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Redbox for travelers at the airport is what it sounds like to me. I found this thing called Digiboo. If you are bored and dont have internet connection to download a movie while waiting at the airport they have these machines where you go plug in your usb and download a movie right onto it. It is only in like 4 states right now but it sounds like a good idea. I haven't tried it yet but I'm going to next time I'm at SeaTac.
Hi, had this issue for sometime, I don't do much portraiture, mostly scenic. I like your advice on this.
I have a external flash and the stofen attachment. Doesn't work well. I am mostly concerned with outdoors. I figured that if one cannot used big strobes and cannot use reflectors (I am no pro so have no assistants). I might be left with only this
Or maybe this with the handle
It is a 9x9" softbox. Anything larger cannot be used by myself. But I guess I need to be pretty close so only half body shots, or else I might be left with the bare flash with maybe a white pull out bounce card.
Might work better when the sun dims away or on a cloudy day. In a summers afternoon, maybe it's as best as I can do perhaps?
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What bag do you have to fit all electronics in when travelling?
3 options I'm looking for one that fits all:
1) SLR, 1 lens, small tripod, point & shoot camera, Kindle, mobile phone. Add guidebook, water bottle umbrella/sunblock, and whatever you else take...
2) As above but lets remove the tripod and make it not a camera bag or a rucksack.
3) What about without the SLR?
I am getting ready to leave on my first adventure, excited and to be honest pretty nervous about it all.
I will be traveling to Guatemala for spanish language school and then overland by bus to Belize up to the Yucatan peninsula, across to the pacific coast traveling up to mazatlan then over into Baja, or at least that's the plan such as it is.
My question is that I will be hosteling and busing my way around and feel that an I pad would be a very useful tool, what is the general consensus on traveling with these devices, I am doing this on pretty short notice.
Hi i'm going travelling for 6 months soon and can,t decide which would be better either a netbook or a tablet
i'll mainly be usuing to check emails,web browsing,transfering pictures,skype
tablets weigh less but not sure about performance.
if any one has took one travelling would you recommend one or stick with a netbook?
Could any kind person please tell me how to access sites that are blocked in China when there? I know that the solution involves using "proxy servers" but don't know how to proceed; which ones work; whether it would be better to use a free or paid-for service, and so on. Sites that are needed: above all Google, and also Youtube and Facebook, and much of the BBC.
I have recently bought a MacBook Air which has a thunderbolt port which, apparently, is incredibly fast. I bought a thunderbolt cable and connected my Nikon D300 to the MacBook using the hdmi port on my D300. Nothing happened. When I connected the D300 with a regular cable to the USB port, the MacBook recognised it and I could import the photos. Any idea what I'm doing wrong with the thunderbolt cable? I am new to Macs (after an absence of 12 years).
I am planning on purchasing an android smartphone, however, I am concerned as I've heard stories (via the grapevine) that Android phones are very data hungry. More specifically, Ive heard that they tend to consume a lot of data even when not in use-just to run the apps in the background. For my phone, I'd like to have a weather app as well as a news feeds list. On average, how much data per week would I expect to go through just by having the phone on standby? i.e) without internet browsing or excessive usage? What are your experiences with an Android device and its data usage?
When travel, I normally don't want to spend much on a foreign sim card data costs but would prefer my apps to still run in the background.
I'm about to start a 3 month cycle tour in Europe and am wondering what types of camping gas cylinders are available in France, Spain and Portugal. Our Kovea stove requires a screw top fitting - does anyone know if these cylinders are readily available? We also have the old style camping gas stove that uses pierce-able gaz cylinders....... or are we better off using a metho/alcohol trangia type stove?
This might sound like a daft question but I need to know how accessible adobe reader will be in Internet cafes in south east Asia and south America?
I will need it to fill work visa forms for America and I don't really want to take my netbook with me as I leave the UK end of September and will have to email the company I will be working for documents through adobe reader.
Also I'm looking for a camera under £200 to take on my trip just something simple but half desent and ideas?
I'll be doing an overland/safari tour through Africa in a couple of months and am in the market for a new camera to catch all the best wildlife with. I have absolutely no idea about photography. However, I do want a camera that will take great quality pictures of the stunning sites I'm sure to see. Preferably I'd like a compact easy to use camera that is afforable (no more than $300USD). Also, from my gathering I understand that I need something with 'high' optical zoom. I'm not sure what is considered appropriate. At the moment I'm considering the Samsung WB150F. Is this a suitable choice? Or do I need something more 'heavy duty'?
Any help is greatly appreciated. I'm quite bad with photography and technology in general, so sorry if this post has made no sense!
Hi i have find a very low cost web page lowcostetickets.com
but i dont known if its a scam or what, because they have excelent low prices in first class airlines(united,qatar,klm,alitalia, and so on)
so everybody has purchased tickets from this web? its safe or its a scam?
please let me know!
thank you so much
best regards and apologize my poor english!
It sounds very cool about this places. But i also want to update you about Madrid place. Its very famous place for bullfighting. I went there i enjoyed bullfighting and feel the great experience of Madrid. Its sooooo Beautiful place.
So I bought this lovely ASUS Eeepad so I can take it on my next trip and I want to have a few movies on it in case I get stuck in an airport, long bus ride etc. I'd like to pay for the movies but can't figure out how. I can't use iTunes on it and I can't download from Amazon because I am in the wrong country. Any suggestions?
I was looking for a bit of advice... I am a first time traveller who is setting off around Europe next year. After travelling for a bit, I am intending to find a job and accommodation in France - and for this reason, I need to take my laptop with me as I will be applying for jobs and looking for apartments as I travel with the intent of attending interviews, etc, when I arrive at my final destination. I know that hauling a laptop around with you while backpacking isn't an ideal situation, both for the obvious fear of it being stolen and also because you'll have to drag it around with you, but it's unfortunately a neccessity for me because of my plans. Does anyone have any advice they can give me for travelling around with expensive technology? I have heard some people say it's worth investing in a Pacsafe. Is there anything else I could do to give myself added security?
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