Hiya, Pal! Use Your Flash

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I couldn’t have said it better myself, Mickey. It’s a given that you should turn on your camera’s flash for photos taken indoors. Did you know you should also do so for shaded outdoor areas? In fact, you can also use your flash outdoors, especially when the sun is harsh and causes dark shadows. Prime … Continue reading "Hiya, Pal! Use Your Flash"
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January 2010 Walt Disney World Calendar

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Happy New Year everyone! January’s coming and we’re starting the year off right – with Mickey Mouse leading the way. This is the start of our third year of calendars. My, how time flies! You will need to have Adobe Reader on your computer to download the calendar(s). Just click on the photo to download … Continue reading "January 2010 Walt Disney World Calendar"
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2009 MagicMeets Photography

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All Ears photographer Linda E pulls a lucky number with the help of Mary Poppins during the Meet Before the Magic reception the night before MagicMeets. Surprise and surprised celebrity contestant, Jill, gets an assist from Deb Wills of AllEars.net during the Magic-Tunes game the night before MagicMeets. All Ears founder, Deb Wills, poses next … Continue reading "2009 MagicMeets Photography"
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Low Angle

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The vast majority of photos you see and take are done at adult eye levels of around 5 to 6 feet. You look at your photos and compare them to others and there’s not much difference. How can you make your photos standout from the millions of photos taken at Walt Disney World every year? … Continue reading "Low Angle"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Adventureland!

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Adventureland, the subject of our Disney Pic of the Week is home to enchanted Tiki Birds, Aladdin’s Magic Carpets, singing Caribbean Pirates and the ingenious Swiss Family Treehouse. Let’s not forget the most grueling attraction of all, the Jungle Cruise! Where else in Walt Disney World are you held captive in a small boat by … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Adventureland!"
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My Disneyland Birthday Extravaganza: The Party Continues

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All alone in my one bedroom suite at Paradise Pier Hotel, I contemplated having breakfast delivered by room service. Then I looked at the prices and that was the end of that thought. Once I had everything packed up, I got ready for the day and exchanged phone calls and text messages with Yoli, Jen, … Continue reading "My Disneyland Birthday Extravaganza: The Party Continues"
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Selective Focus

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I’m sure many of you have seen photos where the subject is tack sharp but the background is totally out of focus. This technique is called Selective Focus and is a simple one to master. Here’s all you need to do. First, put your camera in Aperture Priority mode. Second, set the aperture to the … Continue reading "Selective Focus"
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Photographing Disney Live Shows

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Timing is everything. To the performers in the various Disney live shows, everything must be rehearsed and the timing of each minute has to be perfected. For us guests, who may have never seen a show like Dream Along with Mickey which is performed several times a day in the Magic Kingdom in front of … Continue reading "Photographing Disney Live Shows"
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