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


Galaxy's Edge Ronto Roasters

Galaxy’s Edge Food and Beverage Locations

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A new land at Walt Disney World means new places to eat and drink. Galaxy’s Edge in Disney’s Hollywood Studios has some very unique and out of this world locations. To capture the detail of Ronto Roasters I found an out of the way place to set up my tripod. I took a set of five photos … Continue reading "Galaxy’s Edge Food and Beverage Locations"
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Expedition EVEREST Landscape

Disney Pic of the Week: Landscape

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I have shared this view of Expedition EVEREST in Disney’s Animal Kingdom before. Last December, as I walked over the bridge to Africa from Discovery Island, I noticed the late afternoon sunlight with high wispy clouds overhead and stopped to photograph. Photographing the same scene at different times of day and year can yield many looks. … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Landscape"
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Portraiture in the Magic Kingdom

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When traveling with friends, family or just your significant other at Walt Disney World, we all like to take portraits. The first task is to find a good background for the portrait. Luckily, you can find the all over Walt Disney World. For instance, in the Magic Kingdom, I found just outside the entrance to Adventureland this Tiki … Continue reading "Portraiture in the Magic Kingdom"
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Harambe Village Acrobat Performer

Disney Pic of the Week: People

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A Disney park like Disney’s Animal Kingdom is not alive without the People who work there to provide services and entertainment. Cast members bring the parks and resorts to life. The Harambe Village Acrobats are high energy and get the guests involved in all their shows. What is your favorite live show at Disney’s Animal Kingdom?
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Flower and Garden Festival Monorail 2020

Topiaries from the 2020 Flower and Garden Festival

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Enjoyed photographing this year’s edition of the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival during my recent visit. With all the construction currently going in Future World, World Showcase hosted most of this year’s topiaries. Between Canada and the United Kingdom pavilions, I found a flashback to my college days when The Muppet Movie premiered. When Kermit the … Continue reading "Topiaries from the 2020 Flower and Garden Festival"
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Taveta Golden Weaver

Disney Pic of the Week: Birds

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Upon existing the research building on the Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, you enter the aviary full of African birds. It is hard not to notice the small yellow birds flying about and coming and going to their unique hanging nests. Taveta Golden Weavers (Ploceus castaneiceps) are found in the wild on the African Savannah in … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Birds"
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Slinky Dog Dash Fisheye 1A

Adjusting Disney Fisheye Photos

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Fisheye Lenses are fun to photograph with. For more history and technical information visit this Wikipedia page. Today, I want to talk about how to process photographs produced from a fisheye lens. Earlier this week, I took a Nikon D750 digital full-frame camera and Sigma 15mm Fisheye lens to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Started out the day … Continue reading "Adjusting Disney Fisheye Photos"
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Nile Hippopotamus Underwater

Disney Pic of the Week: Mammal

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This week we are visiting with one of the most dangerous mammals on the Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Adult Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) are mostly herbivorous but are very territorial. They defend their territory from other hippos and have been known to attack boats and land vehicles. In Disney’s Animal Kingdom, we can watch hippopotamus being … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Mammal"
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Hakuna Matata T-Shirt

Hakuna Matata from Walt Disney World

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Scott is having a Hakuna Matata time at Walt Disney World this week. He will be back next week to share more tips on photographing at our favorite place on Earth. Be sure to follow @allearsnet on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter! Click below to subscribe to the AllEars® newsletter so you don’t miss any of the … Continue reading "Hakuna Matata from Walt Disney World"
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Flamboyant Flowering Beetle

Disney Pic of the Week: Insect

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For the month of March, 2020, we will be visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom and its denizens. Starting with the smallest ones: Insects. Along the Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail, the research building, known for its colony of Naked Mole Rats, has terrariums of other species, too. The Flamboyant Flowering Beetle (Eudicella gralli) sure lived up to its name. … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Insect"
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