Entries from Picture This! tagged with 'topiary'

Disney Pic of the Week: Spring

Peter Pan overlooks Captain Hook in United Kingdom pavilion topiaries.Nikon D750/16-35VR, 1/125s, f/16, ISO 220, EV 0, 22mm Focal Length. I ask you, what could be more Spring than the topiaries seen during Epcot's Annual Flower and Garden Festival?...

Don't Stand when Photographing at Walt Disney World

Hey, listen up! Don't stand when photographing if you want to take unique and different photographs at Walt Disney World or anywhere else. I will say most of the photos we take we are standing and it shows. They...

Photographing Flowers and Gardens

Dragon topiary in front of the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest in the China pavilion at Epcot.Nikon D750/16-35VR, 1/125s, f/16, ISO 200, EV 0, 25mm Focal Length. This year's Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot is currently going...

Disney Pic of the Week: Flower and Garden Festival

Each year's Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot features a different display in front of Spaceship Earth. in 2016, Daisy Duck was part of the display with her own vegetable stand. Daisy Duck's vegetable stand in front of Spaceship...

More Topiaries from Epcot's Flower and Garden Festival

This week's Disney Pic of the Week theme was Topiaries. A topiary is a shrubs or trees clipped into ornamental shapes. Disney landscape artists have been using topiaries since the early 1960's at Disneyland. The annual Flower and Garden...

Disney Pic of the Week: Topiaries

It is fun to look back on the transformation of the Topiary since the Flower and Garden Festival began. Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs weren't always in Germany. Here is a photo of them in Future World from...

Disney Pic of the Week: Topiaries

Each year during the annual Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot, Disney brings out many topiaries to decorate both Future World and World Showcase. The topiaries come in many sizes from very small to extremely large like the Dragon...

Disney Pic of the Week: Flower and Garden Festival

Each year the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival transforms the park into a display of natural colors and shapes of favorite Disney characters using over 100 topiaries to decorate both Future World and World Showcase. This year, Disney brought...

Flowers and Trolls in Norway

A Troll topiary pops up out of a field of wildflowers.Nikon D700/24-120VR, 1/125s, f/8, ISO 2200, EV -0.3, 24mm focal length. Appropiately, a troll pops up among beautiful wildflowers in Epcot's Norway pavilion during the Flower and Garden Festival....

It's a Small World Drive By in Disneyland

Elephant and giraffe topiaries watch over It's a Small World boats filled with guests pass by.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/250s, f/7.1, ISO 200, EV 0, 45mm focal length. Elephant and giraffe topiaries watch over It's a Small World boats filled with...

Disney Pic of the Week - it's a small world

Extra special, that's how Disneyland's it's a small world looks and feels, and that's just from afar. Before reaching their boats, visitors enjoy the finely manicured lawn designs, animal topiaries, and a giant smiling clock with toy musicians and...

Metering Modes with Fairy, Silver Mist

Let's get technical, technical. I wanna get technical. Let's get into intermediate photography skill level in regards to metering. Don't you walk away when I am talking to you. You can do this. It's a good lesson that will...

A Topiary Salute to Woody

It's extraordinary what Disney horticulturists do with plants, flowers, and metal. Every year Epcot boasts an explosion of talent all over the park in the form of character topiaries during the Flower and Garden Festival. While some character topiaries...

Disney Pic of the Week: Flower and Garden Festival

Epcot has wonderful landscaping most of the year but, during the Flower and Garden Festival, Walt Disney World's gardeners and topiary specialists go all out to produce color and shapes using the vast cast of characters from Disney's movies...

Earful Topiary Disney's Hollywood Studios

Earful Tower topiary on the Backlot Tour in Disney's Hollywood Studios.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/250s, f/8, ISO 200, EV 0, 125mm focal length. Here's a topiary of a park icon with the icon in the frame. The Earful Tower and its...

Disney Pic of the Week - Topiaries

The topiaries around Walt Disney World and all the Disney parks are amazing, living works of art. Many of them can only be seen at special times of the year like during the Winter Holidays or Epcot's Flower and...

May Disney World Calendar

As Epcot's Flower and Garden Show gets underway, I thought you might enjoy this Pluto topiary from last year's show. The dates for this year's festival are March 3 - May 16. I'm hoping to be there, are you?...

That's Amore!

Copyright © 2009 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR lens, 1/60 sec, f/8 During Epcot's International Flower and Garden Festival, I think Italy has the prettiest flower displays of all the countries in World Showcase. Here's Lady and the Tramp...

Dopey and Snow White

Topiaries of Snow White and Dopey dancing in Disney's Hollywood Studios.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/250s, f/3.5, ISO 200, EV -1.0, 18mm Focal Length I wonder if Dopey is thinking of auditioning for the American Idol Experience as he and Snow White...

Disney Pics of the Week - Topiary

Disney artists work in many mediums, not the least of which is shrubbery. Topiary is the art of creating sculptures from living plants such as trees and shrubs. Disney gardeners also create topiary from moss and vines. Topiary dates...

Rule Breaking with Symmetry

Symmetry in it's purest sense is an object which, if cut directly down the middle, would be mirror images of each other. It's one of the ways to break the Rule of Thirds correctly. Hope that doesn't confuse you....

Photographing Christmas Lights at Disney

Ready for Christmas yet? Shopping all done? Gifts wrapped? Yeah, me neither. Here is something you can start doing at Walt Disney World today. Taking pictures of the fabulous Christmas decorations in the themeparks and resorts. With more coming...

Year of the Monkey

Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/400s shutter, f5.3 The China Pavilion in Epcot celebrates the Flower and Garden Festival with a display of Chinese Zodiac topiaries. My Pic of the Week is a topiary depicting the...

Disney Pic of the Week: Butterfly Topiary

Barrie, Lisa and myself would like to welcome you to a new feature here on the Picture This! Photo Blog. One of the things you told us you wanted to see in the survey we conducted back in April...

Photographic Innoventions: Google's Picasa

Google's free photo editing software, Picasa, is a simple to use way to enhance, clean up or fix your digital photographs. I have been impressed with what I have learned in the few days I have used Picasa. It has...

Photographic Innoventions: Mechanics of Exposure

Cinderella topiary at Epcot's Flower and Garden Festival. Copyright © Scott Thomas Photography 2007Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/160s, f/11, 200 ISO, -0.3 EC, 18mm Focal Length In digital photography, exposure is the total amount of light allowed to fall on to...

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