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Be in the moment

Camera guy

Perfect vacation tip #5: Take lots of pictures, then turn off the camera

Ocean sunrise

Mark, Mom, and I all love taking photos (and the photos in this lunchtime series are by all three of us).

Ocean dawn

We took tons of photos during our vacation, but I also left my camera behind on purpose at certain times.

Sunset on Pawleys

Sure, I missed some stunning shots, but I was even more present right where I was without a camera to mediate between myself and the world.

Photographer yoga

I guess the lesson from this post is the same as from the last --- being in the moment is worth the price.

This post is part of our Gratuitous Vacation Photos lunchtime series.  Read all of the entries:

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