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Airplane Window Ruralscape with Clouds no.1
Explorations

Traveling to Minneapolis, MN

Many of the shots from this exploration are now housed in my series From My Airplane Window. On Friday, October 10th 2014 I traveled to Minneapolis to shoot a music video for my brother’s band, “These Hunks?”, which are a post-rock instrumental three-piece band. The shots below were taken on the plane on my way

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Brewster-Wheeler Rec Center Lobby
Explorations

Exploring Brewster-Wheeler Rec Center in Detroit

View more images from Brewster-Wheeler Recreation Center. Continuing the first part of our urban explorations… Andrew, Jennifer, and I headed to Brewster-Wheeler Rec Center in Detroit very close to where the Brewster-Douglass Housing Projects are located (and about to be torn down as of this writing) for the second part of our 6th Urban Exploration. This

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Water & Sewage Central Maintenance Yard - Graffiti Lookthrough
Explorations

Exploring Detroit’s Water & Sewage Central Yard

See more images from Detroit’s Water & Sewage Central Yard. The Detroit Water Sewerage Central Yard is located at the intersection of Orleans Street and Erskine Street. This was our third and final stop for the day after exploring Greenfield Elementary and Fredrick Douglass Academy. What made this place stand out was the vastness of it all. The

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St. Agnes Sanctuary
Explorations

Exploring Detroit – St. Agnes Cathedral and the Surrounding Neighborhood

View this entire collection at Abandoned – Churches & Cathedrals – St. Agnes Cathedral On June 22nd I went out with Andrew of Detroit Proper Photography and my girlfriend Jennifer to see some more Abandoned Structures in Detroit. Our first stop was somewhere near Robinwood street, which has been dubbed as one of the most abandoned neighborhoods

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Fredrick Douglass long corridor and gutted wall (wider)
Explorations

Exploring the Abandoned School Fredrick Douglass Academy, Detroit

View all images from this exploration by visiting the Fredrick Douglass Academy Detroit exploration. Fredrick Douglass Academy High School is located on the corner of Chene and Leland in Detroit. This was our second stop after exploring Greenfield Park Elementary on May 24th, 2014. I was here two years ago and immediately noticed more overgrowth occurring since

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Greenfield Park Elementary School - Font entrance from second floor
Explorations

Exploring Detroit – Greenfield Park Elementary

View this entire collection in Explorations – Abandoned – Greenfield Park Elementary Greenfield Park Elementary is located at the corner of Brush and Parkhurst in Detroit. Last Saturday, May 24th, I went out with Andrew and Marc again to explore abandoned schools on the East side of Detroit. The pictures below are of our first

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Continental Factory - Rooftop Corridors 5
Explorations

Exploring Detroit – Continental Motors & Grand Trunk Cold Storage

View more images and their complete series: Continental Factory Grand Trunk Cold Storage I’ve been exploring some of the abandoned buildings in Detroit since 2012. These pictures are from my first time back in the field (finally!) with local explorers again. In this exploration, we checked out the Continental Factory, Grand Trunk Cold Storage &

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Chicago Skyscrapers no.4
Explorations

Visiting Chicago

Many images of Chicago skyscrapers can be seen in my Skyscrapers from Below explorations. On April 4th & 5th I went on a class field trip with Eastern Michigan University. We went to the Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, and visited galleries in the West Loop neighborhood. During these times I hung

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Snapshot of Interior Spaces
Series

Interior Spaces Videos

I need your help with something. I’m currently working on a video project for my Graduate Program at Eastern State University and need your time and generosity to film personal household environments. This semester I will be documenting personal spaces inside of domestic spaces. I need footage from bedrooms, kitchens, living rooms, garages, etc. I’m

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Playing the Game Well
Series

Austin, MN Fog

Some of the factory images can be seen in my Factories explorations. Other images here have ended up in my People Surrounded in Large Spaces portraits. On a Friday morning on September 23rd, I woke up and killed some time taking pictures of fog. There is something unique about the city of Austin Minnesota. Besides

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