Magnolia Gardens/Charleston Workshop ~ 2019

Magnolia Plantation & Gardens Workshop/Seminar Charleston, South Carolina with Denise Ippolito ~ March 19, 20, 21, 22 ~ 2019 $1699.00 / Limit 10 During this workshop my goal is to help you capture compelling images using light, color, effective depth of field, sharpness, creative camera techniques and more. Next I want to introduce you to …

Yuccas in White Sands

Image © 2017/Denise Ippolito Photography ~ First light So, remember I told you to be sure to bring a GPS to White Sands when visiting. Well, I took my own advice and bought a brand new GPS just before going. After all I had been there before and I knew first hand how difficult it …

Camping the Ring Road in Iceland ~ 2018

Iceland Camping Adventure with Denise Ippolito August 6-17th, 2018 (12 days) Price: $6800.00 per person based on double occupancy Join me for what will be a unique adventure around the Ring Road in Iceland. Participants will see some of the amazing places that Iceland has to offer from it’s notorious fire and ice locations to …

Bear Cubs in Kodiak Alaska Workshop ~ Officially Announced!!

Coastal Brown Bear Cubs in Kodiak Alaska ~ July 7-12, 2019 A Creative Adventure Workshop 5 Full days and 2 half days – $6899 Limited to 9 participants. Join Denise Ippolito in spectacular Katmai National Park, AK for six days of photographing Coastal Brown Bears. Early July is prime time for viewing and making images …

Spot Healing Brush Blues…

Image © 2017/Denise Ippolito Photography ~ Notice all the spots, these were at the top right corner of the frame. Have you ever seen so many dust bunnies on your image and thought -oh no! Well, I have and it was when I used an f/29 or more or if my sensor was really, really …

Used Gear For Sale

Here are a few items listed by some of my readers…be sure to contact the person that is selling the gear and discuss condition. If it is a lens, what version? Is the front element in good shape? If it is a camera-how many actuations? Is it beat up or in good working order? and …

What is Your Season?

Image © 2017/Denise Ippolito Photography Some of us have a special bond with one or more of the four seasons. I adore each and every season for different reasons but I find winter to be more alluring. The bare trees and wintery scenes appeal to the artist in me. There is a calm sense of …

Bosque Blurs Are So Fun!

Image © 2017/Denise Ippolito Photography ~ 1/6 sec. combined with a slight zoom–one of my favorites It was nice meeting new friends in Bosque and seeing old ones too. I enjoyed all of my time in New Mexico and I can’t wait to do it again next year! The blurs in this blog post were …

Bye, Bye Bosque…

At least for now… I just finished up with my group as our time together in Bosque del Apache has come to an end. I feel a little sad saying goodbye to so many good friends and photographers; they were a stellar group, most of which I have worked with before. It was a slightly …

Lofoten, Norway Aurora Workshop Announced for 2019!

This will be my first adventure to Norway, it is an exploratory adventure just like my first Kenya and Vietnam trip. Do I know the location like the back of my hand? No, that is why I am employing the very best photographic guides possible. When I went to Kenya, my guides and co-leader had …

10 Stocking Stuffer Ideas

I am still in Bosque, my group had their first shooting session tonight. Tomorrow morning we head out early but I wanted to give you some stocking stuffer ideas for your friends and family members that love photography, also some good ideas to direct your family members to if you, yourself are the photographer in …

Bosque- My First Day Back

Image © 2017/Denise Ippolito Photography I arrived at Bosque del Apache NWR very early this morning, actually way early and got a spot on the flight deck. My thoughts were that I should probably go to the left of the flight deck but there was no wind at all and since I never get the …

Early Morning Starry Sky ~ White Sands

White Sands National Monument is a little over a 2 hour drive from Bosque del Apache; if you’ve never been I would recommend a visit. I have been there a few times before but have never truly explored it to great lengths. It is best to contact the park before going and apply for an …

Heading to Back to Bosque

Tomorrow I will meet up with friends at White Sands for some shooting time on my own. Then I head to Bosque del Apache NM to photograph beautiful skies along with Sandhill Cranes and Snow Geese before meeting my group on the 27th. I have been going to Bosque for years, although I missed last …