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Epcot Forever Fireworks Photography

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I photographed the latest Epcot fireworks show from the Showcase Plaza called Epcot Forever. It is a good show with excellent music and lots of colorful bursts. You need a FastPass to get into the Showcase Plaza.  A few other photographers and I had done so. We lined up at the back of the plaza … Continue reading "Epcot Forever Fireworks Photography"
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TIE Echelon Ship

Spaceships of Galaxy’s Edge in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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When I first saw Star Wars (now called A New Hope) back in 1977, I was thrilled with all the spaceships on the screen.  You can imagine my reaction when I walked into Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and saw those spaceships at full scale! Yes, it was totally awesome! Let us start with … Continue reading "Spaceships of Galaxy’s Edge in Disney’s Hollywood Studios"
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Main Street USA Christmas 2013

2019 Christmas Wish from the Magic Kingdom

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I am enjoying the Christmas holiday with family and friends this week. I will be back next week to close out the memorable year of 2019. The night I photographed people streaming out down Main Street USA after the fireworks back in 2013, the flag pole and Christmas tree had been removed for the filming … Continue reading "2019 Christmas Wish from the Magic Kingdom"
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Fireworks and Monorails at Epcot

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A monorail passes Journey into Imagination’s Reverse Waterfall as Illuminations fireworks explode overhead.Nikon D700/Tokina 11-16mm, 15.7s, f/9, ISO 400, EV 0, 16mm Focal Length, Tripod. Scott is taking this week off to enjoy Fourth of July festivities which will include fireworks. It reminded him of this photo of a monorail passing Journey into Imagination’s Reverse … Continue reading "Fireworks and Monorails at Epcot"
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Fantasyland Rides in One Second

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Last week I showed you a few on ride photos. This week I want to expand on the motion aspect but from the outside of a moving ride. Returning at night to the Mad Tea Party (aka the Tea Cups) in Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom, I setup my camera with a Sigma 15mm Fisheye … Continue reading "Fantasyland Rides in One Second"
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Reviewing the Photography of Holiday Lights at Walt Disney World and Beyond

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To all my fellow US of A citizens, hope you all had a nice Thanksgiving. Did you put up your Christmas lights yet? Each year I like to share my past articles on how best to photograph holiday light displays at home and in a Disney themepark or resort. First, I would like to share … Continue reading "Reviewing the Photography of Holiday Lights at Walt Disney World and Beyond"
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Photographing Happily Ever After in the Magic Kingdom

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The new Happily Ever After Fireworks and Castle Projection Show in the Magic Kingdom is wonderful, beautiful, uplifting, emotional and a visual and musical delight. But, for a still photographer, like myself, it is extremely challenging. I like my firework photographs to have colorful long streams and bursts. For the previous fireworks show, Wishes, the … Continue reading "Photographing Happily Ever After in the Magic Kingdom"
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Photographing Pandora at Night in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Photographing Pandora – The World of Avatar in Disney’s Animal Kingdom at night poses many challenges. The first one I was lucky to avoid having visited just after Hurricane Irma had passed and attendance was way down. People will be everywhere with long lines for the two attractions which will test any photographer’s patience. Having … Continue reading "Photographing Pandora at Night in Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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