Entries from Picture This! tagged with 'Magic Kingdom'

Where in the World #513

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Now for Challenge #512: And...

Where in the World #506

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! I hope all our Canadian...

Where in the World #505

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Now for Challenge #504: And...

Disney Pic of the Week: Souvenier Adults

Saw this recently and thought it would make a great souvenir! Mickey and Minnie Mouse Halloween Countdown Figure Mickey and Minnie Mouse Halloween Countdown Figure...

Disney Pic of the Week: Souvenier Kids

I wandered around the Magic Kingdom recently to find souvenirs for Kids. Now, this may not exactly be a souvenir, but wouldn't a young mouseketeer look adorable in this?...

Where in the World #500

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! 500 CHALLENGES! 500 CHALLENGES, PLAYERS!...

Disney Pic of the Week: Landscape Disney's Hollywood Studios

Here's a photo that's a bit old now, but was lovely to see from the walking path to the Studios....

Disney Pic of the Week: Landscape Magic Kingdom

As Scott mentioned yesterday, Disney Imagineers are experts when it comes to "forced perspective". It tricks the eye into believing something is larger /taller than it really is. Walt was famous for this as he tried to deal with...

Disney Pic of the Week: 1970s

1970s... when it all came to be in Florida. I actually did visit a few times in the early 70s. Sadly cameras, film and developing were very expensive then, especially for someone in college. The following is an official...

Disney Pic of the Week: Live Performances

While there are many live entertainers I have totally enjoyed over the years there is one special one I have to share with you. It's not a photograph but a video..... When the Dapper Dans did Boy Bands! The...

Where in the World #486

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Happy Memorial Day to the...

Where in the World #484

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Happy Mother’s Day! We are...

Disney Pic of the Week: Train

My selection for Pic of the Week trains is none other than the wildest ride in the west! That about wraps up our month of transportation photos. Next up, Disney's Hollywood Studios!...

Where in the World #481

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Team Hill is going to...

Where in the World #480

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Starting with this: Get it?...

Disney Pic of the Week: Watercraft

Here's an oldie but a goodie... wish I had gotten to ride this more than once before it was gone. Anyone have any great Keel Boat photos to share??...

Where in the World #478

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Happy Belated April Fool’s Day!...

Where in the World #470

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Wow! You guys can really...

Where in the World #468

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! The Gunnels Gang, I’m so...

Disney Pic of the Week: Magic Kingdom Aerial

When the topic of aerial photos came up for this month, I wasn't sure I would have much to choose from. Luckily I have been slowly (very slowly) archiving all of my photographs and remembered one I took several...

Disney Pic of the Week: Christmas at Disney

Way back in 2001, most folks didn't think twice about the Disney Christmas Special being filmed in advance. Well, may you did, but I don't think I did. So as I entered the Magic Kingdom on December 2, 2001,...

Where in the World #463

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! My computer crashed! They say...

Where in the World #462

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Kristi Strembicki is in Walt...

Where in the World #459

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Belated Happy Birthday to Laura...

Where in the World #458

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Friday is Veteran’s Day here...

Where in the World #456

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Chris Kelly, your first ever...

Partners and the Crane at the Magic Kingdom

I got on the ferry to travel from the Ticket and Transportation Center on my last visit to the Magic Kingdom. I walked up the ferry's stairs and made my way to the front railings. I looked over the...

Where in the World #453

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Now for Challenge #452: And...

Where in the World #448

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Now for Challenge #447: And...

Where in the World #446

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Happy Anniversary to Eric Enli...

Where in the World #444

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Now for Challenge #443: And...

Where in the World #441

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Happy Bastille Day to all...

Where in the World #434

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Jim & Lorie Sonnen have...

Where in the World #433

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! We will be celebrating Armed...

Where in the World #431

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! I hope everyone had a...

Where in the World #427

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Now for Challenge #426 And...

Where in the World #425

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Matthew Frey, thanks for the...

Where in the World #423

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Jeff Blank, have a wonderful...

Disney Pic of the Week: Portraits

Scott saved me this week with his definition of portrait~! Here is Suzy (from Cinderella) in the 2014 Magic Kingdom parade "Celebrate a Dream Come True". She walked right to where I was standing!...

Where in the World #419

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! I'm starting off with a...

Where in the World #414

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Thank you, Players, for all...

Disney Pic of the Week: Christmas

I went back into my archives for this 1972 Christmas Parade photo from the Magic Kingdom: Merry Christmas to all !...

Where in the World #412

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! To all who celebrate, Merry...

Where in the World #411

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Players, as you read this,...

Where in the World #410

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Happy Hanukkah to everyone celebrating!!...

Disney Pic of the Week: Cinderella Castle

It didn't take me long to decide what photo to share for this week's Disney Pic of the Week. Back in 2009, Scott took this amazing photo of the Cinderella Castle as a Rainbow Ice Castle. He was kind...

Where in the World #401

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Thank you, Sandie Albrecht and...

Where in the World #399

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Patty McCaffrey! No more surgeries...

Where in the World #397

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! It's September. SEPTEMBER! How?! Hey...

Where in the World #396

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Now for Challenge #395: And...

Disney Pic of the Week: Yellow

When I think of yellow in the Disney Parks, I think about the beauty beginning of the Festival of Fantasy Parade in the Magic Kingdom. Preceding the opening float with Belle and the Beast are beautiful dancers in white...

Disney Pic of the Week: Doors

This week we focus on DOORS! Both Scott and I have gone a step away from traditional doors. Yesterday he showed you a special door handle and today I share with you an enchanted door! Disney parks are known...

Disney Pic of the Week: Benches

The Disney parks go all out when it comes to themeing and that includes details like the trashcans, light fixtures, concrete color, and background music. Benches also are a huge part of the story in the parks. Imagine my...

Where in the World #389

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! We are celebrating our 8th...

Where in the World #388

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! A couple Players had a...

Disney Pic of the Week: Cast Costumes Magic Kingdom

So this week we are all about Cast Costumes in the Magic Kingdom. I know I have lots of these, but can I find any? No, well, none that I like. However, I'm going to fudge a bit this...

