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It’s In The Details…

animal-kingdom-tree-of-lifeHave you stopped to look at all the carving in the Tree of Life? The detail and work put into the animals is unbelievable. Next time you are rushing to It's Tough To Be a Bug, take a few minutes to visit with the aminals.

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Watching Wishes With FastPass+

wishes-fastpass-plus-viewingWith the addition of FastPass+ came new options for using your FP selections.  One of these is Wishes. You can now reserve a spot for you and your party at Wishes! If you have tried to grab a prime spot for Wishes, you know the hassle!  You need to be there early and hold that spot--sometimes with personal security guards. Now you can use your FP+ and walk up to your viewing location with no wait.  Even better, the spot for FP+ viewing is very large with tons of room to spread out.  The night we watched Wishes from there, there was no on standing within 10 feet of us.  Not the same experience you get on Main Street! The map below shows the ...

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Fireworks on the Fantasy

fireworks-disney-fantasy Pirate Party Fireworks on the Disney Fantasy January 15, 2013 Shooting fireworks on the DCL proved to be a challenge. It's not like Wishes where I've seen the show dozens of times and know the scenes. I didn't even know where the bursts would be! Thankfully a few cast members helped me find a great position for the show. The next challenge was the all the bursts happen in about the same spot in the sky. For us that like long exposures of fireworks, this is a problem. They were just piling up on top of each other. So this show is a composite of 3 different bursts. I moved them around a little ...

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New Fireworks Photography Field Guide iPhone App

Fireworks Photography iPhone App Your pocket guide to photographing fireworks. Don’t worry about remembering all the tips and tricks from our website, just download our iPhone app and keep them with you! The Fireworks Photography Field Guide provides you with quick references to setup, gear, examples and composition. Take the guide with your camera to the next fireworks display.  Our step-by-step instructions will guide you through all the settings on your camera, compositions, and gear needed to photograph fireworks like a pro. Explore the tips and information about fireworks photography in several section. Field Guide includes info on setup, ISO, aperture, focusing, shutter speed, and technique. Examples includes 12 ...

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Desktop and iPhone Wallpapers from Disney Parks Blog

hauntedmansionwallpaperDisney Parks Blog has released new wallpapers for your mobile phone or desktop for the Epcot Flower and Garden Show.  Their collection of wallpapers now include over a dozen different wallpapers. Here are my favorites. You can download these and more on the Disney Parks Blog wallpaper page. For more iPhone wallpapers, be sure to check out our iPhone app.  WDW pics features over 125 wallpapers from Walt Disney World.

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Tips for Fireworks Photography

Disney World Fireworks Photography Tips Photographing fireworks at Disney World is one of the things that I look forward to most on our WDW trips.  The fireworks displays are really magical and trying to capture the feeling and emotion of those shows is challenging but so much fun! Here are a few tips for your next trip to WDW. You MUST have a tripod!  Get a locker first thing in the morning and store it, then come back for it before the show.  But you have to use a tripod to get fireworks photos. Location - For your first time shoot Wishes on Main Street.  But then look for other locations!  ...

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Royal Parade – Disney World Photo of the Week

Walt Disney World Castle

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Wishes Fireworks in Black & White – Disney Photo of the Week

Walt Disney World Fireworks

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Keep The Camera Handy – Family Photos On Rides

Big Thunder MountainOne of the first things you think about when remembering your trip to Walt Disney World is what attractions you rode.  Unfortunately most people don't have many photos of the family enjoying their favorite attractions.  We remember to stop and take a photo with a PhotoPass photographer.  We always get photos of us with Mickey and other characters, but how many pictures do you have of the expressions after the first hill on Big Thunder Mountain? On your next trip, keep your camera handy on the ride! Make sure you have a good camera strap first!  AND make sure you are using that strap! You will be surprised at ...

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Merry Christmas from Walt and Mickey – Disney Photo of the Day

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