Evil Emperor Zurg

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If you want a great photo on a dark ride, do what photographers do, cross your fingers that your vehicle stops in just the right spot. Set your camera to a wide aperture, slow down the shutterspeed to something you can hold steady, and take aim. A few years ago I lucked out on Buzz … Continue reading "Evil Emperor Zurg"
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Tomorrowland Robot

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Boxobot in Tomorrowland’s Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin.Nikon D700/Tokina 11-16mm, 1/60s, f/2.8, ISO 6400, EV -0.3, 15mm focal length. In the first room of the Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin found in Tomorrowland you will come face to face with a Boxobot robot. You want to aim for the inside Z target on the robot’s … Continue reading "Tomorrowland Robot"
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Buzz Lightyear Spins Infinitely

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If a copyright or trademark symbol along with a manufacturer’s name is on your body somewhere, you are a toy. You were molded, stuffed, carved, shaped, sewn or otherwise and intended to be played with by babies, toddlers, kids, teens, or even adults. Being a toy is great! They create long-lasting vivid memories, smiles, and … Continue reading "Buzz Lightyear Spins Infinitely"
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Obey the Master

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For Disney Pic of the Week – Queues, we head over to the Magic Kingdom, specifically Tomorrowland. As you patiently await your turn to blast Evil Emperor Zurg at Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin with your laser cannon you’ll walk by a humongous View-Master with the message, Battle Stations. It’s time for you to get … Continue reading "Obey the Master"
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Buzz Lightyear Returns – Magic Kingdom Parade

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Buzz Lightyear On May 31, 2008, the space shuttle Discovery rocketed from earth to rendezvous with the International Space Station (ISS). Besides it seven human crew members, a galactic hero was onboard for the mission. Buzz Lightyear journeyed “to infinity and beyond” once again. But this time, instead of doing battle with the infamous Emperor … Continue reading "Buzz Lightyear Returns – Magic Kingdom Parade"
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Buzz Lightyear’s return from space to be celebrated Oct. 2, 2009 at Walt Disney World Resort

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Buzz Lightyear returned from space on Sept. 11, 2009 aboard space shuttle Discovery’s STS-128 mission, having served as the longest-tenured crew member in space. In a photo taken Sept. 11, 2009, the toy Buzz Lightyear that was sent into space May 31, 2008 aboard the STS-124 mission is posed in front of space shuttle Discovery … Continue reading "Buzz Lightyear’s return from space to be celebrated Oct. 2, 2009 at Walt Disney World Resort"
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Where in the World #91

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This was Challenge #90: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/500s shutter, f/16 I took this photo of Buzz Lightyear at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, during the Stars and Motorcars parade. Buzz travels around the world quite a bit. There was really no way to tell from my clue exactly … Continue reading "Where in the World #91"
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The Evil Emperor Zurg

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Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 1/60s shutter, 4, ISO 3200 My favorite interactive attraction (our theme for Pic of the Week this week) is Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin in the Magic Kingdom, but not for the reason you might think. For the past couple years, instead of trying for the highest score, … Continue reading "The Evil Emperor Zurg"
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Buzz Lightyear: Space Ranger

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The Buzz Lightyear Audio-Animatronic in the Magic Kingdom.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/40s, f/5.3, ISO 640, EV -0.3, 95mm Focal Length The Audio-Animatronic Buzz Lightyear in Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin interactive ride in Tomorrowland briefs the hundreds of new Space Ranger cadets daily on the mission to save the universe from the evil Emperor Zurg. To get … Continue reading "Buzz Lightyear: Space Ranger"
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Focus on Disney World – May Calendar

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If you read my December 25, 2007 blog, you know that my holiday gift to you is that each month I will post a photo calendar page that you can print out and use at home or work during 2008. This photo of Buzz Lightyear was taken during the Stars and Motor Cars Parade at … Continue reading "Focus on Disney World – May Calendar"
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