Category Archives: Fine Art Photography

Detroit’s Metropolitan Building – See the Before / Afters

With all the renovations happening in Detroit lately, it was only a matter of time before I created before/after images of one of Detroit’s renovated buildings. The images shared here belong to the Metropolitan Building located on John R. The building opened in early 2019 as a boutique hotel named Element Detroit by Marriott. And more […]

Cincinnati, In Spite of the Storm

Downtown Cincinnati Light Trails Long Exposure

This past Thursday I visited Cincinnati, on my way to a retreat weekend in Kentucky (non-photography related). I knew before I arrived there were storms predicted. I was hoping some of my good weather karma would kick in and they would blow over (no such luck, as you will read in a moment). The purpose […]

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 […]