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Jun 18, 19, 8:19 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,437
Posted By klevin99

Just finished a trip to Scotland with a Canon 70D...

Just finished a trip to Scotland with a Canon 70D and a Pixel 3 phone, shooting raw+jpg. Took a number of pics with both to compare. The picture quality from the Pixel compared well with the 70D...
May 23, 19, 8:28 am
Replies: 1,635
Views: 704,305
Posted By klevin99

Applied for renewal around 4/20. wife applied a...

Applied for renewal around 4/20. wife applied a week later. Went on vacation at the end of the month. New cards in our mail pile when we returned on May 19. Obviously no interview was needed. We...
Replies: 44
Views: 8,409
Posted By klevin99

I've had Lufthansa force-check my carry on while...

I've had Lufthansa force-check my carry on while letting "locals" proceed. Seemed strange and biased.

The problem is not unique to LH though. American did the same thing to me on a flight -...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 14, 17, 9:25 am
Replies: 110
Views: 10,711
Posted By klevin99

Surprised no one has mentioned China. :) My...

Surprised no one has mentioned China. :)

My list is:
Canada
England
France (all over)
Germany (lived there)
Switzerland
Italy
Spain
Jul 12, 17, 2:36 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 11,408
Posted By klevin99

I'm surprised no one mentioned the fact that the...

I'm surprised no one mentioned the fact that the hotel may not be owned or run by Marriott. Who the right party is to deal with depends on the hotel, as does the likelihood of "bennies" from...
Sep 18, 16, 10:08 am
Replies: 23
Views: 7,792
Posted By klevin99

^ yes, the windows. No doubt about it. With my...

^ yes, the windows. No doubt about it. With my GPS, which picks up much weaker signals in bands (frequencies) similar to cell phones, the nearer I am to windows (on regular aircraft of course) the...
Sep 16, 16, 3:36 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 7,792
Posted By klevin99

The problem is almost guaranteed to be the...

The problem is almost guaranteed to be the windows, since they're activated by conductive coatings, which, thin that they may be, can attenuate cell phone signals. I'm sure the same is true for hand...
Sep 4, 16, 7:01 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,930
Posted By klevin99

Ever watch how they stack the luggage carts? I'm...

Ever watch how they stack the luggage carts? I'm sure your damage was crush damage because your bag was on the bottom. I'd venture to say bags are heavier than ever these days, not to mention cargo...
Aug 15, 16, 8:11 am
Replies: 728
Views: 7,925
Posted By klevin99

We made it to F after a long bit of wandering.......

We made it to F after a long bit of wandering....

It was interesting to compare to Dulles, which was our home airport until very recently. Definitely some things missing on the food front, among...
Aug 13, 16, 3:14 pm
Replies: 728
Views: 7,925
Posted By klevin99

for those that think we one time pass holders...

for those that think we one time pass holders should be happy with being shut out of the clubs in chicago, let me give you my perspective. After flight delays forced spouse and me to miss a...
Jul 1, 16, 2:53 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,098
Posted By klevin99

Ever try a photo vest? Dorky but very...

Ever try a photo vest? Dorky but very functional. spreads the weight, and gives you quick access for lens changes and such. Heck, I even put a 7" tablet in one when I toured Tokyo, with all my pdf...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Jul 1, 16, 2:47 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,881
Posted By klevin99

We always went to the area in front of the Wash...

We always went to the area in front of the Wash Monument. Enough space, and right under the fireworks. Security screening slows things down a bit, but not that much.

We'd always arrive 1/2 hour...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Jun 18, 16, 6:11 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By klevin99

The problem with leaving earlier is that it may...

The problem with leaving earlier is that it may not save much time. I66 inside the beltway is the big problem, as is getting across the river. Once you're in the downtown zone, things are much...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Jun 17, 16, 4:45 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By klevin99

airport taxis are overpriced. do Uber. leaving...

airport taxis are overpriced. do Uber. leaving at 9:30 should give you plenty of time. BUT, follow traffic on google maps. If it is showing all red at 9 am, move up your departure.

I would...
Jun 16, 16, 3:35 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,304
Posted By klevin99

You should try a win7 install, and see if the...

You should try a win7 install, and see if the default drivers work well enough. Chances are they will, since microsoft includes a huge range of them, and I doubt HP or any other vendor would take...
Jun 16, 16, 3:24 pm
Replies: 1,151
Views: 221,605
Posted By klevin99

I have the canon 10-22. I can tell you there's a...

I have the canon 10-22. I can tell you there's a world of difference between 10mm and 15mm, not to mention the image differences. Of course all WA lenses have noticeable distortion but it can be...
Jun 5, 16, 4:48 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 5,220
Posted By klevin99

public computers most anywhere are pretty risky. ...

public computers most anywhere are pretty risky. One thing you could do is pull up the task manager if its a windows machine. A well secured one won't let you do it. Even then, I'd never do...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Jun 5, 16, 3:56 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 5,711
Posted By klevin99

Live (until this week) not far north of DuPont...

Live (until this week) not far north of DuPont circle. Have done this drive several times.

The only way to do it and keep your sanity is to pay close attention to the traffic on Google maps. GW...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
May 26, 16, 5:33 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 5,413
Posted By klevin99

When we moved to DC ten years ago, metro was...

When we moved to DC ten years ago, metro was great - rarely had disruptions, weekends were reliable etc.

Starting 6 years ago, ever since the train collision, things have been downhill, so bad...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
May 25, 16, 5:48 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,859
Posted By klevin99

Be very aware of the extensive, disruptive Metro...

Be very aware of the extensive, disruptive Metro work starting next month. It may not be the best option, depending on where you go, with long waits and packed trains. Check their website.
...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Feb 23, 16, 5:30 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,984
Posted By klevin99

Be wary of Metro on weekends. We locals won't...

Be wary of Metro on weekends. We locals won't touch it. 30 minute waits for trains (on a bad day) are just too much.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Dec 21, 15, 5:15 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,984
Posted By klevin99

historically, the biggest factors that affect DC...

historically, the biggest factors that affect DC hotel prices are:

congress in session = $$$
cherry blossoms = $$$
Spring Break slams the more inexpensive hotels, and goes on for weeks
August...
Nov 18, 15, 5:04 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,489
Posted By klevin99

download and run Belarc Advisor to get all your...

download and run Belarc Advisor to get all your keys and more. It is very handy.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Nov 4, 15, 5:57 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,123
Posted By klevin99

There is no free shuttle. Used to be one from...

There is no free shuttle. Used to be one from Air Space on the Mall, but that was discontinued a few years ago.

The museum itself is in the extreme SE corner of the airport, with access to the...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Nov 1, 15, 12:22 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,173
Posted By klevin99

for traveling families, consider metro fare costs...

for traveling families, consider metro fare costs versus parking or taxi costs. You may be surprised that metro is no longer a bargain, especially for a family of 4.
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