Tag Archives: Detroit

The Metropolitan Building – My First Visit

The Metropolitan Building has long been on my list of Detroit abandoned buildings to explore.  Myself and three friends made the trip a couple of weeks ago, however, the way in is a bit more involved than most buildings I have explored. It involves climbing up scaffolding into a first floor window.  And, in the […]

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 […]

Abstract Things at the Fisher Body Plant in Detroit

Last Friday we went exploring once again to the Fisher Body Plant on one of our Advanced Urban Outings. I have been to the Fisher Body Plant probably eight times at least. It is one of my favorite places to shoot, but after exploring so many times it can be a challenge to shoot something new. […]

Detroit Building Tour

Last month Jesse and I were given an opportunity to visit and shoot some of Detroit’s well-known architectural gems. Thanks to meeting Michelle of Quicken Loans at Art-is-in Market at Twelve Oaks, she had arranged permission and access to several buildings owned by Quicken Loans in the downtown Detroit area. We were given a tour […]

Detroit Skyline from Windsor – 7.2.12

On Monday, my photography friend Basil and I visited Windsor with the intent to shoot the Detroit Skyline. So far, I have been pretty lucky in choosing days to visit, as I have been able to get some nice skies and weather while shooting. Basil had never shot the skyline before, so I played tour […]

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 […]