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Disney Dream Portrait Series Photo Gallery By Annie Leibovitz

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Photographs © Disney, All rights reserved. KING OF THE COURT: Tennis ace Roger Federer, who has been the #1 ranked men's tennis player in the world for four consecutive years, portrays King Arthur and pulls a sword from the anvil that holds a magical grip upon it. The gallant scene is reminiscent of Disney's animated … Continue reading "Disney Dream Portrait Series Photo Gallery By Annie Leibovitz"
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Portraits at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Bringing a heavy telephoto zoom lens is something I have only done at Disney’s Animal Kingdom a couple of times. In fact, the last time was back in 2013. Looking through these, I will be bringing it again. The lens I am talking about is the Nikon 80-400mm f/3.5-5.6 ED AF VR Zoom lens. It … Continue reading "Portraits at Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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Mickey Mouse’s Official Birthday Portrait Unveiled

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TO CELEBRATE MICKEY’S 90TH ANNIVERSARY, DISNEY ANIMATOR MARK HENN CREATED THE PAINTING “SPREADING HAPPINESS AROUND THE WORLD” SAN DIEGO, Calif. — July 20, 2018 — Mickey Mouse’s new birthday portrait was revealed today at San Diego Comic-Con. Titled “Spreading Happiness Around the World,” the painting by legendary Walt Disney Animation Studios animator Mark Henn honors … Continue reading "Mickey Mouse’s Official Birthday Portrait Unveiled"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Portraits

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The definition of a portrait is a painting, drawing, photograph, or engraving of a person, especially one depicting only the face or head and shoulders. In our case, photography is our medium of choice. While the dictionary uses “person”, I would substitute “subject” as portraits do not necessarily have to be human. Take for instance … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Portraits"
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Epcot Night Portrait

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Ever wonder how the Disney PhotoPass Cast Members get those night photos of people in front of Walt Disney World icons? It is not very hard IF you use the right equipment. You will need a flash, a tripod or an Image Stablized Lens and patient subjects. For the night portrait below, I did not … Continue reading "Epcot Night Portrait"
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Disney Parks Unveils New Annie Leibovitz Disney Dream Portraits

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Last week, Disney shared two new images by photographer Annie Leibovitz from the ongoing Disney Dream Portrait series. All the portraits feature well-known celebrities transformed into the roles of famous Disney characters, and now, in a first for the series, feature characters who originated in the parks. British comedian Russell Brand stars as Peter Pan’s … Continue reading "Disney Parks Unveils New Annie Leibovitz Disney Dream Portraits"
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Outdoor Portrait Lighting Jedi Style

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Making girls soon on the mean Streets of America was Anakin Skywalker, of Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The brooding soon-to-turn bad guy, stood out in the hot sun (ours not his), greeting fans, posing for photos, and signing autographs. Let’s find out if he used Jedi mind tricks on me. My Canon … Continue reading "Outdoor Portrait Lighting Jedi Style"
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UPlifting Family Portrait

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It’s family picture time! Here are some quick tips to capturing an adorable photo. 1. Create multiple levels. 2. Have the taller people kneel down in front. This creates a tighter shot. 3. Make sure everyone’s face is completely visible. 4. Use the flash outdoors to alleviate intense shadows and indoors to diffuse tungsten bulbs. … Continue reading "UPlifting Family Portrait"
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Avoid Wasted Space in Portraits

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This is your captain, Captain Hook and I instruct you to take better photos or you’ll walk the plank. Ha! Now pay attention. Mr. Smee, kindly pose for a photograph. Notice that Mr. Smee is centered, perfectly focused with sunlight coming in from the right giving separation between him and the background as well as … Continue reading "Avoid Wasted Space in Portraits"
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