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Read and see photos from my adventures to Disney World and beyond!

Sunset Boulevard Nights

Sunset Boulevard Nights

Today's shot is another shot with the Nikon 35 1.4. In addition to the tighter view I get with this lens I love just how natural the scenes look with this lens. Per usual, the main difficulty with any shot that contains neon, is blending...

Tomorrowland Nights

Tomorrowland Nights

On my most recent trip I rented the Nikon 35 1.4 for dark ride shooting but ended up using it quite a bit as my walk around lens too. As a result, I ended up with some tighter shots than trips previous. I do enjoy...

Cinderella Castle Nights

Main Street USA is a lot of fun after hours for photographers, but I find the tendency is often to go for the wider-angle lenses. There are some great shots to be had with the longer focal length lenses as well. This is a shot...

Spaceship Earth Nights

Today's photo makes use of my stars technique I shared yesterday. Although I haven't posted anything new in a while I have been doing a bit of editing. One of the things I've particularly been focusing on lately are the highlights in my photos. I'm...

Making Stars POP

I am asked Photoshop questions pertaining to editing my Disney photos all the time. No question has been asked more than how do I do the stars in my photos. Some have even suggested I fake them. *hint* – I don’t. I’ve always kept that...

Blue Sky Spaceship Earth

Blue Sky Spaceship Earth

I took this shot as I was heading to the front of the park to begin shooting towards the back for sunset. The nice blue gradient in the sky and the clouds helped add some interest and the bit of golden color starting to reflect...

One Day It Will All Be Yours

One Day It Will All Be Yours

This is a pretty standard Partners/Cinderella Castle shot with the new(ish) color scheme on the castle. Once again, I went as high as I could with my tripod on the edge of the planter to make the shot feel like your floating slightly above the...