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PhotoPass and Magic Shot Updates for Disneyland and Disney World
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PhotoPass and Magic Shot Updates for Disneyland and Disney World

We have a long list of new spots to find PhotoPass photographers at Disney World and Disneyland as well as brand new Magic Shots and even a new ride photo!

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Steph (Capturingmagic_ on Twitter and Instagram) and ModernPhotoSolutions on Instagram and Facebook
Heather (I Love Characters. heatherw25 on Twitter and Instagramilovecharacters on FB)
Tanya (everymagicmoment.com. TanyaH666 on Twitter and Instagram)

 

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Steph:
Hey everyone! Welcome to Capturing Magic. I'm Steph Clay and I'm here today with Tanya Hickman, who can be found at everymagicmoment.com and TanyaH666 on social media. Hi Tanya.

Tanya:
Hi.

Steph:
Then we have Heather Winfield, who can be found at HeatherW.com/character and HeatherW25 on social media. Hi Heather.

Heather:
Hi.

Steph:
Okay, so we're gonna go over some updates on PhotoPass Magic Shots and PhotoPass photographers, they're kind of going crazy on us. So we have a lot to update people on. Should we just go through that list? We didn't talk about this.

Heather:
Yeah.

Tanya:
Go down.

Steph:
Go down the list.

Tanya:
Go down the list.

Steph:
Okay, so we've got links in the top. I'm gonna click over to them really quick. New Cars Animated Magic Shots, that's exciting. That's in Cars Land, right? Just in Cars Land?

Tanya:
Yeah, more than likely. I don't know yet.

Steph:
It looks like in the video that was posted on Twitter, it looks like it's over along the railing of the Cars ride, where you walk.

Tanya:
Okay.

Heather:
Yeah.[crosstalk [00:01:25]

Tanya:
It'll probably be one of those ones that you can do anywhere at Cars Land.

Steph:
Okay. It's super cute, really cute.

Heather:
They said it was at Hollywood Studios. I don't know exactly where it is though. I mean it might be over maybe where the new one is [inaudible [00:01:39], I don't know.

Steph:
Oh, the new Car?

Heather:
Yeah, Cruz.

Tanya:
I think this one is my favorite Animated Magic Shot. I think it flows the best out of all the Animated Magic Shots so far. I like this one.

Steph:
Yeah, I agree. I like it too. It looks like there's two new Cars in it, Cruz maybe and another one?

Heather:
Is it Jackson?

Tanya:
Jackson probably, the all black car.

Steph:
I haven't seen the movie yet. Yes, the black car.

Heather:
I haven't either, but I met some at the-

Tanya:
None of us have seen the movie yet.

Steph:
All losers.

Heather:
They had the Road To The Races. They had this tour around the country, so they had Lightning, and Cruz and Jackson. I mean they had other stuff, but I went 'cause they had the characters there. It was at my mall, it was like five minutes away. I was all excited I got to meet new characters and I didn't have to get on a plane for it.

Tanya:
I literally just saw Guardians of the Galaxy like last week. The new Guardians of the Galaxy, so I'm always behind on movies.

Steph:
Me too, me too.

Heather:
Normally, I go when it comes out, but I've been stuck inside with foot surgery so I haven't seen that yet. So hopefully soon.

Steph:
Okay, and then we also have Disney's … For the summer, PhotoPass is doing waterpark photos at Disney World with characters. They have, let's see, Kristoff and Olaf meeting-

Heather:
At Blizzard Beach.

Steph:
Yes, okay.

Tanya:
They doing things at both water parks or just the one?

Steph:
I think at Blizzard Beach.

Heather:
Stitch and Lilo meet-

Steph:
Oh yeah, they're at Typhoon Lagoon.

Heather:
-at Typhoon Lagoon, yeah. So they do that usually during the summer. They have them meeting there, but they always have PhotoPass there. I don't why they made like a big deal about “We're at the waterpark.” They always have 'em there.

Steph:
That's true.

Tanya:
Was there an event this past weekend at Typhoon Lagoon?

Heather:
Yeah, there was a DVC.