Where in the World #385

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Susie Howard is recovering from...

Where in the World #379

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Sandie Albrecht, I won't be...

Disney Pic of the Week: Liberty Square

Yesterday, Scott shared a photo of the new Memento Mori Relics from Regions Beyond. If you haven't gone inside yet, you must! It is filled with Haunted Mansion items. Fun to browse even if you don't want to buy....

Where in the World #376

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! I hope everyone who is...

Disney Pic of the Week: Frontierland

One of the most overlooked areas in Frontierland is the Railroad Station! You can find it between Splash Mountain and Big Thunder Mountain Railroad!...

Disney Pic of the Week: Adventureland

There are many great things I love about Adventureland. It happens to be raining today as I write this, so I'm looking for bright colors! I think the most colorful attraction in Adventureland is the Magic Carpets of Aladdin....

Disney Pic of the Week: Tomorrowland

This week's Pic of the Week is the Magic Kingdom's Tomorrowland! I couldn't find a photo I really liked so instead of one of my own... let's revisit the Tomorrowland of 1987! It is quite different from today! Click...

Disney Pic of the Week: Fantasyland

Do you remember where in the Magic Kingdom you could find Ariel before the New Fantasyland opened? In Ariel's Grotto, of course. Located next to Pinocchio's Village Haus, this meet and greet area opened in October 1996. This photo...

Disney Pic of the Week: Main Street U.S.A.

When I think of Main Street U.S.A. in the springtime, I remember fondly watching Mickey's Main Street Happy Easter Parade. I managed to catch the last showing of this parade in the year 2000. The parade always reminded me...

Where in the World #370

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Some of us are dealing...

Where in the World #369

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! To everyone celebrating: Annette Nuenke...

Where in the World #365

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! For some reason, some people's...

Disney Pic of the Week: Magic Kingdom

Scott showed you the Magic Kingdom as it is today in his Pic of the Week. I'm going to go back in time to a place that no longer exists. My Pic of the Week Magic Kingdom is Minnie...

Where in the World #363

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Merry Christmas or Three Kings...

Where in the World #361

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! This week is Christmas! Merry,...

Where in the World #359

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! I have an announcement, Players....

Where in the World #355

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Halloween is this week in...

Donald Duck's a Party Animal

Move It! Shake It! Celebrate It! is a parade at Magic Kingdom filled with bright bold colors and a festive atmosphere. Donal Duck, the fine feathered member of the Fab Five donned his party hat and discoed to his...

Disney Pic of the Week - Jungle Cruise

I love the Jungle Cruise at Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World and I looooove the Jungle Cruise at Disneyland. Why the difference in my level of affection? In my personal and vast experience, west coast skippers are funnier for...

Main Street U.S.A. Rooftops

I am forever looking for new angles from which to photograph places like Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom that have been photographed millions of times before my arrival. If only I could gain access to upper levels, both inside...

Where in the World #352

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Did you have a good...

Where in the World #350

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Carla C, I'm sorry I...

Where in the World #348

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Carla C, Jennifer Harmon, and...

Where in the World #345

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Last week's challenge: number #344...

Where in the World #343

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Mr. Gunnel! I'm just passing...

Where in the World #339

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Steve And Ruby Jordan are...

Where in the World #338

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Sandie Albrecht, thanks for asking!...

President Lincoln vs President Nixon

Hold your horses, this isn't a political battle. I'm just posting two photos from Hall of Presidents that were taken using the same low light from the same seat and tweaked completely differently in PhotoShop. Why? It's fun and...

Where in the World #331

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Does anyone else see the...

Ferry Service to Magic Kingdom

You love it because it takes you to Magic Kingdom. You aren't overly thrilled when it takes you back to the Ticket and Transportation Center. It's a complicated relationship. Not familiar with this floating mode of transport? When you...

Where in the World #330

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Now for the toughie Challenge:...

Where in the World #326

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Jennifer R. and Kristi S:...

Where in the World #325

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Shout out to Eric States:...

Mickey Mouse Ice Cream Sandwich

Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, January 2013. A young-ish woman visits Walt Disney World for the first time. Although plentiful in Disneyland where she spends not enough time, she decides to consume a Mickey Mouse Ice Cream Sandwich in...

Where in the World #320

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Thank you for the anniversary...

Where in the World #318

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Wendy Barney, bon voyage on...

Disney Pic of the Week - Adventureland

Looking for adventure? Head to Adventureland where skippers with congo boats await to take you for a trip. How about sailing in the company of pirates? Sitting still is good, too. Join the singing birds and flowers in The...

Prince Charming Regal Carrousel

This time around (Get it? Around? Carrousel?), I'm going to show you what my loving Canon EOS 30D, Canon 17-40mm USM L, and I shot at Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World. It was an early morning and I staggered...

Where in the World #316

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Cindy Pink wanted to make...

Where in the World #315

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! It looks like we had...

Disney Pic of the Week - Magic Kingdom

Scott and I begin the new year by concentrating on Walt Disney World parks. It's a big place, that's for certain, and we could probably fill 52 weeks with photos of just Florida parks but we won't. So...there! Put...

Where in the World #313

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Patti McCaffrey, don't you leave...

Morning Light over New Fantasyland

It's a rare occasion that we Disney geeks are given the chance to enter a park before 8 am. Unless there's a special event or you've scored an 8:05 am reservation at Cinderella's Royal Table (or another restaurant serving...

Where in the World #312

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! I can't believe it. This...

Where in the World #303

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! All together, Players! What are...

Where in the World #301

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Happy Thanksgiving - Jour de...

Tiki Room Birds in Paradise

Do you seek adventure? Head to Adventureland. Tikis, birds, and flowers will sing, dance, and play the drums for you. Sing along, they love the accompaniment. Just don't like a bunch of old hens. Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room...

Where in the World #298

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Brock and Anka, your good...

