Disney Pic of the Week: Future World

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I first visited Epcot’s Future World a year after it opened. EPCOT Center, as it was known then, had its critics but I was not one of them. I remember watching when Walt Disney introduced the Florida Project to the world a few months before his death. I still had the heart of the 7 … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Future World"
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Reflective Disney

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Reflections at Walt Disney World can be found in mirrors, windows, metal surfaces and in the rivers, lakes, fountains with still water. When using a reflective surface make sure you are not in the photo (unless your intention is to make a self portrait), watch for distortions and over exposed areas. It is hard to … Continue reading "Reflective Disney"
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Fountain Mice

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Low angle of the Cinderella water fountain in the Fantasyland.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/30s, f/4, ISO 400, EV +0.3, 28mm Focal Length I returned to the Cinderella Fountain in the courtyard behind Cinderella Castle for my Disney Pic of the Week on From Below. In previous photos of this fountain I showed you how to put a … Continue reading "Fountain Mice"
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Zeroing Out

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Ever get to the Magic Kingdom and your family rushes up to get their photo taken in front of the Main Street Train Station. You snap a few shots and head into the park. You are half-way down Main Street USA when you take a peek at the photos and they are all overexposed. We … Continue reading "Zeroing Out"
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Refections of China

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China’s Temple of Heaven and reflection.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1s, f/16, 200 ISO, +0 EV, 18mm Focal Length Epcot’s China pavilion features it’s own Temple of Heaven complex with the three-tiered, circular Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest is a one-half scale reproduction of its counterpart inside the Temple of Heaven complex near Beijing. Many of its … Continue reading "Refections of China"
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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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Using a Tripod at WDW

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Hollywood Studios Entrance.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 30s, f/16, ISO 200, +0.3 EV, 170mm Focal length, Tripod I have never carried a tripod into a Walt Disney World park until my last trip. I thought it would be too much trouble and a bother. However, if you plan ahead, it can be done without too much disruption to … Continue reading "Using a Tripod at WDW"
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Dream Reflection

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Racing along Tomorrowland Indy Speedway.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/15s, f/3.5, 1100 ISO, 0 EV, 18mm Focal Length I had to wait until my last night before leaving to come home for this photo of Cinderella Castle being reflected in the moat. The days before were so windy there was too much water movement for the photograph I … Continue reading "Dream Reflection"
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