Ring in the new year with great fireworks images

New year's eve is tomorrow, and in many locations at the stroke of midnight, fireworks will welcome 2014. Ned Levi gives you his tips for capturing great fireworks images to remember the start of the new year.
By |December 30th, 2013|Columns|0 Comments|

What we’re reading: Walk the world for charity, UA begins SFO to CDG, NTSB questions battery certification

Walk the world in three days, United begins SFO-CDG service, NTSB questions battery certification

How business travelers can dump their laptops for an iPad

Many business travelers are using iPads for entertainment, touring, and some communication when away from home. Many are now trying to decide if they can leave their business laptops at home while traveling and instead use their iPads for work. Ned Levi examines whether or not that's possible for business travelers, and what hardware and software they might need to accomplish the transition.
By |February 11th, 2013|Columns|5 Comments|

Keep a cell phone operating during a power outage while traveling

Over the last several years in the US, major power outages have occurred due to serious weather activity affecting residents and travelers alike. In many cases, cell phones became "life-lines" for travelers needing rescue and medical assistance during the power outages despite some cellular service interruption, but only if the traveler's cell phone had a charged battery. Ned Levi discusses methods you can use to keep you phone charged while traveling during a power outage.
By |December 17th, 2012|Columns|3 Comments|

What travelers need to know about batteries and battery care

Today's travelers are taking more and more electronic devices with them. All these devices use battery power. Ned Levi discusses what you need to know about batteries and battery care.
By |April 30th, 2012|Columns|0 Comments|

Brrrr! 8 secrets for mastering travel photography in cold weather

There are tremendous photographic opportunities while traveling in cold-weather destinations, but the opportunities have challenges you must overcome. Ned Levi has suggestions to help make your travel photographic memories in winter's cold.
By |January 12th, 2009|Columns|4 Comments|

10 travel photography to-do’s before you depart

After your plane has landed on Baltra Island, while waiting for the zodiac to take you to your boat, you see sea lions lounging on the dock. You pull out your camera, press the "on" button, and nothing happens. You forgot to charge the battery. Ned Levi has a great list of tips to do before you leave on your trip, so you're prepared to take great travel photos.
By |November 11th, 2008|Columns|5 Comments|