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Elia Locardi has been at 11 events

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Malini Agarwal (MissMalini)2,943,263MissMalini's Bowled Over By Cricket #MMFridays hangout are in full swing and you can join us every Friday at 2:00pm! This is your chance to get up to date with everything that's happened in the Cricket World Cup, so far. Get the latest cricket-inspired tips and trends, learn another new cricket cheer you can try out during all the matches and you get to hear our celebrity tarot card reader's predictions every week!MissMalini's Bowled Over By Cricket #MMFridays Hangout2015-02-27 09:30:00510 
Elia Locardi2,274,215Join @109596219054914376350 and me on November 1st for a PPE Photo Walk in beautiful downtown NYC! The Photo Walk will begin at the Admiral David Farragut Monument in Madison Square Park at 3:00 PM and end around 6:00 PM, with stops along the way at other beautiful and iconic Manhattan locations! All are welcome to attend, including non-photographers. Learn about locations along the way as our knowledgeable guides from Walks of New York lead us through beautiful downtown NYC! Don’t miss this opportunity to mingle with the photography community and get some great shots of New York City while having the chance to take home some truly epic prizes (valued at more than $5000) including: *NEW  @101496661132652292774 X-T1 WR kit with XF18-135mmF3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR lens * NEW Fujifilm X30 Compact camera * A  @114905632772991411436 G-DOCK EV * A $1,000 USD voucher for @100943160531451419208  * A @111418188450365346768 Ken Kaminesky Signature Edition ‘Master’ Filter Kit * A Formatt-Hitech Elia Locardi Signature Edition ‘Travel’ Filter Kit * Four @105285971776767934946  Vouchers for guided tours in NYC or Italy with Walks of Italy * Two X-Rite i1Display Pros with X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Kits * Five Licenses for @111931223719713971928 Perfect Photo Suite * A special giveaway from onOne Software for all participants Register for the event and be entered in the drawing for prizes at: http: bit.ly/walk-NYC Use the hashtag #walkNYC when posting to Social Media so we can follow along with your photo shares after the event. *An Important Note about Prizes:* You must be registered for the event with your real name as that information will be used to call out the Raffle Prize Winners. Only 1 entry is allowed per registrant and the winners MUST BE PRESENT or the prize will go to the next participant chosen that is present to receive it.NYC Photo Walk2014-11-01 20:00:0033 
Elia Locardi2,274,215Join pro travel photographers Elia Locardi and Ken Kaminesky on September 20th for a Photokina Photo Walk in beautiful Cologne! 

The Photo Walk will begin at the steps of the Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) at 6:00 pm, with stops along the way at other beautiful and iconic locations! 

 All are welcome to attend, including non-photographers!  Don’t miss this opportunity to mingle with the international photography community, get some great shots of Cologne and have the chance to walk away with some truly epic prizes including: • Three Fujifilm Cameras: an X-T1 with 18-55mm lens, an X-E2 with 18-55mm lens and one other camera yet to be announced • Two (soon to be released) Formatt-Hitech Filter Kits • A G-technology G-DOCK EV • A $1,000 USD voucher for Zeiss Lenses Register for the event and be entered in the drawing for prizes at: http://bit.ly/photokina-walk Use the hashtag #photokina-walk when posting to Social Media so we can follow along with your photo shares after the event. **An Important Note about Prizes:** You must be registered for the event with your real name as that information will be used to call out the Raffle Prize Winners. Only 1 entry is allowed per registrant and the winners MUST BE PRESENT or the prize will go to the next participant chosen that is present to receive it. Photokina Photo Walk 20142014-09-20 18:00:0081 
Wick Sakit1,182,867Join us for a @117044691112725530830  on Saturday, May 24th, 2014 with special guests and Global Nomads @112957708071337353347  and @113589303299711872490  It’s going to be a great night and participants will have a chance to win cool prizes from @114413282497900641316  , @111418188450365346768  Filters, @100266938567862344330  , Mind Shift Gear + and @118357019708110162087  !  The walk will begin at Ristretto Roasters where we’ll draw the winners of the Raffle Prizes. From there, we’ll walk over the Burnside Bridge, heading down towards the Saturday Market, stopping for drinks along the way. We’ll continue along the waterfront crossing back over the river via the Hawthorne bridge to shoot sunset. After the sunset shoot we’ll head to Hair of the Dog Brewing Co. for more drinks! Join us for a night of fun, photography and good company! This event will be going around Portland's Memorial Day celebration and we should have some fantastic long exposure opportunities for sunset from the Eastbank Esplanade!   Please remember to add the hashtag #drinkandclickpdx  to all photos you post :) Welcome to the #21 @107732282190737721685  ™ May's Chapter Wide Photography Challenge NEW IMPORTANT INFORMATION To be eligible for this month's Drink and Click ™ challenge attendees need do the following:  We love our sponsors. This month we got @118357019708110162087  , @108059254813258363499  and @108013589332077559621  All you need to do to be eligible is to like their Facebook page and circle them here in Google+.          Google+                                                Facebook +SmugMug                                       http://goo.gl/QYHsrp +Lumoidit                                          http://goo.gl/xhavod              +Stuck In Customs                         http://goo.gl/06JM56 We would also love some of your internet love, so Circle Drink and Click's Google + Page at http://goo.gl/AmgV6and like our FB page at  http://goo.gl/2lsCE and if you have time join our Drink and Click community here in Google+ http://tinyurl.com/bjhpq27 This month's chapter wide challenge is "Long Exposure" Long-exposure photography involves using a long-duration shutter speed to sharply capture the stationary elements of images while blurring, smearing, or obscuring the moving elements. The paths of moving light sources become clearly visible. Some awesome examples of long exposure here: http://digital-photography-school.com/long-exposure-photography/ This month prizes brought to you by our awesome sponsors: 1st Place +SmugMug One year account 2nd Place +Lumoidit $30 gift card (Only valid for U.S) We can find alternative prize for worldwide members 3rd Place  +Stuck In Customs $20 off pre-sets or tutorials Challenge Rules: -Images must be taken on a Drink and Click ™ event during the month of May -Three images per person max -The images must be submitted into this event page -No WATERMARKS (This is mainly to remain anonymous during judging). We will seleDrink & Click Portland with special guests and Global Nomads Elia and Naomi Locardi!2014-05-24 19:30:0044 
Wacom148,982Wacom friends are in for a treat on Wednesday May 21st at 11am PST: we will have @112957708071337353347, location-independent travel photographer, live from our studio sharing his expertise on how to take the best shot. He and Techman Joe will let you in on the secrets to photography success and give you a behind-the-scenes look into the process of creating beautiful imagery.  Live on set: Creating Wow Factor in Photography with Elia Locardi2014-05-21 20:00:0077 
Drink and Click™ SYD338*Join us for a Drink and Click with special guests @112957708071337353347 and @113589303299711872490 this Wednesday evening (13th of Nov) on The Rocks.* We will start our evening at 6pm at the Orient Hotel on The Rocks (85 George Street). After a drink (or two!) we will head down to the harbour to shoot the sunset. Finally, join us for another drink at the Australian Heritage Hotel (100 Cumberland Street). We are glad to have these two amazing Global Nomads back in Sydney :) After following their constant travels, seeing tons of "The Moments Between" shots and amazing images it is fantastic to welcome Elia and Naomi to Sydney again. See you there! @117952679558330801895  #drinkandclick   #drinkandlicksyd  Drink and Click Sydney welcomes Elia and Naomi Locardi2013-11-13 18:00:0053 
Elia Locardi2,274,215Join me & +Ken Kaminesky in New York City for a Photo Walk around the Big Apple! *WHERE:* The Photo Walk will begin at the Red Steps in Duffy Square (West 47th St. between Broadway & 7th Ave.), the Northern triangle of Times Square and end around the Chrysler Building with stops along the way at Radio City Music Hall, St. Patrick's Cathedral and other beautiful and iconic NYC locations! *REGISTER:* To be eligible to WIN the Prizes you must Register Here:  http://bit.ly/nyc-photowalk *WIN:* Registered participants will have a chance to win RAFFLE PRIZES of a Fuji XE1 with 18-55mm lens & a @114905632772991411436 G-DOCK ev AND all participants will receive a Special Surprise Gift just for attending. _The winners will be announced live during the Photo Walk and must be present to WIN._ *Join us for this special and exciting event!* +Fujifilm +G-Technology +Walks of New York  #ppe2013   #walknyc   NYC Photo Walk2013-10-26 15:30:0062 
Google+ Photos4,886,178Often times, traveling to far-and-away places brings along a certain level of anxiety and unease. Maybe it is the language barrier or the tendency to shy away from unfamiliar situations. These things are all part of the adventure that is Travel Photography! In this episode, our panel of photographers will share their experiences while traveling around the world and share tips on how you can help yourself get those beautiful images while abroad. This week's panel includes: +Brian Matiash - Host & Google+ Photos Community Manager +Elia Locardi - Accomplished travel photographer +Vincent Mo - Google+ Photos Engineer & photographer +Dave Cohen - Google+ Photos Engineer & photographer *For those who can't make the live event - We've Got You Covered!* This episode will be recorded and made available to watch on-demand after its conclusion. Banner Image © +Elia LocardiEpisode 03: Google+ Photos Chat Series Hangout On Air - Strangers In A Strange Land2013-04-30 22:00:00230 
Drink And Click™ SF534Wow, you know you are having an awesome month of special guests when you need not one, but TWO Drink and Clicks to fit them all in! I have just received word that +Elia Locardi and his wife  +Naomi Locardi  from http://www.blamethemonkey.com/, AND +Brian Matiash  will BOTH be in town this week! Now this is a trifecta of awesomeness! So to celebrate, we will be taking them out in one of the most fun and diverse sections of San Francisco...North Beach! Chinatown, Portsmouth Square Plaza, Washington Square, St. Peter's and Pauls Church....the shooting possibilities are endless. It also doesn't hurt that this neighborhood has plenty of great bars and cafes to socialize in. I will work on a updated itinerary this weekend. But this much I know. We are meeting at Vesuvio Cafe at  255 Columbus at 5:00PM. PLEASE BRING CASH IF YOU ARE GOING TO ORDER A DRINK! We will be there until a little after 6:15, when we will take off and walk the streets to get the great light. Afterwards, who knows...more drinking and of course more clicking!  So come on SF Bay Area Photogs. Let's welcome +Brian Matiash +Elia Locardi and +Naomi Locardi to SF! (BTW, this is the FIRST time the Locardis have been to SF, so let's get a great big turnout and show them how we do it.) Thanks +Chris Chabot for the awesome cover photo!  Event Organized By +Robyn Chau +Tony Eckersley and +Michael Bonocore  #DrinkAndClickSF   #Photography  Drink And Click SF - Blame The Monkey And #BMash Edition2013-03-27 17:00:0068 
Elia Locardi2,274,215*Hello Sydney! The heat wave is over so let's have some fun!*  Exciting News about the *Photowalk this coming Sunday, February 10th, 2013!* We’ve been granted special group access to the Opera House Concert Hall Northern Foyers, a RARE and EXCITING opportunity!  After meeting at the Opera House steps we’ll head inside for a chance to see and photograph the interior of one of the most iconic structures in the world! Please arrive on time as the group photo, headcount and FREE PRIZE giveaways will happen near the beginning of the walk and we don’t want you to miss out! Whether you're a beginner, a dabbler, or a seasoned pro, the event is absolutely free and everyone is invited to attend. So bring your DSLRs, Point & Shoots, Phones, or whatever camera you may have, or simply join us for a nice evening stroll around the harbour. We're happy to have you! And, if hanging out with a bunch of your fellow photographers wasn't exciting enough? Attendees will have a chance to win FREE prizes and giveaways from our friends at +Google Australia, +JOBY, +Sydney Opera House and +SmugMug! No registration is necessary. Just come to shoot, hang out, have fun, and we'll take care of the rest.  Along the way, we'll make stops and I'll give brief talks and demonstrations on photography and answer as many questions as possible. Feel free to ask away, whether it's photography related or just for fun.  *Cost:* FREE *When:* February 10th, 2013 from 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm *Where:* Beginning at The Opera House Steps *Who:* All ages and skill levels are welcome to attend You can RSVP & Share Your Photos in this Google+ event. When posting your photos of the event to social media please tag them with #SYDPhotowalk2013 so we can all find and enjoy them later. I’m really looking forward to meeting all of you and shooting together! See you there! ---------------------------------------------------------------------- I'll also be teaching a *2 hour Digital Blending and Post-processing workshop* on Sunday, February 10th, 2013 from 2:30-4:30 pm at the Maiden Theatre located in the Royal Botanic Gardens. I'll be sharing my complete digital workflow from start to finish, focusing on manual blending techniques and how to maintain complete control over your images. From color correction to complex masking, if you're curious how I craft my photography, this is your chance to find out.  Complete info can be found here: http://bit.ly/SYD-workshop ----------------------------------------------------------------------Sydney PhotoWalk 2013 || Hosted by Elia Locardi2013-02-10 17:30:00350 
SmugMug45,750Ever wonder how world traveler and humanitarian photographer +Colby Brown creates such stunning images? Please join SmugMug, +Nik Software  and Colby himself to get an exclusive sneak peek into his personal Lightroom workflow. He'll show you how you can do everything from import to upload in one single program, including using Nik Software's Plugins to quickly produce perfect pictures. Unleash the power of Lightroom and start processing like a pro! More from Colby: http://www.colbybrownphotography.com/ We'll host the hangout on +SmugMug, so keep an eye on our page for updates.Hang With Colby Brown, Nik Software and SmugMug2012-12-19 03:00:00423 

