I love to travel and, for me, photography is a means of extending each trip I take. It allows me to capture moments I might otherwise forget and to examine worlds new to me in more detail once I return home. I try to capture what I find unique about the places I visit as a means of comparing cultures from around the world. I organize my photos into thematic sets that build into a collection for that country. Some of the individual photos may not be of interest, but they are a part of the story overall and may make more sense once viewed as part of the full set. The end result is more akin to a photo essay than a collection of travel photos and hopefully the format is interesting and informative to others as well.
I thank the flickr community for the exchange that takes place as we view and comment on each others photos. I have learned much from the process and want to especially thank my flickr contacts for all their input and for all their beautiful photos.
Photos of **El-Len** (9)
- Yahoo! Travel 110,553 photos, 3,937 members
- The Best Portraits AOI ~L2~(Admin Invite) P1/ Award & Fave 3 8,405 photos, 2,517 members
- Amazing Nature Hall Of Excellence Level 6 P1/A4 3,262 photos, 926 members
- Amazing Nature Hall of Fame LEVEL 5 P1/A4 8,066 photos, 1,735 members
- Phogropathy's Weekly Photo Share! 6,726 photos, 385 members
- Amazing Nature Level 4 P1/A4 9,812 photos, 1,788 members
- Amazing Nature Level 3 (P1/ A4) 14,725 photos, 2,270 members
- Amazing Nature Level 2 P1/A4 25,762 photos, 3,092 members
- Amazing Nature /SWEEPER ACTIVE/NOTHING MANMADE 73,361 photos, 5,209 members
- L1 - GESTALT poetry&images by invitation P1-C2 17,690 photos, 651 members
- Visionary Arts Gallery Level 3 (P1:A3) 33,341 photos, 2,413 members
- Visionary Arts Gallery Level 2 (P1:A5) 46,653 photos, 3,310 members
- Visionary Arts Gallery Level 1 (P1:A5) 120,067 photos, 5,302 members
- Best of Nature's Gallery (Invite Only) Award 3 5,710 photos, 967 members
- Nature's Gallery (Post 1 / Award 3) 136,369 photos, 6,912 members
- Portrait Exposition Highlights P1/A3, 406 photos, 142 members
- !!!! Architecture&Sculpture group Post 1 Award 3 !!! 12,277 photos, 380 members
- WINNERS GALLERY Viva la Vida! (P1-A5) 18,530 photos, 2,055 members
- Viva la Vida! L3 (P1-A5) CLOSED 18,393 photos, 2,182 members
- Viva la Vida! L2 (P1-A5) CLOSED 27,424 photos, 2,929 members
- Viva la Vida! Alma e Cuore (P1-A5) 298,979 photos, 9,890 members
- Calles con encanto - P1/A1.Fotos Geoetiquetadas 9,773 photos, 1,103 members
- ₪ HISTORY & MYSTERY Society ₪ Add 1 | Award 3 103,633 photos, 6,050 members
- Magic Universe P1/A2 - Active Sweeper 37,713 photos, 2,396 members
- Portrait Exposition P1/A3 Moderated,♠ 5,239 photos, 713 members
- WINNERS "TOP" (INVITE ONLY) 5 COMMENT 7,098 photos, 1,686 members
- [CLOSED]My Gear And Me #6 - Platinum Exclusive Selection (P1A5 I 47,166 photos, 3,098 members
- Fachadas con encanto 2D - P1/A1 Sweeper Active 5,827 photos, 657 members
- The Elite Gallery AOI~L3~ (Admin Invite) (Post 1-Award & Fave 3) 15,230 photos, 2,747 members
- Fine Gold 1,257,747 photos, 36,919 members
- Quarzo special+only by invitation+ post 1 award 3 6,420 photos, 1,833 members
- flickr Travel Award (Post 1 - Award 3) 225,349 photos, 7,853 members
- **Platinum Hearts Hall of Fame** Photos With 10 Platinum Hearts 37,531 photos, 6,134 members
- Golden Universe (1-5) Sweeper super active 14,520 photos, 1,550 members
- Quality Portrait Photography 53,704 photos, 6,890 members
- **Platinum Heart Awards** (Only with 8+Heart Awards Invitation!) 211,530 photos, 15,148 members
- **Heart Awards** (P.1 Award 5) 1,180,991 photos, 36,456 members
- *ELITE* FLICKR IDOL (w/ 6+FLICKR IDOL ) P.1Give3 18,886 photos, 2,977 members
- FLICKR IDOL Post 1 / Award 5 : Not awarding = Ban 111,352 photos, 6,878 members
- NATURE'S ELEGANT SHOTS [ Invitation Only / Post 1 - Award 4 ] 67,124 photos, 11,659 members
