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Gene Haddon Jun 29, 2013 at 04:26 PM

I would like to hear from someone who went on this trip in May.
Suggestions for size of suitcase and how to carry camera, and if a computer is necessary.

Premium Email Subscriber Jun 10, 2013 at 08:16 AM

I am a novice with my camera - barely do more than set it on automatic. Is this program too advanced for me?

Vann Hettinger Apr 13, 2013 at 02:45 PM

I am scheduled for the October Trip, and would like to have contact with someone else who is taking the tour. I plan to arrive a day early, and would be happy to share connections to the airport

Sunny Archibald Feb 07, 2013 at 01:57 PM

Our group of four has booked our own flights for the September trip. Rather than mess with a bus, we booked a taxi from shannonairportcab.com to take us directly to The Falls Hotel. Total fare for all of us is 68 Euros.
Gene Haddon Jul 25, 2013 at 01:37 PM

Interesting post. We are leaving from NY on Sept 9. I have questions about the kind and size of luggage. How are you carrying your photography equipment? Are you taking a computer? Thanks.
Sunny Archibald Jul 26, 2013 at 02:34 PM

Gene, we are leaving a day early and staying a day after. in order to carry my tripod, I will be using a 27" suitcase. I am carrying my photography equipment and laptop in a carryon roller bag. I hope this helps.
Gene Haddon Aug 07, 2013 at 07:36 PM

Thanks, Sunny. I'll probably take the iPad & leave the old computer at home. Too heavy.I'm looking forward to meeting you. I'm probably the oldest old lady on the trip, but enthusiastic.

Mary Ann Longshore Jan 10, 2013 at 10:46 PM

I have signed up for the May 6-17 trip & would like to hear from others attending at that time. Mary Ann from Atlanta,GA
Gene Haddon Jul 11, 2013 at 02:08 PM

Did you go? What is a SMALL suitcase? Did you really need dress up clothes?
Gene Haddon Jul 11, 2013 at 02:09 PM

We are going in September. How much photography equipment is good? Thanks
Margaret Rogers Aug 26, 2013 at 11:13 AM

How much equipment is good is always the question. :-) How much you travel with depends upon what you have, what you thnk you'll be shooting and (most importantly) how much you can manage carrying on your own. I will be bringing one camera body, an 18-200mm all around lens, a 10-24mm wide angle lens, a 70-300mm telephoto lens, extra batteries & charger, several memory cards, a tripod & my laptop. I will decide each day what lenses I think I will need based on that day's shooting.
Gene Haddon Aug 28, 2013 at 07:36 PM

That sounds good. I'm not that strong, but it will be fun none the less.

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