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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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: Tree of Life

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I vividly remember the first time I saw the Tree of Life. It was mid-April during a Cast Member preview. I stood in awe – overwhelmed by its magnitude and all the carvings. The photo below is from a Disney Media Relations “newspaper” that was sent to journalists during the construction phase of the park. … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Tree of Life"
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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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Disney Pic of the Week: Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Changes are in the air over at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, too, as Disney prepares the park of a new night time entertainment experience. Even the Tree of Life is having every one of its leaves replaced. That is like 103,000 of them! The image below was taken in October of 2014 before the leaf changeover … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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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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Disney Pic of the Week: Tree Of Life

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Whether it is your first time visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom or your fiftyish, seeing the Tree Of Life as you come out onto the bridge to cross over to Discovery Island is an amazing experience. I like it as one of the few places in Walt Disney World where you can frame an attraction and … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Tree Of Life"
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Tourist in the Wild at Animal Kingdom

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Animal Kingdom has animals and the king of the jungle, who doesn’t reside on the Maharajah Jungle Trek. Wait, who rules this kingdom? I think too much. Yeah, we’ll just move on to the Disney Pic of the Week – Animal Kingdom. Here he is, a specimen of tourists who come from far and wide … Continue reading "Tourist in the Wild at Animal Kingdom"
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