Scott's "Photographic Innoventions" blog focuses on intermediate to advanced photography concepts and techniques relevant for Point and Shoot and Digital SLR cameras.


Yeti Shrine

Disney Pic of the Week: Shrine to the Mountain Protector

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The Yeti Shrine in Disney’s Animal Kingdom is a popular place to photograph and to get photographed. Here I focused primarily on the shrine itself with Expedition EVEREST in the background. Most of the day, the Yeti figure in the shrine is in shadow. I opened the shadow up with a Radial Filter in Lightroom … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Shrine to the Mountain Protector"
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Bongo Pattern at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Pattern and Repetition at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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To make images more interesting and creative, look for patterns and repetition in the world around you. This is what I did on a recent visit to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Ever notice the bamboo groves when riding on one of the Kilimanjaro Safari safari jeeps? Zooming in on a stand of bamboo shows patterns of … Continue reading "Pattern and Repetition at Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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Strolling on Hollywood Blvd

Disney Pic of the Week: Hollywood Blvd.

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People strolling up and down Hollywood Blvd. in Disney’s Hollywood Studios during the Christmas Holiday. I really do like this view now that the big Mickey’s Sorcerer Hat has been removed. Looks much more natural to me. Just want to point out that this photo was taken in early December of 2019 before COVID-19 restrictions … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Hollywood Blvd."
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X-Wing Apertures at Galaxy's Edge

Edge of Apertures in Galaxy’s Edge

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I entered the Black Spire Outpost on the Planet Batuu inside Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios armed, not with a blaster, but my trusty Nifty-Fifty lens attached to a Nikon D750 digital SLR camera. A Nifty-Fifty is a 50mm f/1.8 prime lens. Such lenses are affordable and great for learning photography basics. One such … Continue reading "Edge of Apertures in Galaxy’s Edge"
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50th Anniversary Cinderella Castle

Cinderella Castle Through the Years

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Just like with Spaceship Earth, I have been photographing Cinderella Castle in the Magic Kingdom since my first trip to Walt Disney World back in 1983. For my first few trips, my photographic equipment was not much to talk about. Everything was shot on film or slides until 2004 when I used a digital camera,  … Continue reading "Cinderella Castle Through the Years"
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Saratoga Springs Resort Treehouse Villa

Disney Pic of the Week: Treehouse Villa

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While riding on a Sassagoula River Ferry Boat between Disney Springs and the Port Orleans Resorts, you pass by some of the Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa Treehouse Villas. The Treehouse Villas was featured as one of The Craziest Places You Can Stay at Walt Disney World. Someday I would like to spend a few … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Treehouse Villa"
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BB-8 in Rise of the Resistance

New Experiences and Photo Opportunities at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Walt Disney World is always changing and evolving. While I do not enjoy saying goodbye to a cherished ride or attraction, for the most part, I have liked the new ones the Imagineers have replaced them with. Case in point is the new Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway inside the Chinese Theatre at the end … Continue reading "New Experiences and Photo Opportunities at Disney’s Hollywood Studios"
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Character Boat

Disney Pic of the Week: Character Cavalcade Boat

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Finishing up the month of characters at Walt Disney World with the newest way Disney is presenting the characters to the guests during this time of COVID-19. The Character Cavalcades have been well received at all the parks. At Disney’s Animal Kingdom, they found the most unique way of all the cavalcades by using the … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Character Cavalcade Boat"
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Character Cavalcade Mickey Mouse

How to Get Great Photos of the Character Cavalcades at Walt Disney World

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Currently, the only way you can see and photograph Disney characters at Walt Disney World is during the many Character Cavalcades at each of the themeparks. The Character Cavalcades come out randomly during each of the park’s operating hours. With the reduced attendance in the parks, once you see a Character Cavalcade coming towards you, … Continue reading "How to Get Great Photos of the Character Cavalcades at Walt Disney World"
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