Category Archives: Fine Art Photography

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 […]

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 […]

Detroit’s Industrial Districts: They Aren’t Pretty…Or Are They?

Industrial Photographs from Zug Island + Marathon Oil When you are asked, “What type of photography do you enjoy looking at?”, images of industrial manufacturing areas are probably not at the top of your list. Or even make the list. I’m here to change all that. Detroit industrial areas are cool to look at. I […]

Alanna’s Top 10 Images of 2017 – Abandonment

Happy New Year’s Eve 2018 and welcome to my Top 10 of 2017 – Abandonment. Please read my Top 10 Images – Cityscapes if you have not done so already!  Man was it hard to choose a Top 10, I saw so many abandoned locations, so many great photographic subjects, took thousands of photos! This […]