Articles Tagged ‘Photo Friday’

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: The Strip, Downtown, and Beyond

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: The Strip, Downtown, and Beyond April 8, 2011 | Hotels, Things to Do | Read More
Las Vegas might be a desert, but if you’re a photographer who loves to capture reflections, you’ll find some great opportunities here. The Bellagio’s lake makes a lovely mirror when it’s not in the middle of a fountain show. In this shot, the moon and Caesars Palace appear on...

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: This Is A Close-up Of What?

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: This Is A Close-up Of What? March 5, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Okay, so it’s an extreme close-up, but I’ll give you a few clues: It’s really big–record-setting big. As a matter of fact, “big” defines its entire location. Yes, that’s metal. But if I told you what kind of metal, that would be too big a clue. Inside the hotel...

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: The MGM Grand

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: The MGM Grand January 15, 2011 | Hotels | Read More
Las Vegas can be an intriguing place–which is great for a photographer. The Strip’s other-wordly appearance gets a lift in today’s Photo Friday shot of the MGM Grand. It’s a little bluer and a touch unreal, which makes it the pefect shot of Vegas. _______________ Photo Friday...

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: Is That Elvis?

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: Is That Elvis? October 23, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Here’s the thing about Las Vegas: you never know what you might see. The first thing I noticed about today’s Photo Friday picture was the great shot of the Bellagio Fountains, but then my eye drifted to the left…and then something about the bell bottoms caught my eye. I blew up the...

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: Cool at the Pool

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: Cool at the Pool September 4, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Labor Day Weekend has arrived in Las Vegas, which means it’s time to say good-bye to summer. The best way to celebrate the end of the season is at the pool, of course. That’s why this picture is today’s Photo Friday pick. This shot says it all: you can almost feel the coolness of the...

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: Traffic on the Strip

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: Traffic on the Strip August 27, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Traffic congestion is like a backhanded compliment: All those cars means people really like a destination–but clogged roadways give visitors a headache. Cities around the world have this problem, but at least in Las Vegas, you have entertainment while you’re creeping along. If you’re...

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: Red Rock Resort

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: Red Rock Resort August 20, 2010 | Hotels, Things to Do | Read More
Beyond the Las Vegas Strip, you’ll find suburbs full of cookie-cutter stucco homes, wide streets that invite speeding, and a bunch of neighborhood casinos. Places like the Red Rock Resort—the subject of today’s Photo Friday shot—offer residents and visitors all the amenities of a Strip hotel,...

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: Lake Mead For Free

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: Lake Mead For Free August 14, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Lake Mead is a huge lake in place without lakes. Technically, it’s really not a lake. It’s a reservoir–the largest one in the United States. Lake Mead was formed after Hoover Dam was built, and it took six and half years to fill. Today, it’s the subject of Photo Friday because...

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: The Ruvo Center

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: The Ruvo Center August 6, 2010 | What's New | Read More
One of the most interesting buildings in Las Vegas isn’t a hotel or casino. Today’s Photo Friday picture is of the incredible Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.  Designed by architect Frank Gehry, the rippled metal, crumpled-paper look of the building makes you wonder, “How did...

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: Atomic Vegas

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: Atomic Vegas July 30, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Today’s Photo Friday picture is an oldie but a goodie. “Miss Atomic Bomb” was photographed in 1957 by Las Vegas New Bureau photographer Don English, and the photo became a iconic symbol of the atomically charged 1950s. A Copa Girl from the Sands Hotel, Lee Merlin,  was the lucky woman picked...