Big Ballin’

A store front window at the Five Points intersection in downtown Atlanta.

Exit Door

Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Building seen from parking deck across Forsyth street.

Coca-Cola Sign at Five Points

Surrounded by some of the tallest buildings in downtown Atlanta, this Coca-Cola sign was erected during the days when the Five Points intersection was a major urban attraction for business and shopping.

Little White Cloud

Small puffy cloud moving in a bright blue sky over the Georgia State Capitol.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Free Spirit

This picture was taken on June 30, 2012 when the thermometer reached 106°F, setting a new all-time high temperature record in Atlanta. There are a lot of unorthodox elements about this picture. First,… Continue reading

Sweet Auburn Bricks

Old bricks, strong walls.

Facelift

On the other side of this building is Marietta Street, the main avenue in downtown Atlanta. For a “Big City” look, a modern facade was built on the sides facing Forsyth and Marietta… Continue reading

Berries on a Fence

This intimidating razor barbed wire didn’t stop nature from taking over and wrapping the fence and its barbed wire with a vine full of colorful berries. P.S. I tasted one of the berries… Continue reading

Redscale Exposure – Part 2

A few feet down from the building shown in redscale yesterday, I also shot this building but with an over-exposure of two stops. The resulting effect is what is typically expected. The bright… Continue reading

Redscale Exposure – Part 1

Before shooting with redscale film, one must be warned about the potential for disappointment. Very few subjects lend themselves well to the redscale effect and in most circumstances they have be be over-exposed… Continue reading

Canna Lilies

The road behind the canna lilies serves as a clue that this specie of flowers grows everywhere in Atlanta and not just in beautiful well attended gardens. It had just rained so there… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Urban

The architectural re-design of large shopping centers in the southeast United States has merged the “All in One Stop” concept with an old-town look of restaurants and cafes with patios and busy foot… Continue reading