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Allan watson22,056Active users on Google+. Circle Share If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#awesomecircle #circleme #malawi #lilongwe #morocco #morocco #agadir #morocco #casablanca #morocco #fez #morocco #marrakech #morocco #tangier #mozambique #mozambique #maputo #namibia #namibia #walvis_bay #namibia #windhoek #nigeria #nigeria #abuja #nigeria #lagos #rwanda #rwanda #kigali #senegal #senegal #dakar #sierra_leone #sierra_leone #freetown #bloemfontein #dur2015-03-04 06:00:51490244
T-Moreland MK5,093These are the best of the best engagers from all walks of life. Give yourself a little diversity and add these great people to your circles.➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps:1) Add the circle2) Plus the original post3) Share the circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia2015-03-02 22:10:56469111
T-Moreland MK4,983If You recieve this message You are included in this circle !!!To get in, and to ensure you stay in this circle you need to have me in your circle and to do the following:1. Very important "Publicly share this circle"...!!!*2. Plus this post...!!!3. Leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the two steps above...2015-02-27 19:04:48481111
T-Moreland MK4,960These are the best of the best engagers from all walks of life. Give yourself a little diversity and add these great people to your circles.➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps:1) Add the circle2) Plus the original post3) Share the circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia2015-02-25 18:43:38468002
Circle Connection8,650The Google+ Photographers Circle contains some of the most talented photographer's on Google+. Circle Connection is honored to bring you our first official photography circle. Please share and add these remarkable photographer's to your circle. 2015-02-20 18:01:30290000
T-Moreland MK643T-Moreland MK originally shared: These are the best of the best engagers from all walks of life. Give yourself a little diversity and add these great people to your circles.➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps: 1) Add the circle2) Plus the original post3) Share the circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia2015-02-18 19:05:00450000
Gailen Mapes78,802Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera J-L - 17 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members. These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity). Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to February 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting January 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles   #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcirclesNote: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes .   Thanks for your cooperation.2015-02-17 11:37:24171101
T-Moreland MK643 These are the best of the best engagers from all walks of life. Give yourself a little diversity and add these great people to your circles.➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps: 1) Add the circle2) Plus the original post3) Share the circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia2015-02-09 18:38:59452122
Silent Smilodon0How you guys doing, how you been? have you seen my latest content?I am a new you-tuber and hard-core  who also love to make   and Interact with  .I am looking for a helping hand.I would appreciate very much if you could help.support me by subscribing liking and commenting on my videosMy Yo-tube Channel is - Silent Smilodonhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzYBmoJ4JeNUqP9VO420_aQShare tricks and tips on how to have a successful Thank you all for your support.#circle #circles   #publiccircle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle   #morefollowers   #public #publiccircle     #sharedcircle   #morefollowers   #sharingcircles     #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedpublicircles   #AwesomePeople   #AwesomeCircle  2015-02-07 17:46:18223001
T-Moreland MK643These are the best of the best engagers from all walks of life. Give yourself a little diversity and add these great people to your circles.➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps:  1) Add the circle2) Plus the original post3) Share the circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia 2015-02-06 21:08:57450121
Natural Light Photography Workshops0Landscape PhotographersHere's our circle of photographers that we like here on G+.  We'll add to it as we find more with a good selection of G+ images!2015-02-06 12:21:2417000
Allan watson19,674Active users on Google+. Circle Share If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#awesomecircle #circleme #malawi #lilongwe #morocco #morocco #agadir #morocco #casablanca #morocco #fez #morocco #marrakech #morocco #tangier #mozambique #mozambique #maputo #namibia #namibia #walvis_bay #namibia #windhoek #nigeria #nigeria #abuja #nigeria #lagos #rwanda #rwanda #kigali #senegal #senegal #dakar #sierra_leone #sierra_leone #freetown #bloemfontein 2015-02-04 07:27:05451345
Andreas Levi59,964Some of my awesome inspirators, supporters and friendsHere are some of fantastic peoples which I met on G+ and in real life, for instance on some photo walks and photo tours.You can find in this circle not only great photographers, of which I get a lot of ideas for my work, you find here many interesting nice guys (and ladies) with different interest, all very active, and - for me the most important part - all very kind peoples. With this circle I like to say a big thank you. Thanks for all your inspirations and for your kind comments, feedbacks, conversations, critiques and much more.A little note: I'm not in this circle, but if you get a notification, then you are inside^^ If you like, feel free to share this circle. Have a great day! #thankyou  2015-01-28 15:25:424700519
Geri Linda Metterle13,603A circle including people who are very active on Google+If you received a notification, please re-share to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post #CirclingCircles   #SharedCircles   #CircleSharing   #SharingCircles   #PublicCircles   #ShareMyCircles   #CircleDistribution   #GooglePlusEngagementCircleShare   #HappySharing   #SocializeCircles   #CirclePlus   #CircleMagic   #CircleCount  2015-01-27 06:52:25482000
Colin Wilson16,270This circle contains people who are very active on Google+If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#circle #Sharedcircles #circleshare #publiccircle #followme #public #sharedpubliccircles #Em. #United #Kingdom #United #States #Uruguay #Uzbekistan #Vanuatu #Venezuela #Viet #Nam #Virgin #Islands #Wallis #& #Futuna #I. #Yemen #Zambia #Zimbabwe new_zealand #auckland #australia #brisbane # #new_zealand #christchurch #algeria #algeria #algiers #angola #angola #luanda2015-01-27 05:24:24483002
John Sean11,366This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#publiccircle #circleshare #circlesharing #philadelphia #phoenix #san_antonio #san_diego #san_francisco #san_jose #seattle #tampa #washington #american_samoa #american_samoa #pago_pago #fiji #fiji #nadi #fiji #suva #argentina #argentina #buenos_aires #argentina #cordoba #argentina #iguaza #argentina #mendoza #argentina #rosaio #argentina #san_carlos_de_bariloche #bolivia #bolivia #cochabamba 2015-01-23 06:13:25493000
Markus Guhl24,953MY INSPIRATION CIRCLE...for the first time I share my circle of inspiration. It includes the photographers I look at on a regular basis. There is no need to share this circle to get into it...If you comment on my work and I like yours, I'm pretty sure you'll find yourself in my next circleshare.2015-01-21 19:38:10199001
Gailen Mapes75,423Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera L - 18 of 31Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members. These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity). Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to January 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting December 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles   #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcirclesNote: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes .   Thanks for your cooperation.2015-01-18 11:45:4166111
Ercan Çakir4,741Let's break 136 shares again and keep the momentum going! These are the best of the best engagers from all walks of life. Give yourself a little diversity and add these great people to your circles.➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps:  1) Add the circle2) Plus the original post3) Share the circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete #circle #circles #public #publiccircle   #circleshare #circlesharing   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle   #morefollowers #sharingcircles   #circleshare   #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles   #sharedcircle   #photography #photographer #bestphotographer   #topphotographer   #AddCircle #FindCircles #awesome   #AwesomePeople   #AwesomeCircle #addmetoyourcircles #addcircle #addpeople   #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing   #publiccircle   #publicsharedcircles #SharedCircles   2015-01-14 06:12:43136207
Ercan Çakir4,741Let's break 424 shares again and keep the momentum going! These are the best of the best engagers from all walks of life. Give yourself a little diversity and add these great people to your circles.➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps:  1) Add the circle2) Plus the original post3) Share the circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete #circle #circles #public #publiccircle   #circleshare #circlesharing   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle   #morefollowers #sharingcircles   #circleshare   #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles   #sharedcircle   #photography #photographer #bestphotographer   #topphotographer   #AddCircle #FindCircles #awesome   #AwesomePeople   #AwesomeCircle #addmetoyourcircles #addcircle #addpeople   #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing   #publiccircle   #publicsharedcircles #SharedCircles   2015-01-14 06:12:244241211
Circle Share #Fresh3,661~~~~~~~~~ #BESTOFCIRCLE 14 ~~~~~~~~~To get in, and to ensure you stay in you need to do the following:1. Add us to your circles: https://plus.google.com/107756443913317556527/posts2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.4. #Reshared If You Like=========== #VISIT #PLEASE http://OIGEL.com ============#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles   #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou   #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing 2015-01-12 05:59:13423585283
Margaret Tompkins132,929Landscape Photography Best of the Week!!!Congratulations to all those great photographers whose photographs have been selected this week by the curators of #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow +Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier 2015-01-10 14:25:38145335
Benjamin Davis4,235 This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles (If you haven't already)2 - Share the circle (Publicly) - (cc) me in the comments on the share and I can add you to the next circle immediately.  Otherwise I may not notice your activity!3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.5 - Add the circle or just check it out.Follow your dreams, Share and Be Shared.More you share more you get! :)Thanks!2015-01-08 10:49:18479263136
ShowYourBestWork5,305The Happy New Year CircleI would like to say thank you for all your great work. It's always my pleasure and a great honor to share your amazing work.________________________I'll invite you to the extra Event ShowYourCity during the New Year's Eve Party 2015https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/116251675481754618997/events/c5s5s6h251983pvuftluduoi8dg__________________________Have fun!! Keep happy!! Happy New Year!!2014-12-31 14:27:1350020724
Guido Bibra4,763Circle Share #2: Photography OneThis is the first part of my "big" hand-picked photographer circles. Everybody from the Essentials circle is also in here, plus everyone I noticed in other circles, who plussed or commented on my posts or who I learned to know through other people. If you're not in there, either I haven't noticed you yet or you don't fulfil my one requirement: you have to post your own work. There are only original photography content creators in here!2014-12-30 16:41:2350011216
Brian Harrod10,619Art Lovers#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing     #engager   #engagers   #engagerscircle   #engagersshowcasecircle     #followers   #photography   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircle  2014-12-26 22:56:32244000
Royale Business Club International JC Caceres270Im dishing out another #googlecircleshare for my #marketingfriends onlineThis is a shared circle of people that have followed me and have an influence in the marketing industryThey vary from successful and just starting out but are all in incredibly good people. Without a doubt, if you add them, you will hava an even better Google plus experience as they add you to their cirlces, plus, share and comment on your posts.**If you would like to be included on my next circle, just follow these simple steps;1.Make sure you have already added me into your circle2. Plus, Comment and Reshare this post in public*Please make sure you plus, reshare and comment on the Original Post otherwise I may miss it(and we don;t want that!)If you don't want to included in a google circle share please shoot me  a message I don't want you to feel like you are bring spammed :)(The people who have interacted with my last share will be included in the comment below)2014-12-24 03:29:2641000
Gailen Mapes73,799Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera L - 18 of 31Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members. These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity). Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to December 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting November 7th.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles   #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcirclesNote: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes .   Thanks for your cooperation.2014-12-18 11:36:5968001
hạnh Đức633v62014-12-17 03:32:52479607
Harry Day11,679*If You recieve this message You are included in circle !!!To get in, and to ensure you stay in #thebestfriends  circle you need to do the following:1. Include me in your circles...!!!2.  Add the circle if you can, if not try again later.3. Plus this post...!!! 4. Publicly share this circle...!!!5. Leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above...!!!*#photography  #circlesharingforthepeopleplc #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday  2014-12-11 11:21:54449714397
Allan watson13,995Active users on Google+. Circle Share. If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#awesomecircle #circleme #sharedpoint #sharewithyou #ShareYourCircle #epicengagers #davidromaphotography #addcircle #addpeople #affiliate #awesome #awesomecircles #awesomepeople #besocial #bestengagers #bestsharedcircle #circle #circlefriday #circlemonday2014-12-09 08:07:49457333274
