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Rainbow Row, Charleston

Rainbow Row is the name for a section of historic houses in downtown Charleston, So. Carolina on East Bay Street. The name “Rainbow Row” came about when they were restored in the 1930s and 1940s. One of the stories that I heard said that the houses were painted in different vibrant colors so drunken sailors …

Magnolia-Plantation

Magnolia Gardens Trip Report

I have had a great time here in Charleston. I say goodbye to my group tomorrow afternoon, then head straight to the Kiawah where I will be giving a presentation to the Kiawah Island Photo Club and two sold out workshops :). My group was a nice mix of old and new clients. We had …

Angel Oak,denise ippolito

Angel Oak

I finally got a chance to photograph the famous “Angel Oak” tree on Johns Island near Charleston, South Carolina this morning. I met up with my group tonight after spending the entire day shooting on my own, scouting the location thoroughly so that tomorrow’s shoot with my clients would run smoothly and they could enjoy …

Longwood-Gardens

Longwood Gardens

Due to a booking error I have one spot left for the Charleston, South Carolina with Denise Ippolito ~ March 26, 27, 28, 29th 2015 / $899.00- Magnolia Plantation & Gardens Workshop/Seminar more info here. I just got back home from my Longwood Gardens Seminar/Workshop. Both Don Schroder and Joe Subolefsky assisted me with the …

Middle Creek, PA

Middle Creek, PA

  Image © 2015/Denise Ippolito Photography ~ Middle Creek Wildlife Management, PA Canon EOS-1D Mark IV, EF600mm f/4L IS II USM +1.4x Shutter speed: 1/2000 sec Aperture: 8 Exposure mode: Manual ISO: 400 On Wednesday March 18th I went to Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area in PA for my very first but not last visit. …

LED light

LimoStudio 200 Photography LED Barndoor Light Kit

This LED light works great in places like the Lonaconing Silk Mill where it is dark. One of my clients Tom Holding used it at Lonaconing and I was impressed. It comes with a large battery and charger that I think is one of the best features.  This light comes with three gel covers and …

Swan-Island-Dahlia

Swan Island Dahlia Workshop 2015

Image © 2014/Denise Ippolito Photography ~ Portland Japanese Garden A Creative Adventure ~ Swan Island Dahlia Farm Photography Workshop September 8 -12, 2015 ~ 5 FULL DAYS: $1699 Meet & Greet Sept. 7th at 8pm Join Denise Ippolito at the Swan Island Dahlia Farm in Canby Oregon (just south of Portland) for a great learning …

Lonaconing Silk Mill

Lonaconing Silk Mill

I just got back from a wonderful weekend at Lonaconing Silk Mill. I made the five hour drive on Friday afternoon down to the silk mill and met most of the group for dinner that evening (it was not planned). We went to my favorite restaurant near the silk mill-the Hen House. I have to …

Barnegat-Jetty

Barnegat Jetty

I spent the afternoon of March 11th at the Barnegat Jetty which is located at the northern tip of Long Beach Island in Ocean County, New Jersey. It was a beautiful day with plenty of Harlequins. It’s been awhile since I have been out to the jetty and it felt like old times being there …

Hokkaido, Japan

It Takes Two

I love to photograph action, flight and intimate moments. Lots of my inspiration comes from just watching my subjects as they carry on about their business. I look for patterns in behavior so that I can get set up and prepare for the repeats. I also look for anything out of the ordinary; like a …

Greece

Dalmatian Pelicans, Greece Photo Tour Announced!

Dalmatian Pelicans ~ Northern Greece A Creative Adventure/denise ippolito January 24th – 29th, 2016 ~ 5 Nights/ 4 Full days of photography Photograph beautiful Dalmatian Pelicans in Greece. Our trip will be from January 24-29th, 2016. Our hotel accommodations are located fifteen minutes from Lake Kerkini. This is a huge plus as we will be …

Lake-Kussharo

Some of My Faves

After a 24 hour travel day from Japan with 3 connecting flights I made it home to New Jersey around 11:30pm last night (I had a long connection in Tokyo and got delayed in Toronto or else it would have been much quicker). On my final leg of the trip I found out that my …

Hokkaido

Come Fly With Me

My girlfriend Lynn Fulton came up with this catchy tile after seeing the images I intended to put in this blog post. She also titled my last blog post-she has a knack for it . My group has been photographing in Hokkaido at the crane sanctuary for a couple of days. We were suppose to …

Lake-Kussharo

Do You See What I See?

This image was one of my favorites from the morning shoot at Lake Kussharo.  Do you know what it is? Do you like it? Canon EOS 7D Mark II Shutter speed: 1/400 sec Aperture: 10 Exposure mode: Manual ISO: 400 Lens: EF600mm f/4L IS II USM +2x III Focal length: 1200mm We just finished up …

Torres-del-Paine-App

There is an App For That- and It’s Mine!!

Whoohooo! I am very exited to announce that Apple has approved my new App. It went on sale yesterday. My App is a travel App for Torres del Paine in southern Chilean Patagonia. In the App I share some of my favorite bird and wildlife images along with the exif data. I also share photography …