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Cinderella Castle Study in Long Exposures

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Here is a simple study on the effects of shutter speed when doing long exposures. As I waited for the projection and firework shows, I photographed Cinderella Castle in the Magic Kingdom using longer and longer shutter speeds. Each photo was taken with a Nikon D750 full-frame digital SLR camera using a Nikon 24-120mm lens … Continue reading "Cinderella Castle Study in Long Exposures"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Frozen Sing-Along

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Disney was caught off guard by the popularity of the animated musical, Frozen. It took time to develop something quickly for the parks but still of high quality. Last summer, the stage show For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-along Celebration debuted at Disney’s Hollywood Studios as part of Frozen Summer Fun. This … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Frozen Sing-Along"
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Pop Warner Super Bowl adds National Exposure through Multi-year Extension with ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

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Ken Potrock, Senior Vice President of Disney Sports Enterprises, and Jon Butler, Executive Director of Pop Warner Little Scholars, pose with Mickey Mouse and two Pop Warner athletes to celebrate a new 10-year contract renewal at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Gene Duncan, photographer) … Continue reading "Pop Warner Super Bowl adds National Exposure through Multi-year Extension with ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex"
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Flash Exposure Compensation

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Good morning. Good afternoon and good evening. Did you know that many a point and shoot camera allows you, the user, to adjust how much power the flash gives off? That’s right. You’ve got the power in your hands. When you learn to control that power you will be a force to be reckoned with. … Continue reading "Flash Exposure Compensation"
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Photographic Innoventions: Mechanics of Exposure

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Cinderella topiary at Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival. Copyright © Scott Thomas Photography 2007Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/160s, f/11, 200 ISO, -0.3 EC, 18mm Focal Length In digital photography, exposure is the total amount of light allowed to fall on to an image sensor. It’s really quite simple even though there’s a lot of science and engineering … Continue reading "Photographic Innoventions: Mechanics of Exposure"
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Adventures by Disney London & Paris

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Adventures by Disney London and Paris Disney is now offering a variety of unique vacation experiences with a little sprinkle of pixie dust, Adventures by Disney. Chris and Beci Mahnken, owners of MouseFanTravel.com are currently experiencing the Adventure of a lifetime… An Adventure By Disney to London & Paris! For more information about upcoming Adventure … Continue reading "Adventures by Disney London & Paris"
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Disney Architectural Photography – Part 3

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In Part 1 of Architectural Photography at Walt Disney World we discussed the kind of equipment and techniques for architectural photography. In Part 2, we talked about how composition plays an important part in using the equipment. For Part 3, as in all photography, it comes down to the Light. Granted you can take photos … Continue reading "Disney Architectural Photography – Part 3"
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Photographing Happily Ever After in the Magic Kingdom

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The new Happily Ever After Fireworks and Castle Projection Show in the Magic Kingdom is wonderful, beautiful, uplifting, emotional and a visual and musical delight. But, for a still photographer, like myself, it is extremely challenging. I like my firework photographs to have colorful long streams and bursts. For the previous fireworks show, Wishes, the … Continue reading "Photographing Happily Ever After in the Magic Kingdom"
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Photographing Pandora at Night in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Photographing Pandora – The World of Avatar in Disney’s Animal Kingdom at night poses many challenges. The first one I was lucky to avoid having visited just after Hurricane Irma had passed and attendance was way down. People will be everywhere with long lines for the two attractions which will test any photographer’s patience. Having … Continue reading "Photographing Pandora at Night in Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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Disney Photographer Habits Part 2

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A couple of weeks ago I wrote about a few bad habits you want to stay away from when photographing at a Disney property. This week I want to go over a couple of good habits. I am often asked how I get such good photographs of Walt Disney World. I do a couple of … Continue reading "Disney Photographer Habits Part 2"
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