- The Best Captures AOI~L2~ (Admin Invite) (Post 1-Award & Fave 3) 41,695 photos, 6,429 members
- معماري ايراني: بادگير - Wind Catcher 98 photos, 24 members
- THE BEST OF MIMAMOR'S GROUPS ( Admin Invitation Only / 1 - 4 AW 12,251 photos, 2,542 members
- Tiling ,Inscription & Pattern Art 2,124 photos, 221 members
- Art of Images ~ AOI L1~ ( P1,A3) Semi Moderated 902,548 photos, 38,601 members
- Super~Six ☆ Stage #6 ☆ Andromeda "50." Invite Only (P1/A5) 155,154 photos, 7,984 members
- Super~Six ☆ Stage #5 ☆ Elite. Invite Only (P1/A5) 171,941 photos, 9,464 members
- Super~Six ☆ Stage #4 ☆ Art. Invite Only (P1/A5) 211,912 photos, 11,607 members
- Super~Six ☆ Stage #3 ☆ Gold. Post 1, Award 5. Invite Only 250,703 photos, 13,377 members
- Super~Six ☆ Stage #2 ☆ Silver. Post 1, Award 5. Invite Only 337,169 photos, 16,937 members
"Ellen has the talent to show you the beauty and fascination of our world through her eyes in her own special way. Every single photo tells a story. She is a wonderful and loyal friend and appreciates not only to travel but shows respect for all different cultures. I think she is very talented!"
April 29th, 2012
Nitin's Photography says:
""I love the way 'EL-len' views the world through her lens. I am seeing the world through her lens! He travel pictures show casing different cultures, people and the place are brilliant. She sees beauty everywhere. When you look beyond the images and to the woman, you will find honesty and strength there. She's nice, warm , smart and talented and I am so thankful to Flickr for introducing me to her. I feel really lucky to know her. Nitin.."
July 31st, 2011
Tilak Haria says:
"I was stunned to see Ellen's pictures of the lesser known and lesser travelled countries like Iran, Cuba, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan with the complete details and description where ever needed, the architectural pictures are great. There are few excellent Portraits in her Photostream which tell much about the culture and lifestyles of the people of these places. I would say her photostream is a Travelogue. I heartily Congratulate her and thank her for sharing such beautiful pictures and information. My Best Wishes are with her."
November 3rd, 2010
"Ellen travels to very interesting places in the world and she always brings back plenty of nice photos. She has a talent in viewing many different aspects in each country from landscapes to buildings, people, social aspects and behavior and even for small details and she knows how to capture all these aspects in great pictures.
I enjoy watching her photostream because I can learn a lot about the countries from the background information she provides."
July 28th, 2010
"Ellen is a great photographer; but more importantly, she is a wonderful person. Her photos are so beautiful and I always enjoy browsing through her photo-stream."
August 10th, 2010
"Ellen, is a great photographer and I enjoy her photostream. Thanks Ellen for all your wonderful images and your big heart!"
October 11th, 2009
Dawn in Phuket, Thailand says:
"Ellen's Photostream is much more than just a collection of photos, with her captions she shares her knowledge and gives the viewer a chance to see not only an image but a view of the world through her eyes.
Well done Ellen, keep up the good work!"
August 13th, 2009
"She has an excellent collection of arts and cultures and,,,, ......We can travel with all her informative photos about each country ...she is a real traveler and also a kind friend ...Her book of journey doesn't finished yet and I hope we will see more and more Ellen's photos and Ellen's experiences about the world and the people ....and I'm learning many things from her everyday...."
May 10th, 2009
"Both your photos and comments are warm and amazing."
December 18th, 2008
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