Third Time Is A Charm

On Christmas morning I made my first trek out to photograph these dead trees. It was in the middle of the afternoon; I wanted to get myself acquainted with the trees and see where the light would be first thing in the morning. After my initial visit, I went back the next morning with friends, …

2nd Surgery for Jaxson

Well, we had hoped that Jaxson was not going to need a second surgery however, after sending video tapes and measurements to Dr. Park, he has decided that the heel cord surgery will benefit Jaxson. I am again, worried sick but I know that he will be in good hands and I have complete faith …

Blending Exposures

I’ve moved away from the HDR programs that I use to work with. Lately I have been blending my exposures manually. I usually take two or three images and place them on top of each other in Photoshop. Then with layer masks reveal only the parts of each image that I want. In other words …

Right Whale Bay, South Georgia

This image of a King Penguin colony is from my first South Georgia/Falklands Expedition in 2012. It was with Cheesemans’ Ecology Safaris. I met Paul McKenzie on that trip and we hit it off, we have since teamed up to lead some great workshops together as we share similar visions. We have a land-based Falkland …

Oliver Bronson House ~ 2 Day Private Photo Shoot

Image © 2016/Denise Ippolito Photography Dr. Oliver Bronson House ~ 2 Day Private Photo Shoot Date: March 6-7, 2017. Hudson NY Time: 9:00am-1:00pm each day Cost: $999.00, strict limit of 5 participants/FULL WAIT During this two day Dr. Oliver Bronson House, Hudson NY photo shoot we will photograph inside the Oliver Bronson House between 9am …

A Defining Moment

I was home for about five weeks and at the time it felt like an eternity. For the first time in my life I found myself without a hectic schedule. For years my usual day had consisted of about 12 hours of intense work followed by three hours of catching up with my household and …

Going Beyond a Snapshot

When you get to a certain point in your photography, those snapshots that you are so accustom to taking are no longer going to cut it for you. You will tire of the uneven horizon lines and the blown out foreground elements that hold your eye for far too much time. You will soon become …

My Year in Review

This is a Spark presentation, you may need to wait a couple of minutes for it to load, then scroll down at your own pace and enjoy the show! Happy New Year to ALL!! SOME NEW LISTINGS OF ITEMS FOR SALE: Canon EOS 5D Mark III for sale with a Canon BG-E11 Battery Grip for …

Lightroom Quick Tips

My Lightroom Workflow: The first thing I should mention is that I don’t do a lot in Lightroom aka LR, (it is basically the same program as Camera Raw) but I do the essentials. My workflow is simple and effective. I try not to over complicate things; in my opinion most of the lengthy, tedious …

Dead Trees

On Christmas day I went out to photograph with one of my Olympus cameras that good friend and client Tom Wester gave me. I had it converted to infrared (720nm). I wanted a lightweight body to bring with me on my trips and the Olympus was a great choice for IR, since it isn’t like …

Merry Christmas

I would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa and/or any other happy holiday that will be celebrated this season. I say Merry Christmas not because I feel it is politically correct or that I am standing up for “my rights”, I say Merry Christmas because it brings me back to …

“Big Jim”

When out of the fog there arose quite a clatter I sprang from my tripod to see what was the matter Grabbing my camera, I did not use a flash Setting my shutter speed to capture the dash When, what to my wondering eyes should appear But a giant Marine with some large camera gear. …

Client’s Images From Barnegat Jetty

Image © 2016/Robert DeCroce Photography, this one got the wrong sig by mistake, it is Robert’s picture. ~ Harlequin Duck, drake I always share my images on my blog but long time friend and client Jim Fennessy suggested that I share some of my client’s images. Plus since I really didn’t shoot much since it …