Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Disney World celebrating World Photo Day on Aug. 19 with special photo ops

Disney World is bringing out extra characters, special backdrops and animated shots with PhotoPass photographers to celebrate World Photo Day on Aug. 19, 2017.

World Photo Day was created to bring positive change in the world through photography. As part of this Disney has a variety of photo opportunities planned at all four theme parks and Disney Springs.

Here's a look at what's coming up, according to the Disney Parks Blog.


Animal Kingdom


  • Meeko joins Pocahontas at Character Landing on Discovery Island
  • Timon joins Rafiki at Rafiki’s Planet Watch
  • Princess Atta joins Flik at Discovery Island near Creature Comforts
  • There will be a Dream Big Princess photo backdrop before the park entrance (daylight hours only)
  • There will be a Jungle Book Magic Shot near Yak & Yeti Restaurant
  • The PhotoPass photographer in DinoLand U.S.A. from 9-10 p.m. will have magical Mickey light effects added to your photo 

Epcot


  • Genie will join Princess Jasmine in the Morocco Pavilion
  • Mushu will join Mullein in the China Pavilion 
  • There will be a Dream Big Princess photo backdrop near Epcot Character Spot (daylight hours only)
  • Baymax Animated Magic Shot with the PhotoPass photographer located near Mouse Gear and the Fountain of Nations
  • Fisheye lens near the fountain close to the entrance to Spaceship Earth

Disney Springs

There will be a Dream Big Princess photo backdrop next to the Marketplace Stage
There will be a Fairy Wings Magic Shot from the PhotoPass photographer roaming around the Marketplace near Tren-D (available from 1-10:30 p.m.)

Hollywood Studios


  • The Queen from “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” Maleficent, and Cruella de Vil will meet with guests at Sunset Showcase. This opportunity will be available from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • There will be a Dream Big Princess photo backdrop outside the Theater of the Stars (daylight hours only)
  • There will be a Poison Apple Magic Shot on Sunset Boulevard
  • There will be a fisheye lens in the Chinese Theatre Courtyard area

Magic Kingdom


  • Dopey joins Snow White at Town Square Courtyard
  • Captain Hook joins Peter Pan in Fantasyland
  • There will be a Dream Big Princess photo backdrop in Fantasyland (daylight hours only)
  • Cinderella’s Coach will be in Fantasyland
  • There will be a “Tangled” light painting photo opportunity near Ariel’s Grotto (available after dark)
  • There will be a Mickey Mouse Magic Shot on the bridge near Fairytale Garden
  • Main Street Vehicle will be near the Plaza Ice Cream Parlor (available in the morning and early afternoon)









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