Disney Pic of the Week: France Sweets

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Sweets from the Boulangerie Paitisserie les Halles in the France pavilion.Nikon D750/16-35VR, 1/250s, f/5.6, ISO 560, EV 0, 16mm Focal Length, Bounce Flash. I know a new ride is coming to the France pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase but, for me and my family, the Boulangerie Patisserie les Halles will always be our top attraction … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: France Sweets"
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Don’t Stand when Photographing at Walt Disney World

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Hey, listen up! Don’t stand when photographing if you want to take unique and different photographs at Walt Disney World or anywhere else. I will say most of the photos we take we are standing and it shows. They are not as interesting as there are so many of the same everywhere you look online, … Continue reading "Don’t Stand when Photographing at Walt Disney World"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Homecomin

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I think I have mentioned how good Art’s Fabulous Fried Chicken entrée is at Homecomin’ restaurant in Disney Springs before. I like it so much I edited a photo of the meal with a large vignette so as to highlight it in the best way. Enjoy! Art’s Fabulous Fried Chicken entrée served in the Homecoming … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Homecomin"
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Disney Pic of the Week: ’50s Prime Time Cafe in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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My family and I have enjoyed dining at the ’50s Prime Time Cafe in Disney’s Hollywood Studios since the park first opened back in 1989. I would call the food there “American Comfort”. The service I would call interactive and fun! If you are looking for a great experience and are willing to immerse yourself … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: ’50s Prime Time Cafe in Disney’s Hollywood Studios"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Best Photo of 2017

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Last year, my wife and I became grandparents for the first time. We got to share my grandson’s first character meal experience with him at the Crystal Palace restaurant in the Magic Kingdom a few months ago. At 8 months, he was not afraid of the characters. It was funny watching the characters come up … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Best Photo of 2017"
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Eliminating Distracting Backgrounds at Walt Disney World

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Here are a few ideas on how to separate your subject from its background which are often busy at Walt Disney World. I have previously gone into detail on how to use Aperture mode on a dSLR camera to blur out the background while keeping the subject sharp and clear. For compact cameras and on … Continue reading "Eliminating Distracting Backgrounds at Walt Disney World"
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Photographing Disney Statues in the Magic Kingdom

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The Hub in front of Cinderella Castle was expanded a couple of years ago into the Central Plaza. When that happened the Disney character statuettes which were near the Partners statue moved to the new Main Street Plaza Gardens in front of Casey’s Corner and Plaza Restaurant. If you happen to have some free time … Continue reading "Photographing Disney Statues in the Magic Kingdom"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Artisans at Work

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Back in 2011, I had the pleasure of photographing the famed Disney character artist, Don “Ducky” Williams, during the “Everything’s Just Ducky!” 15th Annversary AllEars.net Event in Epcot’s Odyssey restaurant. He talked for nearly an hour all the while producing sketch portraits of Disney characters. It was a joy to watch a person who clearly … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Artisans at Work"
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Partners and the Crane at the Magic Kingdom

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I got on the ferry to travel from the Ticket and Transportation Center on my last visit to the Magic Kingdom. I walked up the ferry’s stairs and made my way to the front railings. I looked over the Seven Seas Lagoon to see the beautiful sights as the ferry sailed closer. I first notice … Continue reading "Partners and the Crane at the Magic Kingdom"
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A Dapper Dan Close Up on Main Street USA

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The famous photographer, Robert Capa, once said that, “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough”. Keep this in mind when photographing at Walt Disney World. Using either a zoom lens or zooming with your feet, you will find getting closer and filling the frame will immediately improve your photos. As an example, … Continue reading "A Dapper Dan Close Up on Main Street USA"
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