A Photography Guide to Atlanta The Beautiful
Who out there remembers when disposable cameras were considered high-tech? It’s hard to imagine a time when photo sharing was only as ‘instant’ as your neighborhood drug store’s guaranteed developing time.
Today, in the age of digital cameras and smartphones, everyone has the ability to share professional quality images with ease — capturing, editing and sharing in a matter of seconds from the convenience of their cell phones. Documenting our adventures has never been simpler!
Which is excellent news for those of you visiting Atlanta, where there's no shortage of beauty to absorb. From lush landscapes and eclectic architecture to vibrant arts and rich culture, the city is a photographer’s playground. Here are our favorite photo locations to fuel your inspiration.
photo by @thedanielheim
photo by @thedarlene
The Atlanta High Museum of Art
Often called “the Heart of the Arts”, Midtown is home to excellent art and cultural institutions like the High Museum of Art. It’s no surprise the leading art museum in the Southeast is an architectural masterpiece itself.
photo by @dom8296
Midtown at Colony Square
photo by @octiano
The Atlanta BeltLine
Exploring the Atlanta BeltLine is a must for anyone living in or visiting the city. This 22-mile redevelopment project connects 45 Atlanta neighborhoods and has become a local art haven. The murals and art displays lining the trail are an ideal backdrop for any photo.
photo by @stellybean
Atlanta Rainbow Crosswalk
It’s all sunshine and rainbows in Midtown. The city’s celebrated and most colorful roadway is sure to give your profile some needed color.
photo by @stephanietedder
Atlanta Botanical Gardens
Spend the day getting lost in the glory of this 30-acre wonderland. The gardens' year-round charms make any time of year a beautiful time to visit.
photo by @heyasha
Ponce City Market
As one of Atlanta’s most visited establishments, you’ll want to be sure to cross Ponce City Market off your list. Capture the industrial details of this historic 1926 building now filled with a food hall, retail, shops and offices — or visit The Roof for a Coney Island meets ATL experience.
photo by @cocobassey
Jackson Street Bridge
Popularized by The Walking Dead television series poster, this overpass offers the perfect view of Atlanta’s infamous downtown skyline.
photo by @carlnewton_
photo by @fosterino
999 Peachtree Club
If you are fortunate enough to attend a function at 999 Peachtree, a great event isn’t all you’re in store for. This private club and event space has exclusive access to one of the city’s most breathtaking views.
Karen has been with Loews Atlanta since October 2014 and also joined Loews Vanderbilt’s team in October 2016. Born and raised in Atlanta, Karen has loved watching the evolution of her hometown and enjoys exploring her second home in Nashville. It’s the balance of Southern charm and new innovation in these two wonderful cities that she loves the most.