“Happily Ever After” Fireworks and Projection Spectacular Launches May 12 at Magic Kingdom

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Feb 9, 2017) — It’s no secret that every ‘once upon a time’ story ends with ‘happily ever after.’ Beginning May 12, Walt Disney World Resort guests will discover just how magical and emotional that fairy tale ending can be with the newest, most breathtaking fireworks show in the history of … Continue reading "“Happily Ever After” Fireworks and Projection Spectacular Launches May 12 at Magic Kingdom"
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‘Remember… Dreams Come True’ Returns to Disneyland February 3

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The fireworks spectacular "Remember... Dreams Come True" will return to regular weekend performances at Disneyland on February 3, 2017. Initially presented as the evening highlight of the 50th anniversary of Disneyland Resort in 2005, "Remember... Dreams Come True" features Tinker Bell's flight, brilliant fireworks, soaring music, dazzling special effects and an amazing journey through the various lands of Disneyland with archival audio tracks, favorite songs and familiar phrases from some of the park's most popular attractions, past and present.
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Holiday Wishes from Main Street USA

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Before the Once Upon A Christmastime Parade, I photographed Holiday Wishes from the same location. I used the Bulb Technique described in this post: Photographing Fireworks. This is a test shot to line up Cinderella Castle down Main Street USA. Cinderella Castle at the end of Main Street USA in Ice Lights.Nikon D750/16-35VR, 30s, f/11, … Continue reading "Holiday Wishes from Main Street USA"
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Highway in the Sky Dine-Around Launches Dec. 2 at Walt Disney World Resort

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The new Highway in the Sky Dine-Around will give guests priority boarding on the monorail for a progressive dining journey around the circuit between Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, Disney's Polynesian Village Resort and Disney's Contemporary Resort. Highway in the Sky Dine-Around is offered Tuesday, Friday and Sunday beginning December 2. Reservations open November 29. (No dine-around between Dec. 18 and Jan. 3). Cost is $150 plus tax and gratuity. Valet parking is included. For reservations, 407-WDW-DINE.
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Bibbity Bobbity Boo…Crane Be Gone!

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A while back I was complaining about a maintenance crane being used on my recent trip to the Magic Kingdom. I mentioned I could remove the crane using software. This does take added time so I do not like to do it often. Later in the day, I caught the end of the new Mickey’s … Continue reading "Bibbity Bobbity Boo…Crane Be Gone!"
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New Holiday Show Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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An all-new nighttime spectacular, "Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!," premieres at Disney's Hollywood Studios Nov. 14. On, above and around the Chinese Theater are state-of-the-art projections, special effects, fireworks and even snow. Adding to the immersive experience is a new musical score featuring familiar holiday tunes with an original twist. Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! will run from Nov. 14 to Dec. 31.
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Photographing Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular

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I had a plan in mind when I thought about photographing the new night show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular is a fabulous show mixing projections on the Great Movie Ride and fireworks. The problem lies in the word “mix”. The projections seldom are still long enough to mix them with … Continue reading "Photographing Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular"
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Be Prepared for Disney Photography

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The old motto of Be Prepared is especially appropriate for us Disney park vacationers. You never know when you will walk around a corner and see a great photo opportunity. For walking around the parks, I try to keep my camera at the ready with a good starting setup. I call it Zeroing Out My … Continue reading "Be Prepared for Disney Photography"
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Purple Wishes over Cinderella Castle

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Purples hues during Wishes over Cinderella Castle.Nikon D750/Tokina 16-28mm, 5.4s, f/16, ISO 100, EV 0, 16mm Focal Length, tripod, remote shutter release. Scott is still on his Stay-cation this week but will be back next week with more on Disney Photography. He hopes you enjoy this purple hued photo of Wishes over Cinderella Castle in … Continue reading "Purple Wishes over Cinderella Castle"
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