Tag Archives: Detroit

Detroit Metropolitan Building Before / After

With the slew of renovations happening in downtown Detroit, it was only a matter of time before I would have before/after images to share of one of its buildings. In this case, this one is a before/after of the Metropolitan Building located on John R just south of Broadway St. The building was renovated and […]

My Interview with The D Brief Podcast

I was approached by Becky at the Belle Isle Art Fair a few weeks ago, she is one of the creatives behind The D Brief podcast, which focuses on bringing you the latest information on Detroit’s arts and entertainment scene. If you listen to podcasts, I highly recommend you check it out! She sent me […]

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 […]

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 […]

Detroit’s Historical Mansions: Hecker-Smiley’s Architecture is Breath-Taking

It’s been almost two years I’ve been attempting to visit the Tierney Alumni House in Detroit (which used to be the Hecker-Smiley Mansion, named after two past owners of the mansion). The goal has been to get permission to put together a tour for photographers, but the alumni department has yet to create a program, even though it is […]