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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Expanded Fireworks Illuminate Walt Disney World Resort During New Year’s Celebration

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — A kaleidoscope of colors and elaborate light displays will decorate the skies on the final night of 2008 at Walt Disney World Resort. Dazzling fireworks showers, live entertainment and extended park hours throughout the Vacation Kingdom on Dec. 31 make it a popular spot to ring in the new year. … Continue reading "Expanded Fireworks Illuminate Walt Disney World Resort During New Year’s Celebration"
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M is for Manual Control

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Don’t get nervous. Manual mode is NOT a mythical mode only for the professional photographer. Manual mode lets you have more control over exposure using your ability to change aperture, shutter speed, and ISO to create a good photograph. The link I will give you at the end of today’s article will describe in detail … Continue reading "M is for Manual Control"
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July Disney Calendar

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If you read my December 25, 2007 blog, you know that my holiday gift to you is that each month I will post a photo calendar page that you can print out and use at home or work during 2008. Here’s an unusual shot of Illuminations from inside the China Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase. … Continue reading "July Disney Calendar"
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Focus on Disney World – A Holiday Gift

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Season’s Greetings! I hope everyone is having a wonderful time with your loved ones. I have a gift to share. I hope you like it. The gift is a monthly calendar for the new year. Each month I will post a photo calendar page for the next month that you can print out and use … Continue reading "Focus on Disney World – A Holiday Gift"
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