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Photography Workshop Presentations

Photography Workshop Presentations

I enjoyed conducting two photography workshops at the San Diego Fair on Sunday. The workshops were well attended, and judging by the questions and discussion, I think they were well received. In response to some requests, I have attached the powerpoint presentations below. Planning and Taking Travel Photographs

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Photography Workshop at San Diego Fair

Photography Workshop at San Diego Fair

I will be giving a pair of photography workshops at the San Diego Fair this Sunday, June 14. 12:30-1:30 pm – Planning & Taking Travel Photographs The first of a two-part presentation will cover the planning and preparation for a photo trip or while on vacation; and

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Back from Vietnam and Cambodia

Back from Vietnam and Cambodia

I got back about a week ago from a wonderful trip to Vietnam and Cambodia. I went with my wife and another couple and spent about two and a half weeks there. It was a very varied trip that had us starting in Hanoi in the north,

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Photography gear in my bag – Getting ready for Vietnam and Cambodia

Photography gear in my bag – Getting ready for Vietnam and Cambodia

In just over a week, I’m going to Vietnam and Cambodia and wanted to describe the photography gear I’ll be taking with me. I’ll be going with my wife and another couple. We have travelled well together before, so I have a pretty good idea of how

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How will this picture look on my wall?

How will this picture look on my wall?

Are you considering one of my images, but not sure how it will look on your wall, or what size would be the best fit? It can be challenging to decide, but luckily a little technology can help. If you send me a photo of your wall

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Italy Photography Trips 2014 vs 2013

Italy Photography Trips 2014 vs 2013

My photography trip to Italy this year was very different from the one in 2013, so I thought it would be interesting to compare those two trips. In 2013, I toured around northern Italy for 16 days. In 2014, I spent about the same amount of time,

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Welcome To Nick Agelidis’ New WordPress Website!

Welcome To Nick Agelidis' New WordPress Website!

Thanks for visiting my great new website! Built by San Diego WordPress specialist Edward A. Sanchez of Brass Ring Multimedia, this site uses WordPress, the leading content management system (CMS). WordPress makes it extra easy for me to provide you with great art, information, styling and features! Please bookmark this site and sign up

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Back from Barcelona and Rome

Back from Barcelona and Rome

Just got back from a great trip to Europe a few days ago. I spent a week each in Rome and Barcelona – two of my favorite cities. The main purpose of the trip was photography, but I managed to also do a lot of cycling (my

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Opening reception at La Valencia Hotel

Opening reception at La Valencia Hotel

I currently have an exhibition of about 25 framed prints at the La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla, and last night was the opening reception. We had a great night. Thanks La V and all who attended! Here are a few photos from early on in the

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Book signing at Warwick’s

Book signing at Warwick's

I did a presentation and book signing of my La Jolla book last night at Warwick’s Bookstore. http://warwicks.indiebound.com/event/nick-agelidis  The presentation went very well and was really enjoyable. The audience was a nice size and very appreciative. I got a lot of positive comments, which is always nice.

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San Diego Living TV, Channel 6’s Marc Bailey Interviews Nick Agelidis re: New La Jolla Book

San Diego Living TV, Channel 6's Marc Bailey Interviews Nick Agelidis re: New La Jolla Book

I enjoyed being interviewed this morning by Marc Bailey on Channel 6’s San Diego Living TV show. Click HERE to watch the interview.

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La Jolla Light Article: Nick Agelidis’s New Book – “La Jolla: A Photographic Journey”

La Jolla Light Article: Nick Agelidis's New Book - “La Jolla: A Photographic Journey”

Picture Perfect: Photographer captures essence of La Jolla’s people, places in new book By Pat Sherman                 Click HERE to purchase this book  If you prefer, you can read this article HERE on La Jolla Light’s website A stunning nighttime view

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Getting ready for China

Getting ready for China

In a few days I’m off to China, this time with Lamya and two other couples. This is a two and a half week trip that will have us bouncing all over China – with five internal flights and two half-day road trips, we have once again

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Why I like making photography books

Why I like making photography books

I just finished a photography book from my recent trip to Italy – a collection of about 230 images, and as many pages, distilled from the 4000+ photos I took. It reinforced in my mind something I already knew – that I really enjoy putting books together.

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More restoration work!

More restoration work!

One of the disappointments for a tourist and photographer is to arrive at a famous site and find it cloaked in scaffolding and canvas under restoration. Why couldn’t they wait till next week to work on this? There are basically three ways to deal with this problem:

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What to shoot when there’s so much to choose?

What to shoot when there's so much to choose?

There were so many photogenic sights in Italy that it was often tough to decide what to shoot – especially during the limited golden hours around sunrise and sunset. But with so much to choose from, I was often surprised to see groups of photographers with serious

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No photos allowed!

No photos allowed!

I’ve talked a bit about photographers’ frustrations, but one of the most annoying has got to be the “No Photos Allowed” sign. I can accept this in some of the most sensitive locations, such as Scrovegni Chapel (where you have to wait 20 minutes to be “dehumidified”

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Italian clouds are beautiful

Italian clouds are beautiful

I used to think that the landscapes that Italian artists painted were overdone. The clouds in particular seemed to have had the Baroque equivalent of a Photoshop color saturation enhancement. Well I’m here to report that those beautiful clouds are real. Not only does Tuscany have some

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Back from Italy photography trip

Back from Italy photography trip

Wow, what a trip! I had intentions of posting periodically to my blog and including photos along the way, but I failed miserably – mainly because I was really busy. Since the purpose of the trip was photography, I tailored everything accordingly. That meant getting up really

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Loading up for Italy – what’s in my bag

Loading up for Italy - what's in my bag

I got my wide angle zoom lens back from the repair shop yesterday – it looks as good as new and you’d never guess it had been through a nasty encounter with the pavement. Also, assembled a few odds and ends to take with me, so I’m

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Tour of California cycling

Tour of California cycling

As I mentioned yesterday, this was shaping up to be a busy weekend. Today I made it out to the first stage of the Tour of California, which set off from Escondido and did a 100 mile loop that included Mt Palomar. For those of you who

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World Music Festival in La Jolla

World Music Festival in La Jolla

I mentioned a week ago that there always seems to be something going on in la Jolla. Today there was a world music festival in the park, and of course i was there with my camera. Here are a few quick photos – that’s the Pacific in

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Back in action

Back in action

I got my camera back from Nikon yesterday. Excellent turnaround time – I sent it on Tuesday and got it back on Friday; and it looks like the sensor spots are completely eliminated; I hope it stays that way. Needless to say, I was back out again

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Here we go…

Here we go...

OK. My first blog post! My camera is away for “service” and my favorite lens is in for repair, so it’s the perfect time for me to set up my website and blog. Since moving to La Jolla about a year ago, I have been spending a

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A Week in Baku

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I'm really excited to have a solo photo exhibition of images I shot on a recent trip to Baku.
I was commissioned by the Azerbaijan Consulate to visit Baku and take photos from the perspective of a San Diegan.
The show is at the Meyer Gallery in Little Italy in San Diego and runs for three weeks starting May 8th. Please come and take a look.

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