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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No Tripod Night Photography at Disney Springs

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Disney Springs at Walt Disney World is one place I very rarely bring a tripod to at night. Mainly because there is often a restaurant reservation with family or friends involved and I like to give them a break. That does not mean my camera is left behind. With today’s digital SLR or mirrorless cameras, … Continue reading "No Tripod Night Photography at Disney Springs"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Pandora

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Pandora Grinch Tree in Valley of Mo’ara at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.Nikon D750/16-35VR, 1/125s, f/16, ISO 900, EV 0, 20mm Focal Length, Intensify CK. Pandora’s Valley of Mo’ara at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is full of other worldly plants and animals. None more strange and beautiful as the large Grinch Trees growing throughout the planet.
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Photo Ratios on Walt Disney World Images

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Photographic ratios come in many sizes. Most digital SLR cameras follow the 35mm film ratio of 2×3 which many people know as 4×6 or Standard size. The photo of Cinderella Castle at dusk in the Magic Kingdom is shown in the 2×3 ratio. For years it was hard to find frames for this ratio but … Continue reading "Photo Ratios on Walt Disney World Images"
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Disney Architectural Photography – Part 2

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Last week, we discussed the type of equipment needed for Architectural Photography at Walt Disney World. For Part 2, we are going to explore how composition plays an important part in using that equipment. For the most part, I stick with the Rule of Thirds which I have found very viable in creating pleasing photos … Continue reading "Disney Architectural Photography – Part 2"
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Disney Architectural Photography – Part 1

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Disney themeparks worldwide are home to beautiful and unique architectural structures. For the next three weeks, I am going to explore how best to photograph some of them. To photograph architecture specific types of gear and techniques are needed. Whether you are using a digital SLR, compact or even a phone camera, a wide angle … Continue reading "Disney Architectural Photography – Part 1"
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Walt Disney World in Black and White

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I always associate Disney with color. Which is interesting because I first watched Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color television show on my family’s black and white tv back in the mid-1960’s. With that in mind, this week I decided to visit each of Walt Disney World’s themeparks in Black and White. All of these … Continue reading "Walt Disney World in Black and White"
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Drums of Pandora in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Over the next four weeks, I will be sharing photography from the new Pandora – The World of Avatar in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Disney Imagineers did an amazing job in a small space (for Walt Disney World that is) and I hope you enjoy seeing and reading about it as much as I did during … Continue reading "Drums of Pandora in Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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