Elia Locardi is an internationally acclaimed professional travel photographer, videographer, writer, experienced public speaker, and highly skilled educator who spends his life shooting some of the most beautiful locations in the world.
Location independent since March of 2012, he and his wife live a 100% mobile lifestyle, perpetually traveling from country to country, continuously circling the globe. Since he began traveling full-time in 2009, he has visited more than 55 countries, flown over 1.5 million miles, and collaborated with major companies, brands, countries, NGOs, and tourism agencies on nearly every continent.
As featured by Professional Photographer Magazine, CNet Australia, Wacom USA, SmugMug Films, and Fstoppers, Elia has built an engaged social media following of nearly 3 million people across Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Due to the years of dedication and genuine openness with his audience, he has become one of the most followed photographers in the industry.
Using a combination of traditional in-camera techniques, targeted times of day, and advanced post-processing and time blending methods, Elia has developed a widely recognized and highly unique style of photography that has become well known around the world. With each photograph, his goal is to share his vision so others can see the world as he does, full of color, texture, beauty, depth and emotion. Many of his photos have been used in some of the most widely circulated publications including National Geographic and displayed in galleries all over the world.
Throughout the journey, he teaches photography and post-processing workshops worldwide, speaks at major international photography conventions, and as one of the founders of Dream Photo Tours, he creates one-of-a-kind photography tours to some of the most beautiful destinations on the planet.
To learn more, Elia regularly updates his portfolio and lists upcoming workshops and events on his website, www.EliaLocardi.com.