Now Approaching Toontown

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Last time stopping at Toontown station.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/160s, f/6.3, ISO 200, EV +0.3, 300mm focal length On my last trip to Walt Disney World back in January of this year, I rode the WDW Railroad and got off at Toontown Station for the last time. I took this picture as the train was pulling in. … Continue reading "Now Approaching Toontown"
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Ping Pong, Anyone?

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Copyright © 2006 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200mm VR, 1/4s shutter, f3.5, ISO 200 I’m really going to miss Mickey’s Toontown Fair at the Magic Kingdom. I thought it was such a fun, creative area. I loved visiting Mickey and Minnie’s houses. I mean seriously, weren’t they just the coolest thing? Just look at the … Continue reading "Ping Pong, Anyone?"
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June Disney World Calendar

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I’m already feeling nostalgic about Mickey’s Toontown Fair at the Magic Kingdom. I’m going to be sorry to see it go, although I am looking forward to the new Fantasyland attractions. Goofy’s Barnstormer will be returning, but will be rethemed as part of the expansion, featuring Goofy as The Great Goofini. You will need to … Continue reading "June Disney World Calendar"
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Where in the World #140

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Hi everyone – I’m back! Challenge #139 was a tough one. It had four parts, one for each week that I was on vacation. In order to make it into the prize drawing, you had to get all four parts correct. Anyone who did so was rewarded with two entries in the drawing this week. … Continue reading "Where in the World #140"
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Little Blue Coupe

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The Auto Biography of Susie the Little Blue Coupe in Mickey Mouse’s Garage.Nikon D70/50mm, 1/60s, f/1.8, ISO 280, EV +0.3 I found this nod to Walt Disney’s animated short Susie the Little Blue Coupe from 1952 in Mickey Mouse’s garage in Toontown. Narrated by character actor Sterling Holloway’s distinctive voice, I remember watching the story … Continue reading "Little Blue Coupe"
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Toontown Dominance

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If you want to make something you are photographing stand out in a photo, make it dominant. Dominance is easy to see in a photo. It is an offshoot of filling the frame as the dominant subject shares the photo with something else. The placement of the dominant subject helps to tell the story. My … Continue reading "Toontown Dominance"
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Where in the World #112

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This was Challenge #111: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR, 1/640s shutter, f/14, ISO 400 Right next to the Barnstormer at Mickey’s Toontown Fair in the Magic Kingdom, you’ll find Donald’s Boat – the Miss Daisy. This is the whistle on top of the boat. Jennifer Harmon was the … Continue reading "Where in the World #112"
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Where in the World #109

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This was Challenge #108: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/50s shutter, f/3.5, ISO 1600 What a mess Mickey’s kitchen is! And it’s looked this way for years. I think Mickey needs a new contractor! You can visit Mickey’s Country House in Mickey’s Toontown Fair when you visit the … Continue reading "Where in the World #109"
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