Ingo Meckmann

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The Magic of Disney in 21 Pictures

Published May 18th, 2012

Disney World in Orlando, Florida is possibly one of the most photographed amusement parks in the World so it's quite tough to create a set of photographs that don't look like the gazillion others that are taken every year.

I went to Disney World with my wife and 3 kids and concentrated on shooting 3 parks in the evenings. I usually travelled very light with just one body (Canon EOS 5D Mark III), two lenses (Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L and the 50mm f/1.4) plus my Gitzo tripod that I carried using the camera-strap from the 5DIII. I was first worried that I would get into trouble by bringing a tripod into the parks but the folks at Disney are very cool about it, no problem with it at all.

I didn't shoot in Disney's Animal Kingdom because that park usually closes at 7pm, so twilight pictures were out of question.

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The 5th Ave Apple Store in New York City - like...

Published November 3rd, 2011

When I was living in the NYC Metropolitan area in 2008/2009 I had the pleasure of shooting the 5th Ave Apple Store under many different lighting conditions and since it currently undergoes some major renovation work and will look differently when done - rumors say it might show its new design this Friday, November 5, 2011.

I therefore decided to create my first 500px blog post with a series of photographs of that New York City landmark.

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