Portraits at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Bringing a heavy telephoto zoom lens is something I have only done at Disney’s Animal Kingdom a couple of times. In fact, the last time was back in 2013. Looking through these, I will be bringing it again. The lens I am talking about is the Nikon 80-400mm f/3.5-5.6 ED AF VR Zoom lens. It … Continue reading "Portraits at Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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Where in the World #534

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To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt’s Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! A belated Happy Earth Day! Now for Challenge #533 And here’s the answer: Copyright © Scott Thomas A Malayan Flying Fox … Continue reading "Where in the World #534"
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Waiting for Tigers in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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I watch people all the time when I am at Walt Disney World. I particularly pay attention to those taking photographs whether they are using smart phones or full size digital SLR cameras. I can almost tell you which ones will come home with photos they will like and be proud to show to their … Continue reading "Waiting for Tigers in Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Portraits

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The definition of a portrait is a painting, drawing, photograph, or engraving of a person, especially one depicting only the face or head and shoulders. In our case, photography is our medium of choice. While the dictionary uses “person”, I would substitute “subject” as portraits do not necessarily have to be human. Take for instance … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Portraits"
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New Animals at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Things are always changing at Walt Disney World. At Disney’s Animal Kingdom, I photographed new residents on my last trip in December of 2015. The entrance to Discovery Island Trails before the bridge over to Africa is the home of the Cotton-top Tamarins (Saguinus oedipus). Cotton-top Tamarins are new world monkeys from Central and South … Continue reading "New Animals at Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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Where in the World #367

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To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt’s Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Now for Challenge #366: And here’s the answer: Copyright © Erin Blackwell It’s a tiger tummy from the Maharajah Jungle Trek … Continue reading "Where in the World #367"
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Selective Focusing at Walt Disney World

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This is the second of three blogs about subjects being taught at the Focus on Epcot Photowalk held on Monday, February 9, 2015. Click the link for more information. Last week, I talked about Hyperfocus where everything in an image is in focus. This week is all about picking out an object and selectively focusing … Continue reading "Selective Focusing at Walt Disney World"
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Where in the World #337

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To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt’s Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! So here it is. My last night in Walt Disney World. No, it’s okay… I’m fine. Last week’s challenge: number #336 … Continue reading "Where in the World #337"
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Photographing around Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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I see a lot people when they first walk up to the Tree of Life after crossing the bridge just take a photo or look at the tree for a bit then walk off to either side around Discovery Island. I suggest to many of my friends and family, to take the short trail down … Continue reading "Photographing around Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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New Guinea Masked Plover at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Copyright © 2011 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200mm VR, 1/500s shutter, f2.8, ISO 800 This very interesting looking bird is a New Guinea Masked Plover. You can usually spot him or her (the male and female look alike) foraging for food on the ground in the aviary of the Maharajah Jungle Trek in Disney’s Animal … Continue reading "New Guinea Masked Plover at Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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