The compact Sanyo Xacti VPC-T850 epitomizes point and shoot. It is available at the low-price of 99.84 at Wal-Mart and at a fairly close and consistent price through many e-tailers. The camera is compact and thin, perfect for pockets or handbags. It can take photographs up to 8mp and features a 3x optical zoom/4x digital zoom with image stabilization, and uses standard SD cards. It can process red-eye removal and face detection for single or group shots, which makes it ideal for travels involving the entire family!
1) Choose 12 photos that you think are worthy of your calendar. Try to choose photos that are special to the person you’re giving the calendar to. These can be snapshots of the two of you together, family photos, vacation pictures, or even photos of some of their favorite things. You can even choose a theme for the calendar and try to find photos that are in line with the chosen theme like “Jamie’s Favorite Things” and choose random photos 12 things that the person loves. If the calendar is going to be a birthday gift, for example, the theme can be “12 years of Birthdays” and you can include 12 different photos throughout the years of the person on their special day.
Another reason to take lots of pictures is because sometimes we lose contact with people that we might have had a good time with. (yes I know that there are people that you are glad are not around, but lets stick with the positive) Out of sight, out of mind doesn’t always apply when you have pictures to look back on.
One thing to remember is that you don’t need to restrict yourself to only one photo per object. My newspaper editors always wanted me to take lots of pictures. That way, they had a better chance of finding one that was worthy of publication.
You want to have some diversity with your wardrobe; however your packing space is limited. Rather than selecting clothing that is a one-piece or must match item, choose a complimentary selection of tops and bottoms that could be interchanged. This will stretch your wardrobe and provide a variety of looks for your travel pictures.
Administrating a fleet of company autos corporations with company fleets can save cash by utilizing data-loggers to compile the route taken by staff. This is cross checked with their claim to make sure it is all correct.
Post seasonal and holiday pictures too. Birthdays, special events, Christmas, Halloween, and Thanksgiving are all great times of the year for pictures. Post a picture of yourself in a silly Halloween costume, or by the Christmas tree with your children, for example.
If available, always try and make sure you get one with a live travel guide, instead of a prerecorded one. Pay attention to where the guide is located on the bus (in good weather, they’re almost always on the top level). Sit as near to them as possible, so whenever there’s a break in their spiel (stuck in traffic, or they just ran out of things to say), feel free to ask them your own questions… Now you have your own personal, local, travel advisor.
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