Royale Business Club International JC Caceres270Im dishing out another #googlecircleshare for my #marketingfriends onlineThis is a shared circle of people that have followed me and have an influence in the marketing industryThey vary from successful and just starting out but are all in incredibly good people. Without a doubt, if you add them, you will hava an even better Google plus experience as they add you to their cirlces, plus, share and comment on your posts.**If you would like to be included on my next circle, just follow these simple steps;1.Make sure you have already added me into your circle2. Plus, Comment and Reshare this post in public*Please make sure you plus, reshare and comment on the Original Post otherwise I may miss it(and we don;t want that!)If you don't want to included in a google circle share please shoot me  a message I don't want you to feel like you are bring spammed :)(The people who have interacted with my last share will be included in the comment below)2014-12-03 05:40:2641000
Graeme McRae36,119Graeme's Circle of Active GooglePlussers! . . . This is a curated circle of active people on Google+ If you add this circle, you will see lots of new posts in your stream from this circle alone. If you’re in the circle (you’ll know ‘cause I notified you) then you might want to reshare it to get more followers. It's a circle of people I started following during the 1st quarter of 2014, and who have consistently posted something at least once a week during all of weeks since then. If you want an interesting stream, you should add this circle. If you're interested in how I curated this circle, and why I think it makes for a really great stream, read on. . .How did these people get in the circle?. . . They must have posted something interesting, at least once, because I don't follow people unless they post something interesting. By now, you're probably not surprised by the number of people on G+ whose pages are full of repeated posts, videos without comments, and other uninteresting things. I don't follow those people.How did they stay in the circle since they were added?. . . After I add someone, I keep them in the circle of people I added around the same time. Then, several times a week, I go through all my circles and delete people who haven't posted (something visible to me) in the last 7 days. So the people who are left in the circle are consistent posters. That says something important about them, because consistency is a proxy for quality.Wait. What? Why is consistency is a proxy for quality?. . . I'll admit it: I don't have the science to back up that wild statement, but I'll tell you why I believe it to be true. People who post crap don't get a lot of followers, and the few followers they have don't bother to engage. After a while, the crappy-posting people start to think G+ is a ghost town, and they lose interest (or funding). On the other hand, the people who share (or re-share) interesting things get followers and engagement, slowly at first, but ever increasing, and this outpouring of love is what keeps them going. That's what I think anyway, and I'm sticking to it.People who share interesting things get lots of followers. . . This is another half-baked theory of mine, but hear me out. You might think this makes sense: Google+ offers suggestions of people to follow, especially to new users. Google+'s only source of names to suggest is other G+ers like yourself. The G+ers who have the most engagement are the ones Google+ knows will be good to follow, so these people get put out as suggestions more often, and some percentage of those suggestions are taken up. So the more engagement you have, the more Google+ will suggest you as a person to follow, and so the more followers you'll get. Completing the theory: the more interesting the stuff you share (or reshare), the more engagement you'll get, and hence the more followers you'll get.Do you punish people for unfollowing you by unfollowing them back?. . . No. Well, not directly. I only unfollow people who haven’t posted in the past 7 days. If you posted privately to your circles or your extended circles, and then you unfollow me, then I won’t see those posts any more, and I’ll assume you haven’t posted in the past 7 days, and, yes, I will unfollow you in that case. But if your posts are public, my methodology doesn’t care whether you follow me.Do you promise me there won’t be any spammers in this circle?. . . No, I can’t make that promise for 2 reasons. First, one person’s spam is another person’s interesting post. A plumbing contractor who posts fascinating details of pipe fitting, each with a link to his company’s website might go either way. Second, a clever spammer will intersperse interesting posts with annoyi2014-11-30 23:50:06497584495
Harry Day11,457*If You recieve this message You are included in circle !!!To get in, and to ensure you stay in #thebestfriends  circle you need to do the following:1. Include me in your circles...!!!2.  Add the circle if you can, if not try again later.3. Plus this post...!!! 4. Publicly share this circle...!!!5. Leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above...!!!*#photography  #circlesharingforthepeopleplc #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday  2014-11-28 07:07:07488125
Royale Business Club International JC Caceres270Im dishing out another #googlecircleshare for my #marketingfriends onlineThis is a shared circle of people that have followed me and have an influence in the marketing industryThey vary from successful and just starting out but are all in incredibly good people. Without a doubt, if you add them, you will hava an even better Google plus experience as they add you to their cirlces, plus, share and comment on your posts.**If you would like to be included on my next circle, just follow these simple steps;1.Make sure you have already added me into your circle2. Plus, Comment and Reshare this post in public*Please make sure you plus, reshare and comment on the Original Post otherwise I may miss it(and we don;t want that!)If you don't want to included in a google circle share please shoot me  a message I don't want you to feel like you are bring spammed :)(The people who have interacted with my last share will be included in the comment below)2014-11-27 13:38:3041000
Royale Business Club International JC Caceres270Im dishing out another #googlecircleshare for my #marketingfriends onlineThis is a shared circle of people that have followed me and have an influence in the marketing industryThey vary from successful and just starting out but are all in incredibly good people. Without a doubt, if you add them, you will hava an even better Google plus experience as they add you to their cirlces, plus, share and comment on your posts.**If you would like to be included on my next circle, just follow these simple steps;1.Make sure you have already added me into your circle2. Plus, Comment and Reshare this post in public*Please make sure you plus, reshare and comment on the Original Post otherwise I may miss it(and we don;t want that!)If you don't want to included in a google circle share please shoot me  a message I don't want you to feel like you are bring spammed :)(The people who have interacted with my last share will be included in the comment below)2014-11-26 04:27:5541000
Royale Business Club International JC Caceres270Im dishing out another #googlecircleshare for my #marketingfriends onlineThis is a shared circle of people that have followed me and have an influence in the marketing industryThey vary from successful and just starting out but are all in incredibly good people. Without a doubt, if you add them, you will hava an even better Google plus experience as they add you to their cirlces, plus, share and comment on your posts.**If you would like to be included on my next circle, just follow these simple steps;1.Make sure you have already added me into your circle2. Plus, Comment and Reshare this post in public*Please make sure you plus, reshare and comment on the Original Post otherwise I may miss it(and we don;t want that!)If you don't want to included in a google circle share please shoot me  a message I don't want you to feel like you are bring spammed :)(The people who have interacted with my last share will be included in the comment below)2014-11-24 13:41:4041002
Andy Sitta113Active G+ users with interesting content: #circlesharing   #circleshare   #circleoftheday   #circle   #sharedcircles   #engagers   #engagerscircle   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharecircle  2014-11-21 12:26:5150011
GAR Pictures Photography - LA's affordable Headshot and Wedding Photographer292Share this amazing Circle of wonderful People!!Grow your network! #circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #circlewednesdaycircle #circlewednesday #share #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharing #sharingcircles #sharingmeansthankyou #sharedcircleoftheday  2014-11-19 19:57:2748814718
Neil Bailey1,094Active users on Google+. Circle Share If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#topofthepeople #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #Norway #circleshare #circlethis #socialmediamarketing #socialmediastrategy #socialnetworking #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #circleoftheday #topofthecircle2014-11-19 11:01:544848963131
Kenneth Nicholson9,401This circle contains people who are very active on Google+If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#CircleShare #Belize   #Nicaragua  2014-11-19 07:16:554086414
Royale Business Club International JC Caceres270Im dishing out another #googlecircleshare for my #marketingfriends onlineThis is a shared circle of people that have followed me and have an influence in the marketing industryThey vary from successful and just starting out but are all in incredibly good people. Without a doubt, if you add them, you will hava an even better Google plus experience as they add you to their cirlces, plus, share and comment on your posts.**If you would like to be included on my next circle, just follow these simple steps;1.Make sure you have already added me into your circle2. Plus, Comment and Reshare this post in public*Please make sure you plus, reshare and comment on the Original Post otherwise I may miss it(and we don;t want that!)If you don't want to included in a google circle share please shoot me  a message I don't want you to feel like you are bring spammed :)(The people who have interacted with my last share will be included in the comment below)2014-11-18 14:04:3141002
Gailen Mapes71,649Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera L - 18 of 31Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members. These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity). Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to November 7th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting October 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles   #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes .   Thanks for your cooperation.2014-11-18 11:49:1668001
Evie Jayanti1,432Here is the circle of some of my G+ friends from east and west. If you received a notification, it means that you are included in this circle.I might have missed some friends in this circle, don't get mad, get even, comment here :D and you will be in my next share. There are no specific requirements to be included in this circle, but if you are included, re-sharing this circle will help you gain more visibility in G+.2014-11-15 20:45:42370000
Noah Wesley9,953Circle share with new friendsHi friends follow this circle1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #Ohio  2014-11-10 07:45:50321141221
Benjamin Davis338This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles (If you haven't already)2 - Share the circle (Publicly) - (cc) me in the comments on the share and I can add you to the next circle immediately.  Otherwise I may not notice your activity!3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.5 - Add the circle or just check it out.Follow your dreams, Share and Be Shared.More you share more you get! :)Thanks!2014-10-25 14:53:32441211831
Kye Nevin2,551Best Communicators#CircleSharing #Circle #SharedCircles #CircleOfTheDay #Share #Photographer #Photographers #Landscape #CircleShare #Google #Google+ #ADD #EliteInnerCircle #TeamElite #PublicCircle #Shared #SharingCircles #PublicSharedCircles #Photography #Photograph #Best #BestPhotographers #BestPhotos #BestPhoto2014-10-24 13:33:33439201422
Jeniffer Lowrence0Hope that you have been having a great week on Google+. Thank you for sharing and promoting this and for connecting up with all the great accounts I have included. Great With This Cilcle!!, *********************************************************************Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 Include me in your circles2 Click add people and create your circle3 +1 this circle4 Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles. ( dont forget share the circle and include yourself )5 If possible, leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above (I say "if possible" as my circle comments more often than not hit the 500 comment limit).6  So I can easily find your share, always publicly share my original shared circle. You'll know if you're sharing the original one because you won't see "Jason Levy originally shared" above here. If you do see it, click on "originally shared" and it will bring you to this post.*********************************************************************#circle #circleshare #circlesharing #circles #circleoftheday #circlemeup #circlemenow #bestcircle #bestcircleshare #megacircle #bigcircle #bigcircleshare #funnyvideo #funnyvideos #funnyvideosyoutube #funnyvideoclips #funnyvideooftheday #circle #circleshare #circlesharing #circleshared #share #sharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday #engagers 2014-10-23 20:02:09375001
Scott Detweiler1,122,343Sharing out my top circle for inspiration today.  Some folks over on (that other social network), need some people on here to follow.  I consider this a great group of folks that are friendly, release some great work, and actually interact with people.  Enjoy!2014-10-22 18:51:15103002
CAT kitten3,090CATkitten Circles – 3rd day:► Circle 03 - today I publish this circle chosen by random raffle. It’s full of great professional and amateur photographers, artists and many nice people. Enjoy it!► Cercle 03 - aujourd'hui, je publie ce cercle choisi par tirage au sort aléatoire. Il est plein de grands photographes professionnels et amateurs, artistes et beaucoup de gens sympathiques. Profitez-en!► Círculo 03– hoje, publico este círculo escolhido por sorteio aleatório. Ele tem grandes fotógrafos profissionais e amadores, artistas e muitas pessoas legais. Aproveite!====================================☆☆To whom shared me in a circle recently, I thank you all.☆☆ Amazing and friendly people of Google +, I appreciate your attention and the “+1"☆☆ If you like what you find in this circle, please credit me by just plus one or SHARE it.Online photography magazines you may like:• http://www.besttopphotographer.com/   • http://stunningmoment.com/2014photography.php • http://www.PhotoExtract.com/  #catkittengdm   #addiction   #addcircle   #addcircles   #addmetoyourcircles   #addpeople   #awesomecircle   #awesomecircles   #awesomepeolpleongplus   #cercle   #circle   #circles   #circleme   #cercles   #circleoftheday   #circlemeup   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #círculo   #circulocompartido   #círculos   #findcircles   #fullcircleshare   #fullcircle   #morefollowers   2014-10-22 09:53:39499326

