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passport photos
March 15, 2012 09:49AM
Anyone know where I can get passport photos done on STT?
avatarRe: passport photos
March 15, 2012 10:46AM
No, but you can do it yourself with a digital camera and printer. Photo guidelines here: [travel.state.gov]

I took my own for my last renewal. Auto timer on my camera. Was able to shoot as many as I wanted until I found the least awful picture big grin
Re: passport photos
March 15, 2012 11:08AM
There is a photo shop in the Nisky Center. Can't remember the name, but they do passport photos.



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Re: passport photos
March 15, 2012 11:32AM
Last time I needed them I had them done at KMart. The little "studio" was in the back of the shoe department. Give KMart a call to make sure they're still there but it was very quick and easy.
Re: passport photos
March 15, 2012 01:39PM
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OldTart
Last time I needed them I had them done at KMart. The little "studio" was in the back of the shoe department. Give KMart a call to make sure they're still there but it was very quick and easy.

Yes, that "studio" is still there in the Big KMart in country.



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Re: passport photos
March 15, 2012 01:42PM
thanks to all!

Going to the states for the first time in - wait for it - FIFTEEN YEARS!

Pamela
Re: passport photos
March 15, 2012 01:54PM
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pamela
thanks to all!

Going to the states for the first time in - wait for it - FIFTEEN YEARS!

Pamela

Pamela

Safe travels and have a good time in the states. I'm sure you will be in awe when you actually see certain things up close and personal, like supermarkets, malls, historic sites, decent roads(remember drive on the right-lol), etc.
(Fifteen years is a long time. Hope you are going for good reasons and nothing bad has happened.)



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Re: passport photos
March 15, 2012 02:14PM
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pamela
thanks to all!

Going to the states for the first time in - wait for it - FIFTEEN YEARS!

Pamela

Pamela, my dear, you do know that there is an airport ritual you have to go through when you return to the mainland for the first time in a long time? I think the cut-off date for avoiding it is ten years, so prepare yourself. You need to wear as many heavy protective undergarments as possible in order to get through it with the minimum of bumps and bruises - in fact if you know someone in law enforcement, a bullet-proof vest works really well.

Basically, you'll be pulled aside before the 'plane takes on passengers and taken by car to the back of the runway where those heavy duty hoses they use for washing down the 'planes will be turned on you. They're pretty high velocity so lean forward so you don't knocked over on your keester. They only hose you down for a few seconds but it feels like an eternity. I've heard many different reasons for the rationale behind the apparent lunacy of this tradition but none of it makes much sense - but of course anyone who lives here for a long time accepts the fact that "making sense" of many things here is a bit of an oxymoron.

Just wanted you to be prepared as this is something which isn't widely known and it's always helpful to be prepared, particularly for something like this.

Have a great time in FLA and bring back some freshly-picked oranges and grapefruits!!!!!
Re: passport photos
March 15, 2012 02:40PM
Gee, Tart, that makes me feel special! I guess they want to wash away the silly notions of paradise we have in our heads down here! ROFLMAOconfused smiley
Re: passport photos
March 15, 2012 02:55PM
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pamela
thanks to all!

Going to the states for the first time in - wait for it - FIFTEEN YEARS!

Pamela
Ummm... why do you need a passport photo if you're just going to the states?
Re: passport photos
March 15, 2012 05:24PM
I could travel on my birth certificate and voters registration card - it has a photo. But this just seems simpler in the short run.

Edited to add: Yes, Beachcomber this trip is just for FUN! Going to the Tampa Bay Blues Festival then on to see the family in Jacksonville and then to a nudist resort for a few days. YAY!



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