Fantasyland Rides in One Second

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Last week I showed you a few on ride photos. This week I want to expand on the motion aspect but from the outside of a moving ride. Returning at night to the Mad Tea Party (aka the Tea Cups) in Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom, I setup my camera with a Sigma 15mm Fisheye … Continue reading "Fantasyland Rides in One Second"
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Ruling the Animal Kingdom in Thirds

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The Rule of Thirds is a compositional rule in photography and other visual arts. The rule states that an image can be divided into nine equal parts by two equally-spaced horizontal lines and two equally-spaced vertical lines. The four points which I refer to as power points formed by the intersections of these lines can … Continue reading "Ruling the Animal Kingdom in Thirds"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Elephant

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When on the Kilimanjaro Safari in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, the one animal everyone riding with me which seems to bring out the most excitement, are the African Elephants. Especially, if they see the smaller ones as these two are. Two young African elephants photographed on the Kilimanjaro Safari.Nikon D7100/24-120VR, 1/500s, f/4, ISO 100, EV +0.3, … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Elephant"
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Disney Pic of the Week – Dumbo the Flying Elephant

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This week we’ll be bringing you pictures of the wildly popular Fantasyland attraction, Dumbo the Flying Elephant, where kids of all ages get to experience the joy of this delightful young pachyderm’s first flight above the Magic Kingdom. If you want to experience the magic of Disney, just check out the face of any pre-schooler … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week – Dumbo the Flying Elephant"
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Flamingo Island

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Flamingo island on the Kilimanjaro Safari.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/125s, f/14, ISO 200, EV 0, 18mm focal length Flamingo island on the Kilimanjaro Safari in Disney’s Animal Kingdom is one place on the trip I go with a wide angle focal length and small aperture to take in the picturesque view which even includes an African elephant. … Continue reading "Flamingo Island"
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International Veterinary Team Helps Swaziland Save Habitat and Care

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Aug. 5, 2009 – Led by Disney’s Animal Programs, an international coalition of veterinarians from conservation groups, zoos, universities and private industry have returned from Africa after effectively sterilizing seven bull elephants in Swaziland’s Big Game Parks. As a result of this effort, Swaziland wildlife officials will be able to better … Continue reading "International Veterinary Team Helps Swaziland Save Habitat and Care"
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Photographic Innoventions: Kilimanjaro Safari Photo Tips

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I was reading about some photographers who came back from an African safari the other day. They listed the equipment they used the most. Cameras costing thousands of dollars, lenses in the 500 to 600mm range which cost, you guessed it, thousands more. It got me to thinking about how wonderful the Kilimanjaro Safari is … Continue reading "Photographic Innoventions: Kilimanjaro Safari Photo Tips"
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