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Spaceship Earth Soft Opening Reports December 2007

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A few lucky folks at the right place at the right time have been able to experience the newly rehabbed SpaceShip Earth. After weeks of rumors of December soft openings, there have been some recent windows of opportunity to experience Epcot's icon attraction. The ride really is in soft opening phase. This means that it … Continue reading "Spaceship Earth Soft Opening Reports December 2007"
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Spaceship Earth: Re-Imagineering an Icon

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by Deb Wills, AllEars® Editor-in-Chief Feature Article This article appeared in the February 5, 2008 Issue #437 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) Tomorrow's Child (Tomorrow's Child) Gathering gifts from our past. Tomorrow's Child (Tomorrow's Child) Shaping a world that will last… Ah, that song brings back fond memories of Epcot's early days. I still vividly … Continue reading "Spaceship Earth: Re-Imagineering an Icon"
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Photographing a Disney Icon: Spaceship Earth

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I missed a Disney Pic of the Week a couple of week’s ago. You know how it goes sometimes. I got busy, was traveling…yada, yada, yada…I ended up missing the post. I want to make it up to you today. The one I missed was for Spaceship Earth. I figure it is my second most … Continue reading "Photographing a Disney Icon: Spaceship Earth"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Spaceship Earth

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From aerial photos we turn our attention to Epcot for several weeks. Today, Spaceship Earth! Spaceship Earth is arguably the most photographed building in all of Epcot, perhaps only 2nd to Cinderella’s Castle in all of Walt Disney World. I enjoyed going back through my gallery of photos. From beautiful topiary displays, the magical wands … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Spaceship Earth"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Spaceship Earth

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In order to keep construction employees and support personal working at the Epcot Center Site well informed, a publication entitled “Epcot Center Construction News” was published periodically beginning February 1982. The 4 page basically black and white publication was full of construction photos including many of the employees. This photo of Spaceship Earth under construction … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Spaceship Earth"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Spaceship Earth

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Though we continue with Epcot, Deb and I are now going to be sharing photos of each Walt Disney World park “castle” or icon for the next four weeks. Starting with Spaceship Earth. Like a grand and miraculous spaceship, our planet has sailed through the universe of time; and for a brief moment we have … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Spaceship Earth"
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Spaceship Earth at Night in Epcot

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Before a trip to Walt Disney World, I will browse through photos on flickr and Google in search of ideas. I found this composition and put it on my shot list for the trip. Though the photo which was the inspiration for the photo of Spaceship Earth below was taken during the day, the rest … Continue reading "Spaceship Earth at Night in Epcot"
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macPhun with Spaceship Earth at Epcot

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Today, photo editing software comes in three flavors: Expensive, Cloud based subscriptions and bits and pieces (aka apps). The exception would be Adobe Elements. An excellent choice as it has most of the photo editing capabilities of Photoshop. I am still considering my next move in photo management software. Apple’s Aperture 3.x software is no … Continue reading "macPhun with Spaceship Earth at Epcot"
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Clouds and Spaceship Earth in Epcot

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For eons, our planet has drifted as a spaceship through the universe. — Walter Cronkite version from 1986-1994 Spaceship Earth on an Autumn day in Epcot.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/125s, f/16, ISO 280, EV 0, 150mm focal length. I have been riding Epcot’s Spaceship Earth since 1983 and have heard every narrator for the attraction. By far, … Continue reading "Clouds and Spaceship Earth in Epcot"
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