Cinderella Castle: Through The Eyes Of A Child

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    As an adult, one of the the reasons seeing Cinderella Castle is such an emotive experience for me is because of its scope and scale. It is just so domineering and grand off in the distance when viewed from the opposite end of Main Street, and even more magnificent, in all of its ornateness, up close. While Sleeping Beauty Castle has its own quaint charm (yes, it is growing on me), it simply cannot touch Cinderella Castle. For this photo, I wanted to capture how it might look through the eyes of a child: I got down low and used my ultra wide angle lens to exaggerate the scale. I don't recall the first time I saw Cinderella Castle as a child, but I can only imagine it looked something like this, a royal castle towering high into the sky. Even as I view it today, it still retains this jaw-dropping scale.

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    1. WJMcIntosh 48 months ago | reply

      Love the POV and the color! I completely agree about the castle. I wish we had yours! Nicely done!

    2. Larry White (Trying_to_Shine) 48 months ago | reply

      I think this picture is missing someone...don't you think?

    3. -Jamian- 48 months ago | reply

      Strong stuff. I'm glad you got the railings on each side perfectly symmetrical and the low POV is cool as well.

    4. Scott Smith (SRisonS) 48 months ago | reply

      Absolutely perfect!!!!

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    5. Vanessa Varandas 48 months ago | reply

      Beautiful! I really like the lower point of view.

    6. Silver1SWA (Ryan Pastorino) 48 months ago | reply

      Wow, this makes it look HUGE! I mean it's already huge, but now it looks HUGE!

      Great shot, Tom.

    7. Jeff.Hamm.Photography 48 months ago | reply

      The PoV makes the castle definitely look larger than life and I think the color change half way up really helps that! Great work and processing Tom! :)

    8. gmongenel 48 months ago | reply

      Instant favorite!

    9. DigitalSLG 48 months ago | reply

      Great PoV...fantastic shot!

    10. Burnsland (Steve Burns) 48 months ago | reply

      What a great view! I do try to remember what I thought of Cinderella Castle when I first saw it when I was 12, but the time has dulled those memories a bit. It still always looks impressive to me now though, all these years later.

    11. Joseph Vernuccio 48 months ago | reply

      Killed it! One of the best I've seen.

    12. Victoria*G 48 months ago | reply

      Fabulous, and great to capture such clarity in the carousel too!

    13. Don Sullivan 48 months ago | reply

      Fantastic PoV

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    15. tarihc2001 47 months ago | reply

      WOW Stunning!

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    17. _nmarie 40 months ago | reply

      great shot, perspective and love the caption!

    18. M.A.Gibson 35 months ago | reply

      Very nice capture, great POV

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