Tag: street photography

Detroit Behind the Lens: Interview with @thisaintjason

Detroit Behind the Lens: Interview with @thisaintjason

I had just wrapped up a maternity photo shoot at the Z Lot in Downtown Detroit. This was a unique experience for me because this time I wasn’t the one behind the camera. I was the subject and the photographer was Jason Walker, a Metro […]

5 Reasons Festivals are the Perfect Place for Street Photography

5 Reasons Festivals are the Perfect Place for Street Photography

Street photography is one of my greatest passions. I love capturing candid moments of city life. You can get very creative with street photography and create photographs in your own style. I know there are certain “rules” when it comes to street photography, but I […]

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Campus Martius Park: My Favorite Summertime Chill Spot in Detroit

Campus Martius Park: My Favorite Summertime Chill Spot in Detroit

Do you have a favorite spot in Detroit or the Metro area where you just like to chill? For me, I’m usually found at Eastern Market, but when I am in Downtown Detroit, I love to hang out at Campus Martius. Campus Martius is my […]

Mexicantown’s Cinco de Mayo Detroit Parade 2017

Mexicantown’s Cinco de Mayo Detroit Parade 2017

On Sunday, May 7, 2017, my husband and I attended the Cinco de Mayo Detroit parade in Mexicantown. We’ve only been to Mexicantown twice– both times to eat out at two different restaurants. I googled the location for the parade, but it turned out we […]

Soul Roll Detroit: Bike Life in the D

Soul Roll Detroit: Bike Life in the D

I enjoy exploring the city and taking photographs of city life and from time to time I share my photographs on the blog. For today’s post, I am sharing photographs of the Soul Roll, not to be confused with the Slow Roll. It was my […]

Ghost Bike on Warren Avenue

Ghost Bike on Warren Avenue

Abandoned buildings with ivy covering the windows, graffiti of a hopeful message painted on the side of a building, and bikes resting on a light pole on a busy main road in the city. This is what catches my eye, and for that very reason, […]

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No Ban No Wall: Emergency Hamtramck Protest

No Ban No Wall: Emergency Hamtramck Protest

Emergency Hamtramck Protest: We Stand in Solidarity with Muslims Sunday, January 29, 2017 Hamtramck, Michigan   *All photographs by Jennifer for Good Life Detroit.    

When Your Sister Agrees to Do Street Photography With You

When Your Sister Agrees to Do Street Photography With You

I was really excited for my mom, sister, and nephew to visit us over Thanksgiving holiday. It was my sister (Lisa) and nephew’s first time visiting Detroit and our new home, sot it was a pretty big occasion for us. But another reason why I […]

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New Family Tradition: America’s Thanksgiving Parade 2016

New Family Tradition: America’s Thanksgiving Parade 2016

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you had a most joyous holiday with family, friends, and loved ones. Today I am sharing a few photos of America’s Thanksgiving Parade 2016. Travis and I attended the parade as a day-date and we had such a good time! Remember […]

Youmacon 2016: Detroit’s Largest Anime Convention

Youmacon 2016: Detroit’s Largest Anime Convention

Last week, I presented Good Life Detroit’s new weekly photography series: Detroit Street Photography. Today’s street photography captures are from Youmacon 2016. They’re not necessarily street shots. Well, with the exception of one street shot, all of the other images are indoors. But I am […]

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A Day Out at Eastern Market’s Tuesday Market

A Day Out at Eastern Market’s Tuesday Market

Being a newbie to Detroit, I am still discovering businesses and restaurants in the city. Our first year here, Travis and I visited Eastern Market for the first time in December. We went on the “Feet on the Street” tour to learn more about Detroit’s […]

Detroit’s Osborn Neighborhood Unveils New Mural

Detroit’s Osborn Neighborhood Unveils New Mural

Last week, I was looking through myΒ Instagram feed and saw a post from the Detroit Institute of ArtsΒ (DIA) announcing the unveiling of a new mural in Detroit’s Osborn neighborhood, located on the eastside of the city.Β The mural, painted by local artists Phillip Simpson and Tony […]


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