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Author: Elia Locardi

Explore The Elements Photo Blogging Contest

I’m very excited to be one of the judges for the Thomas Cook Explore the Elements photo blogging competition! 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. Bear in mind that the categories are subject to your own interpretation, but should represent the corresponding elements, so be sure to read...

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2014 Travel Photography Year in Review

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! 2014 | A Year of Truly Wonderful Experiences Last year, when I spoke about 2013, I said...

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

I’ve designed the Travel Filter Kit to contain three of the best and most useful filters for every style of photography, in a simple yet versatile collection. These three filters are ones that I rely on regularly in my photography to help achieve many unique and beautiful in-camera long exposure effects, some of which are not possible with post-processing. This kit is also extremely lightweight and portable, making it a great addition to any travel photographer’s toolkit.

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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!

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Double Rainbow Over Surfers Paradise

I’ve been having a great time flying over Queensland with the awesome team of helicopter pilots at Airways Aviation – Australia. All this week we’ve been working to capture high quality images of some of the iconic and beautiful areas along the QLD coastline. While we’ve been flying over some awesome views so far, today’s early morning flight over Surfer’s Paradise was absolutely incredible. The rainy sky quickly transformed into an epic display of color and light, complete with an intense double rainbow that lasted for a solid 20 minutes. To make a long story short, let’s just say...

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Colors of Valensole | France

Scouting shooting locations all the previous day, I was absolutely enchanted by the beautiful lavender fields in the Provence region of Southern France. When I woke up early the next morning to photograph sunrise though, I almost pinched myself to make sure the colors were actually real. When the first sunlight hit these rows of lavender, the soft golden rays transformed the already beautiful hues into something straight out of a fairy tale. The first and last five minutes of light are absolutely spectacular. Naomi and I were the first ones on the scene at 5:15AM and shortly after,...

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