7 Stunning pictures of Epcot

Last week Dad shared 7 Stunning Pictures of the Magic Kingdom. So this week lets move over to Epcot and take a look at 7 Stunning Pictures of Epcot.

These are just a tiny sample of what you will see in the upcoming The Best of WDW – Volume 1 that Dad and the team over at WDW Magazine are putting together.

Get more details about The Best of WDW – Volume 1 on our Kickstarter campaign that’s currently running.

On to the stunning pictures of Epcot.

#7 – Shiny Firetruck

Where's the fire - Photo by WDW Shutterbug

Where’s the fire – Photo by WDW Shutterbug

I can’t wait to see what comes next for Innoventions. There has been some pretty cool stuff in here, but Innoventions has struggled to draw the crowds. This Fire Truck was really cool, but how many of us even saw it?

I think Innoventions needs to go back to it’s roots and feature the latest “innoventions” in technology. But hey, the pictures is amazing.

Nice colors Andy.

#6 – The Jammitors

The Jammitors rock - Photo by Daily Disney Snapshots

The Jammitors rock – Photo by Daily Disney Snapshots

Dad is a big music buff. I love good music and one of my “music” stops every time I’m in Epcot is at the Jammitors. As the NBA commercial says, “these guys are good”.

The act changes names regularly but the entertainment value is always just plain loud fun. These guys make some incredible sounds with some funky tools.

Rockin’ shot Cliff

#5 – Declaration

The Declaration of Independence - Photo by Matthew Cooper

The Declaration of Independence – Photo by Matthew Cooper

“We hold these truths to be self evident…”

I am a huge fan of the American Adventure. It may be my favorite place in all of Epcot. I could sit all day and listen to the Voices of Liberty. The American Gardens Theater has great entertainment. There’s even a moon rock in the American Adventure.

Dad is not a big history buff. I appreciate history but it’s not my favorite subject. (That would be Disney if you haven’t guessed, but I couldn’t find that class in school. Pity.) Even though I’m not a history lover I’m a big fan of the American Adventure show.The music is really good. The story moves fast enough for my ADD mind and the shuttle scene is one of my favorite.

This picture captures one of the most important moments in all of history. That’s all I’m going to say about that.

My compliments Matthew

#4 – Masquerade

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Cool Masks – Photo by Pics from the World of Disney

When I first saw this picture I was surprised. I have never seen these masks. Where was this picture taken, I wondered?

There is so much depth to the World Showcase it would take years to see it all. These masks are found in a little shop in the Italy Pavilion that celebrates the Carnevale di Venezia. They are handmade and painted right in the shop. Cool!

Nice find Laurie

#3 – Spaceship Earth

Take a ride through time - Photo by WDWOW

The history of ??? – Photo by WDWOW

So does anyone know what Spaceship Earth is all about? You there in the green shirt. That’s right. It’s the history of how we have communicated through the years.

I hated English class in school. It was probably my least favorite class, but you know what I found out? It’s probably the most important class I ever took. Wish I knew then what I know now.

When I used to visit schools and talk about the most important subject for an Air Traffic Controller to learn I’d tell the kids it was English. Communicating is the basis of everything we do in life.

Here’s to communication and learning how to do it better.

Awesome Judd

#2 – Sunset over the World Showcase

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The World Showcase at Sunset

Epcot is my favorite park to just sit and enjoy the scenery in. In the other parks, we’re always hurrying to the next show, ride, meal or whatever, but in Epcot it’s different.

The last few trips, I’ve sat on a bench in Epcot for at least an hour each trip and just taken in the atmosphere. It’s really relaxing just to sit and watch the people go by. To listen to the music and the chatter and to look for all the cool details hidden all around.

Here is a nice relaxing picture of the World Showcase at Sunset. Doesn’t it make you want to just grab a bench and relax? It does me.

Thank you Mike

#1 – The Gates of China

The Gates of China are Awesome - Photo by Disney Photo Snapper

The Gates of China are Awesome – Photo by Disney Photo Snapper

The land of mystery and enchantment. China is a truly interesting place. Of all the Epcot pavilions, China is certainly the most colorful. Isn’t this just beautiful?

When you walk through the China pavilion it really does feel like you are walking in a whole different place. The colors are amazing. The theming is so real and the feel makes you forget you’re actually still in Florida.

Disney did this one right.

Amazing colors Brett

Epcot is really a beautiful place to take some amazing pictures and these are just a small sample of the more than 75 stunning pictures of Epcot in The Best of WDW – Volume 1.

You can pre-order this amazing coffee table book today on our Kickstarter page.

I hope you enjoyed our little tour of Epcot today. Next week we’ll look at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Comments 2

  1. carl, great images and your site is one that sits in my daily RSS feed. One question on the book; are you going to run into any copyright issues with Disney?

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    John,

    Thanks. It’s a good question and one that I’ve struggled with since we started the magazine. My understanding of copyright and trademarks as it applies to Disney (and I’m not a lawyer so this is just my opinion from my research) is that as long as we don’t feature the characters we should be OK. The characters are trademarked and definitely off limits, as is using the word Disney.

    It’s my understanding that buildings can’t be copyrighted so I think we’re OK there.

    We’ve been doing this for almost 2 years and so far we haven’t heard anything negative from Disney. That’s not to say things could change, but from what I read in trademark and copyright law I think we’re good.

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