Disney Pic of the Week: Tree of Life

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The Tree of Life continues to dominate people’s attention as they emerge from the Oasis and travel over Discovery River bridge into Disney’s Animal Kingdom park. Imagineers over time have added new viewing locations, waterfalls and animal carvings. While I like the new ones, my favorite view of the Tree of Life is this waterfall … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Tree of Life"
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Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland at Night

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A couple of weeks ago I got to enjoy the attractions added last year to Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom for the first time. Having spent most of the day at Epcot, I arrived as night was beginning to fall. I set up across from the Under the Sea — Journey of the Little Mermaid … Continue reading "Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland at Night"
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Canadian Rockies in Epcot’s World Showcase

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Canadian Rocky Mountains in the Canada pavilion.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/80s, f/29, ISO 200, EV -0.3, 34mm focal length. This week Scott is photographing in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Colorado which are simliar to the Canadian Rockies you see in Epcot’s Canada pavilion. You can continue to follow Scott’s adventure on his Twitter account @sthomasphotos or … Continue reading "Canadian Rockies in Epcot’s World Showcase"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Waterfalls

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Disney Imagineers and architects used waterfalls everywhere in Walt Disney World. Some are very big and incorporated into major attractions like Splash Mountain in the Magic Kingdom and the Imagination Pavilion in Epcot’s Future World. While other waterfalls are smaller and not as noticeable like this one in Disney’s Animal Kingdom on Discovery Island. A … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Waterfalls"
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Travel Photography at Walt Disney World

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Really, Scott? Isn’t the title redundant? We all take travel photos at Walt Disney World, don’t we? Well, yes and no. While photos taken at any Disney property can be considered travel photographs, do they tell a story? Do they give someone looking at the photo a sense of place? Travel photography should do both. … Continue reading "Travel Photography at Walt Disney World"
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Illuminations over Imagination in Epcot

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I follow many photographers who enjoy perfecting their craft in Disney parks all over the world. These men and women come up with many photo ideas I often make note of these photos to try an attempt myself. These help to push my photographic skills as I try to master new techniques and see things … Continue reading "Illuminations over Imagination in Epcot"
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Canada Waterfall in Epcot

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Waterfalls are a favorite subject of photographers everywhere. Ever wonder how they get the water to look so silky even in the middle of the day? First, they use the lowest ISO on their digital camera around 100 to 200 depending on the camera. Second, they select small apertures like f/16 or f/22. This gets … Continue reading "Canada Waterfall in Epcot"
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TRON Legacy

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TRON Legacy monorail going past the Imagination Pavilion.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/250s, f/6.3, ISO 200, EV +0.3, 28mm focal length TRON: Legacy opens today in the United States as the long anticipated sequel to Disney’s 1982 TRON. Earlier this year, the TRON Monorail started running between the Magic Kingdom and Epcot to promote the film. The monorail … Continue reading "TRON Legacy"
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Spring Waterfalls

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It is Spring. Both on the calendar and in the air where I live in upstate New York. Most of the United States has had serious bouts with Spring fever. Spring is also the time of rain and melting snow. The old adage of April showers bring May flowers and all that. This is the … Continue reading "Spring Waterfalls"
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