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Jun 3, 2011 11:22 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Any tips for taking great pictures in the parks?

There is a great article written by some MWers. I believe it can be found in resources - KissDclown  1089.3 #142 11:25PM
To some extent it depends on the kind of camera you are using but here are a few: 1. Pay attention to composition - learn the rule of thirds and don't be afraid to look at the work of other photographers for inspiration 2. Don't use a flash in dark rides - it is annoying and doesn't help make the picture better. It actually flattens out the whole scene. If you have an SLR, get the fastest lens you can afford. The smaller the number you can set the aperture to (like f2.8, f5.6, etc) the better in low light. 3. Take lots of photos! Film is cheap these days because you dont need it so shoot away and edit later. 4. Post process - evaluate your pictures and use an editor to crop, set contrast, adjust color and more. 5. Have fun. If it seems overwhelming, shoot from the hip. You will get some very interesting pictures that you would have never thought to take if you were trying to get the perfect pic. - ghosthost  331.7 #657 11:39PM
Couldn't find it. There are so many great pics on MW. Are most pics taken with phone cameras?? - speck  16.7 #7142 11:39PM
Great tips ghosthost. Thank you for taking the tip to share your knowledge. - MiggyMouse  296.9 #842 12:03AM
Ghosthost what kind of camera do you use? - speck  16.7 #7142 5:36AM
Ghosthost is right. I recently wrote in my coffee table book of DL photos that many of my, 'throw away photos' turned out to be better than the pics I tried to find the right look, angle, etc... Take lots of photos! :) - RadioMaverick  1065.2 #145 5:49AM
My wife has so many thumb drives and sd cards filled with our disney pics. Snap away, love lookin at the photos. - Mickey_Badge  246.5 #1286 6:37AM
@Ghosthost/Radiomav-what would you consider a decent camera for a starter, not terribly expensive but can still handle most all of the basic necessities? - stratdad  291.7 #875 7:04AM
Sorry I didn't see the questions posted on this thread until now. @speck, I use either my iPhone or my SLR (Canon 5D MKII w/ 24-70 f2.8L & 70-200 f2.8L). @stratdad, I would suggest a DSLR if you want the best quality. I love Canon but others swear by Nikon. The entry level Canon DSLR includes a lens and costs just under $500. Not sure if that is in your budget or not but it would be a great starter camera. One tip, the pop-up flashes on DSLRs are usually awful. An external flash costs a couple hundred bucks but makes a huge difference. If you get one or have one, try bouncing the flash off a wall/ceiling or get a diffuser to soften the light. If you are actually considering a purchase I would suggest B&H photo. They are a very reputable online retailer with some of the best prices. Be careful with a lotoif the other cheap online retailers - they will often try and sell you packages that include a bunch of junk accessories or way over charge you for protective filters and such. You should get a protective filter, but it shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg to get one. Feel free to text me if you have any specific questions. - ghosthost  331.7 #657 11:11PM
I agree with CS. Going big on a camera doesn't mean you're going to get the worlds best photos. I would suggest going thru the MW records and find the post about great apps for the IPhone when it's comes to iPhone photos. A lot of the great photos you see on MW are shot on iPhones. If you have a droid look online to find the best apps for your phone. You can take loads of great photos on your phone! - Smart.tea  205.4 #1825 11:22PM
There is truth in what CaptainSparrow said; A good photographer can do some great things with just an iPhone. The iPhone is a great portable camera and I am sure the Driods are good too. I love taking pictures with my iPhone and playing with apps. It is great fun and I use it all the time. That said, the quality of the equipment makes a huge difference. The iPhone is a toy compared with my DSLR - There is no comparison. A quality camera allows the photographer to execute their vision with total control. The more you learn about your camera the easier it is to control and the more you can do with it. You don't have to go crazy but if you are serious about wanting to take great pictures and are able to afford it, get a good camera an learn how to use it. - ghosthost  331.7 #657 12:26AM
I've been looking into the Sony NEX -5 anyone think its a bad camera? From what I've seen looks amazing! - NeverlandTink  423.1 #457 12:34AM
@jennyfur, looks like a cool camera. I have owned Sony equipment in the past (more video than still) and it us very good. I would recommend dpreview.com for thorough reviews. If the amount if information is overwhelming just read the conclusion. Here is a direct link to the NEX-5 review http://goo.gl/0XoPH - ghosthost  331.7 #657 12:54AM
Thanks for your input everyone!! - speck  16.7 #7142 7:34AM
Listen to Captain Sparrow, click on his profile and check out his pics!!!! ALL taken with his cell phone. He's AMAZING!!!! - peacelovemickey  350.6 #601 8:13AM
I agree @PLM. His perpective is magical. I'm thinking CS needs to make a coffee table book of these beautiful pics and present it to Disney to see if they would publish it. All the pics really capture the Disney beauty and magic.. js :) - Tinkerbabe  49.2 #4444 8:37AM
I bumped Admin's post with all the photo tips. - Hesatalkintome  28.6 #5501 8:55AM
Ghost host and Captain Sparrow gave great advise. Learn how to use your equipment just dont take it out of the box and push a button. Next, learn to really look at the details in your enviroment not just walking by and shoot. I take many photos but only a few out each batch come out really good. The best part is practicing, take alot of pictures and see what works. - Plumiegirl  8344.2 #3 9:05AM
Great info here in this thread.. - Tinkerbabe  49.2 #4444 12:03PM
Great tips! We are nikon users (and iPhone users) for pics. From a point and shoot to a DSLR. Before we buy a new camera body, lens, etc we of course research but we sometimes will rent it. It helps for us to see if it what we want. Can get pricey but saves us lots of money in the long run. - lockshockbarrel  245.4 #1298 12:13PM
There are signs that are recommended photo sites. All of them that we have taken pictures at turned put very nice. - ThumperSkellington  46.7 #4536 10:45PM
Ahh sorry I just realized you responded. And I love the info! Thank you so much for your help! - NeverlandTink  423.1 #457 11:09PM
Bring a camera? - donnievegas  1132.4 #132 11:13PM

