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Love seeing tourism brands and governments beginning to think "green" when building the next generation of tourism infrastructure. #Switzerland is ahead of the curve!
‘Sustainable’ and ‘luxurious’ are often perceived as words coming from two different continents. One saves resources while the other throws away tons of food and destroys luscious habitats. Switzerland is a small country and yet it is a place where four cultures collide. The German, French,...
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I love this story so much. Carla Munro tells us about the time she learned how to fly...in a World War II biplane...over Lake Wanaka New Zealand. She tells the story so well, you can actually SEE her smiling while she typed it up. Add insanely beautiful photos from Johan Lolos and you have just another of the already long list of reasons to visit Lake Wanaka.
Tucked tightly into a leather flying helmet, firmly held down by H.G. Wells inspired aviator goggles, my hair should have been standing decidedly on end at this moment. Thick leather straps pinioned me to the seat and my shivering limbs had nothing to do with the cool autumn breeze. “How’re you...
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As if Patagonia wasn't high on my bucket list already....goodbye Savings account! 
The shared Argentinian-Chilean region of Patagonia lures adventurers from around the world. They come for the glaciers and staggering mountains, such as El Calafate and El Chalten, but it’s the peaceful, wild expanses of nothing but nature that stay with them forever. The sparsely-populated...
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After spending the last 2 months in the freezing mainland United States, I watched this film with tears in my eyes...that crystal blue water in Hawaii and Tahiti looks so damn good right now.
Urgghhhhh pour me another Scotch bartend.
Slip into a weekend state of mind with award-winning photographer & filmmaker Morgan Maassen‘s odyssey through the water world. Filmed in multiple locations, including Tahiti and Hawaii, Maassen takes us from the deep blue depths of the ocean, under crashing waves and to the tranquility of...
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As soon as I saw these wet plate photos documenting the East Coast surf culture, I knew I had to write about it for Resource Travel. I love the photos, and the film is a really great look into the underrated waves of the Atlantic. I really enjoyed writing this piece. I hope you like it. Thanks to Matt Alberts Photography and The Lifers Project! #surf   #photography   #NewYork   #NewJersey  #EastCoast
In 2013, photographer Matt Alberts found himself feeling frustrated with his lack of inspiration in the digital photography process. He felt a need to actually create his photographs, and not with just a simple shutter click, but with his hands. Alberts, seeking guidance, attended a wet collodion...
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So excited to head to Cuba in just 6 days with +The Giving Lens!  And I am so inspired after seeing the incredible work of Robert Whitman in this mini-documentary film. The way he documents the people, the motion and liveliness of Cuba in his photographs is amazing. I love how he excludes faces in a lot of his photos.

Ohhhhhh mannnnnnnnn!!!!
As the relations between the United States and Cuba thaw at a swift pace, American photographers are chomping at the bit to document the island nation famous for its people and culture. Photographer Robert Whitman has been documenting the Cuban culture through his lens for years, and his unique take...
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I am leaving for Cuba TONIGHT!!!! So excited for this trip to make a film for +The Giving Lens! So I was happy to get some incredible photos  and stories from my friends Kenna and Susan to post on Resource Travel. Man, these photos are incredible!!!

#Cuba  #Photography
Photographers Kenna Klosterman and Susan Roderick are not just best friends, they are the true definition of ‘travel buddies’. When they first met in 2008, they immediately embarked on a global photography journey, spending nearly every moment with each other for seven months. Eight years...
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So with my upcoming trip to #Cuba (the land of no internet) quickly approaching, I hired an awesome new member of the Resource Travel team, Genevieve Hassall from The Wanderbug. You would think for her first installment of ‪#‎ResourceTravel‬ Instagram Photos of the Week she would select one of mine...but, nope. No. She. Didn't.

