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Case for Using a Polarizer Filter

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In this age when photo software can duplicate almost any effect film photographers used filters for, I still find one filter very useful. The Polarizing filter does just what polarizer sunglasses do, they cut down on the glare from the sun. Most people use a circular polarizing filter which means the filter moves once it … Continue reading "Case for Using a Polarizer Filter"
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Epcot’s Future World through an UWA Lens

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As I prepare for my vacation to the Northwestern United States, I know I will be using my ultra wide angle (UWA) lens a lot throughout the trip. The Nikon AF-S 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Lens is a favorite of mine since I borrowed a friend’s for a Walt Disney World trip back in 2015. … Continue reading "Epcot’s Future World through an UWA Lens"
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Disney Pic of the Week: The Seas with Nemo & Friends

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The Seas of the world are ever moving, always in motion. I really liked how Disney captured that trait of the sea at The Living Seas when it first opened and kept it with the re-imagined The Seas with Nemo & Friends in Epcot’s Future World. The sign to the attraction sits in the middle … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: The Seas with Nemo & Friends"
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Reflective Walt Disney World

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If there is one thing most photographers can not pass up, it is a good reflection photo. Add Disney architecture in the reflection and I can not pass it up. Like the time I walked across the bridge from Discovery Island to Africa on a still morning to see the Harambe Theatre reflected in the … Continue reading "Reflective Walt Disney World"
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Cooling Off in the Magic Kingdom

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Need a place to cool off this summer? Brer Rabbit points the way.Nikon D7100/24-120VR, 1/125s, f/16, ISO 250, EV 0, 24mm Focal Length, Polarizer filter. Scott is taking a summer break this week. With the hot summer weather finally getting to where Scott lives, he was looking for a place to cool off. Brer Rabbit … Continue reading "Cooling Off in the Magic Kingdom"
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Monorail Resorts at Walt Disney World

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Time to take a spin on the Resort Monorail this week. The monorail stops at the Contemporary, Polynesian Village and Grand Floridian resorts. Contemporary Resort on the Seven Seas Lagoon.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/125s, f/14, ISO 200, EV +0.3, 58mm Focal Length, Polarizer filter. Okay, so this photo was taken from a Motor Cruiser on the Seven … Continue reading "Monorail Resorts at Walt Disney World"
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Polarizing Cinderella Castle in the Magic Kingdom

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This is the third of three blogs about subjects being taught at the Focus on Epcot Photowalk held on Monday, February 9, 2015. Click the link for more information. The previous two posts in this series talked about focusing issues. This week we turn towards changing the light entering our camera’s lens with a polarizing … Continue reading "Polarizing Cinderella Castle in the Magic Kingdom"
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Nikon 24-120mm f/4 VR at Walt Disney World

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If you have followed Photographic Innoventions long enough, you would know I am a big fan of Super Zoom Lenses. For a cropped sensor camera, the 18-200mm and 18-300mm are the ranges used. For a full frame sensor camera, the 28-300mm is the range. All are image stabilized (IS for Canon, VR for Nikon and … Continue reading "Nikon 24-120mm f/4 VR at Walt Disney World"
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Riding the Liberty Belle Riverboat in the Magic Kingdom

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Need a ride the whole family can enjoy in the Magic Kingdom? One which is in a boat on water perhaps? No, not that one! I am talking about the Liberty Belle Riverboat in Liberty Square at the Magic Kingdom. When operating, the Liberty Belle takes guests on a 17 minute journey down the Rivers … Continue reading "Riding the Liberty Belle Riverboat in the Magic Kingdom"
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Epcot’s Mexico Pyramid

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Mexico’s Aztec Pyramid in Epcot’s World Showcase.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/100s, f/16, ISO 200, EV +0.3, 28mm focal length, polarizer filter. Florida has lots of blue sky which sets up the warm tones of Mexico’a pyramid in Epcot’s World Showcase. I used a Circular Polarizing filter to deepen the sky’s color even more for my Disney Pic … Continue reading "Epcot’s Mexico Pyramid"
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