Sidelighting

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Sidelighting is light illuminating from a 90 degree angle to the subject. This gives an almost three dimensional effect to the subject being photographed. As seen below in this photo of The ESPN Club at Disney’s Boardwalk Resort, the sidelighting creates shadows in the restaurant’s exterior features showing depth in a two dimensional medium. Sidelight … Continue reading "Sidelighting"
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Where in the World? #42

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This was Challenge #41: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/60s shutter, f5.6 This amazing chandelier is located in the lobby of Disney’s Boardwalk Inn. It’s breathtaking the first time you see it. This photo only shows one quarter of the massive fixture. There are actually four giant hippocamps* … Continue reading "Where in the World? #42"
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How the Flying Fish Cafe Got Its Name

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Recently, I wrote an article for the Allears.net newsletter about the Flying Fish Café. In it, I mentioned that I wasn’t exactly sure how the restaurant got its name. Two of my readers (Debbie and Mehran), did a much better job of research than I did and were able to find the answer. My thanks … Continue reading "How the Flying Fish Cafe Got Its Name"
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Focus on Disney World – Where in the World? #29

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This was Challenge #28: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2006 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 55-200, 1/400s shutter, f10 The Atlantic Dance Hall is a gorgeous art deco club on Disney’s Boardwalk. I originally fell in love with this place several years back when they played swing music. A local swing dance club would liven … Continue reading "Focus on Disney World – Where in the World? #29"
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February WDW Trip Report Part 3b, Sunday 2/3/08

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When I returned to the hotel I called WDW Dining and was able to get a reservation at the Brown Derby for dinner at 6:15pm. I lucked out since there was only one show of Fantasmic so anyone on the Fantasmic Dinner Package would be finishing by that time. As I walked toward the Hat … Continue reading "February WDW Trip Report Part 3b, Sunday 2/3/08"
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Boardwalk Castles

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Anyone who visits a Disney theme park knows that it’s the details that set them apart from all other amusement venues. Well, this attention to detail doesn’t stop at the parks. It extends to their hotels as well. Case in point, the Boardwalk Resort. In the lobby, above the check-in desk are three ornate gold … Continue reading "Boardwalk Castles"
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Focus on Disney World – Where in the World? #22

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This was Challenge #21: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/250s shutter, f8 Only one person knew that this metal hand was part of the ESPN building on the Boardwalk and that was Jessica Romano. Congratulations Jessica! I was certain this would be an easy one. This contest just … Continue reading "Focus on Disney World – Where in the World? #22"
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Photographic Innoventions: Adding Light to the Sun

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Earlier, I showed how the use of software can add light to a badly underexposed photo. What if I told you there was a way to do the same thing using your camera and not having to do any post-processing in software. Would that be worth something to ya? Looking at the photo below taken … Continue reading "Photographic Innoventions: Adding Light to the Sun"
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Focus on Disney World – Boardwalk

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Copyright © 2006 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50/55-200, 1/400s shutter, f4 Early evening is a great time to enjoy the Boardwalk in the Epcot resort area. I just love the feel of the area at that time of day. Whenever I go to Disney World, I always build in time to hang out there, even if … Continue reading "Focus on Disney World – Boardwalk"
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