Denise Tarantino is an award winning fine art photographer. She is an avid cross-country road traveler with a unique talent for capturing the hidden treasures within offbeat objects, roadside stops, and rural environments.
She has a preoccupation with salvaging and up-cycling photographic equipment. Her ability to retrofit cameras, build DIY lenses and alter film, leads to unexpected outcomes that push traditional photographic boundaries.
Her work in film-based photography has won awards and accolades from galleries and museums throughout North America. Named one of the top 100 emerging fine art photographers’ (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017) by Photographer's Forum magazine, an award-winning quarterly publication dedicated to quality reproduction of photography.