Pictorial Souvenir Booklets (a Long-Standing Disney Parks Tradition) Are a Victim of the Times

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I took home three keepsakes from our first visit to Walt Disney World in 1972: A vintage Mickey Mouse T-shirt; the Information Guide they handed out at the gate, and a copy of A Pictorial Souvenir of Walt Disney World. The T-shirt is currently reposing in a landfill. The Information Guide is tucked away in a box of similar guides I’ve collected over the years. The Pictorial Souvenir? It remains a constant source of information and, frankly, wonderment.
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Disney Summer Doldrums

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I am in the middle of a long time between visits to Walt Disney World. While I love photographing at WDW, most of the time I unable to be there. What does a Disney photographer do while counting down to the next Disney trip? In my case, I like to explore other aspects of photography … Continue reading "Disney Summer Doldrums"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Summer

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Sandals for sale in the Keystone Clothiers store on Hollywood Blvd. Hey, it is now officially summer! Yeah! I hope you all have a wonderful Flip-Flop Summer and what better way than a by getting a His and Her set of sandals featuring Mickey and Minnie Mouse from the Keystone Clothiers store on Hollywood Blvd. … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Summer"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

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Riding the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.Nikon D700/Sigma 15mm Fisheye, 1/125s, f/4.5, ISO 200, EV 0. This week’s photo is a Public Service Announcement to all those people who have never ridden the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Disney’s Hollywood Studios for various reasons. This is what it looks like … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Twilight Zone Tower of Terror"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster

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Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster vehicle is launched on its journey to the Aerosmith concert.Nikon D750/Sigma 15mm Fisheye, 1/30s, f/2.8, ISO 6400, EV 0. I have shown various launches of the Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith at Disney’s Hollywood Studios over the years but never from the prospective of a Fisheye lens. This is my … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular

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We are just a few weeks away from the opening of Disney’s Hollywood Studios newest attraction called Toy Story Land. Before we all head online to get our FastPasses, let us remember what is currently available to see and do over the next few weeks at Hollywood Studios. Stunt Double/Actor avoids a spear during the … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular"
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Composing Photographs at Walt Disney World

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This week I am going to show you three photos taken at Walt Disney World and discuss them. I will share the equipment used, how I did it and why. The “why” here in the first photo is easy to explain. I was waiting for my family to check-in at the Port Orleans-Riverside Resort. I … Continue reading "Composing Photographs at Walt Disney World"
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