Tanya:
Okay, I saw pictures of Sebastian out and I'm like “Where am I?”

Heather:
Yeah, they have DVC parties and stuff and they've been having really great characters at them.

Steph:
I was gonna say, you can meet Sebastian?

Heather:
Yeah.

Tanya:
Yeah.

Steph:
What?

Heather:
Yeah, I met him last year. They had him at the race, the Princess 5K, it was Little Mermaid themed. They had him before and after. They've had him out like not that much, but they had that and they had like a dance party he was at once.

Steph:
Okay, that's cool.

Tanya:
[crosstalk [00:04:13] I hate dance parties.

Heather:
I know. It was so hard, you can't imagine how hard it was … Well, you can imagine 'cause you've seen me, to get the picture with him and then they took forever trying to Photoshop kids from the background as much as they could. Then, the next month he ran before the race and it was okay.

Tanya:
All that dance party time wasted. Alright, moving on.

Steph:
That's funny. Okay, so there's a New Pirates of the Caribbean, Pirates of the Caribbean?

Tanya:
Caribbean. Do they flash photo on you? On that ride?

Heather:
Yeah.

Tanya:
That's crazy.

Heather:
They have like a pirate mask thing and it talks. I think they used to have that or something. And then yeah, so it flashes, but yeah that's the-

Tanya:
Do we know where in the ride it is?

Heather:
It's like-

Steph:
Right before you plunge.

Heather:
Yeah, you know like, yeah.

Tanya:
Okay, so it's right at the beginning?

Steph:
Yeah.

Heather:
Yeah.

Tanya:
Alright, well at least it's not in the middle of the ride, right?

Heather:
But yeah, so I'll have to go do the ride this time. Now, ever since I did the Disneyland one, this one just feels so pale in comparison. I don't wanna ride it that much. Also, I always get soaked on it and I just hate that. I don't really do it as much as I used to, but I'll suck it up and go on the ride to get my picture.

Steph:
Yeah, so it's a ride photo and then they also add some stock photos to your downloads as well. It looks like shots from the ride and then pictures of Mickey and Minnie out in the front of the ride dressed up in pirate stuff.

Tanya:
Cute.

Heather:
Cute.

Steph:
Yeah, it's kind of fun. Was the memory-

Heather:
They still have the Magic Shot don't they? With the pirates? Do they still have that?

Steph:
I don't know.

Heather:
They had one in Adventureland, and it was like the ship in a bottle.

Tanya:
What?

Steph:
Yeah.

Heather:
Yeah, it was like right after my May trip, so-

Steph:
Uh-huh, I remember.

Heather:
Yeah, 'cause I sent it to you. But I-

Tanya:
You got a mission Heather. Got to find that Magic Shot.

Steph:
You got a job to do now on your next trip. That's interesting. Maybe I need to do a Google search and see. That's the hard thing with some of these things is you never know if it's just gonna be a special thing or if it's a new thing.

Like with the Cars photo, I kind of think that's just a special thing 'cause the movie is … You know?

Tanya:
Mm-hmm (affirmative), yeah.

Heather:
When they had that Zooptopia one, they kept that for like a year, so I don't know.

Steph:
That's true.

Heather:
You never know with Disney.

Steph:
You don't ever know.

Tanya:
Yeah, it could be gone in a week. It could be gone in five years.

Steph:
It could be changed at any time. You know, disclaimer.

Okay, so places that were spotted in the rain. When I was in Florida for our trip at the beginning of June, it rained every single day and I was shocked at all of the places that I saw PhotoPass photographers. There was one place in Epcot, we were in Epcot, this day where I was noticing tons of cool stuff. There was one spot where you're walking over toward the Land Pavilion and there's that breezeway and there was a photographer under the breezeway and then people would go stand out in the rain, in all of our rain gear. And they were doing photos there, which I loved because I loved being able to get a PhotoPass photo with my whole family in all of our rain gear, our ponchos, and everything. That was fun.

Tanya:
I love that they kept them out during the rain. That's really nice.

