How To Celebrate Your Love At Walt Disney World

Admittedly, this article is inspired by my own life, as my husband and I will soon be celebrating 5 years of marriage! Over those five years we have taken several trips to Walt Disney World – and we even vacationed there for our honeymoon! We love getting to spend time together at the Disney Parks, and it’s a great place to go with your significant other to celebrate your wedding/honeymoon, engagement, or anniversary. How can you make your Disney trip special and romantic? Read on to find … [Read more...]

Capture your Magical Memories with Disney’s Photopass

While Walt Disney World Resort is the second most popular place in the world to take a selfie, (after the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France) it ranks first among the best places to get everyone in the picture, too, thanks to Disney’s PhotoPass Service.Personally I am a HUGE fan of the PhotoPass service - more specifically Memory Maker!  But how does it all work?Using the latest digital equipment and Disney-engineered technology, a team of Disney PhotoPass photographers take photos of guests … [Read more...]

Photography Tips for Taking Night Photos in the Disney Parks

Disney Night photography is one of the hardest types of photography to master, especially when you don’t have control over the elements. I’ve been a professional photographer for more than three years now and am always learning new techniques and tricks to help perfect those night photos. Here are some basic tips to make your night photos better when visiting Disney World – for those with a regular digital camera and those with a dSLR.I’ll first start with tips for those who don’t own a dSLR … [Read more...]

Chip and Company Walt Disney World Photo Tour August 2013

Here is your Chip and Company Walt Disney World Photo Tour for August 2013! These photos were taken over a 16 hour time span in 3 Walt Disney World parks. We started the morning in Animal Kingdom with the grand opening of the special diets kiosk. Afternoon photos were taken of Epcot. Look for  the progress on the Fountain View to Starbucks conversion, a new snack kisok, several new FastPass+ signs and more. This wonderful day finished out in Magic Kingdom with refurbishments, Mine Train progress … [Read more...]

Early Morning Dining at Walt Disney World Resort

Early morning dining at Walt Disney World can be a great experience! Not only will you get a head start on your Disney day by eating early, but depending on which restaurant you choose, you might even get to experience the parks almost completely empty. Imagine getting a photo of Cinderella Castle before the park opens!If you're relying on Disney transportation for your vacation, early morning dining might seem to pose a problem. Disney buses begin running one hour prior to park opening, but … [Read more...]

Disney Memories HD App Now Available For Android & iPhone

 Have you tried the Disney Memories HD App yet?This app offers a few great ways to add a Disney touch to your photos, whether it’s through posing (virtually) with a Disney character, or choosing from a selection of more than 100 “decoration items” to add to your photos, including photo stickers, Disney Parks and attraction-themed filters, frames and more. … [Read more...]

Disney Photo Opportunities You Don’t Want to Miss

Photos at Disney are a MUST!  I mean, you've spent months planning this trip, packed everything carefully, and you don't want to miss a minute of the magic.  Plus, there's going to be an awesome scrapbook full of memories to put together when you get home, right?  Yes, if you take some of the great photo opportunities that Disney has to offer.  Aside from the obvious {we take a photo in front of every park icon}, there are some spots on Disney property that will give you unique photos to enjoy … [Read more...]

Disney Photo Travel Tips & Techniques

This helpful post comes to us from the phenomenal Disney Photographer Tom Bricker of Touring Plans & Disney Tourist Blog. He shares some tips and techniques on shooting beautiful Disney photos as seen on his site and in the Unofficial Guide to Disney World & Land.As a travel photographer focusing on Disney theme park photography, I'm often asked about getting the best vacation photos. As a landscape photographer, I can recognize and appreciate the difficulty a lot of people have in … [Read more...]

Disney World Quick Tips – How to get those empty park photos

Have you ever gone to Disney World and you wanted to take a picture of Cinderella Castle, The Tree of Life, Sorcerer Mickey's Hat, Etc? You stand there and wait for the best moment of where there isn't a balloon or a child screaming in it. Eventually you lift the frame just above eye level, snap, and go on your marry way.Well there is a trick to beautiful empty park photos.Get there early...!Make AM Advanced Dining Reservations (ADR's) for one of the many restaurants like Hollywood … [Read more...]

Share your Disney pictures with us.

I am not sure if you noticed but we have 2 new writers here on Chip and Company. MouzeKateerz who is our Disney in Pictures Blogger & Dulcie who handles our Disney Food Confessions. They are a welcomed addition to the C&C Team!Both of our new writers focus on pictures at the Disney Parks. While MouzeKateerz believes every Photo has a story Dulcie shares my one hidden passion the love of Disney Food!While it is impossible for anyone to have thousands of photos to use for articles, … [Read more...]