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


DJ R3X in Oga's Cantina

Disney Pic of the Week: DJ R3X in Oga’s Cantina

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Last we saw R3X, or Rex for short, he was piloting a Starspeeder 3000 for Star Tours. Eventually, as the story goes, Rex crash landed on Batuu near the Black Spire Outpost where Oga found him and had him reprogrammed as DJ R3X for the Cantina.  There, he streams the best music for the intergalactic patrons. … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: DJ R3X in Oga’s Cantina"
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TIE Echelon Ship

Spaceships of Galaxy’s Edge in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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When I first saw Star Wars (now called A New Hope) back in 1977, I was thrilled with all the spaceships on the screen.  You can imagine my reaction when I walked into Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and saw those spaceships at full scale! Yes, it was totally awesome! Let us start with … Continue reading "Spaceships of Galaxy’s Edge in Disney’s Hollywood Studios"
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Black Spire Outpost at Night

Disney Pic of the Week: Black Spire Outpost at Galaxy’s Edge

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Black Spire Outpost is located on the planet of Batuu and found at Galaxy’s Edge in Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World. Black Spire Outpost has both Resistance and First Order factions within close proximity of each other but, at night, looks very peaceful. That is until First Order Stormtroopers stop to interrogate why you are … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Black Spire Outpost at Galaxy’s Edge"
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First Haircut 2018

Favorite 2019 Topics from Photographic Innoventions on the Picture This! Blog

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In years past I have picked my favorite photos. This year, I am sharing my favorite blog topics in order of their appearance.  You will see the photo and then my commentary below it along with a link to the original blog post. I will share my 2020 plans at the end of the article. … Continue reading "Favorite 2019 Topics from Photographic Innoventions on the Picture This! Blog"
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iPhone Casey's Corner Pianist

Disney Pic of the Week: Best Pic of 2019

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I reviewed all my weekly photos I shared here in 2019. There were many and it was hard to go against those photos taken at night. In the end, I went with a Human Interest photo taken with an iPhone 8 Plus. This was originally published as Disney Pic of the Week: Casey’s Corner Pianist iPhoneography … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Best Pic of 2019"
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Main Street USA Christmas 2013

2019 Christmas Wish from the Magic Kingdom

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I am enjoying the Christmas holiday with family and friends this week. I will be back next week to close out the memorable year of 2019. The night I photographed people streaming out down Main Street USA after the fireworks back in 2013, the flag pole and Christmas tree had been removed for the filming … Continue reading "2019 Christmas Wish from the Magic Kingdom"
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Disney's Hollywood Studios Christmas Tree 2019

2019 Walt Disney World Holiday Photo Opportunities

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Christmastime is my favorite time of year to visit Walt Disney World. All the resorts and parks get dressed up for the holidays. Unique photo opportunities are found everywhere. Back in 2017, Disney’s Hollywood Studios‘ Christmas Tree was moved from in front of the Main Entrance to Echo Lake. It created a beautiful location for … Continue reading "2019 Walt Disney World Holiday Photo Opportunities"
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Galaxy's Edge Rise of the Resistance Stormtroopers

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Photography Expedition at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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I called this an expedition because any time I visit a new Disney property (park, ship, or land), I feel like I am going on one. I researched the location thoroughly, looked at many photos from others on social media, and figured out the equipment I wanted to use. Yet, I was still awed by … Continue reading "Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Photography Expedition at Disney’s Hollywood Studios"
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