Disneyland Resort (DL, DLR, DCA) Discussion Thread

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Re: Disneyland Resort (DL, DLR, DCA) Discussion Thread

Postby jedimaster1227 » Tue Apr 24, 2012 7:30 pm


Behind the construction walls of Cars Land at Disney California Adventure park, a photographer’s dream is waiting to be discovered. From the awe-inspiring rockwork to the whimsical traces of all the residents of Radiator Springs, there is so much to see (and shoot), that I thought it was time to share some of my favorite photos from this one-of-a-kind place.

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When I saw the clouds this day, I knew I had to shoot Ornament Valley. Shooting this location is like being transported to another place.

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You can already imagine cars zooming by Willy’s Butte!

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The plant life in Cars Land is really amazing. It seems like there are as many photos to take as there are cactus in the valley.

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Here is a slightly different angle on the entrance to Radiator Springs Racers that Kathy Mangum shared yesterday. This arch really invites you in to this incredible attraction, not to mention photo location.

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Before we leave Cars Land, it seems only fitting to show the statue of Stanley, the founder of Radiator Springs. This location is surely going to be a popular one when Cars Land welcomes guests this summer.

I’ll be sharing more unique photos from “the cutest little town in Carburetor County,” so check back soon!
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Re: Disneyland Resort (DL, DLR, DCA) Discussion Thread

Postby Top Thrill Dragster » Tue Apr 24, 2012 7:39 pm


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Re: Disneyland Resort (DL, DLR, DCA) Discussion Thread

Postby Ace Of Spades » Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:09 pm

Those first few shots are absolutely jaw-dropping. Almost impossible to believe that that was a parking lot three years ago. :omg:
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Re: Disneyland Resort (DL, DLR, DCA) Discussion Thread

Postby cfc » Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:12 pm

Soon, DCA will be worth visiting again. Radiator Springs looks great, and I hope their new E-ticket ride measures up. I'm not a big fan of the Cars movies (particularly the second one), but I am looking forward to visiting Carsland.

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Re: Disneyland Resort (DL, DLR, DCA) Discussion Thread

Postby BrianLo » Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:22 pm

Wow that looks absolutely amazing! :mickey:

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Re: Disneyland Resort (DL, DLR, DCA) Discussion Thread

Postby Intimidator305 » Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:34 pm

^^ I completely agree Chuck.

This area looks jaw-dropping impressive. Disney has made the area look fantastic, so hopefully the rides and shops live up to the hype.

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Re: Disneyland Resort (DL, DLR, DCA) Discussion Thread

Postby Meteornotes » Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:43 pm

Not a Cars fan, but this area does looki really nice.

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Re: Disneyland Resort (DL, DLR, DCA) Discussion Thread

Postby BelizeIt » Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:20 pm

Great update! Thanks for posting those amazing photos.

I can't wait for the new land to open. :b

Perhaps our leaders (Robb & Elissa) will come back to California for the grand opening!

It would be great to see a big TPR get together for the opening of this new land.

The future for DCA looks bright!

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Re: Disneyland Resort (DL, DLR, DCA) Discussion Thread

Postby the ghost » Wed Apr 25, 2012 1:41 am

^ I would love a TPR get together!
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Re: Disneyland Resort (DL, DLR, DCA) Discussion Thread

Postby Sir Clinksalot » Wed Apr 25, 2012 7:49 am

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