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What to Bring Travelling: Photography Equipment

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By: Bryan Rite

It can be hard to know what type of equipment to bring and how to go about storing your photos safely while on the road. This guide will help you get started in the right direction and explains some of the most common options available.

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From Daly City, CA, United States

Down to earth and easy going. I like going to the movies, concerts, comedy clubs, restaurants, watching sports, and last but not least, I love to travel. My current home is wherever my bags land. I've been on the road on/off since Jan 2007. I have traveled to 40 countries and I hope to add a couple of more by the end of the year. Wherever I am throught out the year, you are sure to find me in the San Francisco bay area during the holidays. I...

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Bryan Rite

From Vancouver, Canada

What can I say about myself? I made Footstops, so I'm kinda Ok with computers, I love travelling, and I want to make a difference in the world.I love music. I love playing music. I love animals and different cultures. American politics is a hobby of mine, even though I'm Canadian. I enjoy hating on the corporate machine and the right wing age...

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Grunting Bear

From Sonora, CA, United States

My name is Behr, I am a firefighter and traveler. I am currently learning the violin. I love sailing, the ocean and water in general. I am very intensely interested in life, physically, mentally and spiritually. One of my favorite things about travelling is tryingnew food. (Meeting people is a given!)...

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From Irvine, CA, United States

I love travelling! I work so I could travel. I believe that travelling comes with it a sense of responsibility. To leave a positive experience with the local people,if possible leave the place cleaner than what it was before you came. And mostsignificant of all, to bring backlife long memories and experiences that eventually will make me a betterperson. ...

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Southern France

Experienced By: d_weisk

*If you missed part 1 of the blog, just click "Engaged in Toblach" at the top of the page. Leaving Rovinj we headed north along the coast and made our way to a long Caribbean beach like peninsula just south of Venice proper. Here we met with Sven, a good mate from Australia and his partner Katrine and daughter Lynn. It was great to see a familiar face! &... Read More »

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Heathrow Airport, England

Experienced By: lamundsen

The Champagne wine countryside is very beautiful and would lend itself well to cycle touring/wine tastings. Again for another year as our time was pressing. From there we headed north traversing a number of WW1 battlefields, as timing would have it just as the red poppies are in full colour . It seems beautiful until one thinks of the horror and devastation that happened there not so terribly long ago. We camped on the south ... Read More »

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Cross country skiing Japan!

Experienced By: d_weisk

Skiing Japan!(For more pictures and blogs of the rest of Japan, see previous blogs). Well another ski season has come and past and with that many great memories. This past December, Laure and I were fortunate to travel to Japan for several weeks to sightsee and ski. Most people don't associate Japan with skiing at all, and if they do, they think deep powder skiing, surely not... Read More »

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Nicaragua , 2015

Experienced By: ben_debbie

Starting  a  new  journal  to  share  some  of  our  experiences  on  this  5  week  trip .   Starting  out  with  a  glitch  as  our  first  flights on January  20th   were  cancelled  due  to  a  foggy  evening  in  Kelowna , but  rescheduled  for  the  ... Read More »