Disney Pic of the Week - Lighting Fixtures

Over the years, my fellow Picture This! bloggers and I have tried to cover everything possible as topics for our Disney Pic of the Week. Sometimes you can guess who came up with the theme. For instance, Hunks was...

Where in the World #297

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Mickey Eckert, I tried to...

Where in the World #291

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Erin Connell is leaving for...

Waterfall Fit for a Princess

Under the Sea - Journey of the Little Mermaid in the new addition to Fantasyland has quite the queue. You'll wander through a maze of rocks, winding down passed a waterfall and towards sunken treasure, all before heading indoors...

Escaping the Elements at Magic Kingdom

Today's the last day of July. Just one more month before the kids go back to school. Ooh, I think they just booed me. Sorry little dudes and dudettes. At least you get scheduled breaks, when you grow up,...

Where in the World #288

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Everybody, stop! We missed a...

Where in the World #285

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! I'm writing this on the...

Disney Pic of the Week - Construction

If you build it, Disney fans will show up in droves. While much of the new Fantasyland expansion has opened up, work continues on the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, scheduled to open next year. Let's hear it for the...

Where in the World #283

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! As you read this, Players,...

Dumbo's New Fantasyland View

Taking flight on the original Dumbo attraction in it's new location in Fantasyland gives a completely different perspective, of course. Personally, I think there was more to see before the big move. Eventually I'll have a go at the...

Where in the World #282

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Lisa Nelson, you're in Walt...

Where in the World #281

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! By this time next week,...

Gearing Up for My Second Disney All-Nighter

It seems so incredibly long ago that I partook of Disneyland's One More Disney Day when the park was open for 24 hours straight beginning at 6 AM on February 29, 2012 and ending on March 1st at 6...

Disney Pic of the Week - Balloons

Before we begin this week's theme, I want to offer up a "do over" of last week. As it turned out, Scott and I had similar shots of the exact same clock in Tomorrowland. Great Scott! Although, my writing...

Tomorrowland Arcade Time

When the little lightning bolt is on the 10 and the big lightning bolt is on the 4, you gotta get back in time. What? Yes, I'm mixing theme parks. As my pal Scott probably told you on Tuesday,...

Newbie and the Geek Take Epcot - The End

Here they are, the links to each part of the epic trip report including the prequel. If you missed an entry or want to relive my vacation with my friend Yoli, happy reading. Make sure you have sufficient light,...

Newbie and the Geek Take Magic Kingdom, Again

Welcome to the never-ending trip report. Previous chapters are listed below. Disney's Animal Kingdom posted Feb. 13th Magic Kingdom posted Feb. 20th Disney's Hollywood Studios posted Feb. 23rd Downtown Disney and More posted Feb. 27th Epcot posted March 6th...

Where in the World #272

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Thank you, Players, for all...

Main Street Station Leading Lines

It sits high above the Mickey Mouse floral display at the entrance to Magic Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Characters welcome guests upon park opening while singers and dancers perform. The place? Walt Disney World Railroad Main Street...

Where in the World #267

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Susie Howard is celebrating her...

Cinderella Castle Door to Freedom

Enter the walkway to Cinderella Castle and you'll find yourself looking at murals telling Cinderella's story. Gemstone colors reflect light off the walls and an enormous drape closes off the path during shows on the castle stage. When the...

Where in the World #264

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Patty Carty, enjoy your first...

Where in the World #262

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Vera Williams, Jim Finley, and...

A Street Rat Named Aladdin

Still I think he's rather tasty... Disney Pic of the Week - Favorite Character Happy New Year! May your 3 wishes come true and remember, no wishing for more wishes. Scott totally ripped off my idea of a collage....

Where in the World #261

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! To all of you, Players!...

Where in the World #258

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Hold the phone, Players! Barrie...

Where in the World #257

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Rob And April Vanderpool: I...

Where in the World #256

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! We've had so many Players...

View from a Monorail

Riding around on the monorail just for the sake of doing so is a nice way to relax and see things from a different perspective. It's even better when you can find yourself a window seat without standing passengers...

Where in the World #251

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Patti Mccaffrey, it's Thanksgiving in...

Disney Pic of the Week - Storybook Circus

The Magic Kingdom is bursting at the seams with expansions to Fantasyland including a section deemed Storybook Circus. Here you'll find not 1 but 2 Dumbo the Flying Elephant rides with a big top tent filled with activities to...

Where in the World #249

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Happy Birthday, Karen Ramirez! May...

Where in the World #245

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Erin has had a really...

Where in the World #242

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Chris Masse, how are you...

Where in the World #241

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Gabriella & Matthieu are waving...

The Avengers Monorail

Walking under monorails is not for me but I had to grab the shot for our Disney Pic of the Week monorail theme. This portion of the rail is between The Contemporary Resort and the Magic Kingdom, closer to...

Photography Tips from it's a small world Cast

In another exclusive conversation with the Cast Members of it's a small world, they wanted to jump into my photography blog and offer their own advice. Based on the millions upon millions of both happy singers and grumpy eye...

Where in the World #237

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! We celebrated two holidays in...

Where in the World #235

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Thank you to Danielle Ciotti...

Composition at Character Meals

Eight weeks after booking your dining reservations, it's finally time to lean back and breathe in the warm vanilla and cinammon goodness of your efforts. The character meal is comprised of characters appearing at a restaurant to match its...

Where in the World #230

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! I can't believe I forgot...

Where in the World #229

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Hobbes And Snorky, even if...

Where in the World #228

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Christi Ison, thank you for...

Where in the World #226

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! We have another Birthday celebration,...

Where in the World #225

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Birthday shout out, Players! Happy...

Where in the World #223

To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt's Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! As Susie Howard said, we...

Where in the World #221

Where in the World time is here again. Your weekly photo game challenge is to determine where the picture is from! Thank you to Sophia Clifton, Sarah Gallagher, Diane Furtado, Lauree Little, Bonnie Tulenko, Lily-pierre Couet, Chris Kelly, Pizazz,...

Sunlight on City Hall

Lighting can make or break an image. The greatest moment caught on camera lands in the land of delete when you can't make out who it is or what's going on because the photo is underexposed (not enough light)...

