Photography - Bad Brains visits yee old Packard Plant

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Bad Brains, Dec 7, 2005.

  1. Bad Brains

    Bad Brains Inactive

    Jan 7, 2004
    Detroit, michigan
    People in the Detroit area probbaly know this place, it's a rather popular place to photograph. Packard used to manufacture luxury vehicles....and so forth. The place is pretty huge, probably one of the largest (if not THE largest) abandoned industrial complexes in the country or world. So it's kind of unique.

    Anyways enjoy, i'm not happy with a lot of the photographs seeing is I ran out of film before I finally got the balls to get up close and personal (and inside!). The neighborhood is pretty bad.

    One of the cat-walks. I like the missing "S".

    Back on the South half corner, you can get inside right around the corner.

    Back of..I think the north half. Cool picture but the negative or exposure wasn't quite right. Hey it happens.

    Same spot basically.


    Graveyard behind south end.

    part 2

    part 3

    Different lens

    Looks like the middle finger

    Underneith another catwalk

    Detroit Underground

    Only shot I got from inside

    Some randon picture from some other roll.

    Anyways thanks for looking. In a couple weeks me and a crew are going Urban Exploring inside, my one friend wants to shoot video for his portfoilio and i'm going to do the photography. Hopefully I come up with something more interesting.
  2. canopener


    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    Motor City Brownspace
  3. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    Wow. Very cool - good photography, and as you can imagine, of personal interest to me.

    Thanks, dude!
  4. nice pics...
    but is there a blue guy jumping out of that window in that one pic?
  5. PunkerTrav


    Jul 18, 2001
    Canada & USA
    I usually hate shooting when the sky is overcast but still really bright like that. You can't help but overexpose it, but I think that adds to the effect of this series. I love 'em!
  6. Bad Brains

    Bad Brains Inactive

    Jan 7, 2004
    Detroit, michigan
    Now that I look at it, I think so. I'm curious to how they got it there.
  7. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    Sweet. I wish we had places like that where I live. It would be cool to roam around and soak up the history.

  8. detroit seems really cool, in a way that gotham city is cool
  9. Hooray for abandoned buildings!

    Cool pics.
  10. westland

    westland Supporting Member

    Spooky ... did I see that in Robocop? Is this larger than Rouge River (a river that I understand runs thick with bodies)?

  11. All three Robocop films were actually filmed in my lovely city.
  12. Bob Lee (QSC)

    Bob Lee (QSC) In case you missed it, I work for QSC Audio!

    Jul 3, 2001
    Chester, Connecticut
    Former Technical Communications Developer, QSC Audio
    Interesting juxtaposition of a cemetery and a dead factory.