Comments on: Detroit Eye Candy: A Beautiful Timelapse Video Of Detroit Shot Over Two Years What To Know And Where To Go In Metro Detroit Thu, 06 Apr 2017 13:08:38 +0000 hourly 1 By: Jay Real Fri, 17 Feb 2017 05:17:11 +0000 so this is what comes after ruin porn. shall we call it gentriporn? some jackass from the burbs comes to downtown, the riverfront, belle isle and midtown to show us the “Beauty” of Detroit with contextual “ruin porn” shots in areas directly adjacent to the heavily gentrified “New Detroit” neighborhoods. All of these wannabes come into the city via the freeways, missing out on the real struggles, ruins and the beauty of people surviving against the aids, to come shoot a bunch of masturbatory timelapses.

Rebirth. Hardly. Your photography lacks truth, it’s like choosing a neglected, sick and starving person holding a bouquet of roses as your subject and choosing to take all of your photos of the petals of the flower, ignoring the humanity holding that rose up.

Show me your best shot from Livernois and Joy and then you can tell us about the beauty of the city. Until then go back to the ‘burbs.