Tag: theme park

  • The Wizarding World Through a Lens

    written by ashdinosaur on 2011-08-25 in #lifestyle
    The Wizarding World Through a Lens

    No witchcraft and wizardry can replace a good analogue camera -- Colin Creevey can testify to that! When it comes to photography, witches and wizards don't mind indulging in a little muggle technology. Arthur Weasley, however, still thinks a Lomo Oktomat is some sort of pixie prison.

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  • Alton Towers

    written by welland on 2011-11-10 in #world #locations
    Alton Towers

    A look at why theme parks are fantastic places to capture emotion versus human mechanical achievement.

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  • The Cyclone

    written by tommynorth on 2009-08-28 in #world #locations
    The Cyclone

    Old and good wooden roller coaster from the 1920's. The Cyclone is one of Coney Island's landmark, and is a part of the National Register of Historic Places.

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  • Dreamworld, The Gold Coast

    written by girl_anachronism on 2010-07-31 in #world #locations
    Dreamworld, The Gold Coast

    Dreamworld is one of four huge theme parks on the Gold Coast; one of Australia's favorite tourist destinations. A day at Dreamworld is: fun, rides, cuddly koalas and kangaroos, The Wiggles, acting like a kid, pigging out on fairy floss and hot dogs, thrill seeking, screams and giggles!

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  • First Xmas at USS!

    written by coolsigg on 2011-01-05 in #world #locations
    First Xmas at USS!

    Universal Studios Singapore (USS) is one of the main attractions of Singapore's first Integrated Resort (IR) - Resorts World Sentosa. USS was opened to the public on March 18, 2010 and Christmas 2010 marked its first Xmas celebration.

  • The Land Down Under: Dreamworld, Gold Coast

    written by amytam on 2013-01-11 in #world #locations
    The Land Down Under: Dreamworld, Gold Coast

    Attention all adrenaline junkies and lovers of fun and excitement! If you ever head to the land down under, you MUST go to Dreamworld located in the beautiful Gold Coast!

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  • The Wonders of the Enchanted Kingdom

    written by ak47lomogurl on 2010-05-25 in #world #locations
    The Wonders of the Enchanted Kingdom

    It was unplanned! My friends and I were headed towards Tagaytay City but someone mentioned missing going to Enchanted Kingdom (EK). Everyone looked at each other for agreement.. And so, the decision was made: Detour to Enchanted Kingdom (for what could've been the nth time)!!

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  • Hersheypark

    written by vtayeh on 2009-10-30 in #world #locations
    Hersheypark

    With a combo of chocolate and roller coasters how can you go wrong?!

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  • The First LEGOLAND Asia is in Malaysia

    written by memorydusts on 2012-10-24 in #news
    The First LEGOLAND Asia is in Malaysia

    Have you dreamt about having a home, garden, or city built entirely of LEGO? LEGOLAND Malaysia is where you can indulge in your childhood fantasies without traveling to Europe or the US! Malaysia's first international theme park opened September 2012 and is already rerouting tourism to most Asian landmarks - their colorful, creative miniatures an architectural accomplishment in their own right with over 30 million LEGO bricks used! So, won't you be the next journeyer to the first Asian LEGOLAND?

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  • How a Late 1970s Hong Kong Theme Park Recreated Scenes from Old China

    written by uncle_jay on 2012-02-02 in #world #locations
    How a Late 1970s Hong Kong Theme Park Recreated Scenes from Old China

    Back in 1980 or thereabouts, my parents brought my brother and me to Hong Kong for a family vacation. One of the places we visited was Sung Dynasty Village, a theme park based on an old village in China.

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  • The Jungle of Fear

    written by mochilis on 2010-12-09 in #world #locations
    The Jungle of Fear

    You might know Salou, a town located at the coast of Tarragona, Spain. You may have even heard about Port Aventura, a theme park placed on the outskirts of Salou but what most of you may not be aware of is what happens in the park when October comes.

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  • Adventureland Theme Park

    written by xbalboax on 2009-08-13 in #world #locations
    Adventureland Theme Park

    Adventureland is an amusement park in Farmingdale, New York. As Long Island become more populated and more housing developments were starting, a source of entertainment was needed.

