Canadian Rockies in Epcot’s World Showcase

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Canadian Rocky Mountains in the Canada pavilion.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/80s, f/29, ISO 200, EV -0.3, 34mm focal length. This week Scott is photographing in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Colorado which are simliar to the Canadian Rockies you see in Epcot’s Canada pavilion. You can continue to follow Scott’s adventure on his Twitter account @sthomasphotos or … Continue reading "Canadian Rockies in Epcot’s World Showcase"
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Anchoring Your Disney Photographs

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In Landscape Photography, the use of an Anchor Point is commonly used in compositions. An anchor point is an item in the foreground that is in focus that the eye can lock on to and then wander out into the photograph. You can use this concept in your Disney photos to improve your compositions and … Continue reading "Anchoring Your Disney Photographs"
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It’s Over My Head – Part Three – Epcot

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Last week I began a discussion about the many wonderful details that can be found above our heads at the Disney parks. I talked about both the Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Today I will continue my story with the ceilings and up-high details of Epcot. Not all ceilings are beautiful or even tolerable. … Continue reading "It’s Over My Head – Part Three – Epcot"

Disney Pic of the Week: Canada

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The Canada pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase is home to the O’Canada CircleVision 360 Theater. The movie got a make over in 2007 and is hosted by Canadian actor Martin Short. He does liven up the movie a lot and most of the imagery from the original movie is still used including a scene were … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Canada"

Disney Magic Canada Cruise – Part 2, Saint John, New Brunswick

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Today we were in Saint John, New Brunswick (not to be confused with St. Johns, Newfoundland!). It’s on the Bay of Fundy, which is well-known for its extreme high and low tides (if you’ve seen the O Canada movie at Epcot you might remember seeing boats floating at high tide that are completely beached at … Continue reading "Disney Magic Canada Cruise – Part 2, Saint John, New Brunswick"

Canada Pavilion – Part Two

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Thanks for checking back for Part Two of my Canada Pavilion article. I will continue with the discussion about Hôtel du Canada, the icon of this World Showcase country. In 1987, La Boutique des Provinces opened within the Hôtel du Canada. This store carried a more upscale line of merchandise than Northwest Mercantile or the … Continue reading "Canada Pavilion – Part Two"

Canada Pavilion – Part One

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There is a reason the Canada and Mexico Pavilions are located where they are along the World Showcase Lagoon. These two countries border the United States to the north and south and were thus given places of prominence along the promenade. Whether you tour World Showcase clockwise or counterclockwise, you’ll come to one of our … Continue reading "Canada Pavilion – Part One"

To Walt Disney World in a Motor Home – Part 2

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Yesterday I shared with you the first 2 days of our travels to Walt Disney World in a motor home. Today I’ll finish the report! The third day we follow our well established routine, up just before 7:00 a.m., unhooked and back on the highway by 8:00. Our destination is Walterboro South Carolina about 322 … Continue reading "To Walt Disney World in a Motor Home – Part 2"

To Walt Disney World in a Motor Home – Part 1

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In two previous blogs I’ve told you about Halloween at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground and I’ve described all the reasons why our dogs enjoy vacationing there. We just love “The Fort”; it’s the best campground we’ve ever found and we always look forward to taking the RV there! Have you wondered what it … Continue reading "To Walt Disney World in a Motor Home – Part 1"