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Tee ­ Why
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May 06, 2007 21:22 |  #1

Finally revisited with two other shooters to just shoot and not to ride the rides. :)

1. The castle

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2. From behind
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3. Thunder Mountine
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4. Minnie
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5. Dumbo flying by
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6. typical enterence shot.
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7. Toontown on acid, not photoshpped effect.
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May 06, 2007 21:46 |  #2

Very creative...lots of imagination and forethought went into these. I guess being a local, it's probably easier to imagine what you want to capture beforehand.


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May 06, 2007 21:57 |  #3

Well, actually, the last time I went there was in 1989. :)
I knew the general layout of the place but not a lot more. I just walked around and shot what came to my mind as to what would be an interesting shot.


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May 07, 2007 01:17 |  #4

love the last one. care to share you technique?


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May 07, 2007 01:39 |  #5

Oh, just pick a slow shutter speed like 1/15 in Tv mode, hold the camera very still, then zoom back as you take the picture. The center should be in focus while the other parts of the image "zooms" out.
Here is another example

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Nice trick to do once in a while and saves many minutes of photoshopping and having it almost look as good.

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May 07, 2007 02:32 |  #6

very creative like rhilton said, love all of them except #6. My favorite is # 2.


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May 07, 2007 02:50 |  #7

Wish I could go for the sake of pics and without a non-pic-interested family in tow. :( You got some nice stuff. :)


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May 07, 2007 05:48 |  #8

Great Job.

I looked at the gallery link. I thought they were all terrific also. I have a little question, there seems to be on a lot of your photos a general lack of sharpness at the edges. I also found them very contrasty. This could be due to the compression needed or was this intended? Anyway, I love the photos and thought they make great commercial images, but, the sharpness could be a problem.

I felt I have now been to Disneyland as your pics showed a great story.


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May 07, 2007 07:01 |  #9

I like them all. Number 7 makes me feel dizzy, but it is great. Might try that technique in a minute....


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May 07, 2007 08:06 |  #10

Great shots, love the different perspectives


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May 07, 2007 12:11 |  #11

I was recently down there shooting as well, about a week ago. Tell me though, what lens did you use to shoot inside the Pirates of the Caribbean?


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May 07, 2007 12:50 |  #12

This is great stuff. That last one is so creative and cool.


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May 07, 2007 13:13 |  #13

Mstar wrote in post #3164322external link
Great Job.

I looked at the gallery link. I thought they were all terrific also. I have a little question, there seems to be on a lot of your photos a general lack of sharpness at the edges. I also found them very contrasty. This could be due to the compression needed or was this intended? Anyway, I love the photos and thought they make great commercial images, but, the sharpness could be a problem.

I felt I have now been to Disneyland as your pics showed a great story.

Hey, thanks for looking. I actually burn in the edges to make vignetting in photoshop, so that maybe the thing you are seeing at the corners. It may also be the depth of focus as that may be throwing the corners out of focus as well. I do make small versions for uploading so that maybe a part of the problem as well. The uploaded large ones are about 700kb vs original 6MB or so.

As for the contrast, yeah, I'm right now into super saturated colors with lots of contrast. Just my taste/style I guess. :)


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May 07, 2007 13:17 |  #14

deletedpenguin wrote in post #3166070external link
I was recently down there shooting as well, about a week ago. Tell me though, what lens did you use to shoot inside the Pirates of the Caribbean?

I used a sigma 28mm f1.8 on a 30D, M mode 1/10 sec, f1.8, ISO 1600, no flash (of course). I used MF for really dark place and AF when there was enough lighting as the Sigma hunts in low light.


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May 07, 2007 16:19 |  #15

Wow! neat trick, thanks for sharing.


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