Going Down

This weekend marks the 18th anniversary of The Tower of Terror opening at MGM Studios. It is one of my favorite attractions of all time (with the Haunted Mansion) and also one of my favorite to photograph. At first I did not like the arm in the frame and was not going to process it. I realized though it is exactly what I would see on the ride and felt it added something to the photo.


I wish I used a wider lens, but at the same time like how the tight view offered something different for this photo.


We posted 13 Tower of Terror photos on the blog today.


We also have two new iPad wallpaper apps out today and on sale for just $.99 in the app store:

Magic Kingdom iPad Wallpaper App | Epcot iPad Wallpaper App

  • Scott Thomas 3y

    The time when people catch their breaths just long enough to scream down the shaft. This is my favorite attraction at WDW.
  • Jeff Bergman 3y

    Awesome tribute! It is a great attraction - such great themeing.
  • Allen Castillo 3y

    Perfect tribute to a great attraction.
  • Brendan Meier 3y

    Best part of the ride right there, just as you know it's about to drop!
  • Greg Stevenson 3y

    Nice! I always try this shot and never pull it off.
  • Steve Wise 3y

    Awesome capture Adam! Ya my favorite also.
  • Steve 3y

    That is a neat view! I have always thought of the Tower of Terror as being the next generation of the Haunted Mansion.
  • Natalie Bell 3y

    The tight frame adds drama!
  • Andrew Kirby 3y

    I love the abstract feel to this! Very unique!
  • Doug 3y

    An awesomely fun, unique and creative shot!
  • Scott Smith 3y

    Hey, the arm helps tell the story. And it actually really works here too.
  • Harry 3y

    Great capture Adam, the arm definitely adds to the shot
  • Kristi, The Mrs. 3y

    Whoa....I have been too scared to pull my camera out here during this part of the ride but have always thought this should would be cool. You did it....the hand gives it some action!
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Taken on March 23, 2012
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