Nate Shivar's Photos
I'm not a trained or professional photographer by any measure. However, I love that I get live in a time where I have what were once professional grade camera and photo editing software in my pocket.
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I took this photo almost a year ago in May 2016. It turned out to be my last visit to Turner Field – and my oldest son’s first & only visit.
The Braves replacement stadium – SunTrust Park will be opening in just a couple weeks. It’s quite insane that I just over 20 years ago, Turner Field’s predecessor was being torn down. It’s quite a waste of $600 million dollars – no matter whose pocket it’s coming from. But I am excited for the area to be used as a college campus instead.
I live 3 miles from the Georgia State Capitol and work about 1/2 mile from it, so I see it pretty much everyday. This is also my first winter living and working so close to the Capitol, so I’ve been getting used dealing with the influx of staffers, Representatives and Senators to the Assembly (their annual session lasts from January to March).
Either way, I took this photo while out on a run. Although the Capitol building is relatively new (built in 1889), it still an interesting building with some cool factoids about it. Here’s what I’ve learned while running, walking, busing and driving by – [Read more…]
I briefly got to visit Hoover Dam on a business trip to Las Vegas. Like the Taj Mahal, it was utterly surreal to see it in person after seeing photographs everywhere since childhood.
I know that dams are generally not great for the environment, but wow, they are incredible pieces of engineering and human accomplishment.
I cannot imagine what it took to build this dam – and even maintain it to the present day. I hope to visit again when I can see the museum and take a tour.
This photo is from Hill St. crossing over Interstate 20 looking eastbound. I took it while out running. [Read more…]