Fall has probably arrived in your location and the weather is now getting chilly…so why not post a nice summer shot from Walt Disney World! Can’t top these fireworks. Makes me want to go on vacation with the family right now! If you ever want to work on your firework shots…this is the place to visit! The show lasts about 10 minutes and you can fire off lots o shots! Just make sure your tripod is set up and ready to go! Also, find a good location where no people can trip on your gear and that you can avoid getting the top of their heads in your photo. Good luck! Have a blast!!
School is out in the US…and maybe throughout the world…so time for summer vacation! If you have kids…maybe you are heading to Orlando? Disney is a must visit!! I went a few weeks ago and took a walk around Cinderella’s castle looking for a cool angle and grabbed this shot! This is the backside of the castle..still lots of people! It was ok as I had my lens facing upward! Is that Peter Pan in the top window? Nah…he doesn’t come out until the “Dreams’ Firework show. I’d like to have a full day here to shoot during off season…I bet there are tons of shots here! I was only in for the fireworks.
Some info from the web: Cinderella’s Castle is also surrounded by a moat, which contains approximately 3.37 million gallons (12.76 megaliters) of water; however, unlike the drawbridge at Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland, Cinderella Castle can not raise its drawbridge. There are a total of 27 towers on the castle, each numbered 1-29– tower numbers 13 and 17 were deleted before construction when it was realized that they could not really be seen from anywhere in the park, due mainly to the other Fantasyland buildings. The tower with the clock in front is 10, the tallest is 20. 23 is the other golden-roofed tower.
Originally, a suite was built for the Disney family and executives, but since Roy Disney died shortly after the park opened, it remained unfinished, and eventually was turned into an office. There are three elevators inside the castle. One is for guest use and goes between the lobby of Cinderella’s Royal table, and the second floor where the restaurant is. The second is for restaurant staff use, and is located in tower 2 to the left of the drawbridge. It has landings in the Utilidors, the mezzanine level in a break room, and on the second floor in the kitchen. The third elevator is in tower 20, and services the Utilidors, the breezeway, the kitchen of Cinderella’s Royal Table, and the Cinderella Castle Suite. The suite is about 30 feet below the level where the cable is attached to tower 20. Access to the cable is by ladder. Since January 2007 the suite has been used as a prize for the Disney Dreams Giveaway at the Walt Disney World Resort during the Year Of A Million Dreams Celebration.