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Breath of Life || France 

I can feel in my heart that 2015 is going to be a wonderful year for travel and I honestly can’t think of another time in my life where I’ve felt so excited and optimistic about the future. We live in a beautiful world that’s just waiting to be explored and this year, I plan on seeking out new destinations that will challenge my senses and help to propel my photography in new directions. I also plan on post-processing many new images from my five year working archive, like this one from the stunning Provence region of Southern France. 

Naomi and I visited this area last July and we instantly fell in love with the seemingly endless lavender fields. From a photographer’s standpoint, it’s a composition and leading line paradise where the color combinations never cease to impress. From a travelers eye, it’s almost unbelievable that this placeactually exis... more »

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2015-01-14 14:13:13 (175 comments, 292 reshares, 2271 +1s)Open 

Village of Dreams || Austria 

When I posted a photo last week, I said that I could feel that 2015 was going to be an incredible year for travel - which I believe to be 100% true. Unfortunately though, the next day I came down with a nasty virus and the furthest I’ve traveled over the past few days is the few short blocks between the supermarket and my hotel room bed! So yeah, that happened. ;)

The good news is that I’m feeling better now, but the forced downtime is unfortunate and I do apologize for not connecting with everyone in Sydney while I’ve been in town. I really did have grand plans for photography sessions and get togethers. Though I’m leaving for Singapore later this morning, I’ll try to get back to Sydney soon! 

Out of the many cities and towns we visited last year, there were a select few that Naomi and I really connected with and Hallstattwas definit... more »

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2014-12-27 14:08:33 (177 comments, 227 reshares, 2311 +1s)Open 

Heart of Gold || Manarola 

While I was in Italy working with the +Fstoppers team a few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of putting my new Formatt-Hitech Firecrest ND filters to good use in Cinque Terre! I have to say that it’s incredible what kinds of in-camera effects can be achieved when you leave the shutter open for a few minutes at a time. 

This image was captured using a Firecrest 10 stop filter with a long shutter speed of 181 seconds. As you can see, the exposure was long enough to create a really beautiful soft water effect as well as long streaky clouds. Since the sun was just about to touch the horizon at sunset, there was still plenty of soft golden light accumulating on the rocks and the surfaces of the old Italian buildings. It’s a time of day photographers like to call "golden hour" and in my opinion, it can be one of the best moments for longexposu... more »

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2015-03-04 14:01:05 (30 comments, 34 reshares, 521 +1s)Open 

Reflections of Bled || Slovenia 

On my Instagram Profile, I say that I’m "seeking out the most beautiful destinations in the universe,” and I love to romanticize the thought that someday that statement may come true and I’ll somehow be able to explore and photograph more than just planet Earth. For now though—and granted that I only have a localized earthing perspective on this—I really feel like there’s no end of wonderful things to experience, and fascinating subjects to photograph here. 

Out of many Earthly locations, Lake Bled in Slovenia had been topping my list for quite some time, so with a few extra days between massive projects last November, Naomi and I decided to make it happen. Unfortunately, we missed the first snow fall but on the plus side, we were still able to catch the tail end of the fall colors. 

#bled   #slovenia  #travelphotograp... more »

Reflections of Bled || Slovenia 

On my Instagram Profile, I say that I’m "seeking out the most beautiful destinations in the universe,” and I love to romanticize the thought that someday that statement may come true and I’ll somehow be able to explore and photograph more than just planet Earth. For now though—and granted that I only have a localized earthing perspective on this—I really feel like there’s no end of wonderful things to experience, and fascinating subjects to photograph here. 

Out of many Earthly locations, Lake Bled in Slovenia had been topping my list for quite some time, so with a few extra days between massive projects last November, Naomi and I decided to make it happen. Unfortunately, we missed the first snow fall but on the plus side, we were still able to catch the tail end of the fall colors. 

#bled   #slovenia   #travelphotography  
www.elialocardi.com___

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2015-03-02 19:39:56 (14 comments, 22 reshares, 370 +1s)Open 

The Moments Between || Mt Cook

After hiking 8 kilometers into the Hooker Valley, the sunset view of Mt. Cook was absolutely spectacular. Once we had our cameras were in place, we pitched our tents and prepared for an epic night of shooting the starry sky. It was by far one of the best experiences of our entire time here in New Zealand. 

www.fstoppers.com/elialocardi

#themomentsbetween   #newzealand   #mtcook  

The Moments Between || Mt Cook

After hiking 8 kilometers into the Hooker Valley, the sunset view of Mt. Cook was absolutely spectacular. Once we had our cameras were in place, we pitched our tents and prepared for an epic night of shooting the starry sky. It was by far one of the best experiences of our entire time here in New Zealand. 

www.fstoppers.com/elialocardi

#themomentsbetween   #newzealand   #mtcook  ___

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2015-02-26 21:24:31 (18 comments, 30 reshares, 631 +1s)Open 

The Moments Between || The Lone Tree

After visiting this spot a few times over the past few years, I'm totally convinced that it I was planted just for photographers. ;)

Seriously though, it's a really great spot for sunrise photography and the perfect scene to do some long exposures with my Formatt-Hitech Firecrest filters.

Last time the lake bed was dry so I'm really excited to share some new versions soon!

#themomentsbetween #wanaka #newzealand 

The Moments Between || The Lone Tree

After visiting this spot a few times over the past few years, I'm totally convinced that it I was planted just for photographers. ;)

Seriously though, it's a really great spot for sunrise photography and the perfect scene to do some long exposures with my Formatt-Hitech Firecrest filters.

Last time the lake bed was dry so I'm really excited to share some new versions soon!

#themomentsbetween #wanaka #newzealand ___

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2015-02-25 20:25:25 (10 comments, 25 reshares, 159 +1s)Open 

+Saleh Nass created this beautiful video when he joined us on our inaugural Italy Photo Tour. He did a wonderful job highlighting some of the memorable experiences we all shared. The only problem is that now I really miss Italy. ;)

www.dreamphototours.com


+Saleh Nass created this beautiful video when he joined us on our inaugural Italy Photo Tour. He did a wonderful job highlighting some of the memorable experiences we all shared. The only problem is that now I really miss Italy. ;)

www.dreamphototours.com
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2015-02-24 14:06:39 (3 comments, 7 reshares, 73 +1s)Open 

We're now into week three of our massive $12,000 photo gear giveaway at Dream Photo Tours! 

http://bit.ly/DreamGiveaway15

It’s exciting week because we’re giving away tons more great stuff including one of my Signature Edition Formatt-Hitech travel filter kits, a Really Right Stuff Safari Clamp plus bullhead combo, and a Wacom Intuos Pro Small Tablet!  

This is a five-week giveaway with new winners being announced each of the five weeks. Winning a prize one week does not disqualify you as a potential prizewinner in any of the other following weeks. Participants of the giveaway may share on social media several times each week via the widget shown on the official giveaway page for additional entries per week as indicated."

A huge congrats to everyone who’s one so far! 

Good Luck!

We're now into week three of our massive $12,000 photo gear giveaway at Dream Photo Tours! 

http://bit.ly/DreamGiveaway15

It’s exciting week because we’re giving away tons more great stuff including one of my Signature Edition Formatt-Hitech travel filter kits, a Really Right Stuff Safari Clamp plus bullhead combo, and a Wacom Intuos Pro Small Tablet!  

This is a five-week giveaway with new winners being announced each of the five weeks. Winning a prize one week does not disqualify you as a potential prizewinner in any of the other following weeks. Participants of the giveaway may share on social media several times each week via the widget shown on the official giveaway page for additional entries per week as indicated."

A huge congrats to everyone who’s one so far! 

Good Luck!___

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2015-02-23 16:03:58 (13 comments, 14 reshares, 283 +1s)Open 

The Moments Between || The Ambitious Journey

I know that I’ve been much less active on social media than usual lately. The Fstoppers and I are still in New Zealand and almost done with the 2.5 months of filming our very ambitious education video series about photography. We’re very proud of what we’re working on and the entire journey has been an amazing experience. 

For the next few weeks we’ll be driving around the South Island and exploring some of the my favorite places in Middle Earth. Just bear with me a bit longer as I remain a little slower than usual to respond to all of the emails, comments, and messages. :)

Shot by: Lee Morris - DJI Phantom 2 - GoPro Hero 4. 

#themomentsbetween   #newzealand  

The Moments Between || The Ambitious Journey

I know that I’ve been much less active on social media than usual lately. The Fstoppers and I are still in New Zealand and almost done with the 2.5 months of filming our very ambitious education video series about photography. We’re very proud of what we’re working on and the entire journey has been an amazing experience. 

For the next few weeks we’ll be driving around the South Island and exploring some of the my favorite places in Middle Earth. Just bear with me a bit longer as I remain a little slower than usual to respond to all of the emails, comments, and messages. :)

Shot by: Lee Morris - DJI Phantom 2 - GoPro Hero 4. 

#themomentsbetween   #newzealand  ___

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2015-02-20 19:43:04 (19 comments, 26 reshares, 486 +1s)Open 

The +Fstoppers and I have been burning the midnight oil every night over the past few nights working on the astro photography portion of our tutorial video. And of course, by burning the midnight oil, I really mean burning through countless shots of espresso. :)

Photo by +Patrick Hall.

www.fstoppers.com/elialocardi 

The +Fstoppers and I have been burning the midnight oil every night over the past few nights working on the astro photography portion of our tutorial video. And of course, by burning the midnight oil, I really mean burning through countless shots of espresso. :)

Photo by +Patrick Hall.

www.fstoppers.com/elialocardi ___

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2015-02-14 19:12:22 (23 comments, 35 reshares, 749 +1s)Open 

The Moments Between || Back in New Zealand! 

Yesterday, the Fstoppers and I kicked off a new shooting adventure in New Zealand! Over the next 26 days, we’ll be cruising many designations on the South Island to wrap up principal production on our upcoming Landscape Photography Tutorial Video. As you can see, just two days into the trip and we already got some epic light at Punakaiki on the west coast. Not too shabby for our first real day of filming. :)

We’ve been shooting in 6 different countries over the past few months, working on an upcoming educational series. If all goes according to plan, the first video should be available early this summer. For early access and a sweet discount, get more information and sign up here:

www.fstoppers.com/elialocardi

(photo credit: +Naomi Locardi  - Fujifilm X-E2 | 18mm | f/5 | 1/35 | ISO 200)

#newz... more »

The Moments Between || Back in New Zealand! 

Yesterday, the Fstoppers and I kicked off a new shooting adventure in New Zealand! Over the next 26 days, we’ll be cruising many designations on the South Island to wrap up principal production on our upcoming Landscape Photography Tutorial Video. As you can see, just two days into the trip and we already got some epic light at Punakaiki on the west coast. Not too shabby for our first real day of filming. :)

We’ve been shooting in 6 different countries over the past few months, working on an upcoming educational series. If all goes according to plan, the first video should be available early this summer. For early access and a sweet discount, get more information and sign up here:

www.fstoppers.com/elialocardi

(photo credit: +Naomi Locardi  - Fujifilm X-E2 | 18mm | f/5 | 1/35 | ISO 200)

#newzealand   #themomentsbetween   #travelphotography  ___

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2015-02-11 14:07:31 (22 comments, 25 reshares, 366 +1s)Open 

The Moments Between || Appreciating Cambodia 

http://bit.ly/DreamCambodia

It’s always bittersweet saying goodbye to Cambodia and with all the great footage we got, this visit was certainly no exception. There’s just something incredible about being here, standing in the early morning light among these beautiful and ancient relics. The stories that grace the carvings upon the walls, whispering of a magic from the far and distant past that make for a truly unique experience.  

