Atlanta Nightscapes on the Last Night of 2011

January 1, 2012 at 8:50 am (Atlanta, Photography) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

It was a mild evening – and the Big Peach was going to drop at Five Points.  It’s an 800 pound peach.  Times Square drops a Waterford crystal ball.  Atlanta drops a peach.  So I had to see it.  I walked down Auburn Avenue, my new neighborhood.

It only took a few blocks before I left the relative safety of my street of restored historic homes and wondered about the wisdom of continuing these few blocks to downtown. Clusters of idle men on one corner… a man hauling buckets of water to wash a car (his?)… another talking to himself.  You get the picture.  And I wanted mine.  Since I was using a tripod, perhaps they didn’t suspect I was some kind of narc.  A few wished me a Happy New Year.  I wished them back.

The Oldest Black Shop in Atlanta

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Atlanta – Thanksgiving Day

November 26, 2011 at 11:52 am (Atlanta, Photography) (, , , , , , , , )

Coca-Cola sign on Peachtree Street

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Great Sand Dunes National Park

October 7, 2011 at 6:04 pm (Colorado, Great Sand Dunes, National Parks, Photography) (, , )

The Great Sand Dunes National Park has a gorgeous treat for the photographer up at dawn.  The images of the dunes were taken in sun’s first light, interspersed between rain showers.  The light didn’t last long, but it was magical.  I was the only soul on the road recording this beauty – other than the mule deer and the singing coyotes. Read the rest of this entry »

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