Nickerson Beach

Heading back to Nickerson Beach ~ Care to Join Me??

Image © 2014/Denise Ippolito Photography CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO SEE A LARGER SHARPER VERSION    Image © 2014/Denise Ippolito Photography Nickerson Beach Workshop ~ Saturday & Sunday August 23-24th, $699.00 includes 4 photo sessions and 2 Image Review/ Photoshop sessions. There is just too much going on at Nickerson to stay away. I have …

Palouse

Which Do You Prefer?

Image © 2014/Denise Ippolito Photography CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO SEE A LARGER SHARPER VERSION I was having some fun in Photoshop when I decided to add some birds to the image above. I think I may have gotten carried away with the colors and the birds but I couldn’t help myself . The birds …

2015 UK Puffins & Gannets Workshop

2015 UK Puffins and Gannets Instructional Photo Tour June 29 through July 5, 2015: $5499: Limit 10 photographers/Openings 8. Two leaders. Arrive in Edinburgh, Scotland on the morning of Monday 29 June. Stay 7 nights in two wonderful modern country cottages with lots of amenities including a washer and dryer! 5 days of planned puffin/seabird …

Poppies

Poppies

To create the poppy image above I started with a photograph of two poppies set against a black background. I didn’t like the color combo as much as I thought I would when I captured the image. In Photoshop I first added the third poppy then I inverted the image to create the white background. …

Black Skimmer

New From Nickerson

Image © 2014/Denise Ippolito Photography CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO SEE A LARGER SHARPER VERSION We just got back home from our recent workshops. Arthur Morris and I conducted back to back workshops. First was the Puffin trip to the UK and then the Nickerson Beach workshop in Long Island NY. I am a tired …

Denise Ippolito

Graphic Tree

To create the image above I started with a high-key capture of a small tree top that I found on our way to Nickerson Beach to photograph birds (see below). I loved the lines of the tree and thought that a stark black and white graphic look would be nice. In Photoshop I went into …

Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh Castle, England

The Bamburgh Castle in England is so majestic! I didn’t get a chance to go inside of the castle during my recent Puffin trip to the UK. I did however scout the outside perimeter of the castle for the best shooting angle etc. When I return to England I want to get a few shots …

Bethlehem Steel

Bethlehem Steel HDR Workshop

Bethlehem Steel in Bethlehem, PA is one of the most impressive industrial sites that have been left to decay in the United States. At one time it was the second largest steel producer in the country, and one of the largest shipbuilding companies in the world. During this exclusive workshop we will have access to …

NECCC

Passage

This morning I will be giving my Creative Filters & Effects workshop at NECCC in Amherst MA. If you are in the neighborhood stop by . I am still a bit jet lagged but I am excited to see everyone and share some techniques. The above image was created using a combination of some of …

Puffins-UK

Puffins & More…

Image © 2014/Denise Ippolito Photography Puffin in flight CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO SEE A LARGER SHARPER VERSION I just landed in Newark NJ after an amazing 7 night photography workshop that Arthur Morris and I co-led to the UK. Our main subjects were Puffins & Gannets but we also photographed Arctic Terns, Guillemot, Razorbills …

Puffin-UK

Stuffed!

(Click on the image to see the larger sharper version. You can see the people reflected in the birds eye) Yes, this is tight in the frame! But I still love it. I shot this using my Canon 300mm f/ 2.8 II lens and a 2X III teleconverter. I was very close. If the bird …

Bass Rock

Bass Rock

We’re here!! I arrived in Edinburgh Scotland at around 7:30am their time and had my first experience driving on the opposite side of the road with the steering wheel on the opposite side of the van and the stick shift-yes, stick shift on the left!! yikes! It was scary to say the least. A lot …

Keukenhof

Keukenhof ~ Nothing Stays the Same…

Are you one of those photographers that comes back to a location and expects the same bird to be sitting on the same rock year after year and the flower bloom to be just where you photographed it last year? Funny how we all fall for that once in a while, I know I sure …

Palouse

Rolling Hills

When I remember back on my trip to the Palouse the things that stands out most are the rolling hills of green and the old barns. I can’t seem to get the Palouse out of my mind! I fell in love with the beautiful landscapes of the Palouse and plan on returning again as soon …

Bosque-del-Apache,-NM

Bosque 2014 ~ A Few Spots Left

Image © 2013/Denise Ippolito Photography Bosque del Apache New Mexico, 4 Full Days of Photography with Denise Ippolito/Arthur Morris $1449.00 November 29-December 3, 2014 One of my images from last years Bosque workshop made it into the final round of BBC’s Wildlife Photographer of the year contest- it is not in this post as I …