Posts tagged with “umbria” (16 posts)

Stepping into Norcia, Umbria || Follow Your Heart Tales

 This is my first intentional attempt to short stories along with my photos…mostly photos, of course.

Follow me to Norcia, Umbria, Italy…

xotracey

As we stepped out of the vehicle, the crisp autumn air fully welcomed us and the anticipation of all we were told of Norcia continued to grow.

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Wandering through Stroncone, Italy || Italy Travel Photographer

There are little villages in the hills of medieval Umbria, that literally make you feel like you have time traveled. 

Stroncone is one.

And walking through her cobblestone streets felt like I was in an Italian movie scene.

I was…my own: I left a piece of my heart in Italy.

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wedding dresses in italy - the voyage snaps || destination wedding & travel photographer

the last time i was in italy, i had the pleasure of visiting a delightful little bridal boutique in spoleto, umbria.

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vogue sposa is owned by a wonderful woman named lina, who has been in the bridal business for many a year.

she showed us so many divine designs…


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the voyage snaps - umbria & tuscany || manila destination wedding & travel photographer

umbria & tuscany…

the destination for this april’s FOLLOW YOUR HEART TOUR in ITALY.

march 21st is the deadline to register. it will be a phototour like no other.

check out our site for details…and be inspired by these photos.. :)

baci mia amico!

xotracey

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to italy, with love! || destination photographer

2012 is coming soon. and i’m in the midst of organizing some ITALY tour dates for photogs and non-photogs!

i simply cannot wait!

here’s a sneak peak into what is coming in regards to ITALIA for 2012 and FOLLOW YOUR HEART TOURS:

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UMBRIA & TUSCANY

for the PHOTOTOURS

take a ...

take me to italia...per favore || manila destination wedding photographer

this week would have been the week i head off to delightful ITALY. but things didn’t work out to go this fall.

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so instead of pining my heart out about not being there, i decided to do the opposite - start dreaming about next year’s efforts to take a group of photographers ...

i entered a contest || manila destination photographer

it’s true. i did. i entered a contest. it’s a travel photography contest. KLM and digital photographer philippines put it on. i thought, why not? i love travel, the assignment looks fantastic. 

so i did. i had to write a “pitch” on why they should choose me… :) and then submit ...

a morning in ORVIETO || manila destination wedding photographer

so i’m a little partial to ITALIA… it’s true, you got me. if i could live anywhere in the world, hands down it would be italy. :) so until then, i will live there through the week long FOLLOW YOUR HEART TOURS… to ITALY that i put on for ...

assisi - follow your heart tour || destination photographer

back to getting some of my italy photos up on the blog.. life has been consumed with getting ready for our big move. so here i am in the okanagan during the holiday week and i am trying to find time here too.. i’m seeing a pattern. i need to ...

vogue sposa - bridal session - spoleto, italy

i can’t believe it’s been 4 days since i left italia! what an amazing almost 2 weeks spent in one of my most favorite countries. my time with max, cristiana and fede was so wonderful…the FOLLOW YOUR HEART TOUR was outstanding! it was such a great trip. albeit i missed ...

follow your heart...to italy - SPOLETO || vancouver destination photographer

sunday - after a wonderful sleep and great breakfast, max and i scurried down the winding road to the bridal shop in town where lina was waiting for us to pick up the GORGEOUS bridal gown we would be using monday for our bridal session.. i LOVE lina..she was so ...

follow your heart...to italy || vancouver destination photographer

it is finally here…the first day of the FOLLOW OUR HEART tour to italy…i cannot tell you how exciting it was to pick up the group from Fiumincino Airport!

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everyone was STOKED to be in italy! after we got everything in the van, max led us on our almost 2 hour ...

TERNI - travel || vancouver destination photographer

Terni..the main city in the area where max & cristiana live..

we went downtown to walk about..fetch frede from school, have a snack and some gelato…twas a good way to spend a friday afternoon.. :)

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a DIVINE chocolate shop.. :)

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yay! already starting to set up for christmas here ...

stroncone - travel || vancouver destination photographer

max and cristiana were gracious enough to let me stay at their place for two days before the tour. we have had a wonderful time chatting, eating, walking, laughing, drinking, eating, discussing, more eating…you get the picture.. :)

they live in a village just outside of TERNI (a more major ...

little bit excited..ya i am! - travel || destination photographer

i cannot begin to tell you how excited i am for this tour! i have had a love affair with Italy for the last 3 years really. 2 years ago was my first trip.. throught the mountains in the north, passing through Bressanone, Cortina d’Ampezz, all the way down to Venezia ...