LIVE, Menzo at Blind Pig, Kielbasa moon

LIVE, Menzo at Blind Pig, Kielbasa moon

Last Friday night the Ann Arbor music scene was alive on 1st Street.  Dave Menzo had a CD release show at the Blind Pig.  The Vibratrons rocked happy hour at LIVE.  The moon ducked in and out of small patchy … Read more … >>

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Festifools on Main Street in Ann Arbor

Festifools on Main Street in Ann Arbor

Life is good again on Main Street.  Festifools kicked off the festival season in Ann Arbor last Sunday with a huge crowd, happy to see the end of the coldest Michigan winter in a long time.  Thousands of people lined … Read more … >>

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Spectacular New Years Eve Street Party in Ann Arbor

Spectacular New Years Eve Street Party in Ann Arbor

Hats off to the Ann Arbor Area Convention & Visitors Bureau for putting on a great New Years Eve party on Main Street in Ann Arbor.  So many friendly Canadians were out there –  it’s only fitting that your team (the … Read more … >>

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Kerrytown Tree Lighting

Kerrytown Tree Lighting

People sang Christmas Carols and Santa counted down to the tree lighting in the Kerrytown courtyard on Dec 1, 2013.  Midnight Madness in Ann Arbor is this Friday, Dec 6.  

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Snow at Sweetwaters Coffee on Washington

Snow at Sweetwaters Coffee on Washington

Wind and snow covered Ann Arbor streets on Nov 24, 2013. Excellent opportunity to improvise.  Spent too much time inside Sweetwaters drinking coffee though.  Next time…  

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Ann Arbor lights up on Saturday before Halloween

Ann Arbor lights up on Saturday before Halloween

Fresh on tap here at the Ann Arbor Nights blog is a little Bill’s Beer Garden, some cool Wizard of Oz characters, a Starbucks Frappuccino costume, displays at Melting Pot, Peacable Kingdom, Himalayan Bazaar, and a Michigan Theater scene.

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The Irwin Building in Halloween Blue

The Irwin Building in Halloween Blue

On a cool, breezy, fall Ann Arbor night, The Irwin Building at 315 North Main Street emits a moody Halloween blue color.  Two glowing rose-colored lamps stand tall at the entrance, where a sign reads “Wolverine Technical Staffing, Inc.”   … Read more … >>

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Halloween in Ann Arbor

Halloween in Ann Arbor

Halloween in Ann Arbor is pretty cool along Main street.  This is a starter blog post for a shoot I’m doing this weekend.  The goal is to show the unique character of downtown Ann Arbor at night as businesses get … Read more … >>

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Fall Michigan Beer

Fall Michigan Beer

Fall Michigan beer can be found at Merchant’s Fine Wine in Dearborn.  They have a great selection, and also a Certified Cicerone named Annette May on staff to assist customers with their beer selection.  This photo and others I took … Read more … >>

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Transformers 4 Films in Detroit

Transformers 4 Films in Detroit

Transformers 4 is nearing the end of filming in downtown Detroit.  Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci and others in the cast looked tired after filming a chinatown action scene Thursday evening.  

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Beautiful Rainbow Near Ann Arbor

Beautiful Rainbow Near Ann Arbor

Last summer I shot this pic of a lady named Stacey, sitting on a dock watching a rainbow on Whitmore Lake.  Every time I see a rainbow I try to photograph it.  For all those colors to form in a … Read more … >>

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Bandemer Park in Ann Arbor

Bandemer Park in Ann Arbor

I did a 45-minute walk through Bandemer park in A2 and shot closeups.  Bandemer is a beautiful park.  I’ve spent many years canoe training there for the AuSable Marathon.  But I recently walked through the park with a macro (today … Read more … >>

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University of Michigan’s West Hall

University of Michigan’s West Hall

The University of Michigan’s West Hall is surrounded by clouds illuminated by the Supermoon on June 23 in Ann Arbor.  The historic building was designed by Albert Kahn and completed in 1904.

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Super Moon 2013 over Ross School of Business

Super Moon 2013 over Ross School of Business
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Super Moon over the Martha Cook building

Super Moon over the Martha Cook building

The Super moon over the Martha Cook building illuminates the clouds on the University of Michigan campus recently.  Not much that’s super about the moon except that it’s the brightest one of 2013.  The historic Martha Cook building was built in … Read more … >>

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Violin Monster plays for a Jack Russell Terrier

Violin Monster plays for a Jack Russell Terrier

Violin Monster plays for a Jack Russell Terrier at the corner of Main & Liberty in Ann Arbor.  The terrier was actually a little curious and shy – he only looks like he’s growling.  Maybe he was just trying to … Read more … >>

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Taste of Ann Arbor

Taste of Ann Arbor

     

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Taste Of Ann Arbor 2013

Taste Of Ann Arbor 2013

Taste of Ann Arbor 2013 kicks off with the the Black Pearl as defending champs, so I decided to photograph them as a preview.  While I was at it, the kitchen crew prepared a scallop dish and some Gazpacho for me … Read more … >>

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Ann Arbor Beer Depot Moon

Ann Arbor Beer Depot Moon
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Happy Birthday Spooner

Happy Birthday Spooner
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