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  • Talee Rooftop Theme Park

    written by chulin on 2012-04-06 in #world #locations
    Talee Rooftop Theme Park

    Deep down inside, everyone is still a child at heart. The rooftop theme park at Talee Department Store has been around for 27 years. Many people born in the 60s and 70s have fond childhood memories of this place. But I am not familiar with the location at all! Strange but true! This trip is to make up for my lost childhood but for my friend, it is to relive her childhood memories.

  • Haw Par Villa in Black and White

    written by coolsigg on 2012-05-10 in #world #locations
    Haw Par Villa in Black and White

    Haw Par Villa is a Chinese mythological theme park in Singapore. The park was originally called "Tiger Balm Gardens", and was built in 1937. Let's see how it looks like in black and white.

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  • Sculpture Park Carlucci Land

    written by stezmatic on 2009-11-09 in #world #locations
    Sculpture Park Carlucci Land

    I recently returned to my hometown of Wellington, New Zealand after four years of living in London to find my neighbour had become a sort of local celebrity. I just had to capture this on film!

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  • Spring Break Getaways: Fun at Universal Studios Singapore

    written by funfun on 2013-04-11 in #world #locations
    Spring Break Getaways: Fun at Universal Studios Singapore

    Universal Studios Singapore has become one of the most popular tourist spots in Singapore. It is famous for its great entertainment experience that brings the silver screens to life.

  • Auckland Series: Rainbows End

    written by amytam on 2013-03-01 in #world #locations
    Auckland Series: Rainbows End

    New Zealand's largest theme park, Rainbows End, has something for everyone. Whether you're here for the adrenaline rush or family fun, this theme park can give you and your family a full day's worth of entertainment!

  • You Spin My Head Right Round: My Travels in 360

    written by erinwoodgatesphotography on 2012-08-08 in #lifestyle
    You Spin My Head Right Round: My Travels in 360

    So far, my Spinner rolls always seem to be shot at times when I really want to fully document the place I am at, as I may not be able to go back there again. There is something about being in the photograph yourself, surrounded by what is going on around you that calls for this camera to be what I think of as more of a documentary device than other cameras. There are many things I love about this camera, but one big one that I do not. Read about it after the jump!

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  • Genting Highlands Outdoor Theme Park

    written by jhen89 on 2009-08-27 in #world #locations
    Genting Highlands Outdoor Theme Park

    Genting, the city of excitement. Aside from its chilling weather, you can also enjoy go-karting, boating, bump car rides and maybe have a date in the Ferris wheel. A nice place to relax, and maybe do weekend shoots.

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  • Spring Break Getaways: Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom

    written by deepfried_goodness on 2013-03-11 in #world #locations
    Spring Break Getaways: Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom

    Up here in the North, we like to escape the cold during spring break and head south to warmer climates. If you have kids, there may be no better place than Florida and the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World.

  • Sydney's Luna Park and Circular Quay

    written by erinwoodgatesphotography on 2012-08-09 in #world #locations
    Sydney's Luna Park and Circular Quay

    Circular Quay is the hub of Sydney Harbour, situated in a small inlet called Sydney Cove, the founding site for Sydney and Australia. It is a stepping-off point for most attractions based around the harbour and an exciting place to be on a warm summer's day. Luna Park is just a short ferry ride across the Harbour from Circular Quay and is a fun place with a dark history.

  • Australian East Coast Road Trip

    written by erinwoodgatesphotography on 2012-07-23 in #world #locations
    Australian East Coast Road Trip

    Two Canadians and an Australian get in a car and drive up the east coast of the northern state of Queensland, Australia. Take the trip of a lifetime with me from the theme parks of the Gold Coast to the Great Barrier Reef.

  • Kids Rule Where?

    written by gelibee on 2011-03-14 in #world #locations
    Kids Rule Where?

    Kids rule where? I was intrigued as I stumbled upon this slogan so I immediately checked out their website, looked for their location and go there for a shoot.

  • Enchanted Kingdom Revisited

    written by stitch on 2010-08-23 in #world #locations
    Enchanted Kingdom Revisited

    A lot has been written about the Enchanted Kingdom. There is an abundance of photos of this theme park. So what’s one more review? I think it’s the personal experience that counts. Each visit is unique, the shots may look the same but it does evoke memories of the good time you had.