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The Mystery of the Orient
The biggest mystery here, which you may have guessed by now, is that this is not in the orient at all. This is in the World Showcase area of Epcot. In some ways, I think, Epcot has the least exciting rides and attractions of the four Disney parks in Orlando. But what it lacks in rides, it makes up for in photo ops!
My best suggestion for photographers is the following. First, if you are staying in a Disney resort, then you get special "night hours" at different parks. Be there on the Epcot night, and make sure you are as far away from the exit as possible when the park closes. Then, you can take your time walking back to the entrance and take as many photos as you like! Everything is well lit, there is nobody around, and security doesn't even seem to mind. No one rushes you out... it's very relaxing and perfect. And, of course, the World Showcase has all sorts of cool buildings, architecture, and landscaping... countless opportunities for great compositions.
I took this photo right outside of a great Japanese restaurant. I forgot the name, but I had some pretty good sushi. I think this place and the California Grill have the best sushi at Disney, if you are into that sort of thing.
- Trey Ratcliff
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