Disney Pic of the Week: Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

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Riding the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.Nikon D700/Sigma 15mm Fisheye, 1/125s, f/4.5, ISO 200, EV 0. This week’s photo is a Public Service Announcement to all those people who have never ridden the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Disney’s Hollywood Studios for various reasons. This is what it looks like … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Twilight Zone Tower of Terror"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster

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Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster vehicle is launched on its journey to the Aerosmith concert.Nikon D750/Sigma 15mm Fisheye, 1/30s, f/2.8, ISO 6400, EV 0. I have shown various launches of the Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith at Disney’s Hollywood Studios over the years but never from the prospective of a Fisheye lens. This is my … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster"
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Composing Photographs at Walt Disney World

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This week I am going to show you three photos taken at Walt Disney World and discuss them. I will share the equipment used, how I did it and why. The “why” here in the first photo is easy to explain. I was waiting for my family to check-in at the Port Orleans-Riverside Resort. I … Continue reading "Composing Photographs at Walt Disney World"
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Exploring Travel Photography at Epcot’s World Showcase

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Trash can with the World Showcase emblem in Epcot.Nikon D750/Sigma 15m Fisheye, 1/125s, f/16, ISO 450, EV 0. Epcot’s World Showcase is the closet to one of the original Epcot concepts of being a world exposition which features countries from all over the world. Each country pavilion features its architecture, people, food and music. As … Continue reading "Exploring Travel Photography at Epcot’s World Showcase"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Star Tours

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The anticipation as you watch the pre-boarding video at Star Tours in Disney’s Hollywood Studios in waiting for the doors to open gets your adrenaline pumping. You wonder which sequences will be shown and who will be the Rebel spy the Empire will be looking for. Maybe it will be you! Doors open to a … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Star Tours"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Epcot Landscape

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Okay, I cheated this week for Epcot’s Landscape Photography photo. Yes, I choose this photo from The Land’s Soarin’ Around the World presentation using the widest lens I own, a 15mm Fisheye lens. Soarin’ Around the World in The Land pavilion.Nikon D750/Sigma 15mm Fisheye, 1/125s, f/2.8, ISO 6400, EV 0. The characteristics of a Fisheye … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Epcot Landscape"
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Test Track Zoom Zoom at Epcot

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Riding Test Track in Epcot’s Future World.Nikon D750/Sigma 15mm Fisheye, 1.3s, f/8, ISO 6400, EV 0. Life for Scott lately has been zooming by so he is taking a break the next two weeks. He will be back soon to share more photography tips for and from Disney.
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Disney Pic of the Week: Epcot at Night

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Night time in any Walt Disney World park or resort is magical. Use of lighting and shadows enhances the architecture’s colors and shapes. The Morocco pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase is beautiful at night. The patterns found on the fountains and in the buildings is hard to pass up photographing them. The lighting after dark … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Epcot at Night"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Universe of Energy

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Back when Epcot first opened in 1982, the concept of using solar panels to produce electricity was still a new and expensive proposition. The Universe of Energy’s roof is filled with such panels which partially power the huge vehicles filled with guests through the attraction teaching when, where, how and what energy is. Universe of … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Universe of Energy"
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Fisheye Awakening at Epcot

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Lately, when I want to use a prime lens these days at Walt Disney World, I put the Sigma 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye lens on my full-frame digital SLR. A Nikon D750 in my case. This is the third time I have featured this lens on the blog. Let’s get started. Spaceship Earth is my Cinderella … Continue reading "Fisheye Awakening at Epcot"
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