Where in the World #213

Players, Mary Beth Tarbet has been sick all week. Let's send her some pixie dust to get better. In fact, Lily-pierre Couet, Chris Kelly, you are all doing the single digit dance and will be in Disney within a...

Disney Pic of the Week - Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland is a photographer's dream. There are fabulous colors and shapes everywhere you look. This week we'll share a few of our favorites from the future that might have been! Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200mm VR,...

February 2012 Disney Calendar

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. It's been a very busy month around my house. I'm finally getting caught up with everything that got set aside for all the celebrating and traveling of this...

Lisa Berton/Tigger Rumors Confirmed!

Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200mm VR, 1/10s shutter, f3.5, ISO 800 Paparazzi were on hand to capture the illustrious Lisa Berton and her close, personal friend, Tigger, at 1900 Park Fare in the Grand Floridian. Also...

Where in the World #211

Barb Parra, I can't believe it! So good to hear from you! Disneyland was too long ago, wasn't it? I miss it. I'm glad you like Eeyore's mouse ears! They even made Eeyore smile. :) Happy Anniversary, Beth Mcmeekin!...

Where in the World #210

You probably can guess what I am going to say first. To Lucas, Lauren And Ana Marlett, Jamee Smith, Claire Gregory - the official Where in the World agent, seeker of Troll names!, Diane Furtado, Lily-pierre Couet, Ashley P.,...

Where in the World Challenge 208

As I'm typing this, I'm in Disney's Fort Wilderness resort! But when you read it, I'll be home. Come on, feel a little bad for me. Sniffle.... :( Anyway, I have lots of new photos for Where in the...

Where in the World #206

A lot of us are here in Walt Disney World - like Lindsay Leach, 8 years and in Disney at last - or have just left like Caroline Burmester or getting close to the single digit dance like Jason...

Disney Pic of the Week - Aladdin

Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D500, 18-200mm VR, 1/2000s shutter, f5.6, ISO 400 Our Pics of the Week this week are inspired by the movie Aladdin. Watch for glimpses of the cast as we share some of our...

Cruising on the Liberty Belle

Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200mm VR, 1/2500s shutter, f3.5, ISO 200 For a relaxing break from the crowds, take a cruise down the Rivers of America on the Liberty Belle, my Pic of the Week for...

Where in the World #202

Players, we're going no further until we applaud one of our own: Claire Gregory. Awhile ago, we wondered if the Norway Giant Troll had a name and I told Claire she had to find out because she was going...

Disney Pic of the Week - Train Stations

Train Stations is our theme this week. One of America's greatest railfans, Walt Disney had a deep love for trains. He was such a fan of trains that he built his own miniature railroad at his California home and...

Ping Pong, Anyone?

Copyright © 2006 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200mm VR, 1/4s shutter, f3.5, ISO 200 I'm really going to miss Mickey's Toontown Fair at the Magic Kingdom. I thought it was such a fun, creative area. I loved visiting Mickey...

Where in the World #199

On Sunday, when this gets posted to AllEars.net, I will be performing the wedding for my friends, Ed and Barbara Elder, and then wishing them Bon Voyage on their honeymoon in Walt Disney World. Congratulations, Barb and Ed! May...

Where in the World #197

David W, you're first!! YAY!! Okay, you weren't first to get the right answer, but I mentioned you first in the blog. Does that count for something? :) Susie Howard, thank you for your note! Wait until you see...

Disney Pic of the Week - Signs

They can be funny, directional, educational, save your skin from potential harm, show you the way out, or clue you into how long wait times are for popular attractions. Yes, signs are all over the place and they always...

Disney Pic of the Week - Themed Landscaping

One of the ways Imagineers make us feel like we are actually in the scene they are conveying is by creating a landscape that has the feel of that place. Just wander around World Showcase and take note of...

Dancing Pinocchio

Copyright © 2006 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED-IF AF-S DX VR, 1/250s shutter, f2.8, ISO 800 Pinocchio dances on his float in the Disney Dreams Come True Parade at the Magic Kingdom....

Where in the World Challenge 191

Hello from Disneyland! I am on my way to the start of the D23 Expo! This was Challenge #190: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2010 Erin Blackwell Canon Powershot SD890 IS, 7mm, 1/15s shutter, f/3.2, ISO 350 Jeremy...

Where in the World #190

I am leaving for Disneyland on Tuesday! YAY!! So if you are there for the AllEars® meets next week, I hope you will say hello! Hi, Barrie! Wait until you see the answer to last week's challenge! Michelle Thomspon,...

Cinderella Castle Shines

Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200mm VR, 1/250s shutter, f5.6, ISO 400 I dug all the way back to 2008 for this "Lucky Shot". I can't believe it's been that long ago. I still remember the exact...

Disney Pic of the Week - Nighttime Parades

Nighttime parades are extra special and there's no doubt about it, Disney does them best. There's just something very exciting and, for lack of a more perfect word, magical about watching a parade after the sun has gone down....

Where in the World #187

Hello to Amanda Wright! And you're welcome to Chris Kelly! This was Challenge #186: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2006 Erin Blackwell Canon SD890 IS, 19mm, 1/125s shutter, f/3.4, 800 ISO The Elephant Safari Company sign in the...

Where in the World #184

What? No notes for me this week? :) This was Challenge #183: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2010 Erin Blackwell Canon SD890 IS, 7mm, 1/8s shutter, f/3.2, 80 ISO This is the USS Miss Daisy, Donald Duck's boat...

Tomorrowland Transit Authority at Night

Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-55mm VR, 6s shutter, f9, ISO 200 The Tomorrowland Transit Authority, from below, was one of my first night time shots at Walt Disney World. I was hooked right away. There's nothing...

Where in the World #181

Well, lookee, lookee! My friend Carol Jayne has joined us and so has my big sister Terry! No, you can't ask her for embarrassing stories about me. ;) Thank you, Ashley Macilquham, for your great note! I'm glad you're...

