Disney Pic of the Week: Bus

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Here’s a bus you don’t see anymore, in fact it’s been years since I have. Back in 2002, Epcot had a “Disney Characters on Holiday” bus. It would circle around World Showcase and periodically stop. The Characters would all get out and pose for photos and sign autographs. I have some fond memories of those … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Bus"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Bus

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Disney buses are the most used mode of transportation at Walt Disney World. They meet us at the airport, transport us to all points within the resort and go out of their way to accommodate guests from newborns to the elderly. However, I must admit, the bus pictured below was a very special one for … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Bus"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Watercraft

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One of the reasons I enjoy staying at either the Port Orleans Riverside or French Quarter Resorts is the ease of getting to Disney Springs using the water ferries on the Sassagoula River. They are a relaxing way to travel to and fro the resorts and the re-imagined shopping and entertainment complex. Memphis Miss water … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Watercraft"
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Disney Legend Marty Sklar learns that inspiration can be a two-way street

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Marty Sklar, center, poses for a photo after his presentation at the Festival of the Arts in Epcot in February. From the left are Julian Robinson, Chuck Schmidt, Marty, Janet Schmidt and Gail Robinson. [Courtesy of Gail and Julian Robinson] “One little spark, of inspiration, is at the heart, of all creation.” – Richard and … Continue reading "Disney Legend Marty Sklar learns that inspiration can be a two-way street"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Best of 2016

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As we begin 2017, Deb and I looked back and picked each other’s favorite Disney Pic of the Week photo from 2016. I really liked a lot of them but after a few years of not being at Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival, this photo of a monorail cruisng over the colorful flower beds in … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Best of 2016"
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Flower and Garden Festival Monorails

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Colorful flowers on land and water at the annual Flower and Garden Festival.Nikon D750/16-35VR, 1/125s, f/16, ISO 160, EV 0, 35mm Focal Length, Panorama. I spent a day recently at Epcot’s annual Flower and Garden Festival. I wanted to capture the beauty and color of the festival. Above, I used four photographs stitched together to … Continue reading "Flower and Garden Festival Monorails"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Red

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Colors is to Disney as air is to breathing. They go hand in hand. For the next few weeks, Deb and I are going to explore colors at Disney. Starting off with Red, I am traveling to Disney’s California Adventure and featuring the Red Car Trolly 717 on Buena Vista Street. Did you know, the … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Red"
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Ferry Service to Magic Kingdom

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You love it because it takes you to Magic Kingdom. You aren’t overly thrilled when it takes you back to the Ticket and Transportation Center. It’s a complicated relationship. Not familiar with this floating mode of transport? When you drive to the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World, you park in the lot. Then you … Continue reading "Ferry Service to Magic Kingdom"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Water Transportation

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One of the most interesting forms of transportation at Walt Disney World is the various kinds of water transports used to move guests from place to place. From the large ferries going between the Ticket & Transportion Center (TTC) and the Magic Kingdom to the smaller transports which take guests to the resorts on the … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Water Transportation"
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Walt Disney World Tram with Doors

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Animal Kingdom parking lot tram waitng to pick up guests.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/320s, f/9, ISO 200, EV +0.3, 100mm focal length. A few years ago, Walt Disney World parking lot trams were updated to include doors. I saw the doors as a nice safety feature and often wondered why they had not added them sooner. The … Continue reading "Walt Disney World Tram with Doors"
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