Disney Pic of the Week: Port Canaveral

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I am going on a Disney Cruise this month so, to celebrate, I will be sharing photos from previous cruises each week. Cruise ships leaving Port Canaveral before the Disney Dream.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/400s, f/11, ISO 200, EV 0, 200mm Focal Length. On this cruise back in 2014, the Disney Dream was the last boat out … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Port Canaveral"
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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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Watch Your Edges at Walt Disney World

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Many new photographers make a common mistake of concentrating on their subject and not looking around the subject. Especially the edges of the frame. It is very easy to overlook objects and people creeping in from the sides, top and bottom of a camera’s viewfinder edges. Below is a photo of Spaceship Earth on a … Continue reading "Watch Your Edges at Walt Disney World"
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Photographing While Riding at Walt Disney World

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One of the hot topics I get asked about a lot is photographing while on a ride at Disney themeparks. There is an easy way and a harder way which I will be talking about and giving examples. First, let me stress the importance of securing your camera while on rides. Whether you are taking … Continue reading "Photographing While Riding at Walt Disney World"
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Editing a Dinosaur in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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You walk up to the Dinosaur attraction in Disney’s Animal Kingdom with your camera and carefully compose a photo by getting in close to the statue of Aladar. You move around until Aladar is looking into the frame adding interest. It is a bright, sunny day but your eyes see all the details and colors. … Continue reading "Editing a Dinosaur in Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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Easy Enhancements for Digital Photos

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There are plenty of reasons as to why photographers do post-production work on digital images. For instance, a shadow may have been so dark that detail was lost or someone’s arm crept into the frame and needed to be cropped out. Simple adjustments like these were made in the darkroom by dodging the print or … Continue reading "Easy Enhancements for Digital Photos"
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Cropping Photos, Again

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Editing photos is common, especially cropping out excess space. Rather than re-write the lesson, I’m re-posting it for anyone who missed it the first time. I lied, I’m just posting the link. Cropping Photos with Character: Starring Glo Ignore the meet and greet info at the bottom, it’s from two years ago. Come on over … Continue reading "Cropping Photos, Again"
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Disney Abstract Photography in Blue

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A brief reminder that one last blog showcasing your photos from the Black and White Challenge will post in a few weeks. Get your images in now to make the cutoff of Friday, December 21st. You can find the details and links about the challenge and get in on the action. It seems that I … Continue reading "Disney Abstract Photography in Blue"
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Hotel du Canada

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Oh, Canada, I like visiting you in Florida but I’d prefer to visit you in person. Plus, you’re much closer to me than Florida is. Hotel du Canada is the big building you see from afar. Too bad you can’t go inside the “hotel”. Honestly, I don’t even know if the building is used for … Continue reading "Hotel du Canada"
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