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Disney Pic of the Week: Central Plaza Bokeh

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As a photographer, I cannot resist a good subject with a good background. Sometimes you only get one without the other. That is when Selective Focus comes in handy. The Pinocchio and Jiminy Cricket statuette is one of a few character statues found surrounding the Central Plaza. Shooting wide open allowed me to put my subject … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Central Plaza Bokeh"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Italy God

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Statue of Neptune in the Italy pavilion at Epcot’s World Showcase.Nikon D750/28-300VR, 1/250s, f/4.8, ISO 100, EV 0, 62mm Focal Length. When walking into the Italy pavilion at Epcot’s World Showcase, it is hard to miss the large statue of Neptune, the god of freshwater and the sea, holding a large seashell and trident between … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Italy God"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Polynesian Village Resort

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Tiki God statue inside the Boutiki shop of the Polynesian Village Resort.Nikon D750/24-120VR, 1/100s, f/4, ISO 6400, EV 0, 24mm Focal Length. Inside the BouTIKI shop at the Polynesian Village Resort there are wooden statues scattered around. The statues were made in Bali and weigh up to 1,000 pounds each including the one I share … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Polynesian Village Resort"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Pop Century Resort

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Raise your hand if you owned a Big Wheel growing up? I went through a couple of them. In the 70’s Section of Disney’s Pop Century Resort you will find the Biggest Big Wheel of them all! Big Wheel tricycle in the 70’s Section of Disney’s Pop Century Resort.Nikon D700/24-120VR, 1/125s, f/5, ISO 200, EV … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Pop Century Resort"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Art of Animation Resort

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When I last stayed at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, my room was in The Lion King section. Each time I left and returned to my room, Simba was there overlooking everywhere the light touched from Pride Rock. Simba overlooking The Lion King section of Disney’s Art of Animation Resort.Nikon D700/24-120VR, 1/320s, f/8, ISO 200, … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Art of Animation Resort"
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Photographing Disney Statues in the Magic Kingdom

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The Hub in front of Cinderella Castle was expanded a couple of years ago into the Central Plaza. When that happened the Disney character statuettes which were near the Partners statue moved to the new Main Street Plaza Gardens in front of Casey’s Corner and Plaza Restaurant. If you happen to have some free time … Continue reading "Photographing Disney Statues in the Magic Kingdom"
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Getting in Close at Casey’s Corner

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One of the tips I mentioned last week in the Disney Camera Tips to Start Out 2017 article was to get in close and fill the frame. I thought I would demonstrate the tip today. Using a camera with a 50mm prime lens which, is a lens with a fixed focal length, I spotted this … Continue reading "Getting in Close at Casey’s Corner"
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Partners and the Crane at the Magic Kingdom

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I got on the ferry to travel from the Ticket and Transportation Center on my last visit to the Magic Kingdom. I walked up the ferry’s stairs and made my way to the front railings. I looked over the Seven Seas Lagoon to see the beautiful sights as the ferry sailed closer. I first notice … Continue reading "Partners and the Crane at the Magic Kingdom"
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Disney Pic of the Week: The Disney Magic

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When I started vacationing on the Disney Cruise Line, it was on the Disney Dream which is much larger than the Disney Magic. When I first walked onto the Magic, the size of the lobby looked small. I will say after a few hours, I didn’t notice and enjoyed the Magic for the unique cruise … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: The Disney Magic"
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Disney Magic Cruising

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Upon walking on to the Disney Magic, the first ship of the Disney Cruise Line, I immediately compared it to the Disney Dream which I had been on several times. That comparison makes the Disney Magic feel small and is not fair. I found the Disney Magic different and smaller but just as enjoyable to … Continue reading "Disney Magic Cruising"
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