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Fisheye Awakening at Epcot

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Lately, when I want to use a prime lens these days at Walt Disney World, I put the Sigma 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye lens on my full-frame digital SLR. A Nikon D750 in my case. This is the third time I have featured this lens on the blog. Let’s get started. Spaceship Earth is my Cinderella … Continue reading "Fisheye Awakening at Epcot"
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Return of the Fisheye Lens to Epcot

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Back in 2013, I wrote about my ideas for using a Fisheye lens. What I did not say was how easy it was to leave the Fisheye lens on the camera. Case in point was this day in Epcot. My family started the day with a FastPass+ at Test Track. I had an idea for … Continue reading "Return of the Fisheye Lens to Epcot"
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Fisheyed Disney

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A fisheye lens is an ultra-ultra wide-angle lens that produces strong visual distortion intended to create a wide panoramic or hemispherical image. Fisheye lenses achieve extremely wide angles of view by forgoing producing images with straight lines of perspective (rectilinear images), opting instead for a special mapping (for example: equisolid angle), which gives images a … Continue reading "Fisheyed Disney"
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Fantasyland Rides in One Second

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Last week I showed you a few on ride photos. This week I want to expand on the motion aspect but from the outside of a moving ride. Returning at night to the Mad Tea Party (aka the Tea Cups) in Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom, I setup my camera with a Sigma 15mm Fisheye … Continue reading "Fantasyland Rides in One Second"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

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Riding the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.Nikon D700/Sigma 15mm Fisheye, 1/125s, f/4.5, ISO 200, EV 0. This week’s photo is a Public Service Announcement to all those people who have never ridden the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Disney’s Hollywood Studios for various reasons. This is what it looks like … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Twilight Zone Tower of Terror"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster

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Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster vehicle is launched on its journey to the Aerosmith concert.Nikon D750/Sigma 15mm Fisheye, 1/30s, f/2.8, ISO 6400, EV 0. I have shown various launches of the Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith at Disney’s Hollywood Studios over the years but never from the prospective of a Fisheye lens. This is my … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster"
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Composing Photographs at Walt Disney World

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This week I am going to show you three photos taken at Walt Disney World and discuss them. I will share the equipment used, how I did it and why. The “why” here in the first photo is easy to explain. I was waiting for my family to check-in at the Port Orleans-Riverside Resort. I … Continue reading "Composing Photographs at Walt Disney World"
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Travel Photography in Morocco at Epcot

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What makes a good travel photograph? In our case, what makes a good Walt Disney World travel photograph? The photo below of the Fez House at the Morocco pavilion of Epcot’s World Showcase is a very interesting photo to me and, hopefully, to you. Is it a photo Disney would use in a brochure or … Continue reading "Travel Photography in Morocco at Epcot"
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Exploring Travel Photography at Epcot’s World Showcase

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Trash can with the World Showcase emblem in Epcot.Nikon D750/Sigma 15m Fisheye, 1/125s, f/16, ISO 450, EV 0. Epcot’s World Showcase is the closet to one of the original Epcot concepts of being a world exposition which features countries from all over the world. Each country pavilion features its architecture, people, food and music. As … Continue reading "Exploring Travel Photography at Epcot’s World Showcase"
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