In our Ultimate Guide to Christmas 2016 at Walt Disney World, we’ve bee questioning what Disney’s Hollywood Studios would do for Christmas as an Osborne Lights replacement for several months. Lately, the rumblings had been nothing, and that instead the park would focus on enhanced Star Wars offerings to coincide with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
The Star Wars : A Galactic Spectacular fireworks are the perfect way to end a day at Disney’s Hollywood Studios; with our tips, you can watch them with the best views in the park. These fireworks debuted in Summer 2016, and should continue until Star Wars Land opens in 2019 or 2010. UPDATE: The information that follows
This post covers the best fireworks viewing locations for the Magic Kingdom fireworks, complete with a map of the best and worst spots, and other tips. Wishes can be the highlight of a trip to Walt Disney World, but due to crowds and other factors, finding good spots can be difficult. I’ve watched and photographed the
Watching the Disneyland Forever fireworks can be the highlight of a trip, but crowds and other viewing obstructions can make finding the best spot to watch the fireworks difficult. With the Disneyland 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration now underway, it seems like a good time to share some of these locations, as well as some alternate
This post highlights the best viewing spots for the IllumiNations fireworks at Epcot in Walt Disney World. Here we will provide some general tips about the best locations, and point out the best of these on a map of World Showcase. I’ve watched and photographed IllumiNations way too many times (actually, you can never see
Do you wish you could photograph fireworks better? Do you have difficulty photographing fireworks? If the answer to either of these questions is “yes,” you should check out the new eBook I co-authored, detailing how to photograph fireworks. The eBook, called Fireworks Photography, is a collaborative effort between me and those crazy hooligans, Cory and
If the Christmas season were a fireworks show, we’d be nearing the grand finale. The presents are wrapped, the food is prepared, and one of our smaller family gatherings just concluded, leaving the house empty and quiet for the rest of the night. Of course, tomorrow morning the “grand finale” will occur, in the form
Illuminations: Reflections of Earth with the Peace on Earth tag is one of my favorite aspects of Christmas at Walt Disney World. One of my other favorite aspects is the Osborne Lights. Unfortunately, we only had one night last weekend to try to see both. Disney’s Hollywood Studios closed at 8 pm and Epcot closed
Before our October 2012 Walt Disney World trip, I came to a realization: I had not photographed Magic Kingdom fireworks in a “normal” manner since October 2009, when I used a Nikon D90. Since then, I had been using either a fisheye lens (for perimeter bursts) or a neutral density filter (for more chaotic photos).
As we approach the Fourth of July, it seems fitting to focus on “America” in the Disney theme parks. Walt Disney World and Disneyland are rife with Americana and Patriotic displays. The reason for this stems all the way back to Walt Disney himself, who loved America. He himself was probably as American as anyone