Author Archives: Alanna St. Laurent

Pere Marquette 1225 Steam Locomotive 2018 Faves

For those of you who are not in the know, here in Michigan we have a real-live steam locomotive that runs during the holiday season. Owned and operated by the Steam Railroading Institute in Owosso, MI, it is that steam locomotive, you know, the one featured in the The Polar Express movie. This is my […]

Simplicity in Imagery

There is something to be said for purposely photographing a scene that you know will be simple. In this case, it was capturing fog at the Meijers Gardens in Grand Rapids, MI. More specifically, within the Japanese Gardens. Japanese art already revolves around simplicity and the beauty in it, so it seemed doubly appropriate to […]

My Interview with The D Brief Podcast

I was approached by Becky at the Belle Isle Art Fair a few weeks ago, she is one of the creatives behind The D Brief podcast, which focuses on bringing you the latest information on Detroit’s arts and entertainment scene. If you listen to podcasts, I highly recommend you check it out! She sent me […]

The Detroit Club – Detroit’s Oldest Private Club Gets Renovated

Photographing the Detroit Club has been on my Detroit building wishlist for a long time, as it was long ago when I first seen it from the People Mover (there is a station right across from the building) and my curiosity was piqued. The Detroit Club was built in 1891 and is the oldest private […]