Photographing Christmas Lights at Disney II

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Last year I gave you some tips on how to photograph Christmas light decorations at Walt Disney World and at home. This year I want to show you a couple of my results using those tips. I visited the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios last December. Putting my camera into … Continue reading "Photographing Christmas Lights at Disney II"
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The Funmeister!

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Funmeister Mascot of Pleasure Island.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/6s, f/9, 500 ISO, +0.3 EV, 28mm Focal Length The Funmeister or Moon Man mascot can still be found around the remains of the original Pleasure Island entertainment complex and thought it a fitting tribute for my Disney Pic of the Week on Pleasure Island.
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Disney Pic of the Week: Germany

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In this week’s Disney Pic of the Week, Barrie, Lisa and I will be showing you photos from Epcot’s World Showcase’s pavilion, Germany. Modeled after villages in Germany’s Bavaria and Rhine regions, you get the feeling of being whisked to a quiet old-world place with friendly people and a unique culture. The shops are full … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Germany"
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Goju-no-to Pagoda

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Japan’s Goju-no-to Pagoda at Night.Nikon D70/18-70G, 1/8s, f/3.5, 1400 ISO, +0.6 EV, 18mm Focal Length Last time I was in Epcot, the Goju-no-to Pagoda in Epcot’s Japan pavilion was shrouded as Disney Imagineers were rehabbing it. I dug into my personal Walt Disney World photo archive and found this one I took back in 2007 … Continue reading "Goju-no-to Pagoda"
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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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Tripod vs. Hand Held Comparison

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In my recent article on Using a Tripod at Walt Disney World, I talked about the advantages of using a tripod over trying to hand hold a camera when light levels are low like at night. This week I want to show you by comparing two photographs of the same subject using both techiques. I … Continue reading "Tripod vs. Hand Held Comparison"
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Using a Tripod at WDW

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Hollywood Studios Entrance.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 30s, f/16, ISO 200, +0.3 EV, 170mm Focal length, Tripod I have never carried a tripod into a Walt Disney World park until my last trip. I thought it would be too much trouble and a bother. However, if you plan ahead, it can be done without too much disruption to … Continue reading "Using a Tripod at WDW"
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Epcot Christmas Greetings

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Epcot’s 2008 Christmas Tree.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/8s, f/3.5, 640 ISO, EV +0.3, 18mm Focal Length Being as this is the last Photographic Innoventions before Christmas, I wanted to wish you and yours a safe and peaceful holiday season no matter where you live in the world. Merry Christmas, Everyone! I’ll be back in two weeks with … Continue reading "Epcot Christmas Greetings"
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Disney Pics of the Week – Resorts

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This week Lisa, Scott and I will be sharing photos from the Disney resorts in our Pic of the Week series. Disney really does it right when it comes to creating beautiful and interesting resorts. Some are fun and whimsical, while others are just plain gorgeous. From the value resorts to the deluxe, there’s no … Continue reading "Disney Pics of the Week – Resorts"
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