Steph:
Yeah, and then there was a photo inside the Land Pavilion. I sent it to Heather. We were laughing so hard because I don't know if he just got set up and … But there's two scooters-

Heather:
I think he didn't change his settings.

Steph:
Yeah, okay, so there's two scooters and my husband asked me, he's like “Are those scooters gonna be in our photo?” And he was like, “No, no, no”. They were, and it to was too dark to-

Tanya:
It's just funny because you're flanked by scooters.

Steph:
Yes.

Tanya:
It's awesome.

Steph:
And then it was really dark too and so … I mean you can see us, but you can't see any of the background of the Land Pavilion or anything, so yeah. I think he just hurried, and ran in, and didn't really … It looked like he was working on his settings and we were willing to wait, but I think he thought maybe he had them and didn't really. But we had just eaten at the Garden Grill and so I thought, “Great, a PhotoPass photographer right here to take our picture inside the Land Pavilion.” It didn't turn out so great.

And then, they were also inside Journey to Imagination, inside when you get off of the ride there was a photographer there taking tons of really super fun photos in there. He spent a couple of minutes with us doing some different ones and was doing the same thing with other families too. That was a lot of fun.

Tanya:
Awesome.

Heather:
And it's really cool because, I mean I've been there a ton when it's raining, and I've never seen all these ones you were telling me that you saw. I'm like “Oh, that's really cool.”

Steph:
Yeah. Yeah, those are the ones that-

Tanya:
‘Cause I mean essentially, it rains so much in Florida that when they take them out, they're losing money.

Steph:
Exactly.

Tanya:
You know, so …

Steph:
Well, I mean people are prepaying for their Memory Maker, but you're gonna have a lot of really unhappy customers.

Tanya:
Yeah, yeah.

Steph:
‘Cause I was thinking about it and with us, I mean we … I checked this morning and we ended up with about 590 photos, PhotoPass photos. A lot of those are stock images, not a lot, some of those are stock images because they've started adding a lot of stock photos of the rides and different things that you do, which I'm excited about. Like just some castle photos. I've never seen these pictures before. It's not the ones that we used to get on the DVD's, they're new and updated. I was thinking about it and it was raining so much that if we didn't have some of those indoor shots, I would be mad if I was paying that much money. I have an annual pass and so it's just included, but if I was paying $200, because prices just went up, and I think it went up to $190, $189?

Heather:
Yeah.

Steph:
If I was paying that much money and I didn't get very many photos because of the rain, I'd be not happy.

Tanya:
Yeah.

Steph:
Super not happy. My sister went to Disney World last fall in October, she was there during the hurricane. I told her to get the Memory Maker and she felt like she got a lot of photos. She was happy with it. She paid the 150. Because we're friends in My Disney Experience, when I added my annual pass it added all of her photos from that last October trip to my account. She only got like 50 photos, but she was there when they actually shut Disney World down because of Hurricane Matthew for a day.

Tanya:
Oh yeah, oh yeah.

Steph:
You know, but if I walked away and I spent $150 on a Memory Maker and only got 50 photos I wouldn't be very happy about that.

Tanya:
No.

Steph:
I mean I noticed PhotoPass photographers everywhere in places I had never seen them before, places I had dreamed about seeing them, and thought it would be great to see them. They were everywhere whether it was rainy or sunny and I noticed that they were staying out longer even if it was raining. It used to be that if it started to look like rain, you know, tut, tut it looks like rain “We're going in.” But they were staying out even if it was just sprinkling a little bit, which I'm guessing is okay on their equipment. I'm guessing they've figured it out and they can make it work. Maybe they have waterproofing or something, I don't know, but-

Tanya:
Stick a bag over it like the rest of us do.

Steph:
It looked like some of 'em had setups kind of like that and so, yeah, exactly. I was happy to see as many PhotoPass photographers out and about on this trip, versus other ones. They were just everywhere, they really were and that's fabulous I think.

Tanya:
Yeah, it's good.

Steph:
Okay.

