to its students’ doors. NYIP is owned and operated by Distance Education Co., LLC, with two sister schools also located in Manhattan, the Sheffield School and the New York Institute of Career Development.

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