There are literally hundreds of places to have breakfast on Walt Disney World property, but only one leaves an impression that stay with you long after you've boarded your flight home: Kona Cafe in Disney's Polynesian Resort. Tucked away in an upstairs corner on the same side as the resort's more widely-known Ohana eatery, the Kona Cafe is open to the surrounding walkways and to the waterfalls and floral features of the Great Ceremonial House's central area. It's also open for lunch and dinner, but the morning hours are when the Cafe really shines versus competing options.
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While we love our theme parks here at Lifthill, we're also into photography. As pictures are such an important part of any trip, we'd like to take an opportunity to share some tips we've learned over years of shooting photos, both inside and outside the park. Some you may have already heard, and some may not apply to you, but hopefully you'll find something in this collection of ten tips that will help you get the shot you want on your next trip.
Come Early, Stay Late
Ask any professional photographer, and he/she will tell you that the best time to shoot is the hour or two after sunrise, and an hour or so before sundown. Why? Well, the natural light from the sun is less direct at these times, casting a softer, more pleasant light on everything around. Gone are the harsh shadows and lighting that have ruined a many afternoon shot, leaving you with nearly perfect picture taking conditions. As an added bonus, pretty much every park is less crowded early in the morning and late at night, giving you more room to work your magic.Continue reading Ten Tips for Better Theme Park Photos