Entries from Picture This! tagged with 'kilimanjaro safari'

Photographing Animals at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Nile Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) in the water on the Kilimanjaro Safari.Nikon D750/28-300VR, 1/500s, f/5.6, ISO 1800, EV +0.3, 300mm Focal Length. In researching for this week's blog, I discovered I had written a lot about photographing animals at Disney's...

Disney Pic of the Week: Rhino

Rhinos rank among the most endangered species on Earth. There are five kinds of rhino: white, black, Indian, Sumatran and Javan. Two types, black and white, reside on the Kilimanjaro Safari in Animal Kingdom. I believe these are white...

Disney Pic of the Week: Elephant

African elephants have been part of Animal Kingdom since it opened. These massive animals can be seen as you ride the Kilimanjaro Safari. The Walt Disney World Resort's animal care team welcomed the first African elephant calf to be...

Where in the World #415

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 #414 And...

Disney Pic of the Week: Disney's Animal Kingdom

I have often heard the story about Walt Disney wanting to use real animals for the Jungle Cruise until someone told him the animals would not be where he wanted them. He quickly switched to Audio-Animatronic animals and the...

An African Day in Disney's Animal Kingdom

I spent a most of a day in Disney's Animal Kingdom Africa on my last trip. Thought I would share a few photos with you. Notice the camera data which will tell you how I was able to photograph...

Photographing on the Wild Africa Trek, Part II

When I left you last week, I was still wearing the safety vest (see below). After visiting with the sunbathing Nile Crocodiles, my Wild Africa Trek group headed overland until we were across from the place where the Safari...

Photographing on the Wild Africa Trek, Part I

Last year Jeanine Yamanaka did a detailed review of the Wild Africa Trek in Disney's Animal Kingdom. I am not going to duplicate her excellent review here and will concentrate on telling you what I felt of it from...

August Disney World Calendar

In August we're going to Disney's Animal Kingdom, where we'll jump aboard a Kilimanjaro Safari jeep for an exciting ride out on the Harambe Reserve. You will need to have Adobe Reader on your computer to download the calendar(s)....

April Disney World Calendar

April seems like a good month to spend with a few cheetahs. These beauties can usually be seen lounging around on the Harambe Reserve. Hop on the Kilimanjaro Safari in Disney's Animal Kingdom to catch a glimpse of these...

Galloping Giraffe

I have given tips in the past for photographing on the Kilimanjaro Safari in Disney's Animal Kingdom. One tip I forgot to mention was to be ready for anything. The animals appear seemingly from out of nowhere at times....

Sticky Rhinos

Raise your hand if you remember Animal Kingdom's old ad campaign, NâHTâZû! Excellent, thank you. You may put your hands down. I was just taking a survey. In this not a zoo theme park with a zoo, you may...

Mickey's Jammin Jungle Parade

For more than 8 years Mickey Mouse has overseen this colorful, playful, and adventurous procession that loops through Disney's Animal Kingdom. Due to it's course, shutterbugs get to try their hand at photographing the parade twice within roughly 15...

Disney Pic of the Week - Cast Members

Once again, we are showcasing Disney Cast Members on Pic of the Week. It's the Cast Members who make all the magic happen and therefore we felt it was only fitting that we should show them some love again....

Where in the World #49

This was Challenge #48: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/1000s shutter, f4 This is Warden Post No. 4, another example of how much detail Disney includes in its attractions. When you exit...

Backlighting

Backlighting is light illuminating from behind the subject. This is very tough to correctly expose for and causes havoc with your camera's light meter. If you are outdoors and the light source is the sun, the best way to...

Focus on Disney World - Where in the World? #36

This was Challenge #35: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/320s shutter, f9 The Harambe Reserve at Disney's Animal Kingdom is home to these reticulated giraffes. You can catch a glimpse of them wandering...

Photographic Innoventions: Kilimanjaro Safari Photo Tips

I was reading about some photographers who came back from an African safari the other day. They listed the equipment they used the most. Cameras costing thousands of dollars, lenses in the 500 to 600mm range which cost, you guessed...

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