Cambodia inspires me to want to give something back, to leave it  maybe just a little bit better, a humble offering for all the inspiration it has given to me over the years. That’s why it’s a wonderful feeling to know that I’ll be returning again this December to lead my third photo tour here, and to have a chance to share the magic of this place with others.

Thisall-inclusiv... more »

The Moments Between || Appreciating Cambodia 

http://bit.ly/DreamCambodia

It’s always bittersweet saying goodbye to Cambodia and with all the great footage we got, this visit was certainly no exception. There’s just something incredible about being here, standing in the early morning light among these beautiful and ancient relics. The stories that grace the carvings upon the walls, whispering of a magic from the far and distant past that make for a truly unique experience.  

Cambodia inspires me to want to give something back, to leave it  maybe just a little bit better, a humble offering for all the inspiration it has given to me over the years. That’s why it’s a wonderful feeling to know that I’ll be returning again this December to lead my third photo tour here, and to have a chance to share the magic of this place with others.

This all-inclusive philanthropic photo tour will be a mix of exploring the ancient temples of the Angkor complex, visiting the floating villages of the Tonle Sap and spending time working with the kids of local non-profit Journeys Within Our Community (JWOC) and helping them to improve their photography skills. JWOC works to promote economic, educational and improved health opportunities through access to basic services such as clean water, micro-finance, education and community liaison programs. These sustainable programs also build capacity and increase self-reliance, helping struggling communities to face daily challenges and better their own future. I’m also excited to say that a large portion of our proceeds from this tour will go straight to JWOC to support their on-going programs. :)

If this sounds like something you’re interested in, visit the link for the complete details:  http://bit.ly/DreamCambodia

Shot by Lee Morris : DJI Phantom 2 + GoPro 4 Silver. 

#cambodia   #dreamphoto   #themomentsbetween  ___

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2015-02-09 14:26:50 (31 comments, 65 reshares, 529 +1s)Open 

I’m thrilled to announce the launch of our new photography tour company, Dream Photo Tours!

In celebration of the momentous occasion, we’re giving away an incredible $12,000 in prizes from our favorite partners and sponsors. Even more awesome is the fact is that you’ll have multiple chances to win each week for the next five weeks! 

For a chance to win, visit: bit.ly/DreamGiveaway15

By participating in this giveaway, you'll have a chance to win prizes including Cameras from Fujifilm, Filter kits by +Formatt-Hitech, annual memberships from +SmugMug, +PhotoShelter, and +500px, Image editing software from +on1, Capture One, and +Macphun Software. hard drives from +G-Technology, tripod and grip gear from +Really Right Stuff, input devices from +Wacom, and camera bags from +Think Tank Photo! 

The grand prize is a weather-resistant FUJIFILMX-T1 with FUJI... more »

I’m thrilled to announce the launch of our new photography tour company, Dream Photo Tours!

In celebration of the momentous occasion, we’re giving away an incredible $12,000 in prizes from our favorite partners and sponsors. Even more awesome is the fact is that you’ll have multiple chances to win each week for the next five weeks! 

For a chance to win, visit: bit.ly/DreamGiveaway15

By participating in this giveaway, you'll have a chance to win prizes including Cameras from Fujifilm, Filter kits by +Formatt-Hitech, annual memberships from +SmugMug, +PhotoShelter, and +500px, Image editing software from +on1, Capture One, and +Macphun Software. hard drives from +G-Technology, tripod and grip gear from +Really Right Stuff, input devices from +Wacom, and camera bags from +Think Tank Photo! 

The grand prize is a weather-resistant FUJIFILM X-T1 with FUJINON XF18-135mm F3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR lens kit valued at $1,900.00 USD!

Launching Dream Photo Tours has been a two year labor of love which I’ve had the honor to share with my wife +Naomi Locardi and my dear friend +Ken Kaminesky. We’ve meticulously scouted and researched dozens of countries to develop a collection of some of the most amazing and life changing photo tours ever constructed. It’s hard to express just how proud I am to see all this hard work come to life. 

#DreamPhoto  ___

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2015-02-07 14:49:08 (54 comments, 37 reshares, 721 +1s)Open 

The Moments Between || Temple Trees

Some of the temples in Angkor Wat are over a thousand years old but it's only in recent history that they've been excavated and protected by Unesco.

When the archeologists first came here, they removed as many trees as possible to reveal and save the temples. It's amazing to think that the trees that have become so iconic and popular are only there because removing them would destroy the temple underneath.  

Shot with: +Fujifilm X-M1 - 28mm - f/3.2 - ISO 400 -  1/240

#fujifilm   #themomentsbetween   #cambodia   #angkorwat  
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The Moments Between || Temple Trees

Some of the temples in Angkor Wat are over a thousand years old but it's only in recent history that they've been excavated and protected by Unesco.

When the archeologists first came here, they removed as many trees as possible to reveal and save the temples. It's amazing to think that the trees that have become so iconic and popular are only there because removing them would destroy the temple underneath.  

Shot with: +Fujifilm X-M1 - 28mm - f/3.2 - ISO 400 -  1/240

#fujifilm   #themomentsbetween   #cambodia   #angkorwat  
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www.blamethemonkey.com___

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2015-02-06 14:17:51 (36 comments, 4 reshares, 135 +1s)Open 

Meanwhile, somewhere in Cambodia. ;)

Meanwhile, somewhere in Cambodia. ;)___

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2015-02-02 14:10:04 (29 comments, 49 reshares, 736 +1s)Open 

The Moments Between || Hong Kong Rush

Even though I love landscape photography with a passion, urban cityscapes are sometimes my favorite subjects to photograph, especially when I'm in such a densely populated city environment like downtown Hong Kong. When the night lights come on here, the city comes alive and there are countless little details to photograph.

Shot with: Fujifilm X-T1 - 12mm - f/22 - ISO 200 - 30 Seconds.

#hongkong   #lighttrails   #themomentsbetween  

The Moments Between || Hong Kong Rush

Even though I love landscape photography with a passion, urban cityscapes are sometimes my favorite subjects to photograph, especially when I'm in such a densely populated city environment like downtown Hong Kong. When the night lights come on here, the city comes alive and there are countless little details to photograph.

Shot with: Fujifilm X-T1 - 12mm - f/22 - ISO 200 - 30 Seconds.

#hongkong   #lighttrails   #themomentsbetween  ___

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2015-01-29 14:34:40 (42 comments, 56 reshares, 860 +1s)Open 

The Moments Between || Hong Kong Haze

Even though it’s super hazy out tonight, I can’t help but be amazed by the extraordinary view from Victoria Peak. The immense urban sprawl of the HK skyline impresses me each and every time I see it. 

As far as photography goes, it’s way too hazy to compose a good shot tonight which means we’ll definitely need to have a few more early morning tries to get it right. Personally, I don’t mind getting up early for stuff like this but +Patrick Hall and +Lee Morris on the other hand, well let’s just say they’re definitely not big fans of 4:30AM wake up calls. ;)

Shot (handheld) - Fujifilm X-E2 - 17mm - f/4 - ISO 1250 - 1/13th

#hongkong   #travelphotography   #themomentsbetween  

The Moments Between || Hong Kong Haze

Even though it’s super hazy out tonight, I can’t help but be amazed by the extraordinary view from Victoria Peak. The immense urban sprawl of the HK skyline impresses me each and every time I see it. 

As far as photography goes, it’s way too hazy to compose a good shot tonight which means we’ll definitely need to have a few more early morning tries to get it right. Personally, I don’t mind getting up early for stuff like this but +Patrick Hall and +Lee Morris on the other hand, well let’s just say they’re definitely not big fans of 4:30AM wake up calls. ;)

Shot (handheld) - Fujifilm X-E2 - 17mm - f/4 - ISO 1250 - 1/13th

#hongkong   #travelphotography   #themomentsbetween  ___

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2015-01-28 14:17:21 (43 comments, 49 reshares, 678 +1s)Open 

The Moments Between || Hong Kong Density 

Our fist day shooting in Hong Kong has wrapped up nicely with a awesome upwards perspective on some very colorful and densely populated apartment buildings not too far from downtown. Once it gets dark out and the apartment lights come on, it’s fascinating how much color, texture, and detail there is to capture. I wonder if the people who live here know just how cool this place looks though the lens. 

We were also able to score some awesome DJI Phantom Drone footage before the building manager politely asked us to leave. ;)

Shot (handheld) - Fujifilm X-M1 - 14mm - f/2.8 - ISO 3200 - 1/10th

The Moments Between || Hong Kong Density 

Our fist day shooting in Hong Kong has wrapped up nicely with a awesome upwards perspective on some very colorful and densely populated apartment buildings not too far from downtown. Once it gets dark out and the apartment lights come on, it’s fascinating how much color, texture, and detail there is to capture. I wonder if the people who live here know just how cool this place looks though the lens. 

We were also able to score some awesome DJI Phantom Drone footage before the building manager politely asked us to leave. ;)

Shot (handheld) - Fujifilm X-M1 - 14mm - f/2.8 - ISO 3200 - 1/10th___

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2015-01-27 14:01:16 (53 comments, 125 reshares, 824 +1s)Open 

A few of my favorite images from our beautiful planet. :)

A few of my favorite images from our beautiful planet. :)___

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2015-01-25 14:24:36 (18 comments, 7 reshares, 330 +1s)Open 

Singapore Meetup || February 2015

A huge thanks to my friends in Singapore both new and old who helped make our visit a truly memorable experience! We had a wonderful time hanging out with all of you last night and we really appreciate the awesome conversations and great company. 

Singapore has always been one of my favorite places in the world and that’s not just because of the city, it’s because of all the awesome people that live here. Thank you for making us feel so at home! :D

+Patrick Hall +Lee Morris +Naomi Locardi  #photography   #singapore   #photowalk  

Singapore Meetup || February 2015

A huge thanks to my friends in Singapore both new and old who helped make our visit a truly memorable experience! We had a wonderful time hanging out with all of you last night and we really appreciate the awesome conversations and great company. 

Singapore has always been one of my favorite places in the world and that’s not just because of the city, it’s because of all the awesome people that live here. Thank you for making us feel so at home! :D

+Patrick Hall +Lee Morris +Naomi Locardi  #photography   #singapore   #photowalk  ___

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2015-01-24 15:05:46 (36 comments, 23 reshares, 542 +1s)Open 

The Moments Between || Vertigo

When I asked Naomi if I could borrow her Fujifilm X-E2 for a shoot last night, I made sure not to mention that I’d be hanging it out of the 42nd floor window of a tower in downtown Singapore. ;)


The Moments Between || Vertigo

When I asked Naomi if I could borrow her Fujifilm X-E2 for a shoot last night, I made sure not to mention that I’d be hanging it out of the 42nd floor window of a tower in downtown Singapore. ;)
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2015-01-22 14:34:18 (32 comments, 22 reshares, 635 +1s)Open 

The Moments Between || SG From Above

It really is great to be back in Singapore! No matter how many times I visit this little city, I always seem to discover awesome new places to explore and photograph. I’ve also been having an awesome time showing the Fstoppers crew some of my all time favorite spots! 

We’ll be shooting in Singapore for a few more days and over the next two months, we’ll also be traveling through Cambodia, Hong Kong and New Zealand, to continue creating a video tutorial that will teach you how to compose and capture beautiful travel, landscape, and cityscape photography while mastering post-processing techniques. For info about the project, early access to the video, as well as a discount, you can sign up for the newsletter by following this link: 

www.fstoppers.com/elialocardi

(Shot with the Fujifilm X-M1)

#singapore  #fuji... more »

The Moments Between || SG From Above

It really is great to be back in Singapore! No matter how many times I visit this little city, I always seem to discover awesome new places to explore and photograph. I’ve also been having an awesome time showing the Fstoppers crew some of my all time favorite spots! 

