June 27, 2011

Connecting Through Google

We've reached the one hundred mark and beyond with Google's Friend Connect and want to thank you all so much for joining us in our daily photo tours. We love doing this and we love having you along. It's a tremendous blessing to have our work so well received by so many amazing and interesting people like yourselves. If you haven't clicked the Follow button at the bottom of our sidebar, it's a convenient way to connect with our site and with other passengers on our tours. You can sign in with your Google account, Twitter, Yahoo! or even AIM. If you want to help us out even more, click on our Google +1 button on the top of our sidebar. It will help even more awesome folks to "Google" us!

Daily Photo Tour - Matterhorn in Tranquility

Disneyland at night, is one of those places you can just walk around and consistently feel in awe. I don't know any other place where this is the case. When the sun goes down and the lights come on, things don't get dark, but instead, they become more magical. I wandered off one night, becoming lost and entranced with the atmosphere of the closing park. I set up for this shot, and while the shutter was snapping through the several exposures, something hit me. The Matterhorn very well may be one of the most classic rides in the entire park; because of its age, its engineering feats, and it's inspiration from the man himself, Walt Disney. As I stood there, I thought, what did all this look like before the Matterhorn. What was here? What was it like after it had first opened? How many different people have stood in the exact spot I was standing in. And then my camera stopped taking pictures. And I realized, I am looking at one of the most unique displays of human imagination and engineering. A combination of human achievement, and innovation. Yeah, it is just a ride. But more than that, it is the final display and outcome that was conjured up from one man's imagination, and several men's hard work and determination. And then I kept thinking (very dangerous), there are over a dozen of these masterpieces scattered all throughout the park. Where else on earth can you view or experience such a dense amount of human thought and innovation? Nowhere. Only Disneyland.

Disneyland - Matterhorn
Photo by Kevin Crone

Comments (5)

On June 27, 2011 at 8:50 PM , GBC said...

This picture really captures the magic of being at Disneyland!

On June 27, 2011 at 8:51 PM , Kevin Crone said...

Right on! :D

On June 28, 2011 at 8:25 AM , Anonymous said...

great pic, but we cant see it in your gallery to download.

On June 28, 2011 at 9:14 AM , Jennie said...

Omgosh, another amazing photo. I will never get tired of seeing your pictures......EVER! It looks like a painting you can step right into. I can't wait for my AP to be good again after summer. Thanks Kevin.

On June 28, 2011 at 9:28 AM , Kevin Crone said...

@Anonymous...Fixed it! Sorry bout that.

@Jennie...Thanks Jennie. :)