Dumbo’s Night Flight

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Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 7secs shutter, f10, ISO 200 My ride Pic of the Week was taken while whirling high above the Fantasyland crowds on Dumbo the Flying Elephant. I used an extra long shutter speed to blur the lights of Cinderella’s Carrousel as I passed by.
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Disney Pic of the Week: Horseplay

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This week’s pictorial theme is Rides. An intriguing and famous image we’ve all seen is that of Walt Disney walking through Sleeping Beauty’s Castle in Disneyland. What you see off in the distance behind him is King Arthur Carrousel, one of the park’s original attractions. Sitting in the center of Fantasyland, it draws kids and … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Horseplay"
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Hong Kong The Hub and Fantasyland

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Before entering Fantasyland, let’s start in the Hub. One of the first things you might notice is that the Partners statue (Walt & Mickey) is not present here like it is in Florida, California, and Tokyo. In Paris it’s located in the Walt Disney Studios instead of Disneyland. I don’t know if Disney has plans … Continue reading "Hong Kong The Hub and Fantasyland"
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Back from Disneyland – A Few Observations

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I’m just back from a short overnight trip to Disneyland – we went up to attend Taste – the final signature event of this year’s Food and Wine Festival. Taste was fun – I’ll have more information and pictures up later. We stayed at the Paradise Pier – the last time I stayed there was … Continue reading "Back from Disneyland – A Few Observations"
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Photographic Innoventions: Castle at Night

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Walt Disney World is magical at any time of the day but, at night, it’s extra magical. So much so that Walt Disney World resort guests are able to enjoy Extra Magic Hours or EMH in all the parks (see link for schedule and more information). It was on just such a night in the … Continue reading "Photographic Innoventions: Castle at Night"
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Photographic Innoventions: Telephoto Compression

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A camera lens which has a focal length over 100mm is considered a telephoto lens. This includes the popular zoom lenses which go over 100mm. Just like a telescope, the longer the focal length, the smaller angle of view is seen through the camera’s viewfinder. This has the effect of compressing objects at different distances … Continue reading "Photographic Innoventions: Telephoto Compression"
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Photographic Innoventions: Virtual Borders

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Cinderella’s Castle in the Magic Kingdom. © Scott Thomas Photography 2007Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/250s, f/8, 400 ISO, -0.3 EV, 80mm Focal Length This proves how popular Cinderella’s Castle really is. Just a few entries after Barrie posted about this most photographed object at Walt Disney World and here I am using this photo. I know many … Continue reading "Photographic Innoventions: Virtual Borders"
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