We’ll be shooting in Singapore for a few more days and over the next two months, we’ll also be traveling through Cambodia, Hong Kong and New Zealand, to continue creating a video tutorial that will teach you how to compose and capture beautiful travel, landscape, and cityscape photography while mastering post-processing techniques. For info about the project, early access to the video, as well as a discount, you can sign up for the newsletter by following this link: 

www.fstoppers.com/elialocardi

(Shot with the Fujifilm X-M1)

#singapore   #fujifilm   #themomentsbetween  +Really Right Stuff ___

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2015-01-21 14:53:22 (16 comments, 7 reshares, 144 +1s)Open 

I’m here in Singapore with Patrick and Lee from +Fstoppers and we’d be stoked if you'd join us this Saturday for a sunset and some awesome food. 

The meeting place is The Marina Bay Helix Bridge at 6:30pm and after the sunset and blue hour ends, we’ll make our way to the Flyer Food Court. If you have any questions, just post a comment below. We hope to see you there! 

#singapore   #meetup   #instameet   #fstoppers  

I’m here in Singapore with Patrick and Lee from +Fstoppers and we’d be stoked if you'd join us this Saturday for a sunset and some awesome food. 

The meeting place is The Marina Bay Helix Bridge at 6:30pm and after the sunset and blue hour ends, we’ll make our way to the Flyer Food Court. If you have any questions, just post a comment below. We hope to see you there! 

#singapore   #meetup   #instameet   #fstoppers  ___

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2015-01-20 14:14:14 (21 comments, 6 reshares, 303 +1s)Open 

The Moments Between || Back in Singapore

It’s great to be back in awesome Singapore and I'm I'm stoked to say that production on the next big video project with +Fstoppers has officially recommenced! 

Having already wrapped up shooting in Iceland and Italy, over the next two months we’ll be traveling through Singapore, Cambodia, Hong Kong and New Zealand, to continue creating a video tutorial that will teach you how to compose and capture beautiful travel, landscape, and cityscape photography while mastering post-processing techniques. For info about the project, early access to the video, as well as a discount, you can sign up for the newsletter by following this link: 

www.fstoppers.com/elialocardi

We'll also be hosting an SG meet up this Saturday and we'll announcing the details soon! Stay tuned. :)

(photo by: +NaomiLocard... more »

The Moments Between || Back in Singapore

It’s great to be back in awesome Singapore and I'm I'm stoked to say that production on the next big video project with +Fstoppers has officially recommenced! 

Having already wrapped up shooting in Iceland and Italy, over the next two months we’ll be traveling through Singapore, Cambodia, Hong Kong and New Zealand, to continue creating a video tutorial that will teach you how to compose and capture beautiful travel, landscape, and cityscape photography while mastering post-processing techniques. For info about the project, early access to the video, as well as a discount, you can sign up for the newsletter by following this link: 

www.fstoppers.com/elialocardi

We'll also be hosting an SG meet up this Saturday and we'll announcing the details soon! Stay tuned. :)

(photo by: +Naomi Locardi)___

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2015-01-19 14:47:18 (22 comments, 10 reshares, 188 +1s)Open 

I’m very excited to be one of the judges for the Thomas Cook Explore the Elements photo blogging competition! The grand prize is a massive £5,000 travel fund!

http://bit.ly/ETEElia

The Explore the Elements contest invites photographers and bloggers to showcase images from their travels that best capture and represent the essence of each of the four categories: Earth, Water, Fire and Air. There is no set requirement on how long you’ve been blogging, so bloggers with new blogs or old are all encouraged to take part.

After the competition has finished I, along with three other judges, will each choose a winner from our own categories and then collectively select the overall grand prize winner.

The winner of each element category will be able to choose one of the following prizes:

A Fujifilm X-T1 camera
An Apple MacBook Air 13-inch 256Gb  orAn ... more »

I’m very excited to be one of the judges for the Thomas Cook Explore the Elements photo blogging competition! The grand prize is a massive £5,000 travel fund!

http://bit.ly/ETEElia

The Explore the Elements contest invites photographers and bloggers to showcase images from their travels that best capture and represent the essence of each of the four categories: Earth, Water, Fire and Air. There is no set requirement on how long you’ve been blogging, so bloggers with new blogs or old are all encouraged to take part.

After the competition has finished I, along with three other judges, will each choose a winner from our own categories and then collectively select the overall grand prize winner.

The winner of each element category will be able to choose one of the following prizes:

A Fujifilm X-T1 camera
An Apple MacBook Air 13-inch 256Gb  or
An Apple iPhone 6 Plus 128 GB with Bose Quiet Comfort 25 headphones

The grand prize Winner will receive a £5,000 travel fund!

Get the compete contest information here: 

http://bit.ly/ETEElia

#ExploreTheElements  +Thomas Cook UK  #photography  ___

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2015-01-14 14:13:13 (175 comments, 292 reshares, 2271 +1s)Open 

Village of Dreams || Austria 

When I posted a photo last week, I said that I could feel that 2015 was going to be an incredible year for travel - which I believe to be 100% true. Unfortunately though, the next day I came down with a nasty virus and the furthest I’ve traveled over the past few days is the few short blocks between the supermarket and my hotel room bed! So yeah, that happened. ;)

The good news is that I’m feeling better now, but the forced downtime is unfortunate and I do apologize for not connecting with everyone in Sydney while I’ve been in town. I really did have grand plans for photography sessions and get togethers. Though I’m leaving for Singapore later this morning, I’ll try to get back to Sydney soon! 

Out of the many cities and towns we visited last year, there were a select few that Naomi and I really connected with and Hallstattwas definit... more »

Village of Dreams || Austria 

When I posted a photo last week, I said that I could feel that 2015 was going to be an incredible year for travel - which I believe to be 100% true. Unfortunately though, the next day I came down with a nasty virus and the furthest I’ve traveled over the past few days is the few short blocks between the supermarket and my hotel room bed! So yeah, that happened. ;)

The good news is that I’m feeling better now, but the forced downtime is unfortunate and I do apologize for not connecting with everyone in Sydney while I’ve been in town. I really did have grand plans for photography sessions and get togethers. Though I’m leaving for Singapore later this morning, I’ll try to get back to Sydney soon! 

Out of the many cities and towns we visited last year, there were a select few that Naomi and I really connected with and Hallstatt was definitely one of them. In fact, just the act of processing this photo flooded me with a series of memories from our time in Austria last fall. I figured that's because I either have a strong emotional connection to Hallstatt or I managed to take way too much NyQuil. Either way, this entire area is just spectacular and the whole time we were there, we couldn’t help but feel totally relaxed and content to just slow things down and enjoy the incredible scenery. I can definitely se myself returning for a second visit in the future. 

#austria   #hallstatt   #bluehour   #travelphotography  ___

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2015-01-10 22:31:51 (11 comments, 22 reshares, 405 +1s)Open 

Killer shot by +Dan Ballard 

Double Rainbow over Machu Picchu

A friend and I had an epic morning at Machu Picchu a few months ago.  We had some great light.    Although I don't think this is the best image of the morning, I really love that it is a little different and I always love a double rainbow!   ___Killer shot by +Dan Ballard 

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2015-01-07 14:11:14 (178 comments, 230 reshares, 2224 +1s)Open 

Breath of Life || France 

I can feel in my heart that 2015 is going to be a wonderful year for travel and I honestly can’t think of another time in my life where I’ve felt so excited and optimistic about the future. We live in a beautiful world that’s just waiting to be explored and this year, I plan on seeking out new destinations that will challenge my senses and help to propel my photography in new directions. I also plan on post-processing many new images from my five year working archive, like this one from the stunning Provence region of Southern France. 

Naomi and I visited this area last July and we instantly fell in love with the seemingly endless lavender fields. From a photographer’s standpoint, it’s a composition and leading line paradise where the color combinations never cease to impress. From a travelers eye, it’s almost unbelievable that this placeactually exis... more »

Breath of Life || France 

I can feel in my heart that 2015 is going to be a wonderful year for travel and I honestly can’t think of another time in my life where I’ve felt so excited and optimistic about the future. We live in a beautiful world that’s just waiting to be explored and this year, I plan on seeking out new destinations that will challenge my senses and help to propel my photography in new directions. I also plan on post-processing many new images from my five year working archive, like this one from the stunning Provence region of Southern France. 

Naomi and I visited this area last July and we instantly fell in love with the seemingly endless lavender fields. From a photographer’s standpoint, it’s a composition and leading line paradise where the color combinations never cease to impress. From a travelers eye, it’s almost unbelievable that this place actually exists and that it's fully accessible to anyone who wants to visit. The only guardians to these lovely rows of fragrant lavender are the millions of buzzing bees that fill the air with a soft harmonious hum. 

On a side note, after being stung 4 times, this was also the trip where I confirmed that I’m not allergic to bees, thankfully. ;)

#provence   #lavender   #valensole   #travelphotography   #landscapephotography   #france  ___

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2015-01-05 14:15:20 (87 comments, 81 reshares, 950 +1s)Open 

What do 4 cameras, 8 lenses, 2 tripods, 2 ballheads, 24 terabytes of portable hard drives, a Macbook Pro, and iPad 3, a Wacom Intuos Pro Tablet, and a bunch of other photography goodies all have in common? Well, I’m happy to say that they all fit together perfectly into my +Think Tank Photo Photo Airport Commuter Backpack! 

This is the first time in about five years where I’ll be traveling with a single carryon bag. For about the last million air miles, I’ve been happily circling the globe with my roller and shoulder bag combination but this year I wanted to try something new. The Airport Commuter is the first bag I’ve found that’s able to accommodate all my (heavy) carryon gear while still remaining very very comfortable and airline friendly. Over all, it'll be a great fit for 2015. 

Now it’s time to kick of my January - February travel schedule today with flightsfrom Florida t... more »

What do 4 cameras, 8 lenses, 2 tripods, 2 ballheads, 24 terabytes of portable hard drives, a Macbook Pro, and iPad 3, a Wacom Intuos Pro Tablet, and a bunch of other photography goodies all have in common? Well, I’m happy to say that they all fit together perfectly into my +Think Tank Photo Photo Airport Commuter Backpack! 

This is the first time in about five years where I’ll be traveling with a single carryon bag. For about the last million air miles, I’ve been happily circling the globe with my roller and shoulder bag combination but this year I wanted to try something new. The Airport Commuter is the first bag I’ve found that’s able to accommodate all my (heavy) carryon gear while still remaining very very comfortable and airline friendly. Over all, it'll be a great fit for 2015. 

Now it’s time to kick of my January - February travel schedule today with flights from Florida to Sydney. After that, it's off to Singapore, Hong Kong, Siem Reap, and New Zealand. Needless to say, I’m pretty stoked about the next two months! :D 

#travelphotography   #themomentsbetween  ___

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2015-01-03 17:23:30 (24 comments, 11 reshares, 275 +1s)Open 

I’m stoked to see that one of my images was selected for the 500px Best of 2014: Top 10 Travel Photos! Thanks +500px! :D

I’m stoked to see that one of my images was selected for the 500px Best of 2014: Top 10 Travel Photos! Thanks +500px! :D___

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2014-12-31 14:15:04 (30 comments, 42 reshares, 521 +1s)Open 

2014 Year In Review || http://bit.ly/2014-in-review

25 Countries, 85 Cities, 62 Flights, and 179,122 Miles! What an amazing year! 

First of all I would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for the continued support with comments, likes, plusses, tweets, and shares. It has been an absolute pleasure to share these photos and experiences with all of you and please know that you’ve all helped make 2014 a truly wonderful (and memorable) year.

And now, a toast to 2014 and may 2015 bring each of you closer to your dreams! Here’s to wonderful time ahead!

