So, since I’m spending Valentines Day away from home for spring training, thought I’d share some Tiger-inspired Valentines from my photos last season.
Scenes that caught the eye of Detroit News photographers
Isaiah Humphrey, 14, center, has had a lemonade stand, which also has candy, water and chips, for almost 3 years. Present location is on the corner of Brush and 6 Mile. He’s had his bicycle stolen and has been robbed, even though he’s within eye view of his family’s house. But still keeps a positive … Continue Reading →
Miss Polionia USA 2012, Paulina Kowalczyk, waits before the pre-game ceremonies celebrating Polish culture at Comerica Park before the Tigers Friday, June 1, 2012 game against the Yankees.
Riders go for a swing on one of the many rides at the Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Polish Festival.
So this photo didn’t run with today’s story on Marathon buying up homes in the neighborhood it almost surrounds. But it is by far one of my favorites moments from hanging around the neighborhoods, which were filled with families and kids playing outside together.
It’s not joke that I heard this flock before I ran to them, although they weren’t that far away. (Pun intended for any Top 40 ’80s people out there). I was surprised at how many I came upon and intend to check this out again to see if they were just seeking shelter from Monday’s … Continue Reading →
When I first moved to Detroit I was a bit overwhelmed by how many plastic bags there were floating around. So many that if we saw them going by, we’d refer to them as “Detroit tumbleweed” or if in the air: “Detroit balloon”. It still makes me sad that even on a beautiful day, when … Continue Reading →
There are times I wish I could mount a giant flash head behind home plate to get the stop in this pan just right. But in the mean time, I am amazed how quickly the ball in released and thrown and still a big giddy when I actually do get it in focus (given if … Continue Reading →
My first night in Detroit was spent at the Pontchartrain Hotel before I interviewed for The Detroit News. My editor at the time didn’t feel the need to tell me anything more except: “We’ll put you up in the Pontch” I had no idea what she was talking about and at the time all I … Continue Reading →
It may not have been the warmest day or an “ideal” shooting day. But it was a beautiful day nonetheless and I’m glad I took a second to look up and take it all in.