Denise Applewhite is the senior staff photographer, providing visual content for multiple communication platforms, including princeton.edu, social media, news and print publications, for Princeton University’s Office of Communications. Prior to coming to Princeton in 1991, she worked in New York City shooting advertising, editorial, fashion and corporate work with clients ranging from AT&T to Zales. Denise has also taken on local projects such as photography for the annual report of the New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology.
Denise considers herself a fine artist at heart, exhibiting her photography in galleries throughout Massachusetts, New York and New Jersey. She enjoys both analog and digital mediums, creating music videos and shorts. Denise holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Rochester Institute of Technology and attended The New School's graduate program in media studies, concentrating in video documentary.