A Walking Tour of Epcot’s Norway Pavilion

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If you are afraid of Trolls and Vikings then maybe you better not come with me on this walk. Because today we’re going to beautiful Norway. To me the Norway pavilion is one of many contrasts. On one hand you can find all sorts of Troll like creatures there and while at the same time … Continue reading "A Walking Tour of Epcot’s Norway Pavilion"
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Refections of China

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China’s Temple of Heaven and reflection.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1s, f/16, 200 ISO, +0 EV, 18mm Focal Length Epcot’s China pavilion features it’s own Temple of Heaven complex with the three-tiered, circular Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest is a one-half scale reproduction of its counterpart inside the Temple of Heaven complex near Beijing. Many of its … Continue reading "Refections of China"
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Disney Pic of the Week – China

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This week we’re going to pass under the Gate of the Golden Sun and visit China in Epcot’s World Showcase. Copyright © 2009 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR lens, 1/1000s shutter, f5, ISO 400 I always enjoy taking pictures of the Dragon Legend Acrobats. These young students from the Pu Yang Academy of Acrobatics in … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week – China"
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Selective Focus

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Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR lens, 1/320s shutter, f9 My example of selective focus is this photo of the marble stones outside of China‘s Temple of Heaven in Epcot’s World Showcase. This type of photography works very well when you want to highlight the wonderful detail that makes Disney parks stand out … Continue reading "Selective Focus"
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Using a Tripod at WDW

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Hollywood Studios Entrance.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 30s, f/16, ISO 200, +0.3 EV, 170mm Focal length, Tripod I have never carried a tripod into a Walt Disney World park until my last trip. I thought it would be too much trouble and a bother. However, if you plan ahead, it can be done without too much disruption to … Continue reading "Using a Tripod at WDW"
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China Pavilion Fun

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There are three pairs of lions in the China Pavilion at Epcot. One pair stands guard in front of the House of Whispering Willows (the museum). The other two pairs can be found near the entrances to the Yong Feng Shangdian shop. The lion is regarded as a special creature to the Chinese people as … Continue reading "China Pavilion Fun"
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The Beauty of China – Epcot

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One of my favorite places in the World Show Case at Epcot is China. I love the details, the art of the entire country. The colors are so rich in the buildings and the landscaping. Not to mention the food is also great, it is going to be wonderful when Nine Dragons opens again. And … Continue reading "The Beauty of China – Epcot"
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Year of the Monkey

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Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/400s shutter, f5.3 The China Pavilion in Epcot celebrates the Flower and Garden Festival with a display of Chinese Zodiac topiaries. My Pic of the Week is a topiary depicting the year of the monkey. If you were born in 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992 … Continue reading "Year of the Monkey"
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Intestinally Challenged: Part I

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It was a spur of the moment idea”¦an idea that probably has been in the back of a lot of WDW guest minds but unfortunately never surfaced to the point where they can try it. What am I talking about? Well on my recent trip to Walt Disney World while walking around World Showcase with … Continue reading "Intestinally Challenged: Part I"
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July Disney 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. Here’s an unusual shot of Illuminations from inside the China Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase. … Continue reading "July Disney Calendar"
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