Touristy Travel Advice For People Who Don’t Want To Look Like A Tourist

Tip # 1 – Have fun and pay attention to what is happening around you. Get close to your subject and fill the frame. This effect can be achieved by using the zoom feature on most digital cameras. If your camera does not have a zoom feature simply step a little closer to your subject.

Unless you understand some simple camera basics, your disappointment will continue. However, I promise you that if you learn how a camera works, you’ll start creating many memories at the touch of a button.

Calendar: It is imperative that you have a calendar, October – January, so that you can begin to budget your time. As you receive party invitations, notices of kids’ activities, plans for family gatherings and announcement of church happenings write them on your calendar. This is also the place to schedule those holiday pictures, buying/ordering and sending holiday cards, and shopping. It should be used in conjunction with the family calendar so nothing important slips through the cracks.


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!

Instead of using purchased pictures for your walls, your pictures will do just fine. Randomtravelpics.Com is not the only choice. There are many other travel pictures brands. You can do so many things today with pictures. They can be copied, cropped, and shrunk to stamp size or expanded to poster size. You can make collages, and shadow box wall hangings using your travel pictures. The best way to accentuate these precious hangings is with the proper lighting.

Put some time and effort into the display and it suddenly becomes a fantastic gift to give a friend. Clip pictures of the grand kids onto the clothes pins and give to Grandma. Make a different one to show off your vacation pictures. There’s no end to the possibilities!

There are many free cross stitch patterns on this site that are designed by various people. They require the free PCStitch pattern viewer to see them. It is available for download. The patterns are unique and vary on a weekly basis.