I had heard about the possibility of the MagicBands passively recording your presence on the ride, but the concept slipped my mind. I got an email from Disney PhotoPass saying that my photos were expiring soon. That surprised me because I hadn’t seeked out any PhotoPass Photographers for pictures. I found ride photos and videos from my visit. What a pleasant and magical surprise.
That tickle of magic was squelched by sticker shock. A download, not a print, was $15 per photo. Say what? Disney really needs to rethink the magical aspect of that. Especially when the photo sits in your internet cache on your computer.
My favorite part by far is the video they put together for Seven Dwarf Mine Train: