January-February 2019 Happenings


The Los Angeles Photography Meetup Group and the Westside Travel Photography has a combined membership of 870 photo & travel enthusiasts and is growing monthly. Yet only a few people are coming to our meetups. What can we do to attract more of our meetup group members to our monthly meetings?

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My wife and I have sailed on all the luxury cruise lines with small ships, during the past 18 years multiple times.The lines that inhabit this space are Seabourn, Silverseas, Regent and Crystal. I would rate Oceania, Windstar, and Azamara as being -- despite their lower prices -- not too far behind. Based on our 40+ cruises on these ships, I'm crazy about all these lines, but among experienced cruisers, Seabourn has the rep of being possibly the best.

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My faithful companion on a dozen cruises was an Apple MacBook Pro that I used to manage my photos, communicate with the outside world. and write books and articles. With the accessories, the outfit weighed about 8-pounds and cost $2000. Last month I sold this gear and bought a 256-GB iPad Pro that weighs, along with its folio keyboard case and electronic pencil, less than 2-pounds and cost $1300.

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The Los Angeles Photography Group and the Westside Travel Photography Meetup Group get together once a month, usually at the Artlife Gallery in El Segundo, just about 5 minutes from LAX.

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