Walt Disney World Railroad “In Residence” at Magic Kingdom’s Train Station

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This week we heard the last of the familiar train whistles for a while as the Walt Disney Railroad temporarily suspended operations while construction on the new Tron attraction nears the railroad tracks in Disney World's Magic Kingdom. Find out how you can get up close to the train while it is not running, and see photos of how Tron construction is impacting other Magic Kingdom attractions here.
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Get Close to the Magic Kingdom Train Station

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If you have followed me over the years here, you know I have recurring advice for photographers whether they are just starting out or have doing it for years. One theme is to get in close to your subject(s). Now, you may counter it is not always a good thing if you are trying to … Continue reading "Get Close to the Magic Kingdom Train Station"
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Be Prepared for Disney Photography

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The old motto of Be Prepared is especially appropriate for us Disney park vacationers. You never know when you will walk around a corner and see a great photo opportunity. For walking around the parks, I try to keep my camera at the ready with a good starting setup. I call it Zeroing Out My … Continue reading "Be Prepared for Disney Photography"
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Hidden Mickeys in and near the Magic Kingdom

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The quest for Hidden Mickeys is ongoing – I hope it never ends! Folks continue to spot new images, like this one from the M. Mouse Mercantile shop in the Grand Floridian Resort. Behind the check-out counter, a classic Hidden Mickey is on the right lower edge of a picture frame. I wonder if this … Continue reading "Hidden Mickeys in and near the Magic Kingdom"
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Main Street U.S.A. Rooftops

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I am forever looking for new angles from which to photograph places like Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom that have been photographed millions of times before my arrival. If only I could gain access to upper levels, both inside and outside. How great it would be to sit in the camp and watch Jungle Cruise … Continue reading "Main Street U.S.A. Rooftops"
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Photographing Festival of Fantasy Parade – Part 1

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When photographs of Disney’s Festival of Fantasy Parade at the Magic Kingdom first started to appear, I knew I would be photographing it from a couple of different locations. Each float in the parade is tall. In fact, they are the tallest floats I have ever seen come down Main Street USA. The floats are … Continue reading "Photographing Festival of Fantasy Parade – Part 1"
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Where in the World #330

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To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt’s Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Now for the toughie Challenge: And here’s the answer: Copyright © Erin Blackwell Except it wasn’t so tough for you who … Continue reading "Where in the World #330"
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