Atlanta: Scout it Out...

Georgia on my mind.... 

I am getting ready to go back home to visit family & friends in a few weeks- YAY!!! So I decided to look through my pics from the last visit & was horrified to see I only took 20 pics the entire week and a half we were there!! How did that happen? I have maybe four or five nice shots of family but everything else was crap... 
Not this time around!
I decided to scout out a few locations- don't laugh, just b/c I'm from the land of peaches & cream doesn't mean I can't act like a tourist when I want! I am scouring the net, mostly Flickr & Panoramio to find locations that I wouldn't  normally think of or that I have no idea even exists. Atlanta is a big place, and I only lived in the city proper for 4 years, hardly long enough to know it all! 

1. The Swan House -- Buckhead 130 W. Paces Ferry-- Gorgeous italian style mansion & gardens
           Ideal Subjects: architecture, english gardens, history, perspectives, HDR, fall plants & leaves
"Croquet, Anyone" by Atlanta History Center

2. Piedmont Park -- Midtown Atlanta -- never bothered to take pics here for some reason- it has a sweet view!
          Ideal Subjects: skyline, night skyline, HDR, landscapes
"Midtown From Piedmont Park" by Adam Preble 
3. Old Town Griffin -- Subjects: architecture, buildings, HDR, 

4. Sundial/Westin -- Downtown Atlanta -- $5 gets u to the top of the Westin for a 360 panoramic view

5. 17th St. / SCAD/ Jackson St. Bridge -- Midtown -- Subjects: long exposure, cityscape, night cityscape
         ** FYI: found info. on flickr that Atlantic Station & SCAD security run ppl off those bridges**
"Hotlanta" by James Duckworth -- taken on the Jackson St. Bridge

6. Midtown Classics-- Skyline with Varsity in foreground // Fox Theatre // World of Coke // Centennial Park