Focus on Disney World – Where in the World? #16

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This was Challenge #15: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2006 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50/55-200, 10/2500s shutter, f10 Christina Romano is this week’s challenge winner. Way to go Christina! With the help of her sister, Jessie and her dad, Nick, Christina was the first to let me know that this sculpture resides in Italy at … Continue reading "Focus on Disney World – Where in the World? #16"
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Jedi Training Academy

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Once just a part of the Star Wars Weekends at the Disney/MGM Studios, the Jedi Training Academy was a small stage show where children could learn to use the lightsaber and battle Darth Vader. The show proved so popular that Disney built a permanent training academy next to the entrance of the Star Tours attraction. … Continue reading "Jedi Training Academy"
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Focus on Disney World – Orientation

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Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50/18-200VR, 1/1250s shutter, f5 One of the first things you should think about before taking a photograph is whether it will look better with a horizontal or vertical composition. Because of the way that cameras are built, it feels more natural to hold them horizontally. Consequently, most photos are … Continue reading "Focus on Disney World – Orientation"
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Osborne Family Spectacle of Lights

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The following is taken directly from a sign posted on the Streets of America in the Disney-MGM Studios. In 1986 Jennings and Mitzi Osborne of Little Rock, Arkansas granted their daughter’s Christmas dream by covering their home with sparkling red lights. By 1993 the Osbornes had bought and decorated their neighbors’ homes, too. The Christmas … Continue reading "Osborne Family Spectacle of Lights"
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Animal Kingdom – You “Otter” See This!

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One of the things we love about Animal Kingdom is taking time to watch the animals, whether it be the tigers and bats on the Maharajah Jungle Trek, the meerkats, gerenuks and gorillas in Pangani Forest, the cotton-top tamarinds or lemurs around the Tree of Life, etc. One of our very favorites, though, is the … Continue reading "Animal Kingdom – You “Otter” See This!"
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Focus on Disney World – Where in the World? #15

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This was Challenge #14: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2006 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50/18-55, 10/2000s shutter, f7.1 OK, that was an easy one! Nearly everyone knew that this was a photo of Daisy Duck hiking with Hewey, Louie and Dewey at Camp Minnie Mickey in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Congratulations to Casey Wittekind! She was … Continue reading "Focus on Disney World – Where in the World? #15"
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Tusker House Restaurant

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The first change you’ll notice about the new Tusker House Restaurant is that Disney has positioned the check-in over near the Dawa Bar and the entrance is now located behind the restaurant. This has its pluses and minuses. The plus, it can get crowded over near the Kusafiri Coffee Shop & Bakery (the old entrance). … Continue reading "Tusker House Restaurant"
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Disney MGM Studios Fun

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While visiting the Disney/MGM Studios recently, I came upon the most interesting game being played by several young children. A custodial cast member had laid out two rows of artificial fruit in parallel lines. At one end of the fruit was a wicker basket. Each child was given a trash picker-upper – the kind that … Continue reading "Disney MGM Studios Fun"
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Photographic Innoventions: Disney Props

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The definition of a prop is something used in creating or enhancing a desired effect. The entire Walt Disney World resort is full of props. Some conspicuous and some not. I’m going to show you an example of each from Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The first prop is found in Chester & Hester’s Dino-Rama which is … Continue reading "Photographic Innoventions: Disney Props"
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Of Nighttime Races and Mousefest Preparations

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First an apology for my absence. Buckle your seatbelts however, because from here until the aftermath of the d2008 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend we are on for quite a ride. Thoughts on my Tower of Terror Trip On Friday of my trip Len Testa and I took in the newly refurbished Haunted Mansion. If … Continue reading "Of Nighttime Races and Mousefest Preparations"
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