Image Critiques

NEW! Image Critique Service

Do you have a few images that you are stuck on? Maybe you are not sure of the composition. Do you need some help determining what will make your shot stand out from the crowd? Maybe you want some creative tips for processing or maybe you just need some honest feedback. Whatever the case may …

Nature Visions Expo

Nature Visions Expo ~ November

Join me at Nature Visions Photo Expo, November 14-16, 2014 Hylton Performing Arts Center, Manassas, Virginia for my “Creative Filters and Effects” workshop/program. During this program I will be demonstrating some of my favorite Photoshop filters and some of my favorite Photoshop Plug-ins. I will be sharing lots of tips and techniques that I use on …

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Old Car City 2015 Workshop Announced!

Old Car City Workshop/Seminar October 9,10,11th 2015 ~ $399.00. Old Car City boasts 4,500 old cars on 34 acres mostly along wooded trails. Old cars have an allure that can’t be explained. They are full of interesting curves and lines, some of them have unique hood ornaments and emblems. Old Car City is a treasure trove …

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Old Car City

Image © 2014/Denise Ippolito Photography I think the one on the right is called an Old Woody I just finished up with my Old Car City workshop in White Georgia. Plans are underway to return again next year around the same time. It is truly an amazing place to visit, there are so many old …

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Gibbs Gardens

I have been in Georgia for a couple of days now. My friends Lisa and Tom Cuchara are here with me. It is hot and muggy but we are having a great time. We have been exploring some of the areas around White Georgia since I am doing a workshop at Old Car City. Yesterday, …

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Zoom Blurs

Image © 2014/Denise Ippolito Photography Photoshop zoom blurs are one of the easiest blurs to achieve in my opinion. When adding a blur to an image in post processing you can selectively reveal parts of the original image as long as you duplicate your background layer before applying the blur. Ctrl J or Cmd J …

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A Dime A Dozen

CLICK ON THE IMAGE FOR A LARGER/SHARPER VIEW When I first became interested in photographing birds in flight I would have killed for an image like this. I use to hear pro photographers saying the phrase  “dime a dozen” shot. When I first began photographing with Arthur Morris I heard him say the exact same …

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The Not So Wild West…

Image © 2014/Denise Ippolito Photography During my recent trip to Oregon I visited several locations including a few abandoned ghost towns, one of which was touted as the wild west of Oregon. Shaniko Oregon is worth a visit if you are in the area, but only if you are int he area! There are a …

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Look Who’s Sleeping on the Job!

I captured the above image of Arthur Morris (sleeping on the job)at Keukenhof Gardens, Lisse Holland last April. Well, actually he was not sleeping. He was getting ready to demonstrate his hand holding technique for up close backsides of flowers. But first– you gotta check out his shirt. “I’ll Try To Be Nicer If You …

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Blotchy Wavy Water-colored Art ?

Do you have a better name for it? This is the type of image you either love or hate. I love it. The colors, wavy lines and the impressionistic feel all appeal to me. You need to click on the image to see the larger version to appreciate all the lines. To create the look …

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Nature Visions Expo & Lehigh Valley

  **UPDATE- Due to last minute cancellations 2 spots are now available for our full 4 day Bosque Workshop. November 29- December 3rd. Details HERE. Creative Filters & Effects Program at Nature Visions Expo During this fun and inspiring workshop participants will learn a variety of the latest techniques that I uses to create one-of-a-kind …

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Camargue

Image © 2014/Denise Ippolito Photography ~ Cottage in the South of France I know I am getting a little carried away with all of these painted images but sometimes you need to just get things out of your system. Besides I have sold quite a few of my paintings and I guess that inspires me …

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Topaz Impressions

As some of you may or may not know Topaz Labs has come out with a new painterly program called Topaz Impression. It retails for $99.00 but folks wishing to purchase it before September 30th can receive 25% off using this coupon code: SEPIMPRESSION. So what is so special or not so special about this …