ICE! At Gaylord Palms

Happy Almost-Thanksgiving! Recently, I was invited to a media preview event for Gaylord Palms ICE! – an annual Orlando holiday must-do. For the media event, we were treated to a preview of the Nutcracker by the Orlando Ballet to celebrate the opening of the new Dr. Philips Center. Luminescence absolutely rocked with their high-energy music…

Memento Mori (Latin for: Remember my Wallet)

Greetings, foolish mortals, Magic Kingdom recently debuted a reimagined shop: Memento Mori. This shop takes the place of that really weird place to buy Smuckers jelly and ibuprofen. While I appreciate jelly and ibuprofen, I feel Memento Mori is a serious upgrade to the west side of the Kingdom. This shop is tiny and jammed…

Sorcerer Mickey’s Fireworks

Welcome! Earlier this summer I was able to capture the Star Wars Weekends fireworks over the Sorcerer Mickey topiary in front of Hollywood Studios. The photos from this incredibly short show are below! Enjoy, -ADA @AtDisneyAgain

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Walkaround

Heigh-ho! Dwarfs and Princesses alike will love the latest addition – the completion! – of New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom. I haven’t ridden the ride yet – I’ve got a FastPass+ for opening day – but I had to share the 200+ photos I took on Sunday! As I said over on twitter, if you…

Grand Floridian Easter Eggs 2014

Welcome back! For many months running last year, my original Grand Floridian Easter Egg Display post trumped all others in hits – well into June! This year, I wanted to see what those Disney Chefs came up with again and was not disappointed! I was super happy to see the Pimp Bunnies were back –…

A Pirate’s Adventure: Treasures of the Seven Seas

Avast! Over the past year or so, you may have noticed new flourishes and thematic details appearing around Adventureland. These touches weren’t added without reason; there is a new game responsible for all of them: A Pirate’s Adventure: Treasures of the Seven Seas. This is a super fun way to spend a little time in…

House of Blues iPhone/iPad HDR Wallpaper

This image is actually seven different images merged together in Photomatix Pro. Each image has a different exposure level (-3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3), and is processed in a manner that no highlights are lost while bringing detail to dark spots. Google HDR photography for more about how it works. Or don’t, and…