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Industry Past II

Mission Statement:
To document the city in an attempt to inspire an appreciation and understanding of the uniqueness of Detroit, her buildings, and her people.

Speramus meliora; resurget cineribus.
We hope for better things; it will arise from the ashes.

k@ from Paris, France

Another angle from a little far POV, this one enhances the feeling of loneliness... What a structure, half fallen and still so strong*

27 Dec 2009 7:33am

olivier Paillet from toulouse, France

Great shot !! Love the perspective and the feeling of lonelyness !!! Well done !

27 Dec 2009 9:35am

roeb from rotterdam, Netherlands

great shot ralph! would love to walk around there.

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27 Dec 2009 12:11pm

Christophe Esnard from Angoulême, France

Great perspective and contrast ambiance black and white.

27 Dec 2009 12:40pm

zOOm from Paris, France

Beautiful remainings of a glorious past. Great compo, lines, lines and lines everywhere.

27 Dec 2009 1:41pm

Bob from New Jersey, United States

cool image, very urban and industrial,
Works well in black & white.

27 Dec 2009 2:17pm

Fusao from Tokyo, Japan

beautiful assembling of lines.
it looks a little sad as real scene.
it's a very impressive B&W picture.

27 Dec 2009 2:24pm

David from Detroit, United States

"Lucky" is very ironic. I see that "Sham" is on the opposite side of this busy alley. I'm particularly drawn to the panes of industrial glass hanging in the frame at the top-- defying gravity. Maybe that's a characteristic of our town.

27 Dec 2009 3:16pm

@David: Indeed!

mirela from brighton, United States

very awesome shot!

27 Dec 2009 3:19pm

fabrizio from Rome, Italy

incredible tones very very nice

27 Dec 2009 5:14pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Are those footprints in the snow? I like your B&Ws very much.

27 Dec 2009 5:15pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Super capture and monochrome !

27 Dec 2009 6:09pm

Theys from Charleroi, Belgium

Beautiful composition, good taken from view and contrast. Bravo!

27 Dec 2009 7:13pm

alex centrella from California, United States

like the angle of view..

27 Dec 2009 7:54pm

Charles Dastodd from Chicago, United States

beautiful shot - the clouds really complete this photo

27 Dec 2009 7:58pm

bm from Budapest, Hungary

nice framing with the 10mm...very good urban shot

27 Dec 2009 10:03pm

Mr Jintro from New Bury, United Kingdom

Cracking Ralph. I would frame this and put it on my wall if I'd taken it. Hope you do.

28 Dec 2009 12:04am

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

Snow turns an alley into a winter wonderland.

28 Dec 2009 1:01am

Reno from Madrid-Paris, Spain

Magnifico!! love this serie, and this one is almost more impacting, this des-structurated building a the left side is amazing...the all photo seem to be an illustration of illness and fall of industrial society. Love it Ralph!!

28 Dec 2009 10:48am

JoeB from Brampton, Canada

A very long feeling of desolation.

29 Dec 2009 2:51am

Lambspun from Madison, Maine, United States

What was once thriving is now abandoned. Great shot Ralph :)

29 Dec 2009 5:05am

Polydactyle from Montreal, Canada

Stunning b/w! The perspective is excellent. Details are great too!

1 Jan 2010 3:05pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

très jolie scène.

1 Jan 2010 6:57pm

Stu from Scotland | Residing in Kyoto, Japan

Love these gritty urban shots of yours, Ralph. Super details and b&w.

3 Jan 2010 1:02am