My name is Denise Ippolito I am a freelance photographer, artist and writer living in NJ. I am also a moderator for Bird Photographers.Net, an online photography site where I work in the OOTB (Out of the Box) Forum . I have co-led several BIRDS AS ART Instructional Photo-Tours with Arthur Morris, a Canon Explorer of Light. He is a world renowned bird photographer and teacher. I offer workshops featuring avian, flower and HDR photography. As a former award winning floral designer and garden center owner I have worked extensively with flowers. My most recent eBook “Bloomin’ Ideas” reflects my love for flowers and art.
I have received an honorable mention in the highly regarded Nature’s Best Windland Smith Rice competition 2010 in the Creative Digital Category. I have also won several PSA (Photographic Society of America) awards, etc... My images have been published in magazines and books, sold as greeting cards and most recently featured in a Sierra Club Documentary.
In addition to offering workshops I am also available to give a slide show presentation to your club or
organization. I offer 2 slide show/lectures “A Blend of Art and Nature” and "Bloomin' Ideas" both
presentations explore the combination of art and nature. A visual experience of photographs from around the country. These slide shows will
have something for everyone.
I also offer a diverse program for your club or organization, "A Day of
Creative Photography with Denise Ippolito". This program can be
customized to meet your clubs needs. I also offer a half day program as
well. Please contact me via e-mail for more information regarding this program
My recent eBooks include:
“A Guide to Pleasing Blurs” by Arthur Morris and Denise Ippolito. This
20,701 word, 271 page PDF is illustrated with 144 different, exciting,
and artistic images. The guide covers the basics of creating pleasingly
blurred images, the factors that influence the degree of blurring, the
use of filters in creating pleasing blurs, and a great variety of both
in-the-field and Photoshop techniques that can be used to create
pleasingly blurred images.
“A Guide to Creative Filters and Effects” by Denise Ippolito. This
19,000 word, 146 page PDF file is fully illustrated and outlines many
Photoshop Filters and Creative Plug-ins. Each detailed tutorial section
is written in a clear, concise, simple, easy to follow style that can be
followed even by someone opening up Photoshop for the first time.
“The Barnegat Jetty Site Guide” by Denise Ippolito with Arthur Morris.
This Site Guide (6,190 words, 68 images) will make your first visit to
this great bird photography location productive and safe. I explain the
effects of the winds and the tides and the light on the photographic
“The Softer Side of Macro” by Denise Ippolito. This 5,800 word 68 page
PDF file is illustrated with my signature soft approach to flowers. I
explain my techniques for capturing and creating this pleasing side of
"Impressions of Bosque del Apache" by Denise Ippolito. This 3,900 word,
127 page PDF file is fully illustrated with my beautifully creative
images. Let me show you Bosque through my eyes.
"Bloomin' Ideas" by Denise Ippolito is an overview of the in-the-field
and post-processing techniques that I have used and developed over the
past few years to make my flower images special. This is a 105 page,
12,000 word eBook.