You got some explaining to do Genevieve...while we are all waiting for an explanation, check out this week selections!
While Resource Travel’s Editor-in-Chief Michael Bonocore is on assignment in Cuba (#toughgig), I will be curating the #ResourceTravel Instagram Photos of the Week posts. This is such a fun post to put together, especially as I am writing it early on a Monday morning in Australia. I get to...
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HOLY HELL. I am not scared of much, but jumping off a clip and flying over jagged rocks and through trees in the French Alps is not something I am ready to do quite yet. This is insanity. 
The last time we saw Vince Reffet, he was flying a jetpack within meters of an Emirates Airbus A380. It seems Reffet lives up to his wide-ranging title of “Professional Flying Athlete” as his latest video has him strapping on a wing suit and flying at insane speeds through the picturesque...
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Our friends at +Matador Network released a film today that reminded us that Namibia is in fact, one of the most incredible places on earth. Check out the film, then check out the photos we took for our print feature for Resource Magazine, Productions of the World : Namibia and Beyond.
Journey Through Namibia Video producer, Josh Cowan, captures breathtaking views in Namibia, and has heartwarming moments with locals. Here's his take on this adventure:"I Spent a week in Namibia on a Media trip alongside a few other talented photographers. For the entire trip we had a...
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It's freezing and raining in San Francisco. My buddy Matt Vandeputte  has me dreaming of being on the warm shores of Noosa, Australia. 
From Dubai to New Zealand, Australia-based filmmaker Matthew Vandeputte continues to amaze wanderlust desk adventurers with the way he brings locations to life in his time-lapse films. Recently, Vandeputte added a DJI Phantom 3 Professional to his already impressive gear list. With the addition,...
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I have photographed some pretty cool wildlife in my career, but nothing quite as cool looking as a Muskox. Watch this beautiful film of this mythical looking creature living in a habitat that appears to resemble the ice age.

So cool. Who wants to go photograph these guys with me this year?
The Muskox is a unique looking mammal that can only be found in the Arctic Circle. It’s thick coat and thick build has adapted over thousands of years to acclimate to the Arctic’s harsh climate. By the look of them, you may assume they are related to the bison, but they are actually more...
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Introduction

My obsession with photography began in January 2007 while searching my favorite time-killing site, Flickr. I stumbled upon a set of amazing images that were captured by an Austin, Texas-based photographer named Trey Ratcliff, otherwise known as "Stuck in Customs". Trey mastered and helped popularize a form of photography known as HDR (High Dynamic Range), which is widely practiced today by thousands of talented photographers. I was immediately drawn to the brightness, detail and overall intrigue in HDR photos. After reviewing his tutorial, I became addicted to practicing day after day, sunset after sunset. Even though I was shooting with a Canon point-and-shoot camera, I was able to produce beautiful images that further fueled my addiction. With much practice and many purchases of "real" photography equipment, I have finally found my niche in this exciting world of photography. With my photography skills maturing, I have begun to attempt to master the art of many photography forms including: weddings, portraits, events, black and white, water, and long exposure. The list is endless, and this is what intrigues me most about the art of photography. No matter how hard you practice, how many exposure you shoot, you will never be perfect. But the dream of that elusive "perfect shot" keeps us coming back for more, even though, as every photographer knows, there is no such thing.

When I am not at SmugMug with my best buddy Rocky, You can probably find me globe trotting and helping to lead photography workshops with The Giving Lens, where we as a group, combine our love of travel, our passion for photography, and our deep desire to give back to those in need. Come join us on a future adventure. 


http://www.thegivinglens.com/


In the rare occasions that you can find me without my camera, I will most likely be at either A San Francisco Giants, or San Francisco 49er game.


I love talking photography, so if you ever have a question or just want to chat, please feel free to send me a message!

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Google+ Community Manager At SmugMug
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  • Bonocore Visual Studios
    President, 2012 - present
    Google+ Community Manager At SmugMug
  • Michael Bonocore Photography
    Professional Photographer, 2013
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September 19