Walt Disney World Resort Christmas Trees

Posted on
There is so much going on during the Holiday Season at Walt Disney World. Each park is decorated for the season and special events, shows and entertainment abound. It can get a bit crazy trying to take it all in. I often suggest to friends who seem a bit overwhelemed by it all, to get … Continue reading "Walt Disney World Resort Christmas Trees"
One Comment

Family Photography at Walt Disney World

Posted on
On all my trips to Walt Disney World, my family is with me. They put up with my constant clicking of my camera shutters, are very patient when I bring the tripod to the parks and very supportive of the results. Below are a few photos I took of the family on our latest trip … Continue reading "Family Photography at Walt Disney World"
One Comment

Staying at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Posted on
As you enter Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, the high ceiling of the lobby is a feast for your eyes. The Earth tones of the wood and decor instantly sooth your being. You see the three story tall windows which look out over Arusha Rock and African savanna beyond. You will even spy a "rope" bridge crossing high overhead.
3 Comments

Animal Kingdom Lodge Savanna Experience

Posted on
Sable antelope on the Uzima savanna at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/250s, f/5.6, ISO 1250, EV +0.3, 300mm focal length. Last year I stayed at Disney’s Animal Kingdom for the first time. The cast member who checked me in saw my camera and felt a room upgrade to a savanna view was necessary. For … Continue reading "Animal Kingdom Lodge Savanna Experience"
No Comments

Black and White Challenge – Entries 2

Posted on
Earlier in the year, I posted a blog challenging you all to break out from your regular photography routines. A few people took me up on the test and the first set of entries were posted in April. Since then I’ve only received images from 1 other reader whose work is showcased today. C’mon, grab … Continue reading "Black and White Challenge – Entries 2"
No Comments

Where in the World #217

Posted on
Players, especially Mary Beth Tarbet, Danielle Ciotti Harsley, Kathy And James Berry, Claire Gregory, Maja Kodani, Agnes Ciotti, and Susie Howard: thank you SO much for all the anniversary wishes! You had such wonderful things to say; it means a lot to me. Of course, Danielle had to start singing “We’re off to see the … Continue reading "Where in the World #217"
No Comments

Solo Trip to Orlando – Outlet Shopping & Disney Resorts

Posted on
Yes, gentlemen, I used the “s” word. No need to hide your wallets, I have your credit card numbers memorized and the stores thank you for contributing to Florida’s economy. My morning began when I woke up without any cell phones chiming or buzzers buzzing. I took my time, ate my Cheerios, and enlisted driving … Continue reading "Solo Trip to Orlando – Outlet Shopping & Disney Resorts"
4 Comments

The Lion Sleeps at Kidani Village

Posted on
During a visit to Saratoga Springs to learn about DVC, Disney Vacation Club, I was shown model rooms for Kidani Village before it opened. Alas, I did not buy in due to a lack of cash flow. Nonetheless, I was rather impressed with what I saw. Perhaps someday when my prince shows up. Kidani Village, … Continue reading "The Lion Sleeps at Kidani Village"
One Comment

Where in the World #168

Posted on
First a wave hi to Mary Beth Tarbet. HI! Thanks for the nice note! Now, this week’s contest! This was Challenge #167: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2009 Erin Blackwell Canon PhotoShot SD890 IS, 7mm, 1/125s shutter, f/3.2 , ISO 80 (Interior SCN Mode) You guys surprised me! I thought you would find this … Continue reading "Where in the World #168"
No Comments

Where in the World #147

Posted on
This was Challenge #146: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200mm VR, 1/60s shutter, f/5.3, ISO 200 I was so glad to see this window sticker at the beginning of my stay at Animal Kingdom Lodge, rather than at the end when it might have been too late! Frances Phebus … Continue reading "Where in the World #147"
No Comments