Monthly Archives: May 2012

New Destinations

Arriving in a new destination is always exciting. New sights, sounds and smells can all overwhelm the senses.  What’s a photographer to do? I see two ways to approach this scenario, which one is right for you will depend on … Continue reading

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Recipe: How to Make a Seasoned Traveler

Ingredients: 10 students from across the state of Tennessee 2 Professors Tight connections Bad Weather International Destination Tips:  It is helpful if the most of the students don’t know each other and have only met the professors once before. Include … Continue reading

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Last Minute Packing Tips

Departure in less than 3 days… Excitement is building, and the packing is at hand!  So here are a few tips that always help me as I prepare for the adventure of a lifetime! Spread everything out that you’re thinking … Continue reading

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Travel Preparations: It’s the Little Things

When spending extended time away from home, sometimes it is the little things that can make a difference in your comfort.  I often travel for 3-4 weeks at a time. These are a few things that I have learned make … Continue reading

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General Travel Preparations- 2 Week Countdown.

Less than two weeks before departure:   As the countdown continues, there are a lot of general travel preparations that can be done.   Anyone preparing to travel overseas may find these reminders helpful. Contact your credit card company and bank.  If … Continue reading

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Preparations for Photographers

Two weeks until departure, and I’ve got tons of tasks popping up in my head that I need to do before I leave.  That’s why I’m a big believer in “to do lists.”   I can get the idea out of … Continue reading

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My Philosophy on Gear

I am not a gear head!  I know my last two postings have been about equipment choices, but you might have noticed that I have been purposefully vague about the specifics of the gear that I shoot with.  If you … Continue reading

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