Tag Archives: magic kingdom


Disney, “If I have to explain it to you…”

                                                                                                                   Since January of this year, my articles focused on the “Classic” Disney attractions. Why? because every once in a while I get into the old nostalgia mood. These attractions are what made Disney the […]


History of Liberty Square…

Sometimes it’s hard to imagine that most of the venerable and beloved attractions at Disneyland, Walt Disney World and the parks worldwide stemmed from the creative mind of the man, Walt Disney himself. From his […]


Kevin Miles Retires from the Dapper Dans

KEVIN MILES RETIRES FROM THE DAPPER DANS January 27, 2016 marked Kevin Miles’ final day as a member of The Dapper Dans, the barbershop quartet who entertain guests daily on Main Street USA at Walt […]


Mickey’s Christmas Carol

MICKEY’S CHRISTMAS CAROL Mickey’s Christmas Carol is one of those timeless short films that really brings back childhood memories.  I first saw the film (which was first released in 1983) in the movie theater way […]


History of Gay Days at Walt Disney World…

For guests at Walt Disney World during “Gay Days”, most will not even be aware about the annual gathering of Gay and Lesbian groups, their families and friends as they enjoy the Magic of Disney […]


Cinderella Castle – “Enfused HDR”

THE PICTURE OF THE DAY, 2/12/2015 “Cinderella Castle – “Enfused HDR”” I recently came across a Lightroom Plugin called LR Enfuse (click) which takes several photos in Lightroom and merges them into a single HDR […]


The Haunted Mansion

  THE PICTURE OF THE DAY, 10/31/2014 “The Haunted Mansion” What better photo to celebrate Halloween than that of a shot of The Haunted Mansion. The original version of this shot was taken with my […]


There’s Always My Way!

  THE PICTURE OF THE DAY, 10/31/2014 “There’s Always MY Way” In the stretching rooms in Disney’s Haunted Mansion, the Ghost Host taunts you with the following fact: “This chamber has no windows… and no […]


Cinderella’s Royal Table

THE PICTURE OF THE DAY, 9/5/2014 “Cinderella’s Royal Table” In July of this year we took our daughter to Cinderella’s Royal Table in celebration of her first birthday.  The meal was delicious and we had […]


Dopey from the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

THE PICTURE OF THE DAY, 9/1/2014 “Dopey from the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train“ Dopey from the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train attraction shows off some of his treasure in the animatronic scene of the Seven Dwarfs […]


Dead Men (and women) Tell No Tales!

THE PICTURE OF THE DAY, 6/30/2014 “Dead Men (and women) Tell No Tales!” Pirates of the Caribbean is one of my 2-3 favorite all-time attractions in Walt Disney World.  I remember being blown away as […]


Space Mountain

THE PICTURE OF THE DAY, 4/27/2014 “Space Mountain” The majestic Space Mountain glows brilliantly in Tomorrowland at The Magic Kingdom.  This rarely seen elevated angle gives you an idea of just how large Space Mountain […]


Happy (belated) 50th Birthday – Carousel of Progress

  “HAPPY (belated) 50th BIRTHDAY – CAROUSEL OF PROGRESS“ Now is the time!  Now is the best time…  for a great big beautiful tomorrow!  The Magic in Pixels would like to wish a happy 50th […]


Jack Sparrow Searches for the Treasure

THE PICTURE OF THE DAY, 4/22/2014 “Jack Sparrow Searches for the Treasure” The witty and resourceful Jack Sparrow (“CAPTAIN… Jack Sparrow, if you please.”) clandestinely searches high and low for the treasure map despite the […]


The Haunted Mansion Organist

THE PICTURE OF THE DAY, 4/21/2014 “The Haunted Mansion Organist” The spirited organist from The Haunted Mansion plays a ghostly refrain for the guests in the ballroom. Quite obviously, The Haunted Mansion presents special challenges […]