War of 1812 Bicentennial / Navy Week in Detroit, MI
In remembrance of the War of 1812, and as a way of bringing some of what the Navy and Coast Guard does to the people, several ships were docked in Detroit with many offering tours, as well as public entertainment. There was the 453-foot-long frigate USS De Wert, the coastal patrol boat USS Hurricane, the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Katmai Bay, and the tall ship US Brig Niagara. The Niagara is a reconstruction of the ship that played a prominent role in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812.
Photowalk – Ann Arbor, MI
I am a huge fan of Google Plus. There are so many photographers on there that I am inspired by on a daily basis. I believe it’s due to the great layout/space for photographs, that it is very easy to “follow” someone, and to meet and engage in conversation with so many new people. It is there that I came across the G+ Anniversary Photowalk, and by extension, a Michigan photography group that was participating. I’m so thrilled that I did come across the post because it’s been far too long (as you can see by the lack of updates here) since I’ve gotten out and done some serious shooting.…