Last year, when I spoke about 2013, I said that it was the most incredible year to date. Looking back, it’s incredible to see how much our lives have evolved, business has developed, and how the experiences of 2014 have caused me to grow in profound and positive ways. It’sdifficul... more »

2014 Year In Review || http://bit.ly/2014-in-review

25 Countries, 85 Cities, 62 Flights, and 179,122 Miles! What an amazing year! 

First of all I would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for the continued support with comments, likes, plusses, tweets, and shares. It has been an absolute pleasure to share these photos and experiences with all of you and please know that you’ve all helped make 2014 a truly wonderful (and memorable) year.

And now, a toast to 2014 and may 2015 bring each of you closer to your dreams! Here’s to wonderful time ahead!

Last year, when I spoke about 2013, I said that it was the most incredible year to date. Looking back, it’s incredible to see how much our lives have evolved, business has developed, and how the experiences of 2014 have caused me to grow in profound and positive ways. It’s difficult to put into words how much has changed for us this year as we’ve settled into our third year of being 100% location independent. It’s been a wild ride and along the way, 2014 confirmed for me that passion, hard work and dedication will never go unrewarded.

Needless to say, +Naomi Locardi and I traverse the globe quite a bit! Although we managed to take 20 less flights this year as compared to 2013, we also managed to fly 35,000 more miles as well. Looking back, this is directly due to the fact that most of our flights were long hauls averaging between 8 - 12 hours. It’s a good think I love to fly! :D

Read the entire post here: http://bit.ly/2014-in-review

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#travelphotography   #newyear   #celebration   #jetlag  ___

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2014-12-29 17:22:39 (29 comments, 16 reshares, 296 +1s)Open 

I still have 3 days left as an Editor for 500px!

All this month I’ve had the pleasure of adding dozens of beautiful photos to the Editors' Choice section and I only have a few days left to select more. If anyone has any suggestions, this is your last chance to put them in!  

Paste a link in the comments below and I’ll check them out. And yes, you can of course link to your own photos as well. ;)

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#500px   #editorschoice   #rome   #spiral  

I still have 3 days left as an Editor for 500px!

All this month I’ve had the pleasure of adding dozens of beautiful photos to the Editors' Choice section and I only have a few days left to select more. If anyone has any suggestions, this is your last chance to put them in!  

Paste a link in the comments below and I’ll check them out. And yes, you can of course link to your own photos as well. ;)

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#500px   #editorschoice   #rome   #spiral  ___

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2014-12-27 14:08:33 (177 comments, 227 reshares, 2311 +1s)Open 

Heart of Gold || Manarola 

While I was in Italy working with the +Fstoppers team a few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of putting my new Formatt-Hitech Firecrest ND filters to good use in Cinque Terre! I have to say that it’s incredible what kinds of in-camera effects can be achieved when you leave the shutter open for a few minutes at a time. 

This image was captured using a Firecrest 10 stop filter with a long shutter speed of 181 seconds. As you can see, the exposure was long enough to create a really beautiful soft water effect as well as long streaky clouds. Since the sun was just about to touch the horizon at sunset, there was still plenty of soft golden light accumulating on the rocks and the surfaces of the old Italian buildings. It’s a time of day photographers like to call "golden hour" and in my opinion, it can be one of the best moments for longexposu... more »

Heart of Gold || Manarola 

While I was in Italy working with the +Fstoppers team a few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of putting my new Formatt-Hitech Firecrest ND filters to good use in Cinque Terre! I have to say that it’s incredible what kinds of in-camera effects can be achieved when you leave the shutter open for a few minutes at a time. 

This image was captured using a Firecrest 10 stop filter with a long shutter speed of 181 seconds. As you can see, the exposure was long enough to create a really beautiful soft water effect as well as long streaky clouds. Since the sun was just about to touch the horizon at sunset, there was still plenty of soft golden light accumulating on the rocks and the surfaces of the old Italian buildings. It’s a time of day photographers like to call "golden hour" and in my opinion, it can be one of the best moments for long exposure photography. During the golden hour, the light is soft enough to not cause harsh shadows but still strong enough to create even and natural illumination. Of course the golden light also does wonders to the color palette, which is a big plus. :)

More information about long exposure photography and the new +Formatt-Hitech Firecrest filters: http://bit.ly/travel-filter-kit

www.formatt-hitech.com is also offering a huge 20% off with coupon code: XMAS2014

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#longexposure   #manarola   #cinqueterre   #italy   #travelphotography   #firecrest  ___

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2014-12-24 14:00:51 (38 comments, 3 reshares, 313 +1s)Open 

Happy Holidays from Rome!

I just wanted to take the opportunity to wish everyone a very happy holiday season! As you can see, with Christmas trees all over the city, the holiday decorations in Rome are in full effect. 

+Naomi Locardi and I left Rome yesterday, completing our last series of flights for the year and we’re now in the beautiful Florida Keys with family. I’ll be releasing a big 2014 wrap up post in a few days and just looking quickly at the stats in total, we’ve actually flown nearly 180,000 miles this year. I guess that explains the jet lag, and of course, the coffee addiction! :)

#happyholidays   #rome  

Happy Holidays from Rome!

I just wanted to take the opportunity to wish everyone a very happy holiday season! As you can see, with Christmas trees all over the city, the holiday decorations in Rome are in full effect. 

+Naomi Locardi and I left Rome yesterday, completing our last series of flights for the year and we’re now in the beautiful Florida Keys with family. I’ll be releasing a big 2014 wrap up post in a few days and just looking quickly at the stats in total, we’ve actually flown nearly 180,000 miles this year. I guess that explains the jet lag, and of course, the coffee addiction! :)

#happyholidays   #rome  ___

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2014-12-22 17:12:21 (42 comments, 57 reshares, 766 +1s)Open 

The Moments Between || Saying Goodbye to Rome 

After 19 wonderful days in Italy—nearly two weeks of which have been in Rome— it’s hard to not be sad with the thought of saying goodbye tomorrow. With every visit, Italy always seems to pull me closer and closer. I don’t think I’ll every get tired of spending time here and photographing this beautiful country. 

Even though I’m sad to leave, I’m also excited to be flying to South Florida. Its actually been three years since Naomi and I have spent the holidays with our families so I’m sure we’re going to have a great time. Of course, we’re also bringing back plenty of tasty gifts and bottles of wine, so I’m sure everyone will be happy to see us. ;)

#themomentsbetween   #italy   #rome  

The Moments Between || Saying Goodbye to Rome 

After 19 wonderful days in Italy—nearly two weeks of which have been in Rome— it’s hard to not be sad with the thought of saying goodbye tomorrow. With every visit, Italy always seems to pull me closer and closer. I don’t think I’ll every get tired of spending time here and photographing this beautiful country. 

Even though I’m sad to leave, I’m also excited to be flying to South Florida. Its actually been three years since Naomi and I have spent the holidays with our families so I’m sure we’re going to have a great time. Of course, we’re also bringing back plenty of tasty gifts and bottles of wine, so I’m sure everyone will be happy to see us. ;)

#themomentsbetween   #italy   #rome  ___

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2014-12-18 14:06:53 (16 comments, 6 reshares, 223 +1s)Open 

While I was in New York City for Photo Plus Expo, I had the pleasure of working with +Alan Shapiro while he captured a series of fun images of photographers wearing angel wings. I have to say, it was one of the highlights of the week!  

A big thanks to everyone who helped make this happen! Check out more angel photos on the Macphun blog: 

http://macphun.com/blog/macphun_wings_ppenyc2014

While I was in New York City for Photo Plus Expo, I had the pleasure of working with +Alan Shapiro while he captured a series of fun images of photographers wearing angel wings. I have to say, it was one of the highlights of the week!  

A big thanks to everyone who helped make this happen! Check out more angel photos on the Macphun blog: 

http://macphun.com/blog/macphun_wings_ppenyc2014___

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2014-12-17 14:01:04 (4 comments, 9 reshares, 195 +1s)Open 

I’ve been having a great time as an Editor for 500px! :D

Over the past two weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of adding a bunch of beautiful photos to the Editor’s Choice section and I’ll continue to do so for the entire month of December. It's very inspiring to see so many awesome photographers in the 500px community and I want to say thanks to everyone for sending me so many great suggestions. Please keep them coming!

#500px   #travelphotography  

I’ve been having a great time as an Editor for 500px! :D

Over the past two weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of adding a bunch of beautiful photos to the Editor’s Choice section and I’ll continue to do so for the entire month of December. It's very inspiring to see so many awesome photographers in the 500px community and I want to say thanks to everyone for sending me so many great suggestions. Please keep them coming!

#500px   #travelphotography  ___

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2014-12-13 21:50:27 (24 comments, 26 reshares, 485 +1s)Open 

The Moments Between || Feeling at Home

I think it’s safe to say that this particular location needs no introduction. ;)

But, just in case - this is one of my all time favorite shooting locations in the world - from Ponte Unberto in the eternal city of Rome. For the video series with +Fstoppers, I knew this would be the perfect place to teach some advanced shooting and blending techniques.

with: +Really Right Stuff 

#themomentsbetween  
www.fstoppers.com/elialocardi

The Moments Between || Feeling at Home

I think it’s safe to say that this particular location needs no introduction. ;)

But, just in case - this is one of my all time favorite shooting locations in the world - from Ponte Unberto in the eternal city of Rome. For the video series with +Fstoppers, I knew this would be the perfect place to teach some advanced shooting and blending techniques.

with: +Really Right Stuff 

#themomentsbetween  
www.fstoppers.com/elialocardi___

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2014-12-12 16:45:33 (18 comments, 8 reshares, 172 +1s)Open 

I have to admit that I was pretty flattered when YouQueen, an online women’s magazine reached out to me for a featured interview. I was even more flattered when I saw the finished title of the post. That’s an extremely kind (and completely exaggerated) compliment. :)

They asked me some really great questions here. I definitely had a lot of fun answering them. 

I have to admit that I was pretty flattered when YouQueen, an online women’s magazine reached out to me for a featured interview. I was even more flattered when I saw the finished title of the post. That’s an extremely kind (and completely exaggerated) compliment. :)

They asked me some really great questions here. I definitely had a lot of fun answering them. ___

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2014-12-09 19:50:12 (24 comments, 22 reshares, 637 +1s)Open 

The Moments Between || Riomaggiore 

Riomaggiore in Le Cinque Terre is definitely one of my all time favorite places for photography. It’s also the perfect location to put my RRS Pano Gimbal Head to some good use! 

Today, +Lee Morris, +Patrick Hall, and I spent the day here filming a tutorial about how to use pano gear, correctly calculate the zero parallax point, and capture and stitch seamless panoramic images every time you shoot. I really don’t think we could’ve found a better backdrop for the production. :)

If you want to join me in Italy next May, I’ll be leading an 8 day Italy photo tour that will guide you through some of the most beautiful destinations that this country has to offer including Rome, Tuscany, Florence, and of course, Cinque Terre. 

There are still a few spots left: http://bit.ly/italy-phototour

#italy  #tutorial   #... more »

The Moments Between || Riomaggiore 

Riomaggiore in Le Cinque Terre is definitely one of my all time favorite places for photography. It’s also the perfect location to put my RRS Pano Gimbal Head to some good use! 

Today, +Lee Morris, +Patrick Hall, and I spent the day here filming a tutorial about how to use pano gear, correctly calculate the zero parallax point, and capture and stitch seamless panoramic images every time you shoot. I really don’t think we could’ve found a better backdrop for the production. :)

If you want to join me in Italy next May, I’ll be leading an 8 day Italy photo tour that will guide you through some of the most beautiful destinations that this country has to offer including Rome, Tuscany, Florence, and of course, Cinque Terre. 

There are still a few spots left: http://bit.ly/italy-phototour

#italy   #tutorial   #phototour  ___

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2014-12-08 19:10:57 (21 comments, 54 reshares, 246 +1s)Open 

After nearly two weeks of filming in Iceland, here’s some of the incredible aerial drone footage that we captured along the way. +Lee Morris is an excellent pilot so I’m happy to say that no drones have been harmed in the making of this promo. ;)

On another note, within a week, I'll be announcing 2 Iceland photo tours for 2015! Look out for the registration info soon! 

