Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Digital SLR and Interchangeable Lens Cameras > Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Oct 12, 2010, 9:15 PM   #1
Senior Member
bigdawg's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Thach Alabama
Posts: 14,981
Default Greetings from the Biltmore Mansion Asheville NC

Tired from a day of walking up and down stairs and steep hills. Tomorrow the Blue Ridge Parkway and more fall foliage than one human should have to endure...Oh well...good thing I brought the camera along...LOL

Big Dawg
bigdawg is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Oct 12, 2010, 10:52 PM   #2
Senior Member
Trojansoc's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Hot Springs, AR
Posts: 3,723

Great photos....the sky is really terrific. And, they laid out the red carpet for you to stay in which room?

Trojansoc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 12, 2010, 11:00 PM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 516

I wish my lawn looked that good! Love the look of that building...
lisalonewolf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 12, 2010, 11:28 PM   #4
Senior Member
Gumnut's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Perth, Western Australia
Posts: 1,259

hello stranger
great photos, it looks very impressive

what is this place and where is it?
Gumnut is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 12, 2010, 11:36 PM   #5
Senior Member
shoturtle's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Frankfurt AM
Posts: 11,348

Very nice color, legacy glass?
Super Frequent Flyer, no joke. Ex Patriot and loving it.
Canon Eos 60D, T1i/500D, Eos1, Eos 630, Olympus EPL-1, and a part time Pentax K-X shooter.
shoturtle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 12, 2010, 11:41 PM   #6
Senior Member
Monza76's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 4,073

Good to hear from you Big Dawg, things are a little greener there than where I am

I await the fall foliage, remember that fall where I am happened on a Tuesday about three weeks ago. Between Noon and 2:45pm I believe.

Riverview, NB, Canada
Current equipment
Pentax K7, K5, K3:
FA 35mm f2, FA 50 f1.4, FA 28-70mm f4, FA 28-80mm f3.5-5.6, F 50mm f1.7, Tamron SP 70-200mm f2.8 Di, DA 10-17 f3.5-4.5, DA 14 f2.8, DA 16-45mm f4, DA 18-55mm 3.5-5.6 WR, DA 50-200mm f4-5.6 WR, AF-540FGZ

Olympus E-PM1, E-PL1, E-P2, E-P5: 9mm to 150mm lenses

Monza76 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 13, 2010, 12:17 PM   #7
Senior Member
snostorm's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Chicago Suburb, IL, USA
Posts: 2,769

. . .And I thought I'd left explicit instructions to the staff that photography wasn't allowed at my summer cabin. . .

I't soooo hard to find good help these days. . .

snostorm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 13, 2010, 3:11 PM   #8
Senior Member
Goldwinger's Avatar
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Winter Haven, Florida
Posts: 6,515

Hey Big Dawg,
Where you been hiding my friend?
Linda and I went to the Biltmore last year on our vacation. It is quite a Place!
However, after checking on the price of lodging on the premises... we decided to spend the night a couple blocks down the street, it was only $110 for the night.

Life's a breeze on a Goldwing...
Goldwinger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 13, 2010, 7:51 PM   #9
Senior Member
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: East Central Vermont
Posts: 1,890

Wow, that's quite an amazing mansion. Great photos!
mtnman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 13, 2010, 8:59 PM   #10
Senior Member
mtngal's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Frazier Park, CA
Posts: 16,004

Nice shots! Some day I'd like to visit such places on the east coast, but until then, I'll enjoy your pictures.

I'm looking forward to your fall foliage. We don't get much color outside trees that people have planted. This year doesn't look like it's going to be much - the cottonwoods are just starting to go a bit yellow and it's supposed to stay warm for a while.
mtngal is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 6:04 PM.