Tag Archives: Photography

Photo Spot: Sepia Tone Old Car Photo

Sometimes the shot you want just doesn’t turn out. In this case, the lighting just after dusk was tricky and I failed to compensate with settings on my camera. That, and the motion, created a sub-par picture. But all was … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Disneyland Faux Architecture

This Photo Spot post is a twofer. I’m constantly amazed at the faux architecture at Disney Parks. The level of detail the Imagineers put into every nook and cranny is obsessive to say the least, but it pays off in … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Disneyland’s Pile of Pachyderms

How many Disney elephants can you name? Dumbo. Colonel Hathi. Tantor. Heffalumps. Bing Bong? And how about those Pink Elephants certain Disney characters saw when a little tipsy! Yup, they count. And then there’s these guys: This likely depicts the … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Disneyland Storybook Canal at Night

Shooting at night can be a real delight in a Disney theme park. The Imagineers are masters at lighting and create natural contrasts that make for great pictures: I like how the brighter foliage leads to the darker stonework with … Continue reading

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Disney’s All Star Movies Resort Hidden Mickey Towel Art

We’ve stayed on property at Walt Disney World several times but the first time was the most memorable. We spent 15 days and 14 nights on one of the most extensive and fun vacations ever! As always with a Disney … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Chicago Toy Fair Invaded by Stormtroopers

Cosplay is a big industry now and something that goes beyond the stereotypical geeks and weirdos. As more and more adults embrace their inner child, you’re more likely to see grown men and women dressed as their favorite fictional characters. … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Horsing Around at Greenfield Village

It’s rare to see a horse, well… horsing around! Usually, they are standing still while eating or just wandering slowly about in a paddock. Recently I finally found a horse horsing around at Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford Museum … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Old Pump with Windsor Royal Crest?

The House of Windsor is the reigning royal house of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms. Queen Elizabeth II has just passed away leaving King Charles III in her place upon the throne. I found this old pump in the gardens behind a museum in … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Lyceum Theatre Light Fixture

We recently attended a showing of Disney’s the Lion King musical at the Lyceum Theatre in Westminster, England. The auditorium was beautiful in saturated reds! But what stood out for me were the light fixtures: I’ve upgraded my phone to … Continue reading

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Places: The London Eye in London, England

Recently we made a trip to England and saw many interesting places and things. I have already shared our thoughts on Stonehenge. This post will feature another landmark, although much more modern. The London Eye was designed by the husband-and-wife … Continue reading

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