Photographing Christmas Lights at Disney

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Ready for Christmas yet? Shopping all done? Gifts wrapped? Yeah, me neither. Here is something you can start doing at Walt Disney World today. Taking pictures of the fabulous Christmas decorations in the themeparks and resorts. With more coming by the end of November with the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood … Continue reading "Photographing Christmas Lights at Disney"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Downtown Disney

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Are you a shopper? Do you enjoy dining out? Have you danced the night away? If you answered Yes to any of these questions then odds are you have been to Downtown Disney. It is broken down into 3 separate areas: West Side, Pleasure Island, and Marketplace. It’s free to wander about, people watch, and … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Downtown Disney"
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Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival

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Disney’s Wide World of Sports® hosted the Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival at the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort, October 18th 2008. Dragon Boat Racing is currently the world’s fastest growing water sport. Dragon boat festivals bring together teams of 20 paddlers, a steersperson and a drummer who work in unison to accomplish a common goal. … Continue reading "Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival"
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Where in the World #58

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This was Challenge #57: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/400s shutter, f8 Right on! There are a lot of people really paying attention to Disney’s details! This photo was taken outside of the LEGO Imagination Center in Downtown Disney. Here, LEGO Dad is videotaping the LEGO Dragon. Everyone … Continue reading "Where in the World #58"
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Ghirardelli – Downtown Disney Marketplace

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I used to live in San Francisco. My apartment was within easy walking distance of Ghirardelli Square. Occasionally I would take the cable car home from work and stop by Ghirardelli for an ice cream cone before heading home. Or walk over on a foggy Sunday morning for a steaming cup of hot chocolate. I … Continue reading "Ghirardelli – Downtown Disney Marketplace"
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Disney Pic of the Week – Architecture

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Welcome to another installation of Disney Pic of the Week. Today, I’ll erect this week’s theme with a shot of Cirque du Soleil’s tent situated at Downtown Disney Westside. Inside you’ll find their show La Nouba. I haven’t seen it myself but I have visited the gift shop. Canon EOS 30D with Canon 17-40mm USM … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week – Architecture"
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What’s all the Hoopla (HOOPLA!) about?

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by Emily Owens-Pickle In 2006 I embarked on what has been and will be the adventure of my life… marriage. True, it is not a trip for everyone and I might not have made the journey myself except that I lucked out in my choice of partner — laid-back, hard-working, and awfully cute, one of … Continue reading "What’s all the Hoopla (HOOPLA!) about?"
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Wish You Were Here!

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Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/80s shutter, f4.5, ISO 800 There is no such thing as a simple sign in Disney World. My Pic of the Week is the postal and shipping area in Disney’s Wonderful World of Memories store at Downtown Disney. I’m notoriously bad at writing but this just makes … Continue reading "Wish You Were Here!"
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The Eight Days of Christmas and Little Bit More

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I was at the Marketplace at Downtown Disney recently and visited the Disney’s Days of Christmas Shop. While browsing, I noticed a cute sign with one of the “12 Days of Christmas” printed on it. It piqued my curiosity so I started to search for all twelve. To my dismay, I couldn’t find them. So … Continue reading "The Eight Days of Christmas and Little Bit More"
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‘T-REX’ Restaurant is going to Disney World

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A two-story tall dinosaur is pictured August 13, 2008 being transported on a flatbed truck past a pedestrian crossing sign at the Downtown Disney entertainment district at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The dinosaur will be featured inside a new restaurant, currently under construction, called “T-Rex: a Prehistoric Family Adventure.” Developed … Continue reading "‘T-REX’ Restaurant is going to Disney World"
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