Entries from Picture This! tagged with 'resort'

Disney Pic of the Week: Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort

Walkway between the Swan and Dolphin Resorts.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/125s, f/22, ISO 720, EV 0, 28mm Focal Length. Walkway between the Swan and Dolphin Resorts looking towards the Dolphin Resort entrance. The Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort is not a...

Disney Pic of the Week: Nassau

I have enjoyed a couple of excursions in and around Nassau, the capitol of the Bahamas. The last one was to the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island. After the tour, I enjoyed a lunch in one of the resort's...

Disney Pic of the Week: Polynesian Lobby

When the new Polynesian Village Resort lobby was revealed it sported a more open one from the last one which was dominated by a large tropical landscape including a waterfall cascading down through beautiful flowers. A few months later,...

Photographs from a Cruise on the Disney Dream

I live in upstate New York near Lake Ontario and it has been a brutal past six weeks from late January to early March. In fact, not only was February of 2015 the coldest one ever, it was the...

Using Hyperfocus at Walt Disney World

This is the first of three blogs about subjects being taught at the Focus on Epcot Photowalk held on Monday, February 9, 2015. Click the link for more information. If you look at any travel magazines or websites, you...

Sleeping with the Lion King at Walt Disney World

I know I go on and on about photographing details while at Walt Disney World. Even the resorts are full of such details. Some are subtle. Some are not. While staying in the Lion King area of Disney's Art...

Scenes from a Coronado Springs Hammock

On a bright and sunny Florida day, I spent some time walking the grounds at Coronado Springs. Although I had previously stayed at this particular Walt Disney World resort, I didn't have free time to go exploring. So, I...

Checking in at the All-Star Sports Resort

Checking in at the All-Star Sports Resort.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/25s, f/3.5, ISO 200, EV +0.3, 18mm focal length. There is nothing like checking in at a Walt Disney World owned resort. You can just feel the magic in the air...

Disney Pic of the Week - All-Star Resorts

Family-friendly, enjoyable for solo travelers, and kitschy fun for friends, the various All-Star Resorts at Walt Disney World are considered value resorts given they're priced lower than the rest of the on-property accommodations. Themed from top to bottom, inside...

Kitchen Sink Stuffed at the Beach Club Resort

Like most Americans, I am recovering from stuffing myself at yesterday's Thanksgiving Day feast with my family. For those of you not living in the United States of America (USA), I equate it to the feeling after one devours...

Motor Cruising on Bay Lake

Motor Cruiser coming into the Fort Wilderness Campground and Resort dock.Nikon D700/28/300VR, 1/400s, f/10, ISO 200, EV +0.3, 300mm focal length. Motor Cruisers travel between the Bay Lake Resorts and the Magic Kingdom daily. Larger than Motor Launches, Cruisers...

Disney Pic of the Week - Resort Dining

Whether you are a chocoholic, a pizza aficionado or content with a tender filet minion accompanied by garlic and olive oil sauteed red bliss potatoes, and broccoflower baked with parmesan, you'll find something to eat at Disney Resorts. At...

Newbie and the Geek Take Disney Resorts and Celebration

Get ready because this was a long day filled with adventure, danger, and wild creatures in the night. Our story begins on a cool January morning at All-Star Movies at Walt Disney World. It was the place we collapsed...

Disney Pic of the Week - New Experience

It goes without saying that I'm questioned as to why I visit Walt Disney World and Disneyland so often. Haven't you done everything? they ask. You and I know that the answer is and will always be, no. New...

Newbie and the Geek Take Walt Disney World: Obsessed

First installment of Newbie and the Geek Take Walt Disney World Chapter two, Newbie and the Geek Take Walt Disney World: Reservations The two hyperlinks you see above are portals into this epic journey still in the developmental stages...

Trick-or-Treating at Fort Wilderness

As soon as I started editing my photo, a certain song began playing in my head. I'll spare you this time by just saying it is from the Villains' Dance Mix and Mingle. Halloween at Walt Disney World is...

Newbie and the Geek Take Walt Disney World: Reservations

Before I jump into what's new, those of you just joining us can catch up here. Newbie and the Geek Take Walt Disney World During one of our earlier phone calls, Yoli mentioned using a travel agency to book...

Rainy Night at the Yacht Club

A rainy night outside the Yacht Club Resort.Nikon D70/50mm, 1/15s, f/2, ISO 800, EV +1.0. The sidewalk outside the Yacht Club Resort on a chilly rainy night in December. I have not found myself often on a night like...

A Grand Floridian Wish

Grand Floridian Resort photographed from the Resort Monorail.Nikon D70/Tokina 11-16mm, 1/125s, f/11, ISO 200, EV +0.3, 11mm focal length. Like many, I have visited the Grand Floridian Resort many times. Have enjoyed a special dinner at Narcoossee's and stopped...

Disney Pic of the Week - Close Up and Macro Photography

Close up and macro photography let you to show detail in your subject that may not be noticed when looking at the big picture. This is especially true at Disney where great attention is paid to the creation of...

Christmas Tree at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort

Copyright © 2009 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200mm VR, 1/40s shutter, f3.5, ISO 2500 Now that Thanksgiving is over I can post holiday pictures - yay! For my Pic of the Week tree I choose the Christmas tree at...

January Disney Calendar

We haven't had a resort calendar for awhile so this month we'll be enjoying a taste of Africa at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge. There's nothing like waking up to a giraffe outside your window! You will need to have...

The Three Caballeros at Coronado Springs

The Three Caballeros topiaries fit the American Southwest/Mexico theme of the Coronado Springs Resort perfectly.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/100s, f/5, ISO 200, EV +0.7, 26 mm focal length The theming of the Coronado Springs Resort is the American Southwest and northern...

Artist Point Restaurant in Disney's Wilderness Lodge Resort

The last time I enjoyed a meal at the Artist Point Restaurant in the Wilderness Lodge Resort, it was a character breakfast with Pocahontas and Friends. Quite a few years ago. On my trip to Walt Disney World last...

Disney Pic of the Week: Fort Wilderness

I have always heard about how campers at Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground decorate their camping sites during the Christmas holidays. Last December, after eating dinner at Trail's End, my family and I took a walk around one of...

Disney Pic of the Week - Land and Lobbies!

I'm playing catch up a little bit here. I completely missed my Pic of the Week day last week. So this week I'll be sharing two pictures. This first one is a behind the scenes glimpse of Living with...

Disney Pic of the Week: Resort Activities

When I am in Walt Disney World, I am on vacation. I know others have a different view of vacation and I do realize not everyone is there on vacation. Especially in Disney's Boardwalk and Epcot resort area where...

Where in the World #95

This was Challenge #94: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2009 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR, 1/6s shutter, f/8, ISO 400 If you guessed the Grand Floridian, then right you are! This giant bird cage sits in the lobby...

Where in the World #94

This was Challenge #93: And here's the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/250s shutter, f/5.6 Either I stumped you good this week or everyone was having too much fun celebrating the Fourth of July to...

Advanced Composition

Before taking a closer look at the photo below. I would like you to review a couple of past Picture This! articles. The first is Barrie talking about Leading Lines. Isn't that a great photo? The second article is...

Case for Using a Polarizer Filter

In this age when photo software can duplicate almost any effect film photographers used filters for, I still find one filter very useful. The Polarizing filter does just what polarizer sunglasses do, they cut down on the glare from...

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