Snapshot Sunday: Great Movie Ride (For Disney’s Hollywood Studios anniversary)


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Snapshot Sunday: The Great Movie Ride in Disney's Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World - shot with a Sony RX100 II

Snapshot Sunday: The Great Movie Ride in Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World – shot with a Sony RX100 II

Since today is the anniversary of Disney’s Hollywood Studios, which opened on May 1, 1989, I thought I’d choose a photo from that park for today’s Snapshot Sunday. This scene out of the Great Movie Ride takes you out of Kansas and sets you on the Yellow Brick Road with Dorothy and her new friends.

Although the Great Movie Ride has been in Disney’s Hollywood Studios since its opening, many changes have occurred in the park over the years, including the park’s name. It was originally Disney-MGM Studios, and the Great Movie Ride featured many scenes from both Disney and MGM films, with The Wizard of Oz, of course, being one of MGM’s classics.

Since the vehicle comes to a halt and the characters don’t move too quickly, I was able to use an ISO of 1600, a shutter speed of 1/100 and as usual in dark rides opened my aperture fully to 1.8.

Feel free to write or comment if you want any more details about the photos, such as settings I used, etc.

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