I hadn’t intended to do another post about my day photographing Knott’s Berry Farm,
Life is full of unplanned surprises, right?
I was at Knott’s to photograph the park. (If you missed it, you can read my original post on my very fun, interesting, day by clicking here.)
Because I was invited to the park for photography purposes, I took way more photos than if I were visiting just for fun.
I haven’t had time to edit the pie making photos yet. Watching pies being made was one of my favorite things from my “behind the scenes” tours. (I do plan to share those with you because it was SO interesting and fun to see!)
I do, however, have a few other glimpses of the park share-worthy now.
Photo: The entrance to Ghostrider – the SCARIEST roller coaster!
I didn’t ride on Ghostrider this trip. I had a lot of photography gear with me. (More than I would for a normal photography outing.) It couldn’t be taken on the ride with me. I never let my gear out of my sight so I wasn’t comfortable leaving it behind. Ghostrider is a great roller coaster though – I’ve been on it many times before. You really do feel like you’re about to go flying off as you ride on it – making it both scary and fun.
Photo: Knott’s Steam Engine
I did get to ride on the train. It was fun and provided a lot of great photo opportunities.
Speaking of trains, The Roundhouse is where the trains get worked on. It’s also where I managed to get very dirty.
It started when I lay down on the floor to take this shot:
Photo: Inside The Roundhouse, Knott’s Berry Farm
The above photo is probably a strange photo to love, but I do love it.
The light streaming in the window, the LINES and CURVES …!
(I’m weird like that!)
When I was done photographing The Roundhouse, Neil looked at how filthy I’d gotten and said,
“You’re not at all like other OC women.”
I might have snorted out loud.
Photo: Traveling back in time, Knott’s Berry Farm
A lot of Knott’s charm is tied to Ghost Town and the old west.
I remember watching a REAL blacksmith at Knott’s as a kid. It’s such a simple thing, but there’s still a working blacksmith at the park –
I think it’s fascinating to watch him work.
Photo: A blacksmith at work, Knott’s Berry Farm
Knott’s also has an area just for little kids called Camp Snoopy.
Teenagers probably don’t care much about Camp Snoopy, the blacksmith, or the ghost town.
Teenagers are all about the rides.
Photo: Hanging mid-air at the amusement park
There’s nothing quite as fun as being twirled and whirled through the sky!