Disney Pic of the Week: Bayside Marina

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Bayside Marina Waterways map near Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club resorts.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/125s, f/16, ISO 220, EV 0, 62mm Focal Length. The Bayside Marina serves both of Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club resorts on Crescent Lake. At the marina you can rent pontoon boats for a family cruise or Sea Raycers speed boats which can … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Bayside Marina"
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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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Disney Pic of the Week: Africa

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For the next four weeks, we are going to explore the Lands of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Starting with Africa. Africa’s Harambe Theatre reflected in the Discovery River.Nikon D700/24-120VR, 1/160s, f/16, ISO 200, EV -0.3, 70mm Focal Length. The new home of the Festival of the Lion King Live Stage Show is reflected in the Discovery … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Africa"
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Photographing Flowers and Gardens

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Dragon topiary in front of the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest in the China pavilion at Epcot.Nikon D750/16-35VR, 1/125s, f/16, ISO 200, EV 0, 25mm Focal Length. This year’s Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot is currently going on. I am not much of a flower photographer by my own admission. In fact, a … Continue reading "Photographing Flowers and Gardens"
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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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Frontierland Reflections in the Magic Kingdom

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After an early breakfast at the Crystal Palace, the Magic Kingdom had not officially opened and was very quiet. The Rivers of America was still enough to become a reflective surface. Like any photographer, I took full advantage. First up was Harper’s Mill on Tom Sawyer Island being reflected in the water. Harper’s Mill on … Continue reading "Frontierland Reflections in the Magic Kingdom"
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Photographing Pandora Details in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Touring Pandora – The World of Avatar in Disney’s Animal Kingdom you certainly feel like you are in a different place. Sounds and sights are similar but different. There is a mix of real and imagined flora and fauna found throughout the “moon”. Details are fun to find the first few times one gets to … Continue reading "Photographing Pandora Details in Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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Waterfalls of Pandora in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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The first thing I noticed when walking into Pandora – The World of Avatar in Disney’s Animal Kingdom were the Floating Mountains. The size and the way Disney Imagineers designed them is quite amazing. The second thing I noticed were the waterfalls flowing from them. Disney uses water beautifully in all their Walt Disney World … Continue reading "Waterfalls of Pandora in Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Landscape

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Of all the parks, Disney’s Animal Kingdom has wonderful landscape photography locations if you know where to look. Below is a photo taken back in 2009 which is why you do not see the recently added seating for the night time Rivers of Light show. I photographed Expedition EVEREST late in the day which is … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Landscape"
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Rivers of Light at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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I enjoyed Rivers of Light at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. It is not a show with a lot of “Wow” factor like a fireworks show. The music, floats and use of projections on water is very soothing. I will say my experience in watching it was not enjoyable. I saw Rivers of Light in its third … Continue reading "Rivers of Light at Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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