Denise Ippolito is a full-time award-winning professional photographer, workshop leader, and artist living in New Jersey. She travels extensively presenting slide lectures and seminars, and teaching photography and Photoshop. Her workshops feature a variety of subjects including: avian, flower, landscape, and creative photography.
Denise’s love for nature started at an early age; she has always felt very passionate about wildlife. Through her photography she hopes to broaden awareness and inspire others to share her love for our planet and its resources.
In 2017 Denise’s image, Snow Globe, was selected as the First Place “Winged Life” category winner for the BigPicture: Natural World Photography Competition. Her image of a Moseley’s Rockhopper Penguin was selected as the “Birds” Category Winner in the prestigious Nature’s Best 2016 Windland Smith Rice International Awards Competition. In 2015 she also won the Category for “Art in Nature” in the same Nature’s Best Competition.
In 2010 and again in 2014, Denise received a Highly Honored award in the prestigious Windland Smith Rice Nature’s Best competition. Also in 2014, one of her images was selected as part of the People’s Choice Awards Top 50 Images in the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition. Denise’s images have been published in the Wall Street Journal, magazines and books, sold as greeting cards and calendars, and featured in a Sierra Club documentary. Most recently, Denise was the featured photographer in an episode of Xploration Awesome Planet for Fox 5 television.