Photographing Fireworks – Part 1

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Before I left for Walt Disney World a couple of weeks ago, I asked if there was anything you would like me to cover. I got an inquiry about how to photograph the firework shows at the Magic Kingdom. As luck would have it, I saw two different ones: HalloWishes (which I’ll cover this week) … Continue reading "Photographing Fireworks – Part 1"
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August Disney World Calendar

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This month I’m sharing a photo from Wishes in the Magic Kingdom. This was one of my first successful fireworks photos. I’ve always liked how the wind made the streaks of light look like feathers. I hope you like it too. You will need to have Adobe Reader on your computer to download the calendar(s). … Continue reading "August Disney World Calendar"
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My Flickr Project Part III

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Hope you have enjoyed this series on how I used flickr, the popular Internet photo sharing community website, to improve my Disney photography. This is the last one for now. I am sure I will re-visit this concept in the future. It was both fun and extremely challenging. Especially this set of photos. Matt Pasant … Continue reading "My Flickr Project Part III"
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Where in the World #96

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This was Challenge #95: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR, 2.4s shutter, f/11 Ok, that was an easy one! The Partners statue in front of Cinderella’s Castle is a pretty recognizable image. This was taken during Hallowishes at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. As promised, I updated last … Continue reading "Where in the World #96"
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Icons and Settings: The New Breed

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Last week I went over the most commonly found species of camera settings and their accompaning icons. This time I’ll navigate you through those found in the deep dark jungles of digital point and shoots and in alphabetical order no less!. Get your penlights ready. Backlighting – When your subject is standing in front of … Continue reading "Icons and Settings: The New Breed"
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WDW Passholder Fireworks Events

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Guest blogger Cedric Ching is back this time with a report on the Annual Passholder Fireworks Events at Walt Disney World on June 20, 2009. Last Saturday (June 20, 2009), there were two WDW Passholder Events — “A Blast With Brad”, a fireworks demonstration at Disney’s Wide World of Sports, followed by “Wishes! and More”, … Continue reading "WDW Passholder Fireworks Events"
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Disneyland Press Event – Celebrate Today

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Deb Koma and I attended the Celebrate Today press event at the Disneyland Resort today. The press event featured the many new and upcoming events at Disneyland this spring and summer. It was a very busy day, so we’ll just hit the highlights for now, with more details later. We started our morning with three … Continue reading "Disneyland Press Event – Celebrate Today"
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Photographing Disney Live Shows

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Timing is everything. To the performers in the various Disney live shows, everything must be rehearsed and the timing of each minute has to be perfected. For us guests, who may have never seen a show like Dream Along with Mickey which is performed several times a day in the Magic Kingdom in front of … Continue reading "Photographing Disney Live Shows"
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Wishes

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Cinderella’s Castle during a performance of Wishes .Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/15s, f/3.5, ISO 200, 18mm Focal Length In reviewing all my digital photos of fireworks at Walt Disney World, I didn’t have many to go over. I keep saying I’m going to bring a tripod one of these days. On my last trip, I used a … Continue reading "Wishes"
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Disney Pic of the Week – Fireworks

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The theme for this week’s Pic of the Week is Fireworks! The fireworks shows in Disney parks are truly spectacular events. This week, Lisa, Scott and I will be sharing some of our favorite photos from the breathtaking fireworks displays that Disney produces. Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 2.4s shutter, f11 This … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week – Fireworks"
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