Gibbs Garden

Gibbs Garden

I had hoped to get back to Gibbs Garden this year for their incredible display of Daffodils. I never quite made it, but I wanted to share another of the tree-lined drive that I photographed. I only added some color and lighting adjustments along with a touch of blur. I will be stopping at Gibbs …

Palouse

One Spot Now Available for Palouse

The Palouse A Creative Adventure/BIRDS AS ART Instructional Photo-Tour /Eastern Washington State. June 5-9, 2015/5 Full Days: $1699/SPOT FILLED As our first trip is now sold out, we have decided–in response to popular demand, to run a second trip after giving ourselves 2 days to recover from the first one. We have already sold a …

Keukenhof

Tulip Impressions

All of the tulip images in this post have been enhanced with Topaz Impressions. I am including some of these images and my techniques in my updated Creative Filter Guide (available shortly-fingers crossed!) and wanted to share them with you. A lot of folks download a filter program, push a button inside of the program …

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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens – 2 Workshops Announced-2016

Magnolia Plantation & Gardens Workshop/Seminar Charleston, South Carolina with Denise Ippolito ~ March 29- April 1st 2016 / $1299.00   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 some fun post …

Holland

Holland

Image © 2015/Denise Ippolito Photography ~ Keukenhof Gardens Image © 2015/Denise Ippolito Photography ~ Vanda Culture Orchids, Keukenhof Gardens Image © 2015/Denise Ippolito Photography ~ Keukenhof Gardens, texture overlay applied Image © 2015/Denise Ippolito Photography ~ For Arthur Morris, I know he misses seeing the Tulips Image © 2015/Denise Ippolito Photography ~ Keukenhof Gardens, a …

Paris

Paris

I am leaving today on the 1:20pm flight out of Amsterdam to Newark. My nonstop flight is approximately 7 hours long. I can’t wait to get home , I miss my family and friends very much. For some reason, this trip has been exhausting for me and getting home will be splendid! I’ll be home …

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Keukenhof Gardens

When we first arrived in Holland I was slightly worried that the flower fields and the grounds at Keukenhof would not be in full bloom. I wanted my group to experience the beautifully landscaped grounds at Keukenhof. When in bloom the plantings can be spectacular! I am hopeful that the weather will hold and we …

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Native Azalea Impressions

All of the images in this post were created at the Native Azalea garden inside of Magnolia Plantation & Gardens in Charleston South Carolina. To create the painterly look I used Topaz Impressions and texture overlays along with a final tweak in Nik Color Efex. I wanted a romantic, aged look to these images and …

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Happy Easter

I wanted to share some Wisteria that I photographed at Magnolia Gardens in Charleston South Carolina with everyone. I applied a texture to the vertical image below. Happy Easter to those of you that celebrate it. Image © 2015/Denise Ippolito Photography ~ Wisteria ~ Magnolia Gardens, South Carolina

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My Kiawah Visit, Some Updates and 2 Trees ???

My Visit: After my Magnolia Gardens workshop in South Carolina I presented my program “A Blend of Art and Nature” and conducted 2 sold out workshops for the Kiawah Photo Club. Kiawah, is a short driving distance from Charleston South Carolina. While I was in Kiawah I stayed with Ann and Richard Gridley. They are …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …