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Organizing Photos: Transfer Images to Computer

Are you in control of your metadata? Do you know what you have, and can you find it? Standardize your Workflow Have a plan for how images move from the camera to the computer. Establish an approach and then stick … Continue reading

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Sunbelt RV Parks Report Record Number of Snowbirds

Resurgence of the Polar vortex and snow in 49 of the 50 states is good news for the Sunbelt. Campgrounds in southern California, Texas, Florida, and Arizona are seeing a boom in occupancy for December–March with travelers seeking a respite … Continue reading

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Detroit 3 Finally Adopt Common Tow Ratings Standard…Or Do They?

Have you ever wondered if 10,000 pounds of towing capacity means the same for trucks manufactured by GM, Ford, and Dodge? You will soon know the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. But, will you? After a … Continue reading

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Organizing Photos

The Digital Photography and RVing series will now focus on the second of the three steps of digital photography: Organizing and editing photos. You’ve taken photos with your new digital camera. Now what? Digital Workflow You can download your photos … Continue reading

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Concluding Photo Tips/Suggestion

Specks of Dust First of all, let’s clear up one point: Dust on your lens will rarely show up in the photo because you’ll always be focusing much farther than the front element of your lens—the location of the dust. … Continue reading

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More Photo Tips/Suggestion: Memory Cards & Histograms

In today’s post I discuss the use of memory cards and histograms. Memory Cards Ensure that you always have sufficient memory capacity for your digital camera. But how do you know how much is enough? As a quick rule of … Continue reading

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North Dakota Indoor RV Park Keeps Oilfield Workers Out of the Cold

About seven months ago I reported that a group of Minnesota partners were planning an indoor RV park to house North Dakota oilfield workers five miles south of Watford City, North Dakota. When initially proposed, the idea prompted mixed reactions. … Continue reading

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Are You Prepared for a Medical Emergency While RVing?

Medical emergencies can happen while RVing just as easily as they can at home. Be prepared for an illness or injury away from home with the following checklist from Good Sam: Bring copies of your passport, driver’s license or ID … Continue reading

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More Photo Tips/Suggestion: Filters

A filter is a seemingly simple piece of glass that screws onto your lens in a rotating mount, and has an effect on your image. Filters come in various sizes according to the needs of your specific lens. Polarizing Filter … Continue reading

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More Photo Tips/Suggestion: Tripod, Cable Release & Camera Case

In today’s post I discuss the merits of using a quality tripod, use of a cable release, and camera cases. Use a Tripod A quality tripod is a basic part of any photographer’s kit. The tripod is the single most … Continue reading

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