— Shot with a DJI Phantom 2 and GoPro Hero 4 — 

www.fstoppers.com/elialocardi

After nearly two weeks of filming in Iceland, here’s some of the incredible aerial drone footage that we captured along the way. +Lee Morris is an excellent pilot so I’m happy to say that no drones have been harmed in the making of this promo. ;)

On another note, within a week, I'll be announcing 2 Iceland photo tours for 2015! Look out for the registration info soon! 

— Shot with a DJI Phantom 2 and GoPro Hero 4 — 

www.fstoppers.com/elialocardi___

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2014-12-07 18:42:59 (41 comments, 61 reshares, 935 +1s)Open 

The Moments Between || Majestic Manarola 

I couldn’t be happier to be back in stunning Manarola today, continuing the production for our upcoming photography tutorial with Fstoppers. Planning this project, I knew that this would be the perfect location to demonstrate some awesome shooting and post-processing techniques. In my opinion, locations don’t get much more beautiful than this. :)

More info: www.fstoppers.com/elialocardi

#manarola   #cinqueterre   #bluehour   #tutorial  

The Moments Between || Majestic Manarola 

I couldn’t be happier to be back in stunning Manarola today, continuing the production for our upcoming photography tutorial with Fstoppers. Planning this project, I knew that this would be the perfect location to demonstrate some awesome shooting and post-processing techniques. In my opinion, locations don’t get much more beautiful than this. :)

More info: www.fstoppers.com/elialocardi

#manarola   #cinqueterre   #bluehour   #tutorial  ___

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2014-12-04 22:23:41 (29 comments, 20 reshares, 532 +1s)Open 

The Moments Between || Winter Wonderland

After 10 epic days exploring Iceland with the talented Fstoppers team, we thought we had already seen it all. But then this morning, we woke to a powerful snow storm that left Southern Iceland completely covered with a beautiful carpet of white. Though I've visited iceland many times over the years, I've never seen it quite so beautiful. What an awesome day of shooting! 

Tomorrow, we continue on to Cinque Terre and Rome before a short break for the holidays in Florida. After that, we pick up the project again in New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Cambodia. So far, the production is going great! 

This is a selfie from Skogarfoss, or as I've been calling it today, Snowgafoss. ;)

#themomentsbetween   #iceland   #travelphotography  

www.elialocardi.com

The Moments Between || Winter Wonderland

After 10 epic days exploring Iceland with the talented Fstoppers team, we thought we had already seen it all. But then this morning, we woke to a powerful snow storm that left Southern Iceland completely covered with a beautiful carpet of white. Though I've visited iceland many times over the years, I've never seen it quite so beautiful. What an awesome day of shooting! 

Tomorrow, we continue on to Cinque Terre and Rome before a short break for the holidays in Florida. After that, we pick up the project again in New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Cambodia. So far, the production is going great! 

This is a selfie from Skogarfoss, or as I've been calling it today, Snowgafoss. ;)

#themomentsbetween   #iceland   #travelphotography  

www.elialocardi.com___

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2014-12-03 20:01:52 (20 comments, 66 reshares, 635 +1s)Open 

The Moments Between || Winter is Epic

Another day in Iceland and another beautiful location to photograph. This time we decided to take advantage of the winter weather and explore one of the the awesome southern ice caves. It was an extraordinary experience and once again, we came away with some killer footage and material. I’m really looking forward to sharing some of it soon! 

A huge thanks to +Naomi Locardi for getting this sweet group shot of us. :)

Over the next few months, we’ll be traveling through Iceland, Italy, Singapore, Cambodia, and New Zealand, to create a video tutorial that will teach you how to compose and capture beautiful travel and landscape photography while mastering post-processing techniques. For early access to the video as well as a discount, sign up for our newsletter by following the link below. We’ll let you know as soon as it’savailable... more »

The Moments Between || Winter is Epic

Another day in Iceland and another beautiful location to photograph. This time we decided to take advantage of the winter weather and explore one of the the awesome southern ice caves. It was an extraordinary experience and once again, we came away with some killer footage and material. I’m really looking forward to sharing some of it soon! 

A huge thanks to +Naomi Locardi for getting this sweet group shot of us. :)

Over the next few months, we’ll be traveling through Iceland, Italy, Singapore, Cambodia, and New Zealand, to create a video tutorial that will teach you how to compose and capture beautiful travel and landscape photography while mastering post-processing techniques. For early access to the video as well as a discount, sign up for our newsletter by following the link below. We’ll let you know as soon as it’s available. 

http://eepurl.com/9pfdP___

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2014-12-02 14:00:55 (32 comments, 26 reshares, 270 +1s)Open 

For the entire month of December, I’ll be taking over as an Editor on +500px!

While I can, I’ll do my best to add as many beautiful photos to the Editors Choice section as possible. If you have any personal favorites — photos or photographers that you think deserve to be in the spotlight — paste a link in the comments below and I’ll check them out. 

And yes, to answer your first question, you can link to your own photos as well. ;)

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#500px   #travelphotography   #rome   #italy   #editorschoice  

For the entire month of December, I’ll be taking over as an Editor on +500px!

While I can, I’ll do my best to add as many beautiful photos to the Editors Choice section as possible. If you have any personal favorites — photos or photographers that you think deserve to be in the spotlight — paste a link in the comments below and I’ll check them out. 

And yes, to answer your first question, you can link to your own photos as well. ;)

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#500px   #travelphotography   #rome   #italy   #editorschoice  ___

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2014-12-01 17:16:28 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 42 +1s)Open 

If you're looking for a hot cyber Monday deal, +Formatt-Hitech is offering a huge 25% off their entire inventory, including kits! If you've been wanting to upgrade to the new Firecrest filters, now would be the perfect time.

Coupon Code: BlackFriday14

If you're looking for a hot cyber Monday deal, +Formatt-Hitech is offering a huge 25% off their entire inventory, including kits! If you've been wanting to upgrade to the new Firecrest filters, now would be the perfect time.

Coupon Code: BlackFriday14___

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2014-11-30 15:55:35 (14 comments, 20 reshares, 490 +1s)Open 

With a huge winter storm moving in, we decided to test our luck this this morning before the windy onslaught was set to begin. As you can see, we lucked out with super calm conditions which made the reflections absolutely perfect. Though it was a brief window, we still managed to film everything we needed for a great educational segment. 

Since then, the weather has rapidly been deteriorating and thankfully we’re all setup in the comfort of our hotel rooms. Fingers crossed that this storm leaves behind some snowy conditions. :)

Sign up here for early access to this video when it becomes available: 

http://eepurl.com/9pfdP

With a huge winter storm moving in, we decided to test our luck this this morning before the windy onslaught was set to begin. As you can see, we lucked out with super calm conditions which made the reflections absolutely perfect. Though it was a brief window, we still managed to film everything we needed for a great educational segment. 

Since then, the weather has rapidly been deteriorating and thankfully we’re all setup in the comfort of our hotel rooms. Fingers crossed that this storm leaves behind some snowy conditions. :)

Sign up here for early access to this video when it becomes available: 

http://eepurl.com/9pfdP___

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2014-11-30 00:10:24 (11 comments, 11 reshares, 376 +1s)Open 

This morning we were treated to an outstanding sunrise at Aldeyjarfoss, one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Northern Iceland. The soft colorful light lasted for a solid few hours as we captured some killer content for the upcoming video tutorial. In the process, +Lee Morris captured this awesome silhouette of me as I set my tripod close to the rocky edge. 

We were extra excited about the nice weather today because apparently there’s a big storm coming in tomorrow that’s forecasted to bring 120mph winds and rain! We’ll be taking a short break from filming to seek cover in the south and wait out the storm. Wish us luck! :D

Over the next few months, we’ll be traveling through Iceland, Italy, Singapore, Cambodia, and New Zealand, to create a video tutorial that will teach you how to compose and capture beautiful travel and landscape photography while mastering post-processingtechnique... more »

This morning we were treated to an outstanding sunrise at Aldeyjarfoss, one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Northern Iceland. The soft colorful light lasted for a solid few hours as we captured some killer content for the upcoming video tutorial. In the process, +Lee Morris captured this awesome silhouette of me as I set my tripod close to the rocky edge. 

We were extra excited about the nice weather today because apparently there’s a big storm coming in tomorrow that’s forecasted to bring 120mph winds and rain! We’ll be taking a short break from filming to seek cover in the south and wait out the storm. Wish us luck! :D

Over the next few months, we’ll be traveling through Iceland, Italy, Singapore, Cambodia, and New Zealand, to create a video tutorial that will teach you how to compose and capture beautiful travel and landscape photography while mastering post-processing techniques. For early access to the video as well as a discount, sign up for our newsletter by following the link below. We’ll let you know as soon as it’s available. 

http://eepurl.com/9pfdP___

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2014-11-27 17:37:27 (9 comments, 6 reshares, 280 +1s)Open 

Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving from beautiful Iceland!

We’re still out here filming for the new Fstoppers tutorial and while we don’t have any food for a Thanksgiving feast, we definitely don’t have a shortage of epic landscapes to explore. I really don’t think we could ask for a better Thanksgiving view! 

Have an awesome holiday everyone! 

Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving from beautiful Iceland!

We’re still out here filming for the new Fstoppers tutorial and while we don’t have any food for a Thanksgiving feast, we definitely don’t have a shortage of epic landscapes to explore. I really don’t think we could ask for a better Thanksgiving view! 

Have an awesome holiday everyone! ___

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2014-11-26 18:31:06 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 86 +1s)Open 

I'm excited to announce that I'll be a guest judge for ViewBug's Awesome Destinations Photo Contest!

The Grand Jury Winner will receive one of my Signature Edition, 85mm Resin Travel Filter Kits from +Formatt-Hitech as well as an exclusive interview. 

Submit your photos or learn more here: http://bit.ly/1trPMUq

You can also learn more about the filter kit here: http://bit.ly/viewbugprize

I'm excited to announce that I'll be a guest judge for ViewBug's Awesome Destinations Photo Contest!

The Grand Jury Winner will receive one of my Signature Edition, 85mm Resin Travel Filter Kits from +Formatt-Hitech as well as an exclusive interview. 

Submit your photos or learn more here: http://bit.ly/1trPMUq

You can also learn more about the filter kit here: http://bit.ly/viewbugprize___

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2014-11-25 18:49:13 (11 comments, 30 reshares, 409 +1s)Open 

We’re only on day two of filming our upcoming video tutorial with +Fstoppers and the Icelandic weather is really packing a punch! 30 kilometer per hour wind and pebble size hale is making things really interesting to say the least. Still, even with the onslaught of extreme weather, you just can’t beat these extraordinary views. :)

Over the next few months, we’ll be traveling through Iceland, Italy, Singapore, Cambodia, and New Zealand, to create a video tutorial that will teach you how to compose and capture beautiful travel and landscape photography while mastering post-processing techniques. For early access to the video as well as a discount, sign up for our newsletter by following the link below. We’ll let you know as soon as it’s available. 

http://eepurl.com/9pfdP

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#iceland   #travelphotography   #tutorial  

We’re only on day two of filming our upcoming video tutorial with +Fstoppers and the Icelandic weather is really packing a punch! 30 kilometer per hour wind and pebble size hale is making things really interesting to say the least. Still, even with the onslaught of extreme weather, you just can’t beat these extraordinary views. :)

Over the next few months, we’ll be traveling through Iceland, Italy, Singapore, Cambodia, and New Zealand, to create a video tutorial that will teach you how to compose and capture beautiful travel and landscape photography while mastering post-processing techniques. For early access to the video as well as a discount, sign up for our newsletter by following the link below. We’ll let you know as soon as it’s available. 

http://eepurl.com/9pfdP

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#iceland   #travelphotography   #tutorial  ___

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2014-11-22 14:08:02 (6 comments, 4 reshares, 175 +1s)Open 

It was an absolute please to be interviewed by Wandering Educators for their November feature. Thanks to +Jordan Oram for asking me some great questions!

It was an absolute please to be interviewed by Wandering Educators for their November feature. Thanks to +Jordan Oram for asking me some great questions!___

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2014-11-21 14:09:46 (81 comments, 189 reshares, 1328 +1s)Open 

Yet another photo from Rome. I just can't seem to help myself ;) 

Yet another photo from Rome. I just can't seem to help myself ;) ___

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