PHOTOS: Automated PhotoPass Cameras Installed in Royal Sommerhus at Norway in Epcot


The bane of photographers everywhere, the automated PhotoPass cameras have now invaded Royal Sommerhus, the home of the Anna and Elsa meet and greet in the Norway pavilion at Epcot. These boxes are at least somewhat well-themed, but do stick out from the wall. Unlike the cameras installed in Town Square Theater for the Mickey and Minnie meet … Read more

PHOTOS: Automated PhotoPass Cameras Installed at Mickey and Minnie Meet and Greet in Town Square Theater at the Magic Kingdom

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Welcome to Town Square Theater, Presented by Nikon, and now almost entirely run by automated PhotoPass cameras. Much like the popular Darth Vader meet and greet in Star Wars Launch Bay at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, which recently implemented automated cameras, a new automated PhotoPass “photographer” has been installed at the Mickey and Minnie meet and … Read more

PHOTOS: Automated PhotoPass Cameras Now In Use at Star Wars Launch Bay Meet and Greets in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Welcome to Star Wars Launch Bay in the aftermath of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Kylo Ren is off marching through Batuu and Darth Vader has taken back his rightful place inside his original meet and greet location. Back in March, we reported that automated PhotoPass cameras were being introduced at select … Read more

Disney for All Ages: Travel Tips for Multigenerational Vacations

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For more information on travel planning with our exclusive travel agent sponsor, Never Grow Up Vacations, visit  Over the last few years, I have personally been to Disney with family and friends who have ranged in ages from 4 months to 80 years old. One of the (zillion!) things that I love about a … Read more

PHOTOS: Construction Walls Down at Sir Mickey’s, Revealing New Princess Portrait Studio at the Magic Kingdom

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Hear ye, hear ye, citizens of Fantasyland! There’s a new spot for you to get your picture taken at the Magic Kingdom, and it’s located at Sir Mickey’s. That’s right, the new Sir Mickey’s Portrait Studio is now open. The space had preciously been under construction, with walls covering the Princess Minnie nook: Princess Minnie … Read more

New PhotoPass Animated Magic Shot Debuts for 25th Anniversary of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Disney’s Hollywood Studios


In honor of the recent 25th anniversary of The Twilight Zone Tower of TerrorTM at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney PhotoPass Service has launched a new keepsake to commemorate you dropping into the 5th dimension: an Animated Magic Shot featuring your attraction photo! Once you link your attraction photo to your Disney account, you’ll also see … Read more

Limited-Time Annual Passholder Reserved Concert Seating, Secret Menu Items, Special PhotoPass Opportunities and More Perks Coming to Epcot

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Disney has just announced some new “V.I.PASSHOLDER Perks” that can help guests make the most of summer visits to Epcot.Reserved Seating for an Out-of-this-World Concert Series – Passholders can enjoy reserved seating on a first-come, first-served basis for concerts taking place July 29-August 18 at America Gardens Theatre. Simply enter on the left side of … Read more

Special Limited-Time Independence Day PhotoPass Magic Shots Available at the Magic Kingdom Starting July 3


Disney has just announced that guests can start celebrating Independence Day early with special limited-time Disney PhotoPass opportunities available beginning July 3 at Magic Kingdom Park!From 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (weather permitting), look for a photographer in the East Plaza Garden who will assist you with capturing two photos and a one-of-a-kind super-zoom video … Read more

Gran Destino Tower at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Will Feature Interactive, Personalized Smart TV Systems with Free On-Demand Movies

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Walt Disney World Resorts are finally learning to embrace smart technology, and no, I’m not just talking about those jumbotrons in the newly-refurbished rooms across Disney’s Pop Century, All-Star Movies, and Coronado Springs Resorts. With Gran Destino Tower opening its doors to its first guests ever in the next few weeks, they’ll also be debuting … Read more

PHOTOS: New “The Lion King” Inspired PhotoPass Magic Shots Now Available at Disney’s Animal Kingdom


Disney has just announced four brand new Magic Shots themed to “The Lion King” coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the animated film. Check out all the details below!Beginning today, you can enjoy these photo opportunities from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. every day this summer when you visit … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEOS: Limited-Time Super-Zoom and Character-Inspired Animated Magic Shot PhotoPass Experiences Coming to Walt Disney World

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Disney has just rolled out some innovative new ways to capture your picture-perfect vacation memories at Walt Disney World. The PhotoPass team has recently introduced several new offerings, including super-zoom and character-inspired Animated Magic Shots. Check them all out below! Capture Cinderella Castle like never before with a limited-time photo and video experience from Disney PhotoPass … Read more

PHOTOS: Automated PhotoPass Cameras Installed at Star Wars Launch Bay Meet and Greets, Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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As we previously reported, automated PhotoPass cameras are being introduced at select Walt Disney World meet and greet locations. These automated cameras will take your picture instead of PhotoPass photographers once activated. The camera will be positioned in the room to take photos throughout the duration of the interaction with the characters. We recently showed you … Read more

PHOTO REPORT: Disney’s Animal Kingdom 2/14/19 (Roaming Kevin, Pandora Maintenance Work, Valentine’s Day Offerings, ETC.)

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It was a beautiful day out at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. While we were out and about, we heard the squawks of a new bird in the park. Kevin, the lovable bird from Disney Pixar’s “Up” can now be found exploring Discovery Island. She’s a wandering character, but she does stop occasionally to investigate her new surroundings. … Read more

Cinderella’s Carriage Returning for Valentine’s Day Photos at the Magic Kingdom February 13 to 15

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Disney PhotoPass is feeling the love this Valentine’s Day. And what could be more romantic than a photo with your beloved posed by Cinderella’s very own coach? (Some would argue that this is cheesy, but that’s an argument for another day.) Disney PhotoPass photographers will be at the ready to capture your fairytale moments … Read more

New Peter Pan PhotoPass Magic Shot at Disneyland Park and The Magic Kingdom


You don’t need faith, trust, or pixie dust to have Peter Pan fly with you, thanks to the latest Magic Shot at Disney Parks. The newest PhotoPass opportunity will have Peter Pan soaring above you as he flies off to Neverland. The Magic Shot is available at the main entrance to Disneyland Park and Walt Disney … Read more

PHOTOS: Automated PhotoPass Cameras Installed at Town Square Theater

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As we previously reported, automated PhotoPass cameras are being introduced at select meet and greet locations. These automated cameras will take your picture, instead of PhotoPass photographers. The camera will be positioned in the room to take photos throughout the duration of the interaction with the characters. Lets take a look at the automated cameras at … Read more