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Why not? I've had a blast all week!! - MissMolly  1266.3 #109 11:42AM
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Me too @Missmolly! - ShariRenee  5018.3 #17 5:50PM
I hope they're changing the matterhorn bobsled seats.  Went once after the last refurbishment and NEVER again.  I literally bruised my tailbone. Everyone had back pain for the rest of the day.   - fancyshmancy1999  5.1 #16195 1:04AM

Read Episode One of Deadliest Cast Member FREE on Amazon and iTunes!

I downloaded this before a very long road trip, and it kept me entertained the whole time (well, except when I was taking my turn at the wheel, safety first!).  - Geekery  401.5 #498 10:21PM
Thanks! I'm glad you liked it! - Admin  10:46AM
Where can I find the book please?  - sarahsanch  6.8 #12582 1:03PM
Just got it! Can't stop reading it. I am already starting chaper 16. Love how all the details of DL are woven into the story. - Tiggerific  337.1 #644 4:20PM
Glad you like it! Season Two is coming in a few weeks! - Admin  11:52PM
Loved them all! - MinnieCarman  251.1 #1232 8:26PM
Thank you MinnieCarman! - Admin  2:40PM
thanks! I just got the first one for my kindle!  - LuvMySmallWorld  28.9 #5470 9:09AM

La Brea Bakery is the Official Restaurant of MouseWait! Thank you for supporting our partners. Join us Tuesdays 8pm at La Brea for Sticker Night. La Brea offers MouseWaiters a 15% discount during official MouseWait Meetups (Sticker Nights every Tuesday night, and other meetups that we announce in the Lounge).

Yay! Thanks for joining this awesome community! - simba77  311.7 #751 10:04PM
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Delicious food and wonderful tea! Better  than anything inside the park - JediJT  0.4 #77074 5:24PM
I like to bring home a box of baked goods and a sandwich.  The next day i can eat and unpack and extend the dl experience. - MsTikiMermadam  51.7 #4362 6:49PM

Get 100 Credits for staying at the Hojo Anaheim! Just fill out this form and we'll get the Credits added to your account. When you stay at the Hojo, you help us continue to improve MouseWait. Call their in house reservation number and remember to mention MouseWait--you will love everything about the Hojo!

Credits have been applied to everyone's account as of today! - Admin 11:40AM
I still have not received my credits from the birthday bash? - vegashappyhaunts  98.1 #3450 6:01PM
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What percentage saving are we looking at for being MouseWaiters? Is it better than a AAA discount.  - MoChuck  13.5 #8035 3:57PM
I have done this form multiple times and I never get the points :( - Disney4life  59.2 #4151 10:43PM
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They helped me get the points. - Winnie111286  2323.6 #50 10:21AM
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Mr.7, that was fast. And I think it's been less than a year since you joined right? Thanks for sharing your talent with us - philliprocks  928.2 #169 6:08PM
Haha - SnoopMousyMouse  41.4 #0 12:33PM
Number 6 now - philliprocks  928.2 #169 2:09PM
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Our Favorite Things: This is a list of the top things added to our popular ToDo List feature inside the app (based on the number of times added to a ToDo List):

Popular Restaurants : 1. Big Thunder Ranch BBQ
2. Blue Bayou 31 rue royal
3. Cafe Orleans

Popular Attractions :1. Pirates of the Caribbean
2. Indiana Jones Adventure 46"
3. Haunted Mansion


New Orleans Square attractions are best.  - CM_Shadowgamer  2380.1 #48 7:23PM
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Completely agree!!!       - adisneyfamily  832.1 #190 10:23AM
Gotta love NOS!    - grumpypapa  2761.5 #39 4:12AM
Don't forget the food too! - quote  22.6 #0 11:53AM
It's such a beautiful area. - LaPearleNoir  1301.9 #106 6:32AM
Nooooo captain EO needs to go! - hairdog67  258.6 #1162 4:17PM
Agreed! - KingdomKeeper1210  29.1 #0 3:17PM
What!!?? Nooooo!!!! - CaptainEOlove  4.6 #18208 12:40PM
Agree!!! - bondfamluvsdisney  2.1 #56588 9:54PM
They returned @grumpyinphx 's glass slipper. Oh wait, I'm not sure he wanted me to tell that story. Ooops.  - Maddernhorn  199.0 #1902 10:58AM
See can't tell you anything. ..lol - grumpyinphx  228.5 #1524 12:09PM

GOAT EFFECT is finally here for iOS! #SaveTheGoat by knocking the dynamite out of his mouth and see how high you can run your score up! Press on your High Score on the main page to see where you rank in Game Center. Have fun!

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