Vintage RV photos: “Harriet” the house car

By Russ and Tiña De Maris We don’t imagine that too many of our readers attended this RV gathering. It was January 10, 1929, in Arcadia, Florida, when “Harriet” the house car attended the Tin Can Tourists convention there. Harriet must have had quite a trip in those days, as the house car apparently traveled down from Brattleboro, Vermont. Originally…

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Can’t take a good picture from a moving vehicle? Sure you can.

It is difficult to take a good picture while in a moving vehicle. You can’t take the time to properly frame the shot, and when you’re bouncing around you’re bound to get things a little crooked,  but – take it anyway! It’s a piece of cake to make that picture better after the fact with just a few clicks using…

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Take a picture inside a pipe, and other places you can’t see

Have you ever needed to look somewhere that you just couldn’t see? Maybe you dropped something behind the couch, or down a drain? It’s a narrow space and it’s dark. We recently had a problem with the macerator for our sewer hose on our Roadtrek. We called the service department and they asked if we saw any plastic fragments in…

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Taking a trip? Don’t leave home without Google Photos

“I’m going on a 3-week cruise starting tomorrow and I’m afraid my phone will run out of space for taking photos.” Don’t let that happen to you! And don’t delete photos off your phone without making sure they’re backed up first! We got together with our friends, Chris and Charles, the evening before they were to board a cruise ship…

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More venues for great outdoor photography

By Russ and Tiña De Maris When you’re home from your RV adventures, there’s nothing like looking back and pondering your travels with pleasure. And a great thing to increase your “ponder factor” is having good photos from your adventures. For many RVers, one thing leads to another – the RV adventure leads to the “photo” bug. Racking out your…

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