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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Disney Pic of the Week: Epcot Landscape

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Okay, I cheated this week for Epcot’s Landscape Photography photo. Yes, I choose this photo from The Land’s Soarin’ Around the World presentation using the widest lens I own, a 15mm Fisheye lens. Soarin’ Around the World in The Land pavilion.Nikon D750/Sigma 15mm Fisheye, 1/125s, f/2.8, ISO 6400, EV 0. The characteristics of a Fisheye … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Epcot Landscape"
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Disney Pic of the Week: The Land

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Like most of Future World, I get lost looking through my photo galleries for each pavilion and start remembering times past and things that would make me smile. I’ve always loved The Land, there is/was so much do to in one building. One of my favorite “original” attractions is still there, the Living with the … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: The Land"
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Disney Pic of the Week: The Land

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The old adage when visiting Walt Disney World is to always look up when inside a pavilion, attraction and even shops. In The Land pavilion at Epcot’s Future World, the huge atrium has balloons “floating” high above the seating area for the Sunshine Seasons food court. I have taken many photos of them from the … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: The Land"
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Fisheye Awakening at Epcot

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Lately, when I want to use a prime lens these days at Walt Disney World, I put the Sigma 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye lens on my full-frame digital SLR. A Nikon D750 in my case. This is the third time I have featured this lens on the blog. Let’s get started. Spaceship Earth is my Cinderella … Continue reading "Fisheye Awakening at Epcot"
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September Trip and a Meet & Greet

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Got a couple of announcements to make… I’M GOING TO DISNEY WORLD! I may be closing in on 60 but I still get excited when I get to visit Walt Disney World. It’s only been a few months and a lot has changed: Frozen Ever After opened in Epcot’s Norway pavilion, new Star Wars fireworks … Continue reading "September Trip and a Meet & Greet"
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Return of the Fisheye Lens to Epcot

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Back in 2013, I wrote about my ideas for using a Fisheye lens. What I did not say was how easy it was to leave the Fisheye lens on the camera. Case in point was this day in Epcot. My family started the day with a FastPass+ at Test Track. I had an idea for … Continue reading "Return of the Fisheye Lens to Epcot"
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Disney Pic of the Week: The Land

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Let’s do another Step Back in Time. This black and white photo is from a press kit I own called “The Land, Presented by Kraft”. It only has three photos but lots of press releases about the pavilion. When the Land opened on October 1, 1982, the highlights were: Listen to the Land Boat ride … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: The Land"
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Disney Pic of the Week: The Land

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The Land pavilion in Epcot’s Future World is the home to the popular Soarin’ ride. It is also the home to the best and healthiest quick service restaurant, Sunshine Seasons. After checking out the wall menu (see below), you can get your food at one of the stations. With such a variety, everyone traveling with … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: The Land"
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Sunshine Seasons in Epcot’s The Land

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People inside The Land pavilion in Epcot’s Future World.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/60s, f/3.5, ISO 900, EV +0.3, 28mm focal length. People sitting at tables inside The Land pavilion in Epcot’s Future World enjoying a variety of foods from the Sunshine Seasons counter service restaurant. A colorful Disney Pic of the Week about The Land.
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