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Neon Night Photography

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Over the years, one of the most common questions asked of Scott, Barrie (you remember her), and me, is about night photography. Our reply always includes the need for a tripod or steady flat surface so that your camera is still. Why does it need to remain motionless? Because is in order for the digital … Continue reading "Neon Night Photography"
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Disney Pic of the Week – Spaceship Earth’s Exterior

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How many photos do you have of Spaceship Earth’s exterior? A lot, right? The geodesic sphere, lovingly referred to as the giant ball by newbies, is an intriguing piece of architecture. As the central focal point of Epcot, it’s easily recognizable and as such can be found on t-shirts, pins, and mugs. As a matter … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week – Spaceship Earth’s Exterior"
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Prince Charming Regal Carrousel

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This time around (Get it? Around? Carrousel?), I’m going to show you what my loving Canon EOS 30D, Canon 17-40mm USM L, and I shot at Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World. It was an early morning and I staggered my way through Cinderella Castle into Fantasyland. Cartoon birds hovered around me, chirping classic Disney tunes … Continue reading "Prince Charming Regal Carrousel"
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Stop, Look, Focus, and then Take the Photo

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The plane took me to New Orleans, Louisiana where my friend Terri picked me up and went on to play tour guide for several days. That’s right, kids, I’m going to expose you to non-Disney images. Don’t freak out on me. All lessons can be applied to Disney Parks or Disney Cruise Line and even … Continue reading "Stop, Look, Focus, and then Take the Photo"
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Morning Light over New Fantasyland

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It’s a rare occasion that we Disney geeks are given the chance to enter a park before 8 am. Unless there’s a special event or you’ve scored an 8:05 am reservation at Cinderella’s Royal Table (or another restaurant serving breakfast), you’ll just have to live with making rope drop. I made it into Magic Kingdom … Continue reading "Morning Light over New Fantasyland"
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Indiana Jones Fire Sequence

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Have you considered upgrading your point and shoot camera to a DSLR (digital single lens reflex)? If you’ve become tired of missing out on action shots, think about what a DSLR can do for you. There’s no lag time between depressing the shutter button and when the image is recorded. I set my Canon EOS … Continue reading "Indiana Jones Fire Sequence"
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Officer Peabody, Citizen of Hollywood

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Who are the people in your neighborhood, the people that you meet each day? If you lived in Hollywood, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, to be precise, you’d encounter quite a number of colorful characters. Seeing as Hollywood draws in men and women with big dreams of becoming famous stars of the silver screen, the place is … Continue reading "Officer Peabody, Citizen of Hollywood"
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Front Row at Lights, Motors, Action!

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Be it a concert, theatrical performance, or sporting event, people love sitting in the front row. You’re close to the action, so close that you can see performers sweating or catch an out of bounds ball. As exciting as it is, sometimes sitting in the front doesn’t work out the way you thought it would. … Continue reading "Front Row at Lights, Motors, Action!"
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View from a Monorail

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Riding around on the monorail just for the sake of doing so is a nice way to relax and see things from a different perspective. It’s even better when you can find yourself a window seat without standing passengers in your compartment. There are 3 routes to enjoy. For those rushing back to their vehicles … Continue reading "View from a Monorail"
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Making Lens Flare Work for You

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Tell me something, have you ever had sun streaks in your pictures? Did the person or thing you aimed at turn out dark? There’s a way to successfully incorporate lens flare and keep your subject recognizable. No, I’m not talking about digital enhancements. I’m referring to manual exposure and good, solid photography skills. You’ll need … Continue reading "Making Lens Flare Work for You"
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