I photographed this last night at the Magic Kingdom and thought you all might enjoy it :) Someone said there was some Super Bowl thing going on, but from what I heard about the score, you might as well have been playing minecraft (you might have been better off playing minecraft anyway ;))
By the way, you can checkout my photographing fireworks tutorial to read up on how to create images like these; fireworks can be intimidating at first, but can be one the most straight-forward subjects to shoot (once you get the hang of them). You’ll need a couple of things (like a good tripod) and, if you can afford it, a remote trigger (I use an radio trigger, but just a simple wired one will do the trick).
I say all this then have to tell you that all I did yesterday was shoot handheld: camera, lens, that’s it. While I normally do carry a tripod with me, I wasn’t really planning on shooting the fireworks yesterday. The plan was to be home pretty early, but time can run away from you when you’re having a bit of fun!
Have a magical night!
The light isn’t always there and sometimes you just have to wait for it. This was one of those times where I just sat around with nothing to do for a while until the light was just right.
A cloud or two would have made this just perfect, but one can’t have everything I suppose.
From the new Fantasyland at Walt Disney World in Orlando.
Single handheld exposure edited in Lightroom and Photoshop.
Disney’s new Fantasyland at Walt Disney World in Orlando will be fully open on December 6th featuring two new areas that will double the current size of Fantasyland: the Enchanted Forest and Storybook Circus. Storybook Circus with the new Dumbo Ride and Barnstormer (a Goofy based coaster) is already open. The Enchanted Forest will open next week.
The image above was taken just outside Beast’s Castle in the Enchanted Forest a few weeks ago.