Focus on Disney World – Where in the World? #9

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This was Challenge #8: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50/18-200VR, 1/500s shutter, f4.8 The best resort pool on property, hands down, is Stormalong Bay at the Yacht and Beach Clubs. This beached pirate ship, named the Albatross, is the pool’s slide. Darn – no winners this week. I guess this … Continue reading "Focus on Disney World – Where in the World? #9"
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Light Meter: Shoot from Different Angles

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As they say, variety is the spice of life. It’s easy to “spice up” your photographs by simply taking a few minutes to walk around and shoot from different positions. You may find yourself standing on benches, crouching down or leaning over things. Sure you’ll garner strange looks from people but you’ll have the cooler … Continue reading "Light Meter: Shoot from Different Angles"
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Focus on Disney World – Composition

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Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50/18-200VR, 1/250s shutter, f5.7 Most of us take a lot of snapshots when we are on vacation – quick photos of our traveling companions standing in front of their favorite attractions. We’re happy when we catch them with their eyes open or a smile on their face. Then we … Continue reading "Focus on Disney World – Composition"
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Focus on Disney World – Where in the World? #8

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This was Challenge #7: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50/18-200VR, 1/500s shutter, f5.7 And the winner is” Marie Bertini! Marie was the first to correctly identify this photo as the Zendrum played by the Village Beatniks in Animal Kingdom. You can usually find them rocking out near the Flame Tree … Continue reading "Focus on Disney World – Where in the World? #8"
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Photographic Innoventions: Google’s Picasa

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Google’s free photo editing software, Picasa, is a simple to use way to enhance, clean up or fix your digital photographs. I have been impressed with what I have learned in the few days I have used Picasa. It has given me a way to fix some high contrast images I took during this year’s … Continue reading "Photographic Innoventions: Google’s Picasa"
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Focus on Disney World – The Little Things

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Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50/18-200, 1/500s shutter, f5.6 I happened upon this little guy having breakfast while walking on the path between Saratoga Springs and Downtown Disney. He was so intent on eating that he didn’t even mind me taking his picture. If you look really close you can see one of the … Continue reading "Focus on Disney World – The Little Things"
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Focus on Disney World – Where in the World? #7

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This was Challenge #6: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50/18-200VR, 1/60s shutter, f4.8 Many people guessed Small World for this challenge. I can see why, but it’s actually from the United Kingdom toy store in Epcot. Congratulations to Stacey Van Dyke for being the first to send in the correct … Continue reading "Focus on Disney World – Where in the World? #7"
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Photographic Innoventions: Look Up!

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The Crown and Crest store in Epcot’s United Kingdom pavilion. © Scott Thomas Photography 2007Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/15s, f/3.5, 450 ISO, +1 EV, 18mm Focal Length While “researching” family crests and name histories in the United Kingdom’s Crown and Crest store in Epcot, I suddenly remembered the old Walt Disney themepark fan’s adage, “Look Up!”. I … Continue reading "Photographic Innoventions: Look Up!"
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Focus on Disney World – Yeti Shrine

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Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50/18-200, 1/1000s shutter, f4.8 If you listen to our friends over at the WDW Today podcast, they’ll tell you that an hour or two is more than enough time to spend in the Animal Kingdom. They are exaggerating of course, but their point is that there just isn’t that … Continue reading "Focus on Disney World – Yeti Shrine"
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