Alligator Swamp

Copyright © 2010 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D350, 18-200mm VR, 1/250s shutter, f5.3, ISO 2500 Take a ride on the Liberty Belle in Frontierland at the Magic Kingdom and you'll see all kinds of interesting things as you circle Tom...

Disney Pic of the Week: Tom Sawyer Island

Tom Sawyer Island is full of childhood fantasies. Tunnels, trails, bridges with surprises, an abandoned mine, frontier fort and a rustic mill. Each of these areas have a sign written by Tom Sawyer like the one below about Harper's...

Where in the World #178

Congratulations to Danielle Ciotti on getting married! Hi to Linda Mac and thank you to Greg Papa for the wonderful note! For Maryann and Courtney Crowe, I have this quote: "There's a great big beautiful tomorrow, Shining at the...

July Disney World Calendar

This float is from the SpectroMagic Parade in the Magic Kingdom. I photographed this parade just in time, right before it was replaced with the Main Street Electrical Parade. You will need to have Adobe Reader on your computer...

Where in the World #176

Hi, guys! I have to start with an apology to Jamie Poynton, Maryann Eckenrode, and Zac Fangman. Somehow, I didn't copy your correct answers to Challenge 174: the tikis at the Polynesian. I entered you into this week since...

June Disney World Calendar

I'm already feeling nostalgic about Mickey's Toontown Fair at the Magic Kingdom. I'm going to be sorry to see it go, although I am looking forward to the new Fantasyland attractions. Goofy's Barnstormer will be returning, but will be...

Where in the World #171

Hi, Cathy Kelly! Hi, Claire Gregory! And to my good friends the Hoekzema Family, the WDW Vacation Club Van billboard is at the intersection of Osceola Pkwy and World Drive. Now, this week's contest! This was Challenge #170: And...

Where in the World #170

Start off with the shout outs. This week, I have to break them up in two places. First, the shout outs to Mary Tackett: I absolutely give second chances or whatever anyone needs, because it's about the fun! Second,...

Where in the World #167

I have a few more shout outs this week: Thank you for the warm welcome from Carol and Gary Gamill; a big kudos to Lisa Berton for the most thorough answer imaginable. And David W.? You won. ;) Now,...

Boney Pirate Surveys the Magic Kingdom

Copyright © 2010 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200mm VR, 1/500s shutter, f5.6, ISO 200 Ahoy Matey, it's pirate week! My pirate Pic of the Week is from the Pirates of the Caribbean sign in the Magic Kingdom....

Where in the World #166

Before I give this week's answer, I want to thank Diane Ramos and the Hoekzema Family for welcoming me to contest. Thank you! Now, this week's contest! This was Challenge #165: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2009 Erin...

Keep Main Street, U.S.A. Clean

In keeping with the theme of every land and section of a Disney park, trashcans are painted and decorated accordingly. They're so conveniently located that there's no reason for trash to carelessly end up elsewhere. In the Magic Kingdom,...

Ursula the Sea Witch in the Magic Kingdom

Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200mm VR, 1/1000s shutter, f5.3, ISO 280 Ursula the Sea Witch takes a break from plotting against Ariel to ride on the villains float in the Disney Dreams Come True Parade at...

Dumbo's Perspective of Fantasyland

Hey you out there! This is Timothy Mouse, Dumbo's best bud. We know you folks love to take pictures when you visit us so we got some help from a photographer. Lisa tooks some photos while flying high aboard...

Where in the World #160

This was Challenge #159: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2010 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200mm VR, 1/120s shutter, f/5.3, ISO 2500 When you take a ride down the Rivers of America on the Liberty Belle, you'll pass this...

Where in the World #159

This was Challenge #158: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200mm VR, 1/1250s shutter, f/5.3 This is, of course, Cruella De Vil from 101 Dalmatians. If you guessed it was her, it doesn't matter...

Where in the World #158

This was Challenge #157: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2010 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200mm VR, 1/50s shutter, f/8, ISO 400 There were many guesses this week but I was really surprised that no one knew where this...

A Year of Cast Members

The glisten in your eyes. The catchy song in your head. The broad smile on your face. The pep in your step. The deliciousness on your palate. All of this and so much more are brought to you by...

Disney Pic of the Week - Parades

Walt Disney loved a parade! From day one in Disneyland parades have been a staple in the Disney parks and are nothing short of spectacular. With the exception of Epcot, all of the parks have at least one parade,...

Where in the World #156

This was Challenge #155: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2006 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200mm VR, 1/320s shutter, f/9, ISO 200 This bat is part of the scrollwork on the gate to the Haunted Mansion in the Magic...

Where in the World #153

This was Challenge #152: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200mm VR, 1/1000s shutter, f/5.3, ISO 200 Peter Pan waves to the crowd from a float in the Disney Dreams Come True Parade at...

December Disney Calendar

Toy soldiers in Once Upon a Christmastime Parade at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party in the Magic Kingdom. Happy Holidays everyone! You will need to have Adobe Reader on your computer to download the calendar(s). Just click on the...

Timothy Mouse

Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200 VR, 1/3200s shutter, f7.1, ISO 800 Timothy Mouse sits way up high on the Dumbo ride in the Magic Kingdom, ready to lead the parade of flying elephants....

Baby Mine

Catch Dumbo in the Magic Kingdom's Fantasyland as he soars through the air with Guests along for the ride. This portion of the park will change and expand to include 2 Dumbo rides so you won't have to wait...

Meet the Mayor

Good morning Disney fans. I've recently returned from a fantastic week of playing with friends at Walt Disney World and believe me, I needed it. During one such morning stroll down Main Street, U.S.A. we came across several performers...

Disney Pic of the Week - Dumbo the Flying Elephant

This week we'll be bringing you pictures of the wildly popular Fantasyland attraction, Dumbo the Flying Elephant, where kids of all ages get to experience the joy of this delightful young pachyderm's first flight above the Magic Kingdom. If...

Sailor's Weathervane

Copyright © 2010 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200mm VR, 1/400s shutter, f8, ISO 200 An afternoon storm was the perfect backdrop for this weathervane atop the boarding dock for the Liberty Belle in the Magic Kingdom. Can't you just...

