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The Big Picture: Zooming In

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by Joshua Olive, ALL EARS® Guest Columnist Feature Article This article appeared in the September 4, 2007 Issue #415 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) It's that time again, when we examine how Walt Disney World works for those of us of larger than average proportions. This time around, there were some new things at WDW … Continue reading "The Big Picture: Zooming In"
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Using a Wide Angle Zoom at the Magic Kingdom

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A fun lens to use at Walt Disney World is an Ultra Wide Angle (UWA) Zoom Lens. For a Full frame camera, it means a lens starting at around 16mm. For a cropped sensor camera, 10mm or 11mm is a good starting focal length. Currently, I use a Nikon 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Lens on … Continue reading "Using a Wide Angle Zoom at the Magic Kingdom"
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Test Track Zoom Zoom at Epcot

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Riding Test Track in Epcot’s Future World.Nikon D750/Sigma 15mm Fisheye, 1.3s, f/8, ISO 6400, EV 0. Life for Scott lately has been zooming by so he is taking a break the next two weeks. He will be back soon to share more photography tips for and from Disney.
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Super Zoom Lens at the Magic Kingdom

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I have seen a few discussions about what lenses to bring to Walt Disney World lately. I have for years touted the advantages to using Super Zoom lenses at the parks specifically and for travel photography in general. For cropped sensor cameras, they run in the ranges of 18-200mm and even 18-300mm. For full framed … Continue reading "Super Zoom Lens at the Magic Kingdom"
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Zoom In Or Zoom Out

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When point and shoot cameras went from fixed lenses to zoom lenses, photography for the average family went to a whole new level. Moms quickly learned to narrow in on their kids’ beautiful green eyes and dads got better images of their soccer stars kicking the winning goal. It’s a basic function of modern-day digital … Continue reading "Zoom In Or Zoom Out"
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Using a Super Zoom Lens at Walt Disney World

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I am a big fan of using Super Zoom lenses on digital SLR cameras. When I travel to places like Walt Disney World, I do not want to be carrying a lot of heavy equipment. A Super Zoom lens lets me go with a small pouch which holds an extra battery, memory cards, lens cleaning … Continue reading "Using a Super Zoom Lens at Walt Disney World"
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Horton Sees a Digital Zoom

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My Shooting Location: Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Toon Lagoon, Me Ship, the Olive Subject: Horton, who sits atop Caro-Seuss-el in Seuss Landing Camera: Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Balance: Elbows locked and rested on a wooden fence. Lunch: I brought tuna and bought a croissant and bite size honey dew at a bakery. Mode: Auto Digital … Continue reading "Horton Sees a Digital Zoom"
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Zooming down the Yacht Club Dock

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While waiting for a Friendship boat to take me to Disney’s Hollywood Studios from the Yacht Club dock, I walked around and photographed the scene below. Technically this photo is fine. Good focus, depth of field and color. When I was using film, I would have taken the photo and moved on. With a digital … Continue reading "Zooming down the Yacht Club Dock"
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Zooming In and Out at Bay Lake Tower

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It is a something you have heard before: There are two photos for each scene. This normally refers to the orientation of the camera in either Landscape (horizontal) or Portrait (vertical). There is another method to getting two photos from most scenes as it does not always work depending on your distance to what you … Continue reading "Zooming In and Out at Bay Lake Tower"
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Zooming in on the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

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I am on a boat. OK, a ferry to be precise and I’m heading to the Magic Kingdom from the Ticket and Transportation Center or the TTC for you Disney acronym enthusiasts (coughScottcough). Before setting sail, I fired off these six photos aimed at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, to demonstrate the all mighty … Continue reading "Zooming in on the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa"
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