Nickerson Beach Trip Report

I am finishing up with my Nickerson Beach workshop. We had great weather for the entire trip despite reports of a heat wave and temperatures reaching 93 degrees –we were cool and comfortable on the beach!! I had another great group of friendly, kind, considerate photographers and it was a joy to spend time with …

Used Gear Listings

SELL YOUR USED GEAR ON MY SITE Michael Zajac will be handling ALL USED GEAR SALES, please contact him via e-mail. When emailing please put the words “Used Gear” in the subject line. Please do not email me as I will only direct you back to Michael, thanks so much. CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW …

Group 2 ~ Blur Winning Images!

Above image copyright 2017 Ed Matney Photography During my second group workshop in the Palouse region of the northwestern United States I decided to spice things up with a photo contest between the participants. They were allowed to create and present to the group a single blur shot that had no rules attached except for …

$99.00 lens…Are you kidding me??

  Before arriving in the Palouse I had noticed that I did not have my Olympus 40-150mm Pro lens f/2.8 with me. I lost it while in Portland before coming to the Palouse; don’t ask me how or where???  I called my rep at B&H and he immediately shipped a lens out to me-thanks Izzy!! …

Palouse Group 2

Image © 2017/Denise Ippolito Photography ~ Before a rainstorm It’s been awhile since I’ve been home and I miss my family so much. I flew to Portland for my Iris Garden Workshop then from there I went straight to the Palouse. While in the Palouse I spent two days scouting before my first group came …

Nickerson Beach in 6 days…

I have 3 spots open for my Nickerson Beach workshop, Long Island NY. If you would like to hone your bird photography skills than this workshop is for you. Register below. Image © Denise Ippolito Photography Skimmer Feeding ~ Nickerson Beach Image © Denise Ippolito Photography Skimmers Battling ~ Nickerson Beach Image © Denise Ippolito …

Snow Globe Wins!!

While in Namibia I received a notice from BigPicture: Natural World Photography Competition saying that one of my images has been selected for the final round of judging, please supply the RAW file, bio, etc… Then as our Namibia tour was coming to a close I finally got on the internet and saw another email …

Palouse ~ Group 1

Image © 2017/Denise Ippolito Photography I loved the single puffy cloud. First of all, I am completely knackered! This was again an extremely great group; I have enjoyed my time with all of them. During our time together we travelled some miles together, had some great lunches together and shared a lot of images both …

And the Winner Is…

Image copyright Phil Collyer 2017. My Palouse “Group 1” workshop is coming to a close. I will be sharing some of my images shortly. But first– at one of our many stops I challenged the group to a friendly competition. The goal was to see who could come up with the most creative photo of …

Ponderosa Pine Cone Bloom

This Ponderosa Pine bloom reminds me of Christmas. I was so excited to see them in the Palouse. I saw them once before on a trail and I didn’t have a camera with me at the time so this is my first time photographing them. It was windy as heck and I am not sure …

Iris Garden Blurs

The images in this post were all created on the last photo session of my Iris Garden Workshop conducted just outside of Portland Oregon. During our entire workshop the weather in Portland was fantastic! We had a variety of weather but mostly beautiful cloudy bright skies. I felt extremely blessed and I had hoped that …

Greetings from Schreiner’s

I am at Schreiner’s Iris Garden outside of Portland Oregon finishing up my Iris Garden Workshop which has been a great success; mostly because each and every one of the participants was a delight to work with. I have enjoyed meeting some new folks and also spending time with some good friends/clients. Glenn Pagel who …

Namibia Photo Tour ~ 2018 Announced!

The 2018 Namibia ~ A Creative Adventure Photo-Safari: April 15- April 29, 2018 (14 nights): $8999. Limit: 9 photographers/ 3 SPOTS AVAILABLE.My guides for this trip will once again be Wim van den Heever and Ben Cranke from South Africa. *Botswana Pre-trip: see below. The Itinerary: Fly into Windhoek (Hosea Kutako International Airport, airport code …

Distracted

Image © 2017/Denise Ippolito Photography On the last day that our group was in Sossusvlei in the southern part of the Namib Desert most of the group were on private helicopter flights. This left three of the tour leaders (since we can’t go up in the helicopters with them) with a morning off. Me, Paul …