Where in the World #146

This was Challenge #145: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200mm VR, 1/400s shutter, f/10, ISO 200 Have you seen the new AllEars.net Trading Cards? If so, you probably got this week's challenge correct....

Where in the World #143

This was Challenge #142: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200mm VR, 1/2000s shutter, f/8, ISO 200 This is a close-up of the clock on the tower of Cinderella Castle in the Magic Kingdom....

Obey the Master

For Disney Pic of the Week - Queues, we head over to the Magic Kingdom, specifically Tomorrowland. As you patiently await your turn to blast Evil Emperor Zurg at Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin with your laser cannon you'll...

Where in the World #140

Hi everyone - I'm back! Challenge #139 was a tough one. It had four parts, one for each week that I was on vacation. In order to make it into the prize drawing, you had to get all four...

Cinderella Castle

Copyright © 2010 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 11-16mm, 1/15s shutter, f2.8, ISO 640 Cinderella Castle awash in light, from below. I took this with a wide-angle lens, trying to be sure to get something of interest (the streetlamp) in...

Main Street USA - Magic Kingdom

Barrie is taking a break for the summer. While Barrie is on break, we will share some photos from fans of the AllEars® Facebook page! Here is a Main Street USA Character Collage by Alpha Gollihugh...

Wishes!!! at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World

Sundays just won't be the same for awhile! Barrie is taking a break for the summer, so the next time you will see Where in the World will be on August 22. That means you have lots of time to...

Disney Pic of the Week - Clocks

I suggest we dedicate our Disney Pic of the Week - Clocks photos to Flava Flav. Good luck wearing this clock, booooyyyyyyy. This clock tower at the Pirates of the Caribbean rises high over Adventureland in the Magic Kingdom...

Jungle Cruise Joy

Copyright © 2010 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 11-16mm, 1/13 sec, f/2.8, ISO 2500 I think these baby elephants playing in the water are so cute. They remind me of a picture in a Disneyland book that I had as...

Balloon Bust SOLVED!

Last week I showed you a photo of a Mickey Mouse balloon hanging out in the Magic Kingdom: Balloon Bust. I told you there was a flaw with the photo. I asked you to find it and tell me...

August Disney World Calendar

This month I'm sharing a photo from Wishes in the Magic Kingdom. This was one of my first successful fireworks photos. I've always liked how the wind made the streaks of light look like feathers. I hope you like...

Aladdin

Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200mm VR, 1/1250 sec, f/5.3 Aladdin rides his magic carpet in the Disney Dreams Come True Parade at the Magic Kingdom. He is my prince for Pic of the Week....

Where in the World #132

This was Challenge #131: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 50mm, 1/320s shutter, f/9, ISO 3200 This is the Roy O. Disney steam train, part of the Walt Disney World Railroad in the Magic...

Where in the World #131

This was Challenge #130: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2009 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR, 10s shutter, f/8, ISO 100 This is the Sword in the Stone that lives in front of Cinderella's Golden Carrousel in the Magic...

Where in the World #126

This was Challenge #125: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2009 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR, 4/10s shutter, f/8, ISO 1000 Next time you're in the Briar Patch merchandise shop, be sure to look up at the living quarters...

Splash Mountain, This Way

Copyright © 2009 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 1/25 sec, f/8, ISO 400 This is one of just a few Splash Mountain pictures I have. There are some attractions that I just don't make it to very often and Splash...

Cruisin' the Nile

As we embark on this journey thru Adventureland please keep lenses inside the boat at all times. At no point will we come to a stop so be ready and get your camera settings dialed in now. On a...

Where in the World #122

This was Challenge #121: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR, 1/2500s shutter, f/3.5, ISO 200 A lot of you recognized the smoke stack of the Liberty Belle from Frontierland in the Magic Kingdom....

Le Roar

There are fountains all over Disney parks. Some aren't as obvious as others and in plain sight and yet there are those you can find everywhere. My intention was to post a photo of the latter but Barrie and...

Where in the World #121

This was Challenge #120: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2006 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 3s shutter, f/9, ISO 200 This attraction is definitely not my cup of tea! I think anyone over the age of 12 who...

Where in the World #116

This was Challenge #115: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2009 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR, 1/125s shutter, f/1.4, ISO 1250 These little cuties live in It's a Small World in the Magic Kingdom. I used to be one...

Where in the World #112

This was Challenge #111: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR, 1/640s shutter, f/14, ISO 400 Right next to the Barnstormer at Mickey's Toontown Fair in the Magic Kingdom, you'll find Donald's Boat -...

Disney Pic of the Week - Fantasyland

Flying Dumbos, a magical carousel, tiny children singing "It's a Small World"" Even before I had ever visited Walt Disney World, I had a picture in my head of what I would see when I got there. That image...

Saving Main Street

Copyright © 2009 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR lens Although I have many pictures of the Main Street windows in the Magic Kingdom, none of them are very good. I took these in the worst possible light, so the...

Royal Panes

Have you ever noticed that the windows on Main Street, U.S.A. have names and businesses on them? As part of our Disney Pic of the Week series, we're concentrating on those pieces of glass humbly dedicated to those who...

December Disney World Calendar

Here's Eeyore and Piglet, wishing you Happy Holidays from their home inside Crystal Palace in the Magic Kingdom. You will need to have Adobe Reader on your computer to download the calendar(s). Just click on the photo to download...

Where in the World #99

This was Challenge #98: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/10s shutter, f/3.8 This week's challenge photo shows part of the Gothic ceiling from inside Cinderella Castle in the Magic Kingdom. Brian Miller...

Interview with It's a Small World Cast Members

One of Walt Disney's most famous attractions of all time, it's a small world, conjurs up colorful, happy, and positive images of all the children of the world singing together in harmony. Whether you enjoy the soundtrack or it...

Dream Lights

Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR lens, 2.5s shutter, f8 Here I go posting another winter photo in the middle of the summer. I can't help it though. Our Pic of the Week topic is castles and...

