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Santa Barbara/Disneyland Trip, Emily-Style!

Better late than never! Here is Emily’s blog post with her photos from our Disneyland trip over spring break.


Hey! It’s, well, me! Sorry it took so long! I hope you all like my pictures and their stories!

OK, so here’s the first picture! Can you believe this was actually a part of our hotel in Santa Barbara? We took a bunch of pictures while walking to dinner (during which Mama got us lost!). In the end, though, we ended up finding this AMAZING restaurant we hadn’t been to in years (which we had forgotten the name of) and had the best crΓ¨me brulee in our lives, and we had an amazing dinner, too. Breaded chicken (with LOTS and LOTS of cheese) and spaghetti with marinara. Delicious!

Here is just a picture of the end of our drive with California Screamin’ in the background!

Now here are just a bunch of pictures from our first night, meeting, for the first time, one of Mama’s friends. These pictures were REALLY fun to take so I hope you like them! We were on a balcony while we ate, which you can probably tell from the fact that the ground looks so far away.

Did you know that there is actually a mini vineyard in California Adventure? Well, this is a picture of one of the roses in front of the grapes. Cool right?

Here is just a pic of Mama and I on Space Mountain, otherwise known as the BEST ride in Disneyland!

Here are two pics from “Bug’s Land”. They had some really pretty flowers throughout is so next time definitely check it out!

This year we got a new underwater housing for my little point and shoot camera and I took this, among others, while playing with it in the pool. It was really fun!

Here is a picture from a special dinner we had before we saw “World of Color”. The food was really good and we all had a lot of fun!

Here is a picture of Mama and Daddy that I took a little before the first performance of “World of Color” that night. I was really excited that I was able to get a good picture of them even with such horrible lighting. Here it is!

Here is another picture from before the show and one that, to me, looks like it’s sparkling. It seems to always make me smile; I hope it will do the same for you!

Here are some pictures from the actual show and the water afterwards. We got a little wet during the show, but it was worth it! The next time you go to Disneyland, make sure you don’t miss it!

Well, that was the end! Hope you liked it! Oh and on a side note, this trip was awesome and I rode California Screamin’ for the first time! I LOVE it! It’s SO fun!!!!!! I hope you enjoyed looking at my photos!

  • Sarah Phillips - June 29, 2012 - 7:21 pm

    These are wonderful! I particularly like the one of the tree with the purple sky in the background. You have a good eye Emily! Thanks for sharing your trip!ReplyCancel

  • Rachel Potter - June 29, 2012 - 7:27 pm

    EM!!!! You put me to shame! Oh my goodness! Your macro on the flowers is superb!!! AND the night shots with the colorful lights… I am SO IMPRESSED!!! Your mama better watch out or you’ll be a CMPRO yourself soon! SO proud!ReplyCancel

  • celeste jones - June 29, 2012 - 7:29 pm

    These are great. You should blog more often. I loved reading your thoughts and perspective. Oh, and lovely images. Great job girl!ReplyCancel

  • Susan - June 29, 2012 - 7:34 pm

    Emily, these images are pro-quality! I love your perspectives and compositon. Great work!ReplyCancel

  • Tracey - June 29, 2012 - 7:45 pm

    I love the balcony pictures. You are so talented, Emily! Super job!ReplyCancel

  • Celeste - June 29, 2012 - 7:48 pm

    These are fantastic photos Emily! Looks like you had a great time and I loooovvee creme brulee more than any other dessert on the planet!! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Kim - June 29, 2012 - 8:20 pm

    Em, these are great! You are becoming quite the photographer! I loved the stories behind your pictures too.ReplyCancel

  • Allison Jacobs - June 29, 2012 - 9:23 pm

    Love these all Emily especially that very first image! You have such a great eye & you are a talented photographer!ReplyCancel

  • Megan - June 30, 2012 - 5:18 am

    Emily, these are so great! You have a great eye! You did a really nice job with the nighttime pictures too – I’m dying to go to Disney out there now! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • Dana - June 30, 2012 - 8:18 am

    Emily these are just fantastic. You did so well with low light!!! I love Disney I am glad you had so much fun.ReplyCancel

  • Holly Thompson - June 30, 2012 - 11:39 am

    Emily, you did a GREAT job capturing your experience at Disney! I love love love seeing your mom and dad in photos! You have a natural talent and fresh perspective. You should be really proud of these!!! <3ReplyCancel

  • Anne - June 30, 2012 - 2:29 pm

    Well, I can tell that talent runs in the family and that you definitely got your mom’s photographic genes πŸ˜‰ Bravo !ReplyCancel

  • Antigone - June 30, 2012 - 3:47 pm

    Emily, you did fabulous. Really beautiful work! Your night photos are stunning! Mickey is one of my favourite characters, and I would love to visit Disneyland.ReplyCancel

  • kayla - June 30, 2012 - 8:18 pm

    Beautiful images, Emily!ReplyCancel

  • Alex Rickard - June 30, 2012 - 10:41 pm

    Emily, these are wonderful, you are very talented and have a great eye! xReplyCancel

  • Danika - July 2, 2012 - 3:18 pm

    Emily these pictures are wonderful! You have a great eye and lots of talent!! Thanks for posting them – this really makes me want to go back to Disneyland!!ReplyCancel

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