Cinderella Castle Mosaic Murals

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I’m going to make the assumption that all of you have at least noticed the five mosaic murals that line the wall along the corridor that passes through Cinderella Castle. These magnificent works of art were designed by Disney Legend Dorthea Redmond and tell an abridged version of the classic story “Cinderella.” Artisan Hanns-Joachim Scharff … Continue reading "Cinderella Castle Mosaic Murals"
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Christmas Wish 2009

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Rainbow colors light up Cinderella Castle during the Christmas holidays.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/15s, f/3.5, ISO 1250, EV +0.3, 18mm Focal Length From Barrie, Lisa and myself, have a Merry Christmas! I’ll be taking next week off but will be back for another year of Disney photography here on the Picture This! blog.
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Holiday Vacation!

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Where in the world is Scott? He’s vacationing in Walt Disney World this week and enjoying sights like Cinderella Castle in the holiday Dream Lights display. Ah, but he is not alone. Scott will be with over 50 other Disney fan photographers this weekend. He’ll tell you all about it when he gets back. Cinderella … Continue reading "Holiday Vacation!"
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Perspectives

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Perspective is defined as ” to look through”. For photographers, it means to look at something differently. To find new perspectives. At Walt Disney World, where people take millions of photographs each year, finding new perspectives can seem a daunting task. I look at it as finding “my” perspective and sometimes a little help can … Continue reading "Perspectives"
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Magic Hour

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Being Disney fans, we consider every hour at a Disney park or resort magical. In photography, each day has two Magic Hours. These are the half hour before and after sunrise and sunset. When the sun is low or just below the horizon, it creates amazing colors in the sky and on the objects around … Continue reading "Magic Hour"
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Emotions in Our Photos

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Last week I gave you some of my favorite photography links, this week I want to talk about one of those links. Photofocus by photography Scott Bourne wrote an article entitled, “10 Ways to Know You Made a Good Picture“. Most of them I have talked about here before like exposure, light, backgrounds, composition and … Continue reading "Emotions in Our Photos"
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Where in the World #99

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This was Challenge #98: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/10s shutter, f/3.8 This week’s challenge photo shows part of the Gothic ceiling from inside Cinderella Castle in the Magic Kingdom. Brian Miller was the first to send in the correct answer for the challenge! Congratulations to Brian and … Continue reading "Where in the World #99"
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Blue Castle

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Cinderella Castle in blue as darkness falls over the Magic Kingdom.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/50s, f/5.6, 1600 ISO, -0.6 EV, 130mm Focal Length The Main Street WDW Railroad station gives a unique prespective of Cinderella Castle. Waiting until after the sun set, I captured Cinderella Castle in the Blue Fairy’s favorite color for my Disney Pic of … Continue reading "Blue Castle"
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Capturing an Empty Disney Park

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Walt Disney World hosts millions of visitors each year. There are always people about even during a slow period. Yet, you can take photographs without people in them. One way is to get low and shoot at an angle to eliminate people around you or find a way to elevate yourself over people’s heads. Another … Continue reading "Capturing an Empty Disney Park"
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Dream Reflection

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Racing along Tomorrowland Indy Speedway.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/15s, f/3.5, 1100 ISO, 0 EV, 18mm Focal Length I had to wait until my last night before leaving to come home for this photo of Cinderella Castle being reflected in the moat. The days before were so windy there was too much water movement for the photograph I … Continue reading "Dream Reflection"
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