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Blue Sky Spaceship Earth

By | March 10th, 2017|Categories: Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 off Spaceship Earth made me stop to take this shot. I [...]

One Day It Will All Be Yours

By | February 17th, 2017|Categories: Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 ground. It is a small twist on the shot but I [...]

Southerly Kingdom or the Shifting Focus

By | February 16th, 2017|Categories: Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This shot was taken with my Nikon 14-24 2.8 using my Grizzly beanbag. The camera was supported just above the ground with the beanbag and I used it to tilt the camera forward so that the camera is pointing towards the ground and not the sky. I then chose F2.8 and focused in the center of [...]

Quiet Night in Hollywood Studios

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

As I'm slowly getting back into the swing of editing some new photos I wanted to pick something easy to start. This particular shot isn't too challenging with the only real problem being the few neon signs. It's nothing a bracketed set of photos, luminosity masks and some selective masking can't fix though. This edit took [...]

Cinderella Castle and the Purple Sky

By | January 25th, 2017|Categories: Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I know it's been quite some time since I posted a new photo. I've been incredibly busy the past few months and as a result kinda fell off editing (I still have tons of unedited pics from my trip in October). When you get out of a groove sometimes it's difficult to get back in it. [...]

Purple Fantasy

By | December 5th, 2016|Categories: Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This shot is similar to some others I've done but I have a little bit different framing here. I used the two spires on the left to frame Cinderella Castle which I think looks really cool. I also opted to use the Nikon 35 1.4 as opposed to the 14-24 I used before to get a [...]

Spaceship Earth & the Case of the Missing Fountain Water

By | November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

How do you know you have stayed in Epcot a long time past closing? I am guessing having the fountain water shut off on you might be a sign. Epcot has become the easiest park to shoot and close out after hours. I rarely even see security, never mind feeling pressured to leave. I had been [...]

Tomorrowland 35

By | November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I have taken many ultra-wide shots of Tomorrowland so I decided to give the Nikon 35 1.4 a go through the land. Once again, it gives me a tighter view that really brings some of the details such as the signs into larger focus. The signs too are the most difficult part of shooting Tomorrowland. It [...]

A Beautiful Day at Cinderella Castle

By | November 18th, 2016|Categories: Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The vast majority of photos I post are either night or sunset photos. I gravitate towards these because of the beauty of the light, whether it be from the sunset, or artificial lighting in the parks. There is something beautiful to be found in a gorgeous blue sky with puffy white clouds too though. I do [...]

The Sky’s on Fire but I’m Hunting Monorails

By | November 17th, 2016|Categories: Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I have shot many sunsets at Walt Disney World but every occasionally you will get on that is extra special. This was one of those occasions. The 2 days preceding the arrival of Hurricane Matthew were some of the most awesome sunsets I have witnessed at Walt Disney World. Each evening the sky came alive in [...]