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Not A Scheduled Stop…

Sometimes the photography locations on the Palouse workshops are not scheduled stops. As you can see from the image above it would have been next to impossible to do a ride by on this one! I was so excited to see the large round bales of hay randomly placed throughout the scene. When I was …

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Topaz Impression 2 – Free Update Announced!!!

Today, Topaz Labs announces Impression 2, an updated version of their painterly effect software, complete with new features. As always, their updates are 100% free to anyone who already owns the Impression software. And for those who don’t own it, Impression 2 will be on sale (40% off!) from June 23rd – July 7th. Please …

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Hand of Man

Image © 2016/Denise Ippolito Photography ~ Palouse OM-D E-M5 Mark II Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera by Olympus and the ED 12-40mm f/2.8 Handheld. CLICK ON THE IMAGES TO SEE A LARGER, SHARPER VERSION When traveling through the Palouse it’s like stepping back in time. Rolling hills without a sole around. Fields of crops …

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2017 UK Puffins & Gannets Photo Adventure

2017 UK Puffins & Gannets Photo Adventure with Denise Ippolito June 26 through July 3, 2017: $5499. Limit 10 photographers This UK trip offers unparalleled opportunities to photograph Atlantic Puffin, Common Murre, Razorbill, Shag, and Gannet. As well as Arctic, Sandwich, and Common Terns. On one of the islands that we stop at Arctic chicks …

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In A New York Minute

How many of you are familiar with Don Henley and his music? I love his voice and could listen to him for hours as I often have. When he played with the Eagles he was on fire as was the late Glenn Frey. One of Henley’s solo hits was titled “New York Minute”, which translates …

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Back in the Groove…

Since I bought my OM-D E-M5 Mark II Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera by Olympus I have been loving it. One of the only issues I was having was to be able to capture pleasing blurs. I finally turned off the amazing image stabilization ( I was just being lazy 🙂 ) via the …

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Old Trick Still Works

This image was created at an abandoned homestead in the Palouse region of the northwestern United States. The coiled up barbed wire had golden orange lichen on it. The lichen coordinated nicely with the yellow colored wild mustard plants that were backlit from the sun. I used the OM-D E-M5 Mark II Mirrorless Micro Four …

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Setting the Scene

Many times when I arrive at a location whether it is a well known location of an iconic shot or a back road find I will spend a little time looking at the scene and seeing the different angles and views before going in for the obvious shot. I say obvious because let’s face it, …

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Palouse 2017 Announced!!

The Palouse ~ A Creative Adventure/Photo Tour of Eastern Washington State. May 24-28, 2017 5 Full Days: $1699/Limit 12/ 1 spot left Join me for what will be my best Palouse trip yet. I have a few new spots to share as well as some new techniques- both in the field and in post-processing 🙂 …

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Greetings From the Palouse

I am enjoying my time in the Palouse region of the northwestern United States. The old farmhouses call my name at night and I can’t wait to get up and photograph them. I also love the rolling hills and beautiful vistas that remind me of the Tuscany region in Italy. I am so inspired by both …

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Coastal Brown Bear Cubs in Kodiak Alaska

Coastal Brown Bear Cubs in Kodiak Alaska ~ July 12-18, 2017 A Creative Adventure Workshop 5 Full days and 2 half days – $6699 Limited to 8 participants./ 3 spots left Join Denise Ippolito in spectacular Katmai National Park, AK for six days of photographing Coastal Brown Bears. Mid-July is prime time for viewing and …

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Take Two!

Image © 2016/Arthur Morris I’m here in the Palouse with Arthur Morris. We are did some additional scouting for our upcoming 2 workshops. During our first photo shoot we commented on how different our styles are. I lean towards a 24mm view while Arthur tends to frame his images much tighter. I like both views …

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Artist Statement

This artist statement, though I didn’t know it was called an artist statement, has taken me years to complete. I live and breathe art in so many different forms, yet, I can’t seem to express my thoughts into words as easily as I can with visual art. When I think about my life and how …

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One Spot Left!

UPDATE-SPOT FILLED, THANKS! I have one spot left for my annual Nickerson Beach workshop. This is one of my favorite workshops, not just because it is close to home but because it a place that is very near and dear to my heart. I have spent countless hours there watching the behavior of American Oystercatcher, …

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Oh, the Gondolas….

When you visit a city like Venice there are many different subjects to photograph. One of the most photographed things in Venice are the Gondolas. In my opinion they epitomize Venice. I always share my images from my trip but this time I also wanted to share my clients images from the trip. During our …