Category Archives: Detroit

See Inside the DIA Film Theatre

Some people may not even be aware there is an active film theatre inside the Detroit Institute of Arts. But there is! It’s called the DIA Film Theatre (go see a film here if you haven’t!). And it is beautiful. I cannot believe I have never photographed this space before. I love I still have new […]

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 […]

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 – Cityscapes

Well, here it is, the end of another year, a time to take stock in what we accomplished during the year, and looking ahead to what is to come. But now, it’s time to look at my picks for my Top 10 Images of 2017. Images are chosen based on their uniqueness of the location […]

2017 Firework Displays in Detroit and Pittsburgh

LIKE THESE FIREWORKS IMAGES? FIND DETROIT IMAGES HERE AND PITTSBURGH IMAGES HERE. We have reached that time of year again, the dog days of summer and that inevitable halfway point between summer and fall. This year, I captured fireworks displays in both downtown Detroit and Pittsburgh, PA. Every year I like to find another vantage […]