Photographing Birds at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Photographing birds whether at Walt Disney World or out in the wild is a challenge. While many birds at Disney’s Animal Kingdom are content to stand and be still for photographs. Others are not. If you have ever watched the Eastern Golden Weavers inside the Aviary of the Pangani Forest Exploration Trail, you know what … Continue reading "Photographing Birds at Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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A Meal Worthy of a Jedi

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Tomorrowland Terrace at Disneyland faces the stage. Guests can watch young Padawans train during the day and cover bands play at night. We tend to show treats and meals before consumption. I decided to break the cycle. Don’t get overly excited. This photos is from several years back during one of my birthday trips. The … Continue reading "A Meal Worthy of a Jedi"
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Newbie and the Geek Take Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Last Wednesday I recapped our day at Magic Kingdom. The week before that was Animal Kingdom Disney’s Hollywood Studios marked our third consecutive day in a theme park. I’m certainly accustomed to back-to-back-to-back (to-back, etc..) adventures that last from morning until night but Yoli isn’t. When I advised her on preparing for the trip, I … Continue reading "Newbie and the Geek Take Disney’s Hollywood Studios"
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Disney Pic of the Week – Disney Cruise Line

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Disney Cruise Line currently has a fleet of four ships: Wonder, Dream, Magic, and Fantasy. Sailings depart from Los Angeles, CA, Galveston, TX, Miami, FL, Port Canaveral, FL, Vancouver, British Columbia, and Barcelona, Spain. Cruises are designed to entertain every age group, singles, couples, and families alike. Broadway-quality shows, comedians, games, lounges, and athletic activities … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week – Disney Cruise Line"
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Disney Pic of the Week – Festival of the Lion King

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Elephant, warthog, giraffe, and lion impersonators gather and sit on football stadium-like seating inside a theater. Center stage fills with acrobatic monkeys, soaring birds, stilt walkers, Timon, and a “family” of talented singers. This is, Festival of the Lion King. Located in the Camp Minnie-Mickey portion of Disney’s Animal Kingdom park, the spectacular show for … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week – Festival of the Lion King"
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New Gear!

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I want to first thank everyone who followed my trip down to Walt Disney World last weekend. I tweeted over 35 photos from my iPhone and many other tweets. I hope you all enjoyed it as much as I did. What I did not tell you last week was I was bringing my new camera … Continue reading "New Gear!"
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Walt Disney World at f/2.8

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Fast lenses for digital SLR cameras have a maximum aperture of f/2.8 or bigger. Except for the Nifty-Fifty which are 50mm prime lenses at f/1.8, fast lenses are expensive. Most of the lenses in this class are considered some of the best ever made. Over the last three years, I have purchased two f/2.8 lenses … Continue reading "Walt Disney World at f/2.8"
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