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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 […]

Light Painting in Abandoned Buildings

This past winter in Michigan was one of the coldest in a decade. I typically would continue to explore abandoned buildings, no matter what the weather.  But with many days below freezing, I opted to stay inside and find something else fun to do instead! One of the new things I have been experimenting with is light painting. I […]

Abandoned Belle Isle Zoo Adventure

On Monday, October 21, 2013 Bryan Levy and I headed to Belle Isle to explore the abandoned Belle Isle Zoo, which first opened in 1895 and closed for good in 2002.  The last time we were on the island we happened upon the entrance to the zoo, and walked around a bit but since it […]

Michigan Train Station

Back in April, through Motor City Photography Workshops, I was able to get inside and shoot the Michigan Train Station. And this time, we had permission from the owner of the building for our photography group to take a tour through the first floor of the building (I am part-owner of MCPW if you didn’t […]

Packard Plant Outing – Detroit, MI

A small group of photogs from a local photography group set off early on a Sunday (April 3) morning what was to be my latest adventure in urbexing: heading down to the Packard Plant, a common urbexing destination for many a photographer. This was my first trip to the building. I couldn’t believe how big […]

Solo in Detroit

Yesterday was the first time I went shooting in Detroit by myself.  Some people might think I am crazy for attempting the trip.  Even my sister Dana was disapproving of my going down there without a travel companion.  The thing is, I wasn’t afraid at the prospect.  I was going to places I had been […]