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buildings seen through a facade, Detroit
February 9, 2013

Building Facade, Detroit

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos My earliest memories of Detroit are of the doors locking when we drove into town. I live here now, and I am trying to unlock things. (This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.) What Makes This a Photo of the Day? When I first looked at this, I thought the perfectly framed buildings in the background were reflections. Then I realized that what I thought was an intact structure is actually a facade. It’s hard to tell whether it’s a remnant of better days or a sign of new beginnings, but either way it speaks to the idea of a city at a crossroads. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor Get tips on black and white photography and other special techniques » Get tips on photographing cities » See pictures of Detroit »
Photograph by Amy Sacka, My Shot

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