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edrobson January 19, 2016
Cool shot.
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adavies January 08, 2017
Very cool capture! If you haven't done so already, please consider joining my Pure Michigan! challenge:)
https:// viewbug.com/challenge/pure-michigan-photo-challenge-by-adavies
 
Ibraheem_ALSinjlawi June 09, 2018
Nice one !
 
Bwolff July 07, 2018
This deserves more awards, nice job!

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Abandoned factory
Abandoned factory
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Behind The Lens

Location
This photo was taken inside the abandoned Fisher Body Plant in Detroit Michigan. I lived in the Detroit area for 15 years when times were good. Many of my friends worked in this very plant. My return visit 15 years later was quite shocking. I was incredibly saddened to see the changes that had occurred. It simply felt impossible that so much of what I came to know as Detroit was left behind in a state of rubble or decay. It, however, did not take long to find that the spirit of Detroit has not been destroyed despite its hardships. There is much being done to revitalize the area.
Time
This photo was taken inside the factory mid-afternoon.
Lighting
The only lighting was from broken factory windows.I had to use my tripod to stabilize the camera and used a longer exposure time to compensate for the low light.
Equipment
I used a Canon 6D, and Canon 24-105L Wide Angle Lens.
Inspiration
I was moved by bold colors, the message, and the sheer talent of this graffiti artist. Prior to this trip, I actually had a very negative,narrow view of graffiti and the artists that create such powerful images. That attitude has completely shifted. I am filled with wonderment and awe.
Editing
I used Lightroom 5 and NIK to process the image in HDR.
In my camera bag
Canon 6D, 24-105L Wide Angle Lens, 100L Macro Lens, 100 - 400L Zoom Lens, Manfroto Lightweight Tripod, Extra batteries, plenty of memory cards, Wireless Remote, a granola bar, and a flashlight
Feedback
Be prepared for low light situations when exploring abandoned buildings. A tripod is essential.

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