IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth to Be Replaced by All-New Show in 2019!

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Walt Disney World has announced that after nearly 20 years, "IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth" will end its run in the second half of next year. "IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth" is planned to run until the end of summer 2019. It debuted in October 1999 as part of the Walt Disney World Millennium Celebration. The Disney Parks Live Entertainment team is currently creating a new show that will debut immediately following the conclusion of "IllumiNations," to continue the tradition of nightly entertainment on World Showcase Lagoon.
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On the Edge of Mission: Space

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How many times have you gotten home or back to your resort room and, when going through your photos, you find distractions around the edges? I used to have a lot until I trained myself to see the around the edges before pressing the shutter button down. Here’s an example of what I mean. I … Continue reading "On the Edge of Mission: Space"
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Hidden Mickeys in Epcot and Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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One of my favorite Hidden Mickeys over the years was the three-rock classic Mickey in the Japan Pavilion. You could find it at the right side of the pavilion, in a clearing in the plants along the right side of the walkway to the Mitsukoshi store. I was dismayed when this great image disappeared over … Continue reading "Hidden Mickeys in Epcot and Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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New Adventures at Mission: Space Start August 13 at Epcot

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UPDATE: Mission: Space will “relaunch” on August 13, 2017! In addition, younger astronauts can now ride — the height restriction will be changed for the Green Mission side with the addition of new X-2 booster seats allowing children 40″-44” to ride. Mission: Space opened at Epcot in 2003, allowing space adventurers to become navigators, pilots, … Continue reading "New Adventures at Mission: Space Start August 13 at Epcot"
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Geometrics at Epcot

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An image having a strong organization of shapes and forms, which is essentially the geometric elements of the photo, will create a strong composition. When I think Disney and geometric elements, I think Epcot’s Future World. The architecture of the pavilions use many geometric shpapes starting with the triangles on Spaceship Earth. In fact there … Continue reading "Geometrics at Epcot"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Mission Space

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I’m the first to admit I am not a fan. I wanted to be! I always dreamed of going into space as a kid growing up with Mercury, Gemini and Apollo. I will say Mission Space allowed me to experience a rocket launch but that’s about it. The rest is a blur. Here’s a nod … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Mission Space"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Mission: SPACE

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With clouds above, I used a set of 5 photographs from -2EV to +2EV to create a High Dynamic Range (HDR) image of Mission: SPACE in Epcot’s Future World. Mission: SPACE pavilion in Epcot’s Future World in HDR.Nikon D750/16-35VR, f/16, ISO 220, EV 0, 19mm Focal Length, HDR Image. Deb will be here tomorrow to … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Mission: SPACE"
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