Disney Pic of the Week: Spring

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Peter Pan overlooks Captain Hook in United Kingdom pavilion topiaries.Nikon D750/16-35VR, 1/125s, f/16, ISO 220, EV 0, 22mm Focal Length. I ask you, what could be more Spring than the topiaries seen during Epcot’s Annual Flower and Garden Festival? All of Disney’s favorite characters literally spring to life in carefully groomed trees, shrubs and subshrubs … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Spring"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Epcot Aerial

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The aerial subject this week is Epcot. I am recycling an image I took during Epcot’s 30th Anniversary celebration which still represented much of what I remember seeing when I first visited 29 years prior. Future World from the monorail over Epcot.Nikon D700/Tokina 11-16mm, 1/125, f/16, ISO 200, EV -0.6, 16mm focal length. Deb will … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Epcot Aerial"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Blue

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This week we are showcasing the color BLUE as our Disney Pic of the Week. This is one of my favorite BLUE photos…… I’m in Tokyo Disneyland with a cold but very blue sky, with my blue Sully hat and scarf on, wearing my blue jacket, holding a blue FastPass and under the blue sign … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Blue"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Fire

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Water is used extensively throughout the Walt Disney World Resort for landscaping, live shows and special effects. Fire, on the otherhand, is used sparingly. I am sure it is for safety reasons but, when fire is used, it tends to be very dramatic. When you frist see the Sleeping Beauty float in the Disney Festival … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Fire"
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Disney Abstract Photography in Blue

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A brief reminder that one last blog showcasing your photos from the Black and White Challenge will post in a few weeks. Get your images in now to make the cutoff of Friday, December 21st. You can find the details and links about the challenge and get in on the action. It seems that I … Continue reading "Disney Abstract Photography in Blue"
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Lighting up a Monorail in Epcot

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I have seen other photographers sharing photos of Walt Disney World Monorails at night in Epcot using a single flash unit to illuminate the moving vehicle. Without a flash, one could only get a blurred monorail late at night. You know me by now, I had to see if I could light up a monorail … Continue reading "Lighting up a Monorail in Epcot"
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Norway Polarized

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A Polarizer filter was used to deepen the blue in the sky above Epcot’s Norway pavillion.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/60s, f/13, ISO 200, EV +0.3, 56mm Focal Length, polarizer filter. A circular polarizer filter is a favorite of mine. It does two things very well. Removes the haze of a blue sky and create a deep blue … Continue reading "Norway Polarized"
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Green Treefrog

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Green Treefrog (Hyla cinerea) on a railing at the All Star Sports resort.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/15s, f/5.6, ISO 2000, EV -0.3, 300mm focal length Scott is on vacation this week. Before he left, he wanted to share a photo taken at Walt Disney World but not exactly a Disney photo. As he was leaving his room … Continue reading "Green Treefrog"
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Little Blue Coupe

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The Auto Biography of Susie the Little Blue Coupe in Mickey Mouse’s Garage.Nikon D70/50mm, 1/60s, f/1.8, ISO 280, EV +0.3 I found this nod to Walt Disney’s animated short Susie the Little Blue Coupe from 1952 in Mickey Mouse’s garage in Toontown. Narrated by character actor Sterling Holloway’s distinctive voice, I remember watching the story … Continue reading "Little Blue Coupe"
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