Olympic National Park Vacation Photography

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As I mentioned in a previous post this year on my vacation plans, I interned at Olympic National Park back in 1981. Over the last two weeks, I finally returned to and wanted to share a trio of photos which highlight what makes this U.S. National Park so beautiful and unique. Olympic National Park is … Continue reading "Olympic National Park Vacation Photography"
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Epcot’s Future World through an UWA Lens

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As I prepare for my vacation to the Northwestern United States, I know I will be using my ultra wide angle (UWA) lens a lot throughout the trip. The Nikon AF-S 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Lens is a favorite of mine since I borrowed a friend’s for a Walt Disney World trip back in 2015. … Continue reading "Epcot’s Future World through an UWA Lens"
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Still Using HDR at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Even with today’s software tools like MacPhun’s Intensify, I still find taking a set of photographs to create High Dynamic Range or HDR images worth my time in the field and in the digital dark room. With my cameras from Nikon, it is easy to create a bracketed set of image from -2 to +2 … Continue reading "Still Using HDR at Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Mission: SPACE

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With clouds above, I used a set of 5 photographs from -2EV to +2EV to create a High Dynamic Range (HDR) image of Mission: SPACE in Epcot’s Future World. Mission: SPACE pavilion in Epcot’s Future World in HDR.Nikon D750/16-35VR, f/16, ISO 220, EV 0, 19mm Focal Length, HDR Image. Deb will be here tomorrow to … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Mission: SPACE"
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A Visit to Club Cool in Epcot

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In 2005, Coca Cola re-imagined their popular Ice Station Cool in Epcot into Club Cool. Last year I brought in my camera with a Fisheye lens attached to photograph the coolest club in Epcot. The entrance to the Coca Cola beverages has moved and its space has gotten a bit bigger. Still with same theme … Continue reading "A Visit to Club Cool in Epcot"
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Harper’s Mill in HDR

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HDR Image of Harper’s Mill on Tom Sawyer Island.Nikon D750/28-300VR, f/18, ISO 100, EV +0.3, 52mm Focal Length, HDR Image. How was your Thanksgiving? Eat alot? Out shopping today? Scott is doing both as he is visiting relatives in central Florida before moving over to Walt Disney World all of next week. Follow Scott’s Twitter … Continue reading "Harper’s Mill in HDR"
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Great Movie Ride HDR at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Today is my birthday and I am going to indudge myself with photographic candy. Late afternon at Disney’s Hollywood Studios means the Sun is behind The Great Movie Ride or GMR, for short. Especially, in early December when I was there last. I sure was not going to let the cloud filled sky go to … Continue reading "Great Movie Ride HDR at Disney’s Hollywood Studios"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Tree of Life

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The Tree of Life continues to dominate people’s attention as they emerge from the Oasis and travel over Discovery River bridge into Disney’s Animal Kingdom park. Imagineers over time have added new viewing locations, waterfalls and animal carvings. While I like the new ones, my favorite view of the Tree of Life is this waterfall … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Tree of Life"
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Spaceship Earth at Night in Epcot

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Before a trip to Walt Disney World, I will browse through photos on flickr and Google in search of ideas. I found this composition and put it on my shot list for the trip. Though the photo which was the inspiration for the photo of Spaceship Earth below was taken during the day, the rest … Continue reading "Spaceship Earth at Night in Epcot"
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Tripods at Walt Disney World Review

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A very useful photographer tool for low light and night photography at Walt Disney World is a Tripod. While it is not essential to have a tripod for the upcoming All Ears Picture This! Photo Meet on Saturday, Setpember 12, 2015, having one would allow you to photograph past sunset and into the Blue Hour. … Continue reading "Tripods at Walt Disney World Review"
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