Photographing Flowers and Gardens

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Dragon topiary in front of the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest in the China pavilion at Epcot.Nikon D750/16-35VR, 1/125s, f/16, ISO 200, EV 0, 25mm Focal Length. This year’s Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot is currently going on. I am not much of a flower photographer by my own admission. In fact, a … Continue reading "Photographing Flowers and Gardens"
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Photographing Pandora Details in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Touring Pandora – The World of Avatar in Disney’s Animal Kingdom you certainly feel like you are in a different place. Sounds and sights are similar but different. There is a mix of real and imagined flora and fauna found throughout the “moon”. Details are fun to find the first few times one gets to … Continue reading "Photographing Pandora Details in Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Pandora Detail

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The first thing that tells you, you are now on the world of Pandora when walking from Discovery Island in Disney’s Animal Kingdom are the sounds which suddenly hit you. The second thing is the exotic looking vegetation and flowers. Disney made the most of a small area with trails which weave in and around … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Pandora Detail"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Gardeners

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This week’s theme was to focus attention to all those wonderful Gardeners who keep Walt Disney World looking colorful and lush from the resorts to the themeparks and the roadways in between. I did not find any photos of them in my archives nor did I locate any on my last trip. Instead, I will … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Gardeners"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Grand Floridian Lobby

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When you step into Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort lobby, it is like taking a step back in time to the elegance of Victorian era Florida resorts from the late 19th century. You may hear the sounds of an orchestra playing from a balcony overlooking the lobby adding to the timelessness of the resort. Details abound … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Grand Floridian Lobby"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Flower and Garden Festival

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Each year’s Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot features a different display in front of Spaceship Earth. in 2016, Daisy Duck was part of the display with her own vegetable stand. Daisy Duck’s vegetable stand in front of Spaceship Earth.Nikon D750/16-35VR, 1/125s, f/4, ISO 280, EV 0, 16mm Focal Length, Intensify CK. Deb will show … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Flower and Garden Festival"
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More Topiaries from Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival

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This week’s Disney Pic of the Week theme was Topiaries. A topiary is a shrubs or trees clipped into ornamental shapes. Disney landscape artists have been using topiaries since the early 1960’s at Disneyland. The annual Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot gives these artists a larger venue to show, astound and thrill Walt Disney … Continue reading "More Topiaries from Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Topiaries

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Each year during the annual Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot, Disney brings out many topiaries to decorate both Future World and World Showcase. The topiaries come in many sizes from very small to extremely large like the Dragon I photographed in Epcot’s China pavilion in front of the scaled replica of the Hall of … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Topiaries"
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