Tag Archives: Walt Disney World


If Florida was not Chosen…

After about four long months, Walt Disney World is finally re-opening, abet in a more measured, and convoluted way, due to the covid19 virus. Yesterday the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom bowed in and in […]


Disney’s Builder…Admiral Joe Fowler

Walt Disney is famous for his quotes, and perhaps the most poignant one was… “You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the […]


Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin’s 3rd Annual Food and Wine Classic

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin’s 3rd Annual Food and Wine Classic If you have not yet heard, guests visiting Walt Disney World now have a wonderful opportunity to sample another classic Food and Wine […]

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Wild Africa Trek Review – Gary Faucon

Wild Africa Trek – 4/19/12, 8:45 am – Disney’s Animal Kingdom Wild Africa Trek is one of Disney World’s organized cost extra tours, recently added to the Animal Kingdom offerings. Tours are available about every […]


A Grand Place for some R&R

  THE PICTURE OF THE DAY – May 4, 2012 “A Grand Place for some R&R” by Tim Devine   How’s THIS for a nice place to just relax in the sun and shade without […]


Next Stop, Magic Kingdom!

  THE PICTURE OF THE DAY – May 1, 2012 “Next Stop, Magic Kingdom!” by Tim Devine   My Google+ pal Steve Broggie wanted to see a photograph of The Magic Kingdom from across the […]


Test Track Concept Car

THE PICTURE OF THE DAY – APRIL 30, 2012 “Test Track Concept Car” by Tim Devine   Test Track recently shut down for an extensive refurbishment/ overhaul/ re-theming, much to the disappointment of my son.  […]


The Haunted Mansion

THE PICTURE OF THE DAY – APRIL 22, 2012 “The Haunted Mansion” by Tim Devine (requested by Tiki_Kiki26 on Twitter)   For this image of The Haunted Mansion, I started out with a wide-angle photograph […]



  THE PICTURE OF THE DAY – APRIL 16, 2012 “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” by Tim Devine   As we were passing through World Showcase Lagoon during a trip to Epcot last week, we stopped […]


Cast Member Appreciation Month

The Disney Parks are truly amazing pieces of art and entertainment but there is an often-overlooked portion that needs to be given some thanks.  It is not an attraction, marvel of architecture, new technology, or […]


Getting Your Colors to POP! in Seconds

I recently learned a new technique to make your colors really go crazy from Mr. Photoshop Universe, Scott Kelby.  If anyone is not familiar with Kelby’s line of Photoshop Books, Layers Magazine, the National Association […]


Tim Devine’s Gear

Canon Equipment That I Have Canon EOS-1D X Canon EOS 5D Mark II Canon Powershot G10 Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM SLD Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L […]


Night Portrait Mode

Editor’s preface:  Craig uses a Nikon camera; other cameras have slightly different settings and menu choices.    “Smile, stand still, don’t move even after the flash goes off.”  These are the words you usually hear […]


Reflections from the Adventurer’s Club

I suppose it’s better to be late arriving to the party than to have never been the at all.  Such is the case with Disney’s Adventurer’s Club on Pleasure Island.  My first visit to the […]


Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Lens

I recently rented the Tokina 11-16 lens for Nikon and Canon 1.6 (crop factor) or DX cameras.  I spent 10 days at Walt Disney World using this lens, so you should consider this review fairly informal.  […]