Disney Pic of the Week: Test Track

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Not everyone likes to see changes at Walt Disney World. I do as I like to see today’s Imagineers try to out-imagine their predesessors. Take today’s Test Track in Epcot’s Future World. Test Track was the successor to the World of Motion which was one of the original attractions when Epcot opened on October 1, … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Test Track"
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Test Track Sans Driver

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The craziest rides I’ve ever taken were in the back seats of New York taxis. When I realized my super charged Test Track vehicle was being handled by a young driver, so little that he couldn’t see over the dash, I almost worried. Disney Pic of the Week – Test Track Come on over and … Continue reading "Test Track Sans Driver"
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Starburst photography in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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One of the first things beginner photographers are told is NOT to photograph towards the Sun. For the most part it is good advice and shooting into the Sun should be avoided. Yet, if done right, putting the Sun or any bright light source like street lights in your compositions can work. The first thing … Continue reading "Starburst photography in Disney’s Hollywood Studios"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show

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The Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show in the Streets of America backlot area at Disney’s Hollywood Studio is an exciting, fast, adrenaline inducing live show. It is a fun and challenging to photograph with lots of fast action, jumps and stunts. Each stunt is carefully choreographed and practiced to look far more dangerous than … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Cars

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The subject this week is cars found inside the Walt Disney World resort. This is not about the movie, Cars, whose characters are seen numerous times in and around the parks. These cars are seen on display at Epcot’s Test Track and around Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Street performers on Main Street USA and Hollywood Boulevard … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Cars"
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On the Road Again

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Scott behind the wheel of the red Hero car from the Lights, Motors, Action Extreme Stunt. Scott is on the road this week. No, not in one of the red Hero cars (he wishes!) but driving his daughter through the Mid-West as she relocates to take a new job. He will be back next week … Continue reading "On the Road Again"
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Hollywood Studios in Chrome

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In the past I have told you about how to use selective focus. Further, I have said it is a good way to make busy backgrounds disappear into a soft blur called bokeh. In looking over my past posts, I never showed you an example. Have you all seen the car on Sunset Boulevard under … Continue reading "Hollywood Studios in Chrome"
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New Gear!

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I want to first thank everyone who followed my trip down to Walt Disney World last weekend. I tweeted over 35 photos from my iPhone and many other tweets. I hope you all enjoyed it as much as I did. What I did not tell you last week was I was bringing my new camera … Continue reading "New Gear!"
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Photographic Innoventions: Disney Props

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The definition of a prop is something used in creating or enhancing a desired effect. The entire Walt Disney World resort is full of props. Some conspicuous and some not. I’m going to show you an example of each from Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The first prop is found in Chester & Hester’s Dino-Rama which is … Continue reading "Photographic Innoventions: Disney Props"
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