Hidden Gems

I want to tell you a story about a photographer that I know. I’m not going to include her name but this person has been on several of my workshops. This past year she took one of my flower photography workshops. I think it was on the next to the last day of the workshop; …

Black-browed Albatross

I just returned home from two fantastic weeks in the Falkland Islands. As many of you know my group and I visited Sea Lion, Bleaker and Saunders Island while we were there. One of my favorite birds to photograph is the Black-browed Albatross found on Saunders. They are beautiful birds that nest on cliff sides …

Falklands Trip Report

I have been offline for quite a few days now as I have travelled to the Falkland Islands and back with my group. Our first stop was Santiago Chile before heading to the Falklands. Our itinerary started with Sea Lion Island. Host Micky was especially nice and helpful. We saw and photographed all the usual …

A Backward Glance ~ 2017

I wanted to finish off the year with a post that took a look back at my year and all of my happenings. I am truly blessed to be able to lead this amazing life, doing what I love. I thank all of you for your support and encouragement of my work. I wish you …

My Interview with Emma Hanisch

This past summer I was contacted by Emma Hanisch, Emma is working towards her master’s degree in Science Communication at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. She is writing her master’s thesis about how taking photos of wildlife can affect the way that people think about nature. After seeing some of my photos …

Transformation

I woke up this morning with a need for purple. I love the color purple so I went digging through my files and found this Clematis that I photographed while on my Schreiner’s Iris Garden workshop last spring. To create the look, I brought my image into Photoshop. Added a slight zoom blur to the …

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 …