Thursday, June 8, 2017

Disneyland, Thursday, June 8th, 2017



Thursday night, I was fortunate enough to be invited to sit in front of the castle for The Main Street Electrical Parade...


...and for "Remember... Dreams Come True" fireworks!


Although I've seen these fireworks before, it was my first time actually taking photos of the show. It was exciting. Thank you M!

More photos behind the cut.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Disneyland/ California Adventure, Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

I went to spend a couple of hours Saturday afternoon at the parks. We didn't have much planned except for having dinner there. I took my camera anyway. 


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Sunday, May 28, 2017

Disneyland/ California Adventure, Sunday, May 28th, 2017

I was glad to hear the Pixar Play Parade returned to Disney's California Adventure. I haven't had the opportunity to take photos of it until Sunday. 


In honor of Memorial Day, Disneyland also had red/white/blue banners allover Disneyland. Nice touch. 


More photos of Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure behind the cut...

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Disneyland, Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Today was Star Wars Day at Disneyland. I was looking forward to take photos of people dressed up in all things Star Wars... except there weren't many. So.... here's Tinkerbell in all her cuteness. 


More photos behind the cut.


Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Disneyland, Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

"Ladies do not start fights, but they can finish them." - Marie, The Aristocats

I went to the parks again yesterday and I got there just when Mickey's Soundsational Parade was about to start. I'm definitely glad I took photos from it. The above photo is probably my favorite one because of the dancer looked at the camera. Beauty and sass... and she knows it. 

I also did something different yesterday. I tried using manual focus the entire time. A little bummed out because I missed some great opportunities. The photos came out blurry so I didn't focus it right. It's all good because I took other great shots. I got a lot of interaction from the dancers and characters, which was great. 

Anyway, on to the photos...

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Disneyland/ California Adventure, Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Nothing special about taking photos today, aside from it just being another gorgeous day in So Cal. I'm just glad I didn't forget my battery this time. On a happy note...



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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Disneyland, Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Ever since I bought my new prime 50 lense, I haven't used it to close out the park, so I decided it's finally time. One of the awesome features of the lense is the depth of field, meaning... the forground will be in focus but whatever is behind will look blurry. It's an awesome affect...


The only drawback is that it's a fixed 50mm so I can not zoom in and out, so unfortunately, I switched back and forth with this lense and my 35mm to get the wider shots. 

More photos behind the cut...

Monday, April 17, 2017

Disneyland, Monday, April 17th, 2017

It's been a while since I took photos of Mickey's Soundsational Parade, and I was happy when I found out it was coming back.


Apparently, so are the dancers. Joy!

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Disneyland, Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Just another Disneyland trip on Sunday. It's been a while since I was able to go on a Sunday and it was great. It was Easter Sunday, and the park was empty. It was a gorgeous day, too.


Anyway, more photos behind the cut. 

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Disneyland, Saturday, 040817



Last night, I was finally able to try out my new 50mm prime lense for night time shots. I wasn't really prepared to take photos since it was a last minute thing, but these are the ones I took of the Main Street Electrical Parade.


Friday, April 7, 2017

Gilroy/Monterey, April, 2017


Hello. I've on vacation this week and I decided to take a road trip to visit some friends in Central California. Here are some photos I've taken during this road trip. These photos are from Gilroy, and Monterey. Thanks to Robert for showing me around his town of Gilroy.


More photos behind the cut. 

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Disneyland, Monday, March 13th, 2017


It was another beautiful day at the parks Monday. My sister was celebrating her birthday, along with her boyfriend and their daughter, who also had birthdays, and other family. I was more than happy to take photos of their day, but I also took photos of everything else, of course. Hah. 

More photos behind the cut. 

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Disneyland, Sunday, March 12th, 2017



Another gorgeous day to spend at the parks. The flowers are blooming during this awesome weather.

More photos behind the cut...

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Disneyland, Sunday, March 5th, 2017


The flowers of Disneyland... with extras. 

Spring is approaching, and Disneyland is already showing signs of the season.


Saturday, February 25, 2017

Disneyland, Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Hello! It's been a while since I uploaded photos from Disneyland. I think it's been almost 3 weeks since the last time I went, and I didn't have my camera. Yesterday, one of the things I was looking forward to shoot was the new Beauty and the Beast area back in Fantasyland. In honor of the upcoming live action Beauty and the Beast film, Disney redesigned the Village Haus eatery into the Red Rose Tavern.



I didn't take too many photos. I was selective. I am glad though that I was lucky enough to take photos of a live jazz band performing inside... somewhere. :)

Anyway... on to the photos...

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Disneyland, Saturday, February 4th, 2017


Friday night was the return of the "Remember... Dreams Come True" fireworks display from their 50th Anniversary. I went in with the hopes I'd get a good spot for them. I did not. People were already camping out. I must have seen 5 or 6 tripods already set up about 2 hours before the fireworks. Hah. Oh well, next time. 

More photos behind the cut.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Disney's California Adventure, Saturday, January 28th, 2017

I decided to take more photos of the Lunar New Year, as the 28th was the actual day. The park was very crowded. Many people went to see the festivities around the park.


Saturday, January 21, 2017

Disneyland, Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Last night, I took my niece and her best friend to Disneyland. I wanted to show them the parade that I first saw when I was their age many moons ago. I was also excited to take photos of the Lunar New Year celebrations at California Adventure.

It was a fun day!

Sunday, January 15, 2017

BMW M3

Saturday was a first for me in regards to photography. My friend and I have been talking for months about taking his BMW M3 for a photoshoot. We finally had time to plan it out, and decided to go to the mountains for some photos. We didn't know great places to go to, so we decided to go somewhere I've been to before with little to no traffic, and that was Azusa Canyon. We couldn't have chosen a better day to do so. Weather was bright and sunny.


Another friend joined us, which was awesome because I was able to take rolling shots along the highway, like the photo above. I took advantage of the second car, which was a SCION FR-S. 


We end up going as high up as 5500 feet, and ran into snow! SNOW! YES! Hah, we were unprepared as two of us were in shorts. Fun was had. 


Anyway... on to the rest of the photos. There's also a video showing how we ended our day. Please leave a comment and let me know your thoughts.