what IS this FOLLOW YOUR HEART phototours? || manila destination wedding photographer

it really began when i went to GERMANY to shoot a wedding at a castle just outside of FUSSEN. with one of my best friends as my assistant and travel companion, we not only rocked that wedding, but we tootled around in munich and garmisch partenkirschen…and decided we were close enough, so why not ITALY as well?

TERNIITALY

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we went to venice for 4 days. one of the best things i have EVER decided to do. it was on this trip that not only my desire to travel was satisfied, but to travel with my camera as a photographer.

fast forward to the next year…2009.

STRONCONEITALY

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i was PINING to travel with my camera again…to italy. after finding a phototour to italy that sounded AMAZING, the only problem was that the dates weren’t when i could go. SHOOT. i really wanted to experience a different culture and shoot amazing photos and maybe learn a thing or two that i didn’t know before. but mostly shoot and get inspired for my own business.

 SPOLETOITALY

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so after a bunch of sleuthing (i totally could work for an undercover agency i think..hehehehe) i found a wonderful couple in italy who would help me put on my OWN phototour.

are you kidding me?? thus birthed FOLLOW YOUR HEART tours.

 ASSISIITALY

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FOLLOW YOUR HEART (FYH) is designed with photographers in mind - the smorgasboard of spectacle yumminess beyond your wildest imagination, connecting with other photographers around the globe, and getting a new vision and passion for photography and/or your own business. coupled with rich culture and culinary delight, FYH tours is pretty much a glorified field trip for photographers. plus this year we are introducing mini-workshops every day - so not only do you get to refine your skills, shoot to your hearts content AND be in a really awesome place, you get to learn a couple of new things maybe you never knew.

CASTELLUCCIOITALY

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it was ALSO birthed out of the desire to allow others learn to follow their dreams, their hearts and dream BIG dreams for themselves..to not stay in the mundane..but get a RECHARGE to take life by the horns and GO! life is too short to think, “oh i’d LOVE to do make my business like “THIS” or i’d love to go on a phototour like “THAT”. sometimes you gotta do it. and it doesn’t make sense. but it is good for the soul..the HEART. we live one life…got to live it to the fullest. this is designed for YOU! yes you! dont wait for “oh maybe another time”. seize today. live fully! (ok, dont my little soapbox preach!) :) hence the name: FOLLOW YOUR HEART.

CORTONAITALY

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i’d say that’s a pretty fantastic field trip. :)

and NO you dont have to be a professional photographer. wait. let me say that again: YOU DONT HAVE TO BE A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER!! seriously. if you love travel and photography, that is your prerequisite. the cool thing is that these groups are so diverse that the seasoned ones are able to mentor and show others tricks and cool stuff. it’s awesome.

MONTERIGGIONIITALY

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so there…the story behind FOLLOW YOUR HEART TOURS.

this year we are going to ITALY again..but to a different region - LIGURIA - the italian coast. it is going to be fantastic..words cannot describe how awesome it will be. :) for all the juicy details of this trip, i have put up a PDF online: http://traceylheppner.com/FYH2011/FYHitaly2011.pdf ITS NOT TOO LATE TO JOIN US ON THIS FALL’S TRIP!


SAN GIMIGNANOITALY

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 for 2012, the FYH schedule will be expanding - to the PHILIPPINES (that was gonna be a pretty hard one to figure out, hey?!) and hopefully hong kong & macau, singapore, nepal and india. it’s a big dream, all those countries…but if we dont dream big and try, what do we have? EXACTLY. :)

TUSCANYITALY

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and of course ITALY will be on the schedule again in the fall. it’s like the yummy dessert at the end of a year. :)

contact me for more information or any questions you have about italy this fall, or any of our upcoming trips.

have a fantastic tuesday!

xotracey

psssssst - and if you are reading THIS post and quote WHYFYH? you will get $200 off this fall’s ITALY tour. saweeeeetness!

 

ORVIETO, ITALY

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