Aerial Tour of Disney Springs at Walt Disney World

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Back in January, I posted a Disney Pic of the Week of an aerial photograph I took of what was then called Downtown Disney from the Characters in Flight Balloon ride. At the time, I said I had been trying to go on the ride to get new photos of Disney Springs. Third time was … Continue reading "Aerial Tour of Disney Springs at Walt Disney World"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Disney Springs Aerial

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I visited Disney Springs twice last year and both times the weather grounded the Characters in Flight balloon ride. I wanted to get an updated aerial view since the transformation from Downtown Disney for this week’s aerial topic. Unable to do so I went back and found this aerial taken back in 2011 when it … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Disney Springs Aerial"
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Where in the World #394

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To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt’s Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Jennifer Rowell is in Disneyland, the BonnieSue team are in Walt Disney Word, and Mickey Eckert & her husband are in … Continue reading "Where in the World #394"
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Sunset at Downtown Disney

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Sunset at Downtown Disney.Nikon D700/50mm, 1/125s, f/5.6, ISO 4500, EV 0. Characters in Flight Balloon rises over Downtown Disney at sunset back in 2013. These days Downtown Disney is being transformed with lots of construction happening and new entertainment, shopping and dining experiences being announced. Sunset photos are tricky. It is best to meter the … Continue reading "Sunset at Downtown Disney"
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Color Composition at Walt Disney World

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There are many rules of composition in photography, like the Rule of Thirds, symmetry, golden triangle and others. One thing that is often overlooked is using color in composition. Color can be used to lead the viewer’s eye to the subject, create a response in the viewer or even frame an image. When studying this … Continue reading "Color Composition at Walt Disney World"
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Characters in Flight at Twilight at Downtown Disney

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Characters in Flight balloon rising from its platform at Downtown Disney.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/30s, f/3.5, ISO 3200, EV 0, 28mm focal length. I have been planning to ride the Characters in Flight balloon from the time it was announced. Yet, since it’s first flights in 2009, I have never been able to find the time or … Continue reading "Characters in Flight at Twilight at Downtown Disney"
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Soaring High at Downtown Disney and new Hidden Images

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One afternoon, Vickie and I had lunch at Paradiso 37 at Pleasure Island. The chips and salsa were fresh, and the Mexican dishes were decent (I had chicken enchiladas with verde sauce). The overhead music was interesting – a combination of current pop music and country songs. I’m not normally a country music fan, but … Continue reading "Soaring High at Downtown Disney and new Hidden Images"
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Where in the World #189

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Thank you to Becky Norman, Daniel Record and Jamee Smith for your wonderful notes! I really appreciate them! Welcome back to Michelle Thompson and Jennifer Harmon! And have a magical time to Amanda Wright! And, Amanda, to answer your question, I live a thousand miles from Walt Disney World, so I can’t go every month. … Continue reading "Where in the World #189"
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Where in the World #103

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This was Challenge #102: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2009 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR, 1/160s shutter, f/11 Characters in Flight is a giant, tethered, helium balloon ride at Downtown Disney with spectacular views of Walt Disney World. I didn’t get a chance to ride it on the trip when I took this photo … Continue reading "Where in the World #103"
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