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Old October 18th, 2013, 04:19 PM
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Does standing in line for a formal photo, still interest you? With everyone armed with cell phones and digital cameras, do the more natural unstaged pictures please you more?

The cost of photos the last time I checked was sky high,I can only imagine what they charge now...<oh my>
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I am not a fan of formal photos, or for that matter the ship's photo staff in general. I prefer my own casual snapshots since they mean more to me as a record of the cruise than some stiff posed photo with a fake seascape in the background.
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I like the idea of the "formal" portrait if it has been years and you would really like a photo like this, otherwise, takes too much time and dollars...
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I don't mind the formal photo. We usually head out to dinner a little early for formal photos and there's normally not much of a wait. We take only two photos and there are free in our Ultimate Booklet. Other than that the unscripted shots are better.
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Regent got rid of ship's photographers around five years ago. Not too long after that they pretty much did away with formal nights, too. Don't miss the photographers; don't really miss dressing up either although I always take a sports coat and did need tux on a recent cruise.
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I am not for or against the formal photos but my DW likes to get one or two.
It does not bother me in the least to have our picture taken.

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No thanks; I still have some of the one's I've purchased from 10 years ago still in bags.
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