Welcome, you’re reading Next Stop: Disneyland! I’ve always wanted to be able to use that Disney Channel slogan in my own way! A hidden gem that most people don’t know about at Disneyland Parks are Magic Shots. What are Magic Shots? They are special effects added to a regular PhotoPass photo to make your photo more magical. You can ask any PhotoPass photographer if they have any “magic” photos.
The photopass photographer will position you in whatever way they need to create the magic! Here are a few, of the many Magic Shots, you can find around Disneyland and California Adventure parks.
Tinkerbell Magic Shots
Hold Tinkerbell in the palm of your hand and sprinkle a little pixie dust with her! These photos can be found at almost any location because she can fly! Here are 5 different locations we found her at.
Balloon Bouquet Magic Shots
Who doesn’t love holding the bouquet of balloons when you see them around the park? Well now they’ll be carrying you away with these Balloon Magic Shots! Hold on tight or you’ll be floating in the sky like Carl and Russell from UP!
Character Magic Shots
Sometimes, you are going to be able to find characters to take magic shots with! My favorite so far has been Baby Groot in front of Guardians, but I also am a fan of Pascal from Rapunzel. I’m still trying to find Chip from Beauty and The Beast. But here are some of the best character magic shots we’ve found!
When Magic Shots Don’t Work
Sometimes the magic doesn’t work. I know it’s not because you don’t believe because I clearly do. But sometimes the magic just isn’t there. Then, you end up with photos that should have magic, but don’t, like this one.
Magic Shots are available in Disneyland, Disney California Adventure, Disney World, Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Epcot! So make sure to ask your PhotoPass photographer for the magic and have a great time! If you’re on a short trip, PhotoPass downloads are included with a MaxPass purchase. Take the magic home with you for memories long after!