Josie Pace | New Industrial Goddess

Ever since seeing a short expose on DetroitPerforms.org of Josie Pace, I was not going to pass up an opportunity to catch her live at a local venue.  Whatever it took, wherever it was, I was going to be stealing pixels!  Thanks to Small’s Hamtramck, I didn’t have to wait very long.  (This was only their […]

The Beauty in Shadow & Light

Beauty can be found in the darkest of Shadows or in the brightest of Light. It is for You to decide where to look. I offer you a compilation video of a series of Butoh performances done by my Friend, and Artist, Satori Circus at The Damned Exhibition in 2016.  Accompanying him, creating the beautifully dark […]

Event: 2016 Michigan Burlypicks

It is my heartfelt opinion, and recommendation, that you never pass up an opportunity to see a Burlesque show in Detroit.  The local talent is exceptional, and the national talent that visits is equally entertaining. These images were captured on April 29th 2016 at the Tