SweetGirl's Holiday Photos - Orlando DisneyWorld

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  1. SweetGirl

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    Hi all

    Just got back from my hoildays....went to Orlando DisneyWorld.....What a fantastic magical place....highly recommended it to everyone (with or without kids)

    Very hot there so i spent some of the time sunbathing (not that i really need a tan) and some of the time walking around the theme parks and participating in the mad rides they have out there.

    But you will be pleased to know that i spent MOST of the time taking photos....:D

    Here's just some of the photo's i took.. i will post more soon.....

    1. MGM studio


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    2. Animal Kingdom

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    mad ride....i didn't risk my life on this one (hahaha)

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    tree of life....great wood cavary of animals on the truck of the tree.

    3. EPCOT

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    fantastic simulation ride....took me to the moon and back :D

    More to follow......

    Whilst I was out there i experimented around with water shots....trying to get that soft silky look that you all are good at posting
    What do you think

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    BTW lots more images on my Flickr sites..Don't be shy to take a look.....
     
  2. wobblebottom

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    Now you just making me Jealous. Glad you had a great time.. I wish I could go and I'd Leave the kid behind..lol cruel I know..

    Great set of piccys.. LOVE the Epcot one.. very sharp.. my fav..

    Well Done.. Next time you gonna squeeze me in your case ok!
     
  3. SweetGirl

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    Thanks for the comments Wobblebottom...

    I like the EPCOT one too....It really is an amazing dome....Jaw dropping when you first see it.
     
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    That's a really great selection you've posted there, cant really fault any of them without being really, really picky !

    All that's left to say is .................................

    .............................. you jammy so & so ! :rotfl::D
     
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    Nice bunch of pics :thumbsup:

    Agree with wobblebottom that the epcot one is probably my fav, sharp and nice composition. Looks a fantastic place to go, one day.....

    Water shot is nice, i'd try a slightly longer shutter speed to get it that little bit more silky looking

    Going to have a look at your flickr now
     
  6. SweetGirl

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    :rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::rotfl:
     
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    wow very nice, makes me wanna go to DisneyWorld
     
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    Great set. :thumbsup:

    #2 looks very surreal.. did you do much PP on that?
     
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    Great pics there sweetgirl , its an awesome place
    Im going there for the whole of October, cant wait :)
     
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    Looks like a fun trip. Did they have any camera shops there??

    I like the Epcot one as well - quite minimalist and the lonely cloud makes it I think. Those rides look pretty awesome, and it doesn't look too busy either.
     
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    WOW! Amazing set of photos you have there, even more great pics on your flickr. I only wish I had your camera and could take pics like you do!

    My favourite has to be the MGM studio outside pic or the one with the ship at Epcot.

    Dave
     
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    Great shots, The Epcot dome is so sharp it almost looks like a rendering.
    Disney world Paris is as far as I got and that was fun so Orlando must be mad for a big kid like me :D
     
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    Love the 2nd one and the Epcot shot. I was there a few years back but all of the pictures I took (with a old P&S) were lost :( It is a great place but very tiring!!

    Looks like you metered off the bottom of the hat in the first which is why you have lost all the clouds :(
     
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    Great photos Sweet.
    Looks like yo uhad a good time.
    Me and the Family went there in Feb. We had a great time. Not too hot but still got a tan and it was not during the school holidays so the queues were quite short (some even non existent like on the Areosmith ride, did that 4 times within half hour).

    I came back with over 1000 pics. Was going to take all my gear but ended up buying a 17-55IS and just taking that and my 50f/1.4 that didnt get used much.

    Hope to go again in a year or so. Florida is such a great place for taking photos whether you go to the parks or not. and the great weather helps.

    :smashin:
     
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    Did you go in it? It felt like a very old ride. Nice to get out of the sun but very uncomfortable IMO.
     
  16. SweetGirl

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    Hi....if you ever get the chance to go then GO....it really is an experience of a lifetime. I can promise you every penny is well spent.
     
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    Hi Beachball....
    No PPing was done on 2. Straight out of the camera and boardered.
     
  18. SweetGirl

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    Hi Tobers
    No camera shops just Mickey Mouse stuff :rotfl:

    The rides were awesome and unbelieveable at the same time...took my breath away :).
    Because we stayed in the Disney complex we were privialiged to enter the park one hour earlier than the public....got to go on all the super duper rides first before it got busy....

    Thanks for your kind comments on my photograph.
     
  19. SweetGirl

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    EPCOT dome was closed - under renorvations or something...but got to go on everything else....the World area is truely something isn't it?
     
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    Nice shots Sweetgirl, I like the sunset one best.

    Did you buy any kit over there? I have just been to San Diego and Las Vegas and with such a good exchange rate there were some good deals to be had.

    Regards

    John
     
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    Yes, the world area was fantastic. especially at night.
    Best Holiday i have had. Hope to leave the kids at home next time:D
     
  22. SweetGirl

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    :D That's exactly what i said to Mr Sweetgirl :rotfl::rotfl:
     
  23. SweetGirl

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    :( No Kit bought out there, but i u cant excuse me for not trying....i was in search for the Canon 40d...they had started stocking it but most shop had it OUT OF STOCK :mad:.....

    BTW - the Canon was NOT for me :eek:
     
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    Cracking set of pics SG :thumbsup:

    Epcot for me as well, look's superb!!

    Been out there a couple of times, would love to go back now i'm into photography. Went to universal studios on Super Bowl final day, it was like our streets when england play in the world cup :D

    You've got some really great stuff on your flickr from the trip as well, glad you and the family had a good time :smashin:
     
  25. SweetGirl

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    Thanks for you very kind words.

    I didnt get a chance to go to Universal....saving it for my next visit to Orlando ;)
     
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    Great Pics, Anita,:thumbsup: Not unexpected from you now, I have to say! Colours, Exposure ,composition (framing) are largely spot on: You are truly this forums "advert" for the D40x:) ( Just kidding ...I imagine youll do fine with just about any camera)

    I hope you remembered to actually have fun while clicking away:D

    If you ever go to California, you could do Universal Studios ect in LA, and down to Orange County (Anahiem ) and try the very (first) original Disneyland there; San Diego is also great
    My Family were there ( and up in 'Frisco ): I was working ( in Wexham Park :eek:!) for 3 weeks last month
    But from childhood and previous visits I assure you Photo opportunities abound everywhere

    Going without the "Sweet" Kids.. ( if you wont miss them too much) can be refreshing and a chance to stop being a parent for a while
     
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    Some nice shots Sweets.

    I really like the second MGM studios shot - has a surreal quality to it - almost like an architects visualisation drawing.

    The Epcot one is also very nice - smack on exposure.

    :thumbsup:
     
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    I can't beleive the buildings in #2 are real either?! I want a picture of you hanging out the windows of one of them to prove to me they are. (there's a good excuse to go back!!)

    Epcot one would have to be my fav aswell. Everything about is just so 'crisp'
     
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    Looks like a great Hols....great pics to remember it by.

    :thumbsup:
     
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    Ahhhhhh, thanks Senu....that's the nicest thing anyone has said to me :blush:

    I am glad you enjoyed looking at them....and yes i had a FANSTASTIC time....:thumbsup:
     

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