Heather:
I saw a lot, like Around the World Showcase and places [inaudible [00:12:49] see and of course it was always at a time when I couldn't stop and then they weren't there when I went back again. They definitely seemed a lot more out than …

Steph:
Yes, I agree. Totally agree. Some of these photos that we're gonna go through are a couple of those just fun ones with props and stuff.

Tanya:
Yeah.

Steph:
Okay, Cruz Ramirez is now meeting in Cars Land, so there's a PhotoPass photographer there.

Tanya:
Yes. I don't know where she's meeting though.

Heather:
It's in a normal place. [crosstalk [00:13:22]

Tanya:
It just rotates with the rest of them?

Heather:
Yeah.

Tanya:
Okay.

Heather:
Yeah, she's also meeting at Hollywood Studios in the Pixar, like when you get off of Toy Story. They have a whole setup there.

Steph:
Oh, cool.

Tanya:
I'm very excited for this because, well, I'm not super excited that it's this particular car but they can obviously add more cars.

Steph:
Right.

Tanya:
I want other cars. I want Luigi and Guido. I really want them to be … It can be done. They can obviously make them and just rotate them, you know, throughout the day or different days.

Heather:
When they had them here for the Road to the Races thing and there was like a guy, he was just spouting off all these facts and he was saying things like “Each one of them cost $100 thousand.” He was saying how fast they could go and how they could, you know, go up and I don't know all the stuff he was saying. I was like “Oh, okay.” But yeah, I mean they work, they're not just there. I noticed that once they added them to the parks that they didn't have Cruz meeting at the … They had a couple more Road to the Races stops and it was only McQueen and Jackson Storm, so I guess they only had so many and then it's like “Forget it” at this free thing.

Steph:
That's funny. How fast can they go? I'm kind of curious. Do you remember?

Heather:
I don't remember now, but yeah.

Steph:
That's an important detail.

Heather:
It's pretty fast. He was saying how fast and he was saying like it could go up like, I don't know. It was just really weird all the stuff he was … I was like “Okay, I wanna leave”, but he wouldn't [crosstalk [00:15:06]. Yeah, and the thing too, is when they first started the tour, they didn't have ropes up but then just before mine they started, or maybe even mine, they started. They put up ropes and then I noticed they had them afterwards. It's like you couldn't stand next to it, but when they're meeting in the park they don't have the rope but I know, at least at Hollywood Studios, they were like “You can't touch the car.”

Steph:
Really?

Tanya:
Oh, please.

Heather:
Yeah, but I'm still like, “I'm getting a picture with the car without the rope.” ‘Cause I have that.

Steph:
Okay, so we have Groot meeting in DCA. Is this the big Groot meeting in DCA?

Tanya:
Yes.

Steph:
Okay and we have baby Groot in Hollywood Studios.

Tanya:
Yes.

Heather:
Yes.

Steph:
With Star-lord.

Heather:
With Star-

Steph:
Yeah, we got to do that one. That was fun, super fun.

Tanya:
I'm still confused on the Groot meeting in DCA though because he's not on the times. You can't see when he's meeting and so, my family was there a couple weekends ago and I looked in the app and I was like, “I don't even see that he's meeting.” But I guess he meets after the dance party, so it's not on the times guide, you just have to go after the dance party. I don't even know. I'll have to check it out.

Steph:
Those are for sure the ones that they're not long lived.

Tanya:
Yeah.

Steph:
‘Cause they don't even bother to put them on the times guide.

Tanya:
Yeah.

Heather:
Yeah. ‘Cause when they first announced that they were gonna have a dance party I thought it was like a regular dance party, so you still could sort of meet the other ones. ‘Cause you know Star-lord's there and Gamora's there, but it's not. It kind of looks more like a show dance party thing, so it's not like you can meet … Yeah.

Tanya:
Yeah, it's kind of weird, but my mom and my cousin got the baby Groot Magic Shot.

Steph:
Cute.

Tanya:
Yeah.

Steph:
That's fun. Okay, did you know about this one Heather? The new Festival of Fantasy Animated Magic Shot with the Lost Boys?

Heather:
It's different than the one they had or?

