Month: August 2017

A Summer Sunset Over The Ren Cen

The GM Ren Cen as seen on a warm summer evening from across the Detroit River on the Windsor side. The Renaissance Center is Detroit’s most iconic building and loved by all.  Choose Frame & Size “This was taken early one while the sun was setting. I loved how the warm tones came through for a few minutes before the cool blue hues started their gradual takeover of the sky. I had considered centering the Renaissance Center in the middle of the frame, but positioning it to the left seemed best to me at the time and I feel...

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Reflections of Gallup Park

This quaint scene is set in the jewel of the Ann Arbor Michigan park system – Gallup Park. A number of these fishing spots with a short bench for sitting and fishing and a larger one for sitting and watching are positioned around the park. The Huron River fishery is home to bass, bluegill, crappie, and even steelhead – which means that these fishing spots get a lot of use. Choose Frame & Size “This scene itself has the feeling of memory. A lot of us don’t have the time to fish with the people we care about most...

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Belle Isle Fountain Spring Twilight

Sunrise over Belle Isle State Park in Detroit Michigan.  The fountain runs late into the night but its lions and snapping turtles sit silently in the morning.   Choose Frame & Size “The Belle Isle Fountain is actually rather tall.  About 15” high if I had to guess.  Most people take photographs of the fountain both when it is running and from ground level.  I chose to elevate the camera about 12-feet to get this shot which showed the calmness of the water well.“  – Brian Kurtz Available Formats: Choose Frame &...

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Belle Isle Fountain of Glass

The famous fountain on Belle Isle in Detroit is named after James Scott, one of the city’s most famous mayors. The lions look out over the still water at the statue of Mr. Scott and he looks back at them. Choose Frame & Size “This was my first trip to the Belle Isle Fountain at dawn and I did not know that they turn the fountain off in the evening.  While I was a bit disappointed at first for not having the opportunity to capture the fountain in soft early light without the mid-day crowds, I soon discovered that with...

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The Cube of Ann Arbor

The famous fountain on Belle Isle in Detroit is named after James Scott, one of the city’s most famous mayors. The lions look out over the still water at the statue of Mr. Scott and he looks back at them. Choose Frame & Size “This was my first trip to the Belle Isle Fountain at dawn and I did not know that they turn the fountain off in the evening.  While I was a bit disappointed at first for not having the opportunity to capture the fountain in soft early light without the mid-day crowds, I soon discovered that with...

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