Don’t Stand when Photographing at Walt Disney World

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Hey, listen up! Don’t stand when photographing if you want to take unique and different photographs at Walt Disney World or anywhere else. I will say most of the photos we take we are standing and it shows. They are not as interesting as there are so many of the same everywhere you look online, … Continue reading "Don’t Stand when Photographing at Walt Disney World"
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Disney Pic of the Week: 1980s

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Mural seen in the queue as guests wait to ride the Maelstrom in Norway.Nikon D70/50mm, 1/20s, f/2.5, ISO 1600, EV +1. While I visited Walt Disney World many time during the 1980’s, I did not get a digital SLR camera until 2005. For my 1980’s photo, I found something I photographed in 2009 which was … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: 1980s"
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Looking Down at Walt Disney World

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If you are a Walt Disney World veteran, you know when walking around the resort to look up and down and all around as Imagineers have placed details in all directions. This week I want to point out a couple of details you would miss if you did not look down. In Norway, you no … Continue reading "Looking Down at Walt Disney World"
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Questionable Hidden Mickeys around Walt Disney World

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In Disney parks everywhere, new attractions bring new images to ponder, and fresh images pop up sometimes in established areas. Or maybe no one has spotted them before? Remember, Disney usually doesn’t notify us when new Hidden Mickeys are created. In Epcot’s Norway, consider the following two images. The first is in The Wandering Reindeer … Continue reading "Questionable Hidden Mickeys around Walt Disney World"
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Photographic Patience at Walt Disney World

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I covered this week’s theme on Patience before in a blog post entitled, “Play the Waiting Game at Walt Disney World” back in 2013. In it, I talked about waiting until I got a people free photo opportunity. This week I talk about another kind of patience. The kind we all face being a photographer … Continue reading "Photographic Patience at Walt Disney World"
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Shopping Around Epcot’s World Showcase

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Shopping in Epcot’s World Showcase pavilions can be a lot of fun and very expensive. I prefer to “shop by camera” and to record items I find during my visits as the merchandise changes over time. For instance, upon leaving the Frozen Ever After ride and entering Puffin’s Roost shop in Epcot’s World Showcase Norway … Continue reading "Shopping Around Epcot’s World Showcase"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Goodbye to 2015

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As the Norway pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase prepares for Frozen Ever After, we bid goodbye to the Maelstrom boat ride through Norway’s lore, wildlife and off shore oil platforms. Before boarding the longboats, the queue was overlooked by huge murals giving a preview of the ride’s scenes. Mural in the queue to ride the … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Goodbye to 2015"
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