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Two Ways to Cope with White Balance Challenges at the Grand Floridian Resort

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Last week I announced the 2018 AllEars.Net Picture This! Resort Christmas Tree Photo Tour where we will be visiting two resorts that are not easy to photograph because of the lighting. Now, our eyes and brain tend to “fix” this for us, but our cameras — from digital to phones — need help. To help, … Continue reading "Two Ways to Cope with White Balance Challenges at the Grand Floridian Resort"
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Walt Disney World Resort Christmas Trees

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There is so much going on during the Holiday Season at Walt Disney World. Each park is decorated for the season and special events, shows and entertainment abound. It can get a bit crazy trying to take it all in. I often suggest to friends who seem a bit overwhelemed by it all, to get … Continue reading "Walt Disney World Resort Christmas Trees"
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Disney Pic of the Week: 1990s

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Black and White photo of the Tower of Terror’s lobby in the Disney/MGM Studios.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/15s, f/3.5, ISO 1600, EV -0.6, 18mm Focal Length. The old Disney/MGM Studios arrived on May 1st, 1989. My favorite attraction/ride in this park did not arrive until 1994. The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror was an instant hit with … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: 1990s"
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Disney Pic of the Week: The Disney Magic

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When I started vacationing on the Disney Cruise Line, it was on the Disney Dream which is much larger than the Disney Magic. When I first walked onto the Magic, the size of the lobby looked small. I will say after a few hours, I didn’t notice and enjoyed the Magic for the unique cruise … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: The Disney Magic"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Wilderness Lodge Lobby

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Disney never plans anything without a backstory. Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is full of stories about the American West. Each of the two large totem poles in the lobby tell a tale from Native American lore. The one pictured below is the Raven totem. The Raven totem pole in Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort.Nikon D700/Tokina 11-16mm, 1/25s, … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Wilderness Lodge Lobby"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Contemporary Lobby

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Back in 1971 when Walt Disney World opened, Disney’s Contemporary Resort was the signature place to stay. It was ultra-modern and futuristic. The lobby reflected its theme with the use of clean lines and a minimalist style. During the first decade of the 21st century, the resort went through some renovations including the addition of … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Contemporary Lobby"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Grand Floridian Lobby

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Depending on the time of year, my senses come come alive in the lobby at the Grand Floridian. From the smell and taste of fresh gingerbread, to looking up at the beautiful ceilings, to listening to wonderful music. If you happen by on select evenings, there is a piano player in the lobby. I always … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Grand Floridian Lobby"
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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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