April 9, 2012
Daily Photo Tour - A Daring Journey
It may sound silly, but sometimes taking photos at the Park is a daring journey that requires you to be brave. You have to be willing to take chances and occasionally to stand your ground. I've had whole families sit nearby and make fun of me while I wait ten or fifteen minutes for an area to clear for a shot or the lighting to be just so. One would think that, at Disneyland, people would have something better to do, yet in nearly two years of daily photo tours, there's almost nothing left that surprises. Fortunately we are blessed to share our images with kind folks like you, who share our sense of wonder for the original Magic Kingdom. Sometimes bravery is required in the form of trying something new, pushing yourself not to fall into some sort of pattern and continue growing. Once you become comfortable with something, it's easy to want to stay there. It's easy but never satisfying. One thing I love about Disney's classics is their ability to express virtues and values so clearly. Pinocchio would have us use our conscience as our guide and to believe that no request is too extreme, if your heart stands firmly behind your dream. Of course, both of these ideals require bravery, something Pinocchio had to find along his daring journey and surely something we all must find along our own.
Photo by Michaela Hansen