Disney Pic of the Week - Castles

It's what brings adults to tears and puts glowing smiles on children's faces. That's right, we're bringing you a week's worth of toy store photos. Just kidding! Castles are the theme this time around. Whether you prefer Cinderella's castle...

October Disney World Calendar

Boo to you! It's October and it's time for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party in the Magic Kingdom. You will need to have Adobe Reader on your computer to download the calendar(s). Just click on the photo to...

Where in the World #96

This was Challenge #95: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR, 2.4s shutter, f/11 Ok, that was an easy one! The Partners statue in front of Cinderella's Castle is a pretty recognizable image. This...

Sunset in Tomorrowland

Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR lens, 1/1000s shutter, f8 Here's my Pic of the Week for Tomorrowland. I took this while riding on the TTA one evening. What a lovely ride that was, a perfect time...

Where in the World #92

This was Challenge #91: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/320s shutter, f/9 In the mood for pasta? This is the sign outside Tony's Town Square Restaurant on Main Street USA in the...

Shapes and Lines

Lining up your subject in a way that's pleasing to the eye is simple if you just give yourself a moment to think about the photo you're taking rather than shooting something off quickly. When you are working with...

Swiss Family Treehouse Gets Artsy

In my quest to show, explain, and offer tips on how to make the most of your camera, I make use of the modes, settings, and options on whatever camera I can get ahold of. However, this time, I...

Where in the World #88

This was Challenge #87: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2009 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR, 1/40s shutter, f/3.2, ISO 3200 When you take a spin through Snow White's Scary Adventures, Dopey will be waiting to give you a...

July Disney World Calendar

The Liberty Tree and the Hall of Presidents in the Magic Kingdom seemed like fitting subjects for July's calendar. The date above the entrance to the Hall of Presidents, 1787, refers to the year the United States Constitution was...

Where in the World #83

This was Challenge #82: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR, 1/100s shutter, f/5, ISO 2500 This bulletin board gives you some amusing reading material while waiting in the queue for Monsters, Inc. Laugh...

The Evil Emperor Zurg

Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 1/60s shutter, 4, ISO 3200 My favorite interactive attraction (our theme for Pic of the Week this week) is Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin in the Magic Kingdom, but not for the...

Now That's Progress!

Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 50mm lens, 1/100s shutter, f5, ISO 1600 For my Pic of the Week, please allow me to introduce you to John, the audio-animatronic Dad from the Carousel of Progress in the Magic...

Where in the World #77

This was Challenge #76: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/60s shutter, f/5, ISO 400 This sign hangs in the queue of Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor Comedy Club located in Tomorrowland in the...

Where in the World #75

This was Challenge #74: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2006 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/13s shutter, f/4.8 Inside the hull of Donald's boat, the S.S. Miss Daisy, is this giant map. The Miss Daisy can be found...

Disney Pic of the Week - Reflections

This week, Barrie, Scott, and I bring you photos that reflect...Disney...stuff. Reflections abound at the parks whether it's glass, water, or a mirror that depicts where 7 dwarfs are at the moment. So sit back and relax as we...

Where in the World #74

This was Challenge #73: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/80s shutter, f/5.6 This is one of the columns on the outside of the building that houses the Enchanted Tiki Room "Under New...

April Disney World Calendar

Here's your calendar for April. Most everyone will recognize this guy as the pirate on the Pirates of the Caribbean sign in the Magic Kingdom. I think he's looking for spring - I know I sure am! You will...

Where in the World #73

This was Challenge #72: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1s shutter, f/4.5 This is the Frontierland Shootin' Arcade in the Magic Kingdom. I knew this one would be a little tough, that's...

My Name is Brian and I Sell Balloons

One of the delights on Main Street is seeing bunches of balloons being carried (and sold) by Cast Members. They colorfully bounce about and sway in the breeze. Balloons have been photographed trillions (I counted) of times just for...

Where Pirates All Are Well-To-Do

There's a fun interactive show that may not appear on the entertainment schedule you pick at the Magic Kingdom, Captain Jack Sparrow's Pirate Tutorial. Performed every day to the left of Pirates of the Caribbean you'll learn from Captain...

March Disney World Calendar

Here's your Disney World calendar for March 2009. Feel free to print it out and share it with your friends. I love night time photos of Tomorrowland in the Magic Kingdom. The colors and lighting are amazing. I took...

Where in the World #68

This was Challenge #67: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR, 1/100s shutter, f5, ISO 2500 There's a great big, beautiful tomorrow" I think we might have set a record with this one! More...

Celebrate the Season

Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 50mm f1.4 lens, 1/200s shutter, f7.1, ISO 3200 Merry Christmas everyone! My Pic of the Week for winter holidays is the finale of the Celebrate the Season show at Mickey's Very Merry...

Breakfast of Champions

Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/25s shutter, f5 I had such a hard time finding a picture of food for Pic of the Week this week. It seems that although I can definitely appreciate a good...

Where in the World #64

This was Challenge #63: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR, 1/800s shutter, f5.6 Woohoo! I knew there'd be a lot of correct answers this week. The Haunted Mansion in the Magic Kingdom is...

Where in the World #63

This was Challenge #62: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/200s shutter, f5.1 Nobody specifically mentioned Shrunken Ned's Junior Jungle Boats in their answer this week, but that's ok - I didn't lose...

Out for a Speedway Drive

For some strange reason I have rarely experienced the Tomorrowland Indy Speedway. Maybe it's because I keep calling it Autopia and none of my WDW-loving friends know what I'm talking about. I guess I just lost a point on...

Disney Pic of the Week - Halloween

Happy Halloween! Guess what the theme is for this week's Pic of the Week! That's right" Halloween! Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 50mm, 1/6s shutter, f1.4, ISO 1250 During Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, you'll find...

Schweitzer Falls

As discovered by Dr. Albert Falls deep in the jungles of the cruise, I give you the backside of water. Ooh, ooh! Ooh, ooh!...

