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Walt Disney World Photo Spots and Opps

I haven’t met one person yet who doesn’t LOVE to take pictures at Walt Disney World.  After each trip, we seem to out do the first with the number we can fill our digital cards with. What did we ever do without the memory card?  I can’t even imagine the amount of film I would have to buy to equal the number of pictures we take now.  Join us as we talk about our favorite photo spots and fun picture opportunities we have taken on our magical vacations.SE2

Our Favorite Spots at the Magic Kingdom:

  • Cinderella’s Castle from the Tomorrowland Bridge- Great view of the lawn around it and the water.
  • Left or right side of the Castle view, especially at sunrise or dusk.
  • Main Street U.S.A.
  • Cinderella’s Carousel at night through the Castle archway
  • The arch ways of Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Outside Big Thunder Mountain Railroad after we have ridden
  • 2nd floor of Columbia Harbor House-great view of the Haunted Mansion and River Boat
  • In front of the River Boat
  • Waiting line of Winnie-the-Pooh Ride
  • Cosmic Ray’s balcony-great view of the Castle
  • Path that leads to Tomorrowland from Fantasyland- great view of Space Mountain and the Train
  • On the TTA- great view of Tomorrowland
  • The Tomorrowland Sign itself-at night or during the day
  • Tom Sawyer Island
  • Swiss Family Robinson Tree House

Our Favorite Photo Opportunities at the Magic Kingdom:

  • Liberty Bell in Frontierland
  • The Stocks outside Hall of Presidents
  • By the old-time Main Street Clock
  • Train Station stairways
  • In front of the Train Station by the Mickey Head of flowers
  • The mast by the Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Wishing well on the side of the Castle
  • Judges Tent where most of the Characters hang out
  • In front of Mickey’s Toontown sign
  • Sitting in the rocking chairs in Frontierland
  • On any of the many bridges
  • With Zurg after we exit Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin
  • In front of the Carousel of Progress sign
  • Inside one of the teacups
  • Pet Cemetary outside the Haunted Mansion
  • Ariel’s Grotto
  • Riding Dumbo with your child
  • Kids with their 3D glasses on at Philharmagic
  • Sitting in Minnie’s heart chair, or at her kitchen table
  • Standing on Mickey’s porch or by his mailbox
  • In front or inside Donald’s boat
  • In your car on the Speedway
  • Wishes Fireworks show
  • Pooh’s Playground

Our Favorite Spots at Epcot

  • In front, behind, on the side, underneath, and in Spaceship Earth
  • Anywhere around the Fountain of Nations
  • The Pyramid Structure of the Imagination Pavillion
  • The Waterfalls that fall up
  • The Jumping Fountains
  • Sunshine Seasons Food Court
  • Somewhere in the Soarin’ line, we always take a picture
  • In the clam shell on the Nemo and Friends ride
  • Outside Test Track
  • The water in between Future World pavilions reflects the beauty of the landscapes
  • International Gateway
  • Outside Mexico
  • The architecture of Italy
  • Gardens in UK
  • Bridge in Japan
  • In front of the landscape in China
  • Mousegears

Our Favorite Photo Opportunities at Epcot:

  • Large Sombrero in Mexico-always good for a laugh
  • Viking hat and Trolls in Norway
  • Trying on Kimonos in Japan
  • Playing with the puppets in China
  • In front of the Earth, Wind, Fire Japanese structure
  • The gazebos in the UK gardens
  • The red phone booths in UK
  • Free email postcards in the Imagination Pavillion
  • Nemo and Friends Garden outside the ride
  • Shark Playground inside the Nemo Pavillion
  • Trying the Cokes from around the world at Club Cool-especially the “Beverly.”
  • Getting a picture of our screen at the end of Spaceship Earth

Our favorite spots at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

  • Down the Boulevard, view of the large Mickey Sorcerer’s Hat
  • Graumans Chinese Theater
  • Inside the Disney Animation Building
  • Pixar Place
  • Inside Toy Story Mania
  • Out and inside of Star Tours
  • Back streets
  • Muppets Building
  • Pizza Planet
  • Fantasmic

Our Favorite Photo Opportunities at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

  • By the busts outside the Great Move Ride
  • Putting our hands in the famous handprints in the cement outside the Great Movie Ride
  • The snowman by the Christmas Shop
  • The Muppet props in the Muppet Gift Shop
  • Near the large Star Wars figures in the Star Tours Shop
  • At the foot of the At-At outside Star Tours
  • On the Speed Bike across from Star Tours
  • When Mike and Sully aren’t there, in front of Boo’s door at the Monsters Inc Meet and Greet
  • We take our kids pics with their drawings from the Animation class and usually the Animator from the class
  • On the large ant at the Honey I Shrunk the Kids Playground
  • The Narnia backdrop near Pixar Place
  • There is usually a picture taken of one of the girls with a large sucker or some kind of candy
  • Buzz and Woody Meet and Greet – lots of opportunities in here

Our favorite spots at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

  • Tree of Life, anywhere around it
  • The view of Africa from the bridge
  • Pangani Forest Trail-Gorilla pictures are our favorites
  • On Kilimanjaro Safari-just have to have a fast shutter-the ride doesn’t allow much time or steadiness
  • Everest, up close or far away
  • In front of the Dinosaur ride
  • Front row at the Lion King show
  • The Boneyard with our youngest daughter

Our Favorite Photo Opportunities at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

  • The family in safari hats
  • Dancing with the musicians outside Tusker House
  • Playing the drums along the paths
  • Hidden Mickeys
  • Running scared photos from the Dinosaurs in Dinoland
  • Hidden trails and animals
  • Everest from the Flame Tree Barbeque
  • The girls eating their Mickey Ice Cream bars

As the song goes “Making memories, taking pictures is, making memories….” and that’s just what we did every trip. Didn’t see your favorite on the list? We would love to hear yours. Have a magical day.

1 Comment »

  1. I like to take a pic of my daughter at a spot in each country – a spot that signifies that country. Like the phone booth in England, the totem pole in Canada, the troll in Norway, and definately with the sombrero in Mexico!


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