Steph:
Okay, maybe I was the one that didn't know about this, so I was like “What? Heather's gonna die!” And you knew about it.

Heather:
I'll have to see. You'll have to send it to me 'cause they've had that for a while if it's the same one. I don't know.

Steph:
[crosstalk [00:17:24] It's just like coming in and … I'm pretty sure it's the same one, okay.

Heather:
Yeah.

Steph:
Okay, well I thought it was new. It was new to me, I was excited.

Okay and then the animated … I couldn't remember if we've talked about this one or not, the new Animated Buzz Lightyear Magic Shot with the little green men.

Heather:
Yeah, that's really cool. I don't think I've gotten it, I'm trying to remember, but yeah, it's really cool.

Steph:
It's cute, super cute. And then Animated Woody and Jessie, they've had it over in the Pixar area in Hollywood Studios for a while, but we caught it by Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, too.

Heather:
I got that this trip too. That was another thing we saw a PhotoPass when we came off the ride and that was really cool.

Steph:
Yeah.

Heather:
Yeah, it got out of there.

Steph:
Yeah, when we got it he was standing in a weird place I thought. He was standing out across from the entrance of the ride. Is that where he was or was he by the exit?

Heather:
No, he was by the exit, although he also seemed like he was kind of done, but I went up to him like “Can I have a picture?”

Steph:
Okay, 'cause here's the thing. We saw him when we went to get on the ride, but he was standing there visiting with people, just talking. So I was like “I don't wanna bug him.” So we went and got on the ride, rode the ride, got off the ride, and he was still standing there talking to those same people, so I walk up and I kind of am standing there, you know. He's just chatting with them about stuff. I'm still standing there, so finally, I was like “Um, excuse me can you take our picture?” Then, he was like “Yeah, just a second. I've got to work.” And he tells that to the people that were there. I'm like, “Yeah, can you work please? ‘Cause I really want this Magic Shot.” So anyway we got it but I felt like I was interrupting him, like really bothering him to get that. See and you had that same experience, you felt like he was done for the day.

Okay, Mike Wazowski at the Pixar entrance. Have you seen him there before? He showed up.

Heather:
Yeah, yeah, off and on I've seen that.

Steph:
Okay and then the Bug's Life Animated Magic Shot in Tree of Life. I think that we've talked about that one?

Heather:
Yeah, I think we've randomly talked about it one time and where I was like “Oh, I just saw …” It showed up on my thing and I didn't even know that they had had it.

Steph:
Yeah, super cute, super fun. I want to say that it's at another place too like outside the main entrance of Animal Kingdom too, but …

Heather:
I think I got it by the Tree of Life or something, I think.

Steph:
Okay, and then the Squishy Animated Magic Shot in Pandora, which we talked on the Pandora episode in detail.

Tanya:
I just like the word squishy.

Steph:
I know. I knew that you would like that Tanya, I picked that in your honor.

Heather:
Yeah, that's the night one and then during the day they have the Banshee Magic Shot.

Steph:
Yes.

Heather:
That's in Pandora.

Steph:
Then there's a new Everest Animated Magic Shot back by … So when you walk into Everest, you walk past the Nemo Theater and then back into Everest across that bridge that way. Right on the bridge, it's just a winter storm and you hear the wind and then you can hear the … What's the monster inside Everest?

Tanya:
The Yeti.

Heather:
Yeti.

Steph:
Yes, thank you, the Yeti. You can hear him kind of make a noise.

Heather:
That's cool.

Tanya:
Yeah, I like that.

Heather:
Last time I went to get a picture, I think it was over there, and then all of a sudden it started pouring. So we all had to leave, because it wasn't just a little bit, it was a Florida storm.

Steph:
A lot of rain.

Heather:
Yeah.

Steph:
They also did … Oh shoot, why can't I think of it's name? The little chameleon.

Heather:
Pascal?

Tanya:
Pascal?

Steph:
Thank you. Pascal, they did that in that spot too. Then I've also, in the past, I've caught Sven over there as well.