Disney Pic of the Week - Fireworks

The theme for this week's Pic of the Week is Fireworks! The fireworks shows in Disney parks are truly spectacular events. This week, Lisa, Scott and I will be sharing some of our favorite photos from the breathtaking fireworks...

Where in the World #56

This was Challenge #55: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/160s shutter, f6.3 Getting a hot dog at Casey's Corner on Main Street USA is a "must do" whenever I am in the...

Where in the World #55

This was Challenge #54: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/60s shutter, f3.8 As you can see, this birdhouse is on the Splash Mountain Fastpass distribution sign, located in front of the Frontierland...

Sitting Pretty

Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/160s shutter, f5.6 For my Pic of the Week I chose this photo of a Snowy Egret I took in Frontierland last January. He didn't seem to have a care in...

Disney Pic of the Week: Black and White

A good way to add drama to a digital photograph is to convert it to black and white. This week we'll showcase some black and white photos from around Walt Disney World and Disneyland. Look for Lisa and Scott's...

November Disney World Calendar

If you read my December 25, 2007 blog, you know that my holiday gift to you is that each month I will post a photo calendar page that you can print out and use at home or work during...

Where in the World #52

This was Challenge #51: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/80s shutter, f5.6 Tom Sawyer's Island is a great place to take a little breather from all the hectic activity in the rest...

Where in the World #51

This was Challenge #50: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/4s shutter, f3.5 The Walt Disney World Railroad boasts an old-fashioned steam train that makes three stops as it circles the Magic Kingdom....

Where in the World #50

This was Challenge #49: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/60s shutter, f5, ISO 400 Hi everyone - I'm back! Thanks for putting up with my extended vacation. The last Where in the...

October Disney Calendar

If you read my December 25, 2007 blog, you know that my holiday gift to you is that each month I will post a photo calendar page that you can print out and use at home or work during...

Disney Pics of the Week - Characters

Who is more popular than a rock star, signs more autographs than a movie star and poses for more photos than a top model? Just about any Disney character, that's who! This week in our Pic of the Week...

Here Comes the Disney Parade!

Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/1000s, f5.6 My Pic of the Week is from the Disney Dreams Come True Parade in the Magic Kingdom. I was standing in front of the flagpole where I was able...

Dumbo's Night Flight

Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 7secs shutter, f10, ISO 200 My ride Pic of the Week was taken while whirling high above the Fantasyland crowds on Dumbo the Flying Elephant. I used an extra long shutter...

Where in the World? #41

This was Challenge #40: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/500s shutter, f5.6 I'm back! Thanks for putting up with me taking a vacation. I had a wonderful time on my Adventures by...

Where in the World? #40

This was Challenge #39: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/320s shutter, f5.3 This beautiful horse pulls the trolley on Main Street USA in the Magic Kingdom. Ed Aleszczyk knew that! He was...

Where in the World? #38

This was Challenge #37: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/50s shutter, f5 This lovely clock is on Main Street USA in the Magic Kingdom. Angie Young was the first to send in...

Focus on Disney World - Where in the World? #33

This was Challenge #32: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/800s shutter, f3.8 Yay! I was beginning to wonder if anyone was playing anymore. I'm glad to know you're still with me. The winner...

Focus on Disney World - Where in the World? #32

This was Challenge #31: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/1600s shutter, f5.6 High atop the Agrabah Bazaar in Magic Kingdom's Adventureland is what looks to me like some kind of bird house. I...

Focus on Disney World - March Calendar

If you read my December 25, 2007 blog, you know that my holiday gift to you is that each month I will post a photo calendar page that you can print out and use at home or work during 2008....

Focus on Disney World - Where in the World? #26

This was Challenge #25: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/60s shutter, f5.6 This beautiful horse lives on Cinderella's Golden Carrousel in the Magic Kingdom. There are 90 horses on this fanciful carrousel and...

Focus on Disney World - Where in the World? #25

This was Challenge #24: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/60s shutter, f4 On Main Street in the Magic Kingdom is a counter service restaurant called Casey's Corner. Casey's the place to go when...

Focus on Disney World - February Calendar

If you read my December 25, 2007 blog, you know that my holiday gift to you is that each month I will post a photo calendar page that you can print out and use at home or work during 2008....

Focus on Disney World - Where in the World? #23

This was Challenge #22: And here is the answer: The Beauty and the Beast float at the Magic Kingdom is where you'll find this cute little bird. There is always a lot of wonderful detail in the parade floats -...

Photographic Innoventions: Photo Gems

Parasols in Liberty Square.Nikon D70/80-200D, 1/200s, f/5.6, 200 ISO, +0.3 EV, 135mm Focal Length When I can, I like to find Photographic Gems at Walt Disney World. Gems can be found literally around each and every corner. Remember to...

Focus on Disney World - Where in the World? #17

This was Challenge #16: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50/18-200VR, 10/640s shutter, f5.3 Heather Young is this week's challenge winner. She was first to guess that this lovely jewel is on the turban of Jafar....

Focus on Disney World - Orientation

Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50/18-200VR, 1/1250s shutter, f5 One of the first things you should think about before taking a photograph is whether it will look better with a horizontal or vertical composition. Because of the way...

Focus on Disney World - Framing Your Subject

Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50/18-200VR, 1/5s shutter, f4.8 Using objects in the foreground of your shot to frame your subject is a good way to focus attention where you want it and add depth to your photo....

Focus on Disney World - Where in the World? #6

This was Challenge #5: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50/55-200, 0.006s shutter, f6.3 This challenge was a real stumper. Pretty much everyone guessed that it was part of the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction. That's...

Focus on Disney World - A Cup of Love

Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50/18-200VR, 0.333s shutter, f4.2 Accidents happen! Here's one that was a nice surprise when I got home. I was practicing taking night photos of the Mad Tea Party ride and had way more...

Focus on Disney World - Where in the World? #3

Answer to Where in the World challenge #2: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50/18-200VR, 0.002s shutter, f5.3 This bronze sculpture of Pinocchio and Jiminy Cricket is one of several character statues in the garden in front of the Cinderella's...

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