Walt Disney World 373 Disneyland 1: Part II

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This is the second installment regarding my first trip to Disneyland. I want to concentrate on my attraction experience. Because of time constraints and a little something called the Disneyland Half Marathon, I had to make some choices and thus was able to experience only about two dozen of the almost 80 attractions waiting for … Continue reading "Walt Disney World 373 Disneyland 1: Part II"
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Walt Disney World 373 to Disneyland 1: Part I

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I’m back and overwhelmed by all the messages I have received wishing me good luck on the Disneyland Half Marathon and my first trip to the Disneyland Resort. Some of you were planning your first trip to Anaheim as well and mentioned how you were looking forward to hearing my thoughts and impressions from my … Continue reading "Walt Disney World 373 to Disneyland 1: Part I"
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Disney World: What’s New, What’s Next April 21, 2011

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On April 21, we went to Magic Kingdom and Downtown Disney. A lot of changes had been made in since we were at Disney World the last time. These banners had been added to Town Square Theater: The scrims on the Confectionery had been partially rolled up and it’s looking great! Easter displays were in … Continue reading "Disney World: What’s New, What’s Next April 21, 2011"
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WORLD PREMIERE CELEBRATION FOR DISNEY’S “PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES” WILL BENEFIT BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA

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STAR-STUDDED EVENT AT DISNEYLAND ON MAY 7TH MARKS FIRST-EVER 3D OUTDOOR PREMIERE BURBANK, Calif. (April 5, 2011) -The Walt Disney Company is donating proceeds from the highly anticipated World Premiere of Walt Disney Pictures/Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” to Boys & Girls Clubs of America, it was announced today by … Continue reading "WORLD PREMIERE CELEBRATION FOR DISNEY’S “PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES” WILL BENEFIT BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA"
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Thar Be a New Pirate Approaching at Walt Disney World

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Originally posted on the Disney Parks Blog Heads up pirate fans – we’re happy to break the news that a new scalawag will land at Magic Kingdom Park in time for the May 20 opening of “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.” The new pirate will be Angelica, who is portrayed by actress Penelope … Continue reading "Thar Be a New Pirate Approaching at Walt Disney World"
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The Most Popular Pirate of the Caribbean

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An audio-animatronic Captain Jack Sparrow eyes the key and treasure map of a drunken pirate in a scene from the Pirates of the Caribbean ride.Nikon D700/50mm, 1/60s, f/1.8, ISO 6400, EV +0.7. An audio-animatronic Captain Jack Sparrow eyes the key and treasure map of a drunken pirate in a scene from the Pirates of the … Continue reading "The Most Popular Pirate of the Caribbean"
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Disney Pic of the Week – Clocks

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I suggest we dedicate our Disney Pic of the Week – Clocks photos to Flava Flav. Good luck wearing this clock, booooyyyyyyy. This clock tower at the Pirates of the Caribbean rises high over Adventureland in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. When it’s time to change then it’s time to change. Excuse me. … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week – Clocks"
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Nifty-Fifty

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The definition of a Nifty-Fifty is an inexpensive 50mm prime lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.8. The Nikon 50mm f/1.8 and Canon 50mm f/1.8 both come in at under $140 and work on most Nikon and Canon digital SLR cameras. Most other camera systems have this focal length in a prime lens also. A … Continue reading "Nifty-Fifty"
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Thar She Blows!

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Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR lens, 2.5s shutter, f11 I’m sure most everyone recognizes this boney fellow. Perched high atop the sign for the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction in Adventureland, this long-gone swashbuckler keeps an eye out for possible riches to be had. In fact, he has two eyes out!
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