Reviewing the Photography of Holiday Lights at Walt Disney World and Beyond

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To all my fellow US of A citizens, hope you all had a nice Thanksgiving. Did you put up your Christmas lights yet? Each year I like to share my past articles on how best to photograph holiday light displays at home and in a Disney themepark or resort. First, I would like to share … Continue reading "Reviewing the Photography of Holiday Lights at Walt Disney World and Beyond"
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Christmas Wish 2016

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Cinderella Castle transformed by Queen Elsa into an Ice Castle.Nikon D750/16-35VR, 1/60s, f/4, ISO 6400, EV -1.0, 16mm Focal Length. Just because I cannot see it, doesn’t mean I can’t believe it! — Jack Skellington, The Nightmare Before Christmas Wishing you and yours a Very Merry Christmas. Scott will be taking next week off to … Continue reading "Christmas Wish 2016"
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FP+ Fireworks Locations at Walt Disney World

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I photographed Illuminations and Wishes fireworks shows from FastPass+ (FP+) locations in Epcot and the Magic Kingdom on my last trip. The FP+ locations had their advantages and disadvantages which I will discuss below. Magic Kingdom Wishes photographed from the FP+ location in the Magic Kingdom.Nikon D750/Tokina 16-28mm, 10.5s, f/16, ISO 100, EV 0, 16mm … Continue reading "FP+ Fireworks Locations at Walt Disney World"
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Selective Focusing at Walt Disney World

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This is the second of three blogs about subjects being taught at the Focus on Epcot Photowalk held on Monday, February 9, 2015. Click the link for more information. Last week, I talked about Hyperfocus where everything in an image is in focus. This week is all about picking out an object and selectively focusing … Continue reading "Selective Focusing at Walt Disney World"
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Magic Kingdom Walt Disney World Construction Update

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Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos. In December I spent at week on the East Coast at Walt Disney World. If you follow my regular posts from Disneyland you know I enjoy looking at what changed and is changing around the parks. AllEars asked me to share some of the construction pictures … Continue reading "Magic Kingdom Walt Disney World Construction Update"
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Halloween at Disneyland

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Partners Statue decorated for Halloween in Disneyland.Nikon D700/Sigma 15mm, 1/320s, f/9, ISO 200, EV 0. Disneyland for Halloween was just as much fun as its Florida counterpart. Decorations were found up and down Main Street USA and throughout the Lands. Even the Partners Statue in the Hub area in front of Show White’s Castle was … Continue reading "Halloween at Disneyland"
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Being Creative with Crowds at Walt Disney World

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Here’s a fun way to approach photographing in busy tourist attractions like Walt Disney World. Be creative! Easier said than done I can hear you saying. Really, when confronted with people everywhere, start looking from different angles, get low, get high or just tilt your camera. A couple of weeks ago, I showed you how … Continue reading "Being Creative with Crowds at Walt Disney World"
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An Aperture Mantra in the All American Rose Garden

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Aperture is a strange concept when learning photography. Aperture is defined as the size of the opening in the lens that light passes through before it hits the photographic medium which, these days, is an electronic sensor at the back of the camera. Aperture is also measured in some strange language called f-stops. F-stop numbers … Continue reading "An Aperture Mantra in the All American Rose Garden"
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Deep Colored Partners Statue in the Magic Kingdom

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How does a landscape photographer get those deep colors in their photos? Is it all done in photo software? There was no such thing as photo software a couple of decades ago. So, while today’s digital photographers may use software to deepen or saturate colors, it is easier to do so right in the camera. … Continue reading "Deep Colored Partners Statue in the Magic Kingdom"
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Perspectives

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Perspective is defined as ” to look through”. For photographers, it means to look at something differently. To find new perspectives. At Walt Disney World, where people take millions of photographs each year, finding new perspectives can seem a daunting task. I look at it as finding “my” perspective and sometimes a little help can … Continue reading "Perspectives"
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