Tag Archives: Detroit

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 […]

Detroit at Night – People Mover Edition

LIKE THESE IMAGES? FIND MORE IMAGES OF THE PEOPLE MOVER IN MY GALLERY. Recently I hosted a Scott Kelby Photo Walk with 30 photographers walking the streets of Detroit at night, and it was a lot of fun! There is something about a city at night that is so magical, with the lights of many […]

Saying Good-bye to the SS Columbia Boblo Boat

LIKE THESE IMAGES? SEVERAL ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE IN MY BOBLO BOAT GALLERY. Many people who grew up in the Detroit area might remember a family trip to Boblo Island. And to get there, one rode either the SS Columbia or SS Ste. Claire. The Boblo Island Amusement Park was open from 1898 until 1993 […]

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 […]

Fisher Building Visit – A Detroit Icon

Fisher Building Theatre Detroit Michigan

LIKE THESE PHOTOS? YOU CAN FIND FISHER BUILDING IMAGES FOR PURCHASE IN MY DETROIT BUILDING GALLERY. This winter most of my photography has been relegated to the indoors.  It’s been a long, cold snowy winter!  So that has led to more shooting indoors, such as macro photography, light painting and architectural shoots. The Fisher Building is […]

Last Images of 2013

Happy New Year to all! The year is being rounded out by an exploration trip to visit The Whittier Building in Detroit this morning. Β And yes, it was bitterly cold out and did not get a chance to explore as much as we would have if it wasn’t. I have scoped out this building several […]