Ralph Velasco is a Newport Beach, Orange County, California-based photography instructor, international tour guide and author. He's the creator of the My Shot Lists for Travel
(MSL4T) app for iPhone and iPod touch. MSL4T
helps photographers of all skill levels to bring back a more well-rounded and varied portfolio of images that truly captures the essence of a place.
Ralph was awarded Open Photographer of the Year
for 2009 and 2010 by the Professional Photographers of Orange County and he's a member of the Circumnavigators Club, the Photographic Society of America, the Photographic Society of Orange County and the Travel Photographers Network.
Subscribe to his award-winning blog at RalphVelasco.com
, which was recently selected one of the "11 Best New Travel Blogs of 2011"
by National Geographic Traveler
writer and consumer advocate Christopher Elliott of Elliott.org.