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Photokina 2016 – My Complete Speaking and Events Schedule

I’ve been looking forward to Photokina ever since my first visit back in 2014, and if you’re not familiar with this incredible photography convention in Cologne Germany, you should definitely check it out. If I had to explain Photokina in one word, it would be “MASSIVE,” And yes, I’d use all caps. 😉 Seriously though, […]

A Drone in Stockholm Sweden

I had so much fun shooting with my DJI Inspire Pro & X5 Camera in Stockholm Sweden, that I decided to edit together a short video of the best clips.

Video Tutorial – Shooting and Raw Processing Workflow with Adobe Lightroom Mobile

This video tutorial covers everything you need to know about working with Adobe Lightroom Mobile, all the way from shooting images in the field, transferring raw files to your mobile device, and syncing them to your desktop over the cloud. Not only that, this tutorial also takes things further by showing some of the Adobe Photoshop editing techniques I used to create one of my most famous photos from Stockholm, “Belly of the Beast.”

Adobe announces full raw photo editing in Lightroom Mobile for iOS devices!

Welcome to one of the biggest game changers in mobile photography history as Adobe announces fully integrated raw photo editing in Lightroom for iOS!

The Fujifilm X-T2 – First Look and Hands On Review

Fujifilm just announced the new X-T2 Camera. Get all the details, read my in-depth complete review, and see the beautiful photos I captured in Greece.

How I Became Involved in Pro Aerial Drone Photography

From Then to Now | The Story of How I Became Heavily Involved in Professional Aerial Photography It’s amazing to think that in just a few short years, drone and UAV technology has evolved into such outstanding heights. And all throughout this time as these little marvels of personal aircraft technology have continued to get […]

Photographing Star Trails – The Celestial Equator and Polaris

Most of us are familiar with astrophotography these days as we continue to see more and more photos of the Milky Way and night sky all over the internet and social media. Similarly, star trails being incorporated into night photography has become very popular as well. Photographing the stars can yield beautiful results. Let’s examine some examples that help us capture awesome Astrophotography and star trails.

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2015 Pro Travel Photographer Year in Review

First, I want to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for the continued support with the kind comments, likes, plusses, tweets, and shares. It has been both an honor and a pleasure to share my photos and experiences with all of you and please know that you’ve all helped make […]

The Formatt-Hitech Travel Filter Kit, Elia Locardi Signature Edition

I’m proud and excited to share the news of my new Travel Filter Kit, Signature Edition from Formatt-Hitech! The Travel Filter Kit has been a long time in the making and a great deal of thought, love and passion has gone into the production. It’s an amazing feeling to be working with such a great […]

Photokina 2014

I’m excited to say that I had the esteemed pleasure of attending and speaking at Photokina 2014, the world’s largest bi-annual imaging fair, from Tuesday, September 16th to Sunday, September 21st September in Cologne, Germany. I want to thank Fujifilm and Wacom for inviting me to speak and everyone who made this week so incredible. I enjoyed every moment of it!

Review | 20 Countries with Fujifilm X-Series Cameras

Since May 2013, I’ve had the pleasure of working with the Fujifilm X-Series Cameras (X-E1, X-E2, and X-T1) and XF lenses in more than 20 different countries worldwide. Dozens of images and countless cups of coffee later, Here’s my complete review.

The Harmony of Japan vs. The Sakura Apocalypse

In Perfect Harmony Illuminated in soft twilight, Osaka Castle floats on a sea of beautiful cherry blossoms… The past 5 weeks in Japan have been nothing short of amazing and while I’m filled with joy from all of the great experiences, I can’t seem to shake this sinking feeling in my heart knowing that this […]

Featured in Professional Photographer Magazine

I’m happy to announce that I’ve been featured in Professional Photographer Magazine!I’m humbled and honored to read such a beautifully written story about my life on the road as a travel photographer! 🙂 With the location independent lifestyle that Naomi and I have carved out for ourselves, I’m often asked to share and write about […]