Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2011/08/14

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Subject: [Leica] Atlanta?
From: ricc at (Ric Carter)
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 11:23:10 -0400
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nice to hear your voice again.

have you posted any photos we can see?

been missing seeing your stuff

ric carter

On Aug 14, 2011, at 10:53 AM, Don Dory wrote:

> HI Richard,
> I've been mostly silent the past three years but have lived in Atlanta for
> the past 24 years.  As far as must see, what would you like to photograph
> and will you have an automobile available?  Atlanta is a "new" city and the
> public transportation mostly is a cross that connects the hospital district
> to the airport and then an E/W run through downtown.
> If you have a car then there are many more opportunities.  I am assuming
> that the review will be in the midtown area which roughly corresponds to
> 14th and Peachtree.  Within walking distance is the High Museum which is
> photogenic as a building both interior lobby and the exterior( there is a
> typical Calder mobil out front).  For people watching, Piedmont park is a
> short walk east about three blocks.  Adjacent to Piedmont Park is the
> Atlanta Botanical Garden which can be very good for flowers, ferns, and
> orchids.  They also have a small "virgin" forest that provides some solace
> from the urban noise.
> If you have time and transportation then I would recommend going out to the
> Chattahoochee National Forest.  It extends for a very long distance so 
> there
> are many places to stop in.  The easiest is off of the northern ring road
> I285 near the junction with I75.  Probably the best small scale is at Paper
> Mill Rd which encompasses the ruins of a Civil War era mill but has good
> sight lines and some smallish falls leading up to the river itself.  It can
> also be found off Columns Dr and Johnson Ferry Rd. (I am assuming a smart
> phone with navigation)
> There is much more as in any big city but Atlanta can resemble a large
> extended strip mall which can dull the senses.  Please drop me a line if
> your trip gets more serious.  A cold draft at Manny's could be fun.
> On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 2:08 AM, Richard Man <richard at> 
> wrote:
>> I am debating whether to go to the Portfolio Review in Atlanta  Oct 1st.
>> The
>> cost of flight is not too bad.
>> If I go, I will spend an extra day photographing. Any must see areas?
>> Any Luggers?
>> Thanks
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