Saturday, April 18, 2015

DDW Pic 1326. Coronado Springs

Coronado Springs
Last night, we had dinner at one of my favorite Disney resorts, Coronado Springs. The Pepper Market has a good variety of food, but we specifically enjoy their nachos. After dinner, we walked outside, where I took this photo by the lake. The air was still, so the buildings reflecting off the water created a nice mirror image.

Friday, April 17, 2015

DDW Pic 1325. Tower of Terror

Tower of Terror
Yesterday, I was waiting for my tour guests at Beauty and the Beast. I took this shot from near the "Once Upon a Time" shop. The Tower of Terror is an impressive site from any angle. 

Thursday, April 16, 2015

DDW Pic 1324. New York City Street

New York City Street
As I write about often, the Disney parks are full of details that many guests never see. The Streets of America at Hollywood Studios is a good example of an area full of "stuff" that makes you feel like you are in a different place. This is a shot of a New York City apartment building that I took today. If you look closely on the balconies, you'll see things like a grill, flower pots, and even a scooter.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

DDW Pic 1323. Empty Magic Kingdom

Empty Magic Kingdom
Today, I had the opportunity to enter the Magic Kingdom prior to park opening with my tour guests. They had an early breakfast reservation at Cinderella's Royal Table. This gave me the opportunity to take some rare, "empty" park photos. I was in the center of Main Street, just past Casey's and The Plaza, when I snapped this shot. 

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

DDW Pic 1322. Mexico

Mexico
I took this shot of the Mexico pavilion at Epcot a few weeks ago. This is from the left side of the building, looking up. The very top of this building is where the control room for Illuminations is located.

Monday, April 13, 2015

DDW Pic 1321. Haunted Mansion

Haunted Mansion
Although, it is in the distance, the Haunted Mansion is at the center of this shot. I like the framing of this picture. You can see the Liberty Square boat dock on the right and Aunt Polly's on the left, with the river running right down the center. I'm always looking for new angles to photograph the Haunted Mansion, and I found this one on Friday.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

DDW Pic 1320. Polynesian Lobby

Polynesian Lobby
The Polynesian Resort has been under a major refurbishment for the better part of the last year. The lobby has been completely redone, with the waterfalls removed. Recently, this tiki statue has been added and is now the focal point of the new lobby. I took this shot last week, when I briefly visited this resort before heading to the Magic Kingdom.