Heather:
That's when I was trying to catch all those like Animal Kingdom ones, so I was like [inaudible [00:21:35]. I wasn't really able to find the one-

Steph:
[crosstalk [00:21:39] There were a lot of Magic Shots that we did not get, I know, this trip that I would've like to have gotten.

Heather:
‘Cause they had the [inaudible [00:21:48] one and that was … I don't remember, did we talk about those? ‘Cause I put that on the list 'cause I couldn't remember.

Steph:
I can't remember if we talked about that. I don't think we did.

Heather:
Yeah, 'cause they had posted on the blog how they had like three new ones and so that's why I was trying to find them. The [inaudible [00:22:04] one is in, I think they said it was in Asia. Then there's like a lion guard one and a panda one and those are both in Africa. So I was trying to find them and everyone I asking they were like “I don't know.” Then to raining and then I found the guy and it was by Asia, so I think you're supposed to be able to do the [inaudible [00:22:29] one, and panda one, or something. Then he's like “Well, I don't know what it's gonna be.” He said, “It's the same pose for a [inaudible [00:22:36] and the panda.” And I'm like why it would be … One of them you are like looking scared and the other one is like “Oh, it's cute pandas.”

Steph:
Yeah.

Heather:
Like okay. It was the [inaudible [00:22:49] one, which is the one I wanted 'cause the other ones kind of just slap on the advertisement of the panda movie hey had. It was Animal Kingdom [inaudible [00:23:00], so I mean I walked through Africa and didn't see any PhotoPass and like whatever, so I couldn't find the other ones.

Steph:
Yeah, so I found that post and there was a new one with Flik too. Funny thing is, is it says “It may be tough to be a bug, but it's easy to get this Magic Shot in Africa.” No, it's not.

Tanya:
No, it's not. It's never easy to get a Magic Shot, I don't care.

Steph:
It's not.

Tanya:
It's never easy.

Steph:
It's not.

Tanya:
It's never easy because we want them.

Steph:
Yes.

Tanya:
If we didn't want them, they would be throwing Magic Shots at us left and right.

Steph:
That's the truth. It's the truth.

Tanya:
Yeah, I don't … Although, I am always pleasantly surprised when I don't realize there's a Magic Shot somewhere and then it shows up and it makes me happy.

Steph:
Me too, I totally agree. I'm really sad that we didn't get the [inaudible [00:23:49] one. I'm really sad about that. I even asked a lot of PhotoPass photographers. I'd ask 'em do you have any Magic and they would be like no, I don't.

Tanya:
Sometimes I wanna be like, “Don't lie to me.”

Steph:
I know you've got it. I need to make a Magic Shot shirt because they seem to really respond well to that, Tanya.

Tanya:
Yeah, they did respond well to that. They loved that.

Steph:
They did.

Tanya:
When I had that shirt.

Heather:
Maybe at Disneyland, I don't know if they would care as much at Disney World.

Tanya:
True, who knows.

Steph:
Could be true. Okay, so the Glowing Lotus Blossom shot in China. This was hilarious because I've trained my family and, you know, you stop for PhotoPass photographers no matter what, you always stop. I'm not as good but my husband, man, he stops for every single PhotoPass photographer even when he's not with me.

Tanya:
Really?

Steph:
Yes.

Tanya:
That's awesome. That is awesome. I'll be lucky if I can get Chris to stop for one.

Steph:
It's hilarious. So this is what happened. I was looking through my photos and there's this Magic Shot of my husband and my son in China holding this glowing lotus blossom flower. He'll do that sometimes, he'll do some dorky pose just so that it will show up in my PhotoPass to make be laugh because he knows that I'll be in there checking it. He won't be with me and he thinks it'll be super funny to have me be like “Oh, that dork.” Which is exactly what I did. So my daughters and I had just gotten that shot and I went in to see if it showed up and that's when I saw my husband and my son with the glowing lotus blossom. The sad thing is, is ours was overexposed and theirs turned out great.

Tanya:
This is like the floating lantern? Like it's lit up at night and bright?

Heather:
Right like the Rapunzel. Yeah, they start it though before its really dark out. I'm trying to remember, I think he said that it started at like [7:00].

Steph:
It's dusk-ish.

Heather:
Yeah and so-

Steph:
Yeah [7:00] sounds right.

Heather:
‘Cause I tried to get it.

Steph:
Yeah, go ahead.

Heather:
‘Cause when I went last May, yeah. I wanted to get it and I went over there and I got the Mushu Magic Shot, which we talked about that one right?

Steph:
Mm-hmm (affirmative).

Heather:
I got that and so I said “Are you gonna be here with the lotus?” And he said, “Yeah. Just come back.” I think he said he started like at [7:00] ish. He said, “But come back when it's darker, so like around [8:00].” But I didn't get a chance to get back there 'cause then we ate at the Garden Grill and then just ran into friends. And then-

Tanya:
I wonder if it's better to take it like right at dusk-ish or if it would be …

Steph:
I think it is. So our photos … It's funny because we're only 10 minutes apart and we had split up earlier, the girls and the boys, 'cause we were gonna go ride Frozen again. Somehow, we walked through China and they were just 10 minutes ahead of us. So were at [6:17] and they were … Yeah, we were 10 minutes of them and they were at [6:26], so it's hilarious. Yeah, I think it would've been better, a little bit later.

Tanya:
Okay.

Steph:
Than that, maybe even [7:00]. [crosstalk [00:27:15]

Tanya:
‘Cause it's supposed to be the light on your face, right?

Heather:
Yeah.

Tanya:
Like that's the point, right?

Heather:
Yeah, 'cause the Rapunzel one-

Tanya:
And you know those-

Heather:
-doesn't start 'till it's at night but that [crosstalk [00:27:23]

Tanya:
Those dusk photos can be really weird sometimes. Dusk photos.

Steph:
Yeah, 'cause they have to keep changing their settings, they have to know what they're doing.

Tanya:
Yeah.

Steph:
With their camera. But yeah, it's cute, so anyway there's that in China. A new Rivers of Light animated shot and this is one I know you didn't know about, Heather.

Heather:
No, I was shocked.

Tanya:
I got you!

Steph:
It surprised me actually and this is one just like you were talking about Tonya, Tanya, sorry I look at your name and then I … Why do I do that? Okay, Tanya, just like what you were saying when you look at your photos and then you see a Magic Shot that your-

Heather:
[inaudible [00:28:01]

Steph:
Yes! And it was a Magic Shot and then animated too. So they have this little glowing lotus blossom lantern that comes in and the bad thing about it was is that … And she did this. So we had, let's see, we had Fast Passes to do that show that night and so it was in the Fast Pass area. There was a photographer just walking around with a sign and I asked her if she would take our picture and so she added that Magic Shot, super cute, but there's five of us and we usually stagger a little bit. My youngest is in the front and then sometimes my oldest daughter 'cause she's shorter is staggered in front too, but it cut the two people off on the sides in that. ‘Cause it kind of makes it look like it's in a water spray, in a water projection. So not everybody could be seen. My older daughter was a little bit perturbed that she was not in the Magic Shot. She was like, “They cut me off! I'm not even in it!” Sorry, I can't control that, but it's super cute.

Heather:
When they had the card … So I got that but it was when we were sitting so they didn't have any … That was before you went it, right?

Steph:
No, that was when we were in theater.

Heather:
Were you already sitting then or did you get up?

Steph:
Yeah, we got up and went down.

Heather:
Okay.

Steph:
‘Cause she was just down on the bottom level walking all the way around and the same thing, she was chatting with somebody and I had to go interrupt her. I felt bad, I don't think she knew these people though. The guy, the PhotoPass photographer at Big Thunder, I think he knew those people, but this person just seemed like she was just making chat with people that were there. She was asking them where they were from and stuff, and then I interrupted and asked if she would come take our picture. I felt bad doing that, but I guess that's her job and I want that photo, so there you go.

Heather:
Did they have the lotus flowers out when they took the picture? Like were you standing in front that?

Tanya:
The ones on the water?

Heather:
Yeah.

Steph:
No, they weren't out yet.

Heather:
Yeah, 'cause I have a friend and he said he got a PhotoPass picture and they had them out but he said it was so dark that he couldn't even see anything, it's just him.

Steph:
Funny, yeah.

Heather:
But yeah when I was there they came up to me and gave me the card, so I took that. So maybe if I had gotten down there instead it would have been a Magic Shot, I don't know.

Steph:
Could have been, yeah, that could be the difference. I'm trying to find out on my … Maybe I didn't end downloading it, maybe it was just in my photos, but anyway it's cute. It's super cute. It's a cute Magic Shot.

Okay, PhotoPass spotted on Main Street Disneyland, what was that?

Tanya:
Oh, yeah? Heather did you send me the photo that somebody had-

Heather:
Yeah.

Tanya:
-spotted, finally.

Heather:
Yeah, they have more PhotoPass now at Disneyland Paris, like after we were there.

Steph:
Of course.

Heather:
Because they have a new thing I think with their annual pass and so I think they're giving them, either they're giving them PhotoPass or they're letting them buy. I forget exactly what the situation is, but because of that they're putting more of them out. So they were saying they have them out. I think the picture I sent you was like about four of them or something just like hanging out on Main Street and I saw another picture of them somewhere else, but the thing is since they don't really understand it there yet, they're not really doing much because nobody goes up to them to ask.

Tanya:
Yeah, nobody knows.

Heather:
Yeah.

Tanya:
If you have annual pass there you're more than likely from there and you're not used to the whole PhotoPass system yet.

Steph:
Right.

Tanya:
So hopefully, they'll embrace it now that Disney owns them.

Steph:
Yes, that's exciting.

Tanya:
Mm-hmm (affirmative).

Heather:
Mm-hmm (affirmative).

Tanya:
I was-

Heather:
Hey-

Tanya:
Sorry, I was looking at the Disney Parks Blog just tweeted some new menu items for Bengal Barbecue.

Steph:
Oh, really? That's my favorite place to go in Disneyland.

Tanya:
Yeah, sorry.

Steph:
For snack, that's one of my favorites.

Tanya:
Yes. Oh yeah, an Ahi poke spring roll, a hummus trio and a new Jungle Julep drink.

Steph:
Yum.

Tanya:
Have to try those.

Steph:
Yeah, sounds good.

Heather:
Okay.

Steph:
Okay, back to the show. Was that all of our photos?

Tanya:
Yeah, I think so. I'll have to try to make a list. We need to see if we can find any new Disneyland ones that I can try to get while I'm there, because I don't know what new Disneyland ones there are. Most of those are Disney World.

Steph:
Yeah. I just went through all of my photos and kind of pulled out stuff that was new.

Tanya:
I'll have to-

Steph:
I'm trying to think. Disneyland, I mean there are a few new ones, but not … I mean there's just a couple. There's not as many coming out as there is at Disney World right now.

Tanya:
Yeah.

Steph:
It seems like they're adding them so fast at Disney World, I can hardly keep up.

Tanya:
Yeah, that was a lot.

Steph:
Yeah.

Tanya:
That's a big update on Magic Shots, especially the animated Magic Shots.

Steph:
Yes, tons of new ones. It's exciting, totally exciting.

Okay. Tanya remind everyone where you are.

Tanya:
You can find me at Everymagicmoment.com and at TanyaH666 on all social media.

Steph:
And Heather?

Heather:
My character site is Heatherw.com/character, and on social media I'm HeatherW25, and my character site on Facebook is ‘I Love Characters'.

Steph:
Perfect and you can find Heather and I usually, I don't think Tanya's been in there that much, at Capturing Magic Instagram. You can you go to CapturingMagic_ on Instagram to find us there. Then also be sure to find me on ModernPhotoSolutions.com. I also have the Modern Photo Solutions podcast if you're interested in learning about how to conquer photo overwhelm. That's what I'm trying to say how to conquer photo overwhelm, that would be a good podcast to check out. All right, thanks girls and we will see you next time on Capturing Magic.

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