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Detroit Skyline – Smooth as Silk

Last Sunday I drove to Belle Isle to capture the sunset, and what I saw there surprised me.  While I have captured the Detroit skyline many times from several vantage points around the city, I have yet to have seen the Detroit River as smooth as silk.  Still.  Not a ripple.  Typically the water is […]

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 […]

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 […]