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Do We Do Fireworks on Memorial Day?

I guess I probably should have saved this shot for Fourth of July. Oh, well. . .

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Mickey Watching Epcot

I didn’t get any great pictures of Epcot’s giant golf ball. This is probably as close as I got. Everything else was a near-miss, at best. Heck, this one ain’t the greatest, either, but I like the seed. But Epcot … Continue reading

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Cinderella’s Castle Silhouette at Sunset

Yes, I did shoot other stuff besides the Castle. but this might be one of my favorite shots of the whole trip. I promise — this’ll be the last. It was dumb luck that I happened to walk by this … Continue reading

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Cinderella’s Castle — Long Exposure

Same set-up as yesterday’s picture, taken just a few minutes later. This time, instead of shooting for 1/80s, I went with 29 seconds. There are imperfections in this picture that “serious” photographers would go crazy in Photoshop fixing. I did … Continue reading

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Cinderella’s Castle

Back to the DisneyWorld pictures. . . This is a quick exposure. I did some ten second exposures after this. They’re not that much better, but maybe I’ll pop one up tomorrow to show the difference. The biggest difference is … Continue reading

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Space Shuttle Enterprise Part 2/2

The 747 with Shuttle piggybacked on top of it could be seen on the horizon at about 10:35, pretty much right on time from where we were all standing. The plane‚Äôs headlights were turned on, and the bulky Shuttle on … Continue reading

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Space Shuttle Enterprise Part 1/2

In a last minute decision, I drove down to Weehawken, NJ Friday morning to shoot the Space Shuttle flyover. Ultimately, the Shuttle Entertprise will end up at the Intrepid, which is right across the Hudson River from where I stood. … Continue reading

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DisneyWorld Fireworks: Attempt #2, Part 2

People began lining up along the railing in front of me, but things were OK. An older couple came close, but the gentleman was nice enough to stand behind his wife and not next to her, so as not to … Continue reading

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A Quick Disney Break

Full story and more pictures to come, but here’s an exciting preview of the Space Shuttle Enterprise: The write-up should be a two day event.

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DisneyWorld Fireworks: Attempt #2, Part 1

35mm, f/18, ISO 200, 10s — In retrospect, that tree bothers me a lot more in closeups than it did on the back of the camera that night. On the second attempt at fireworks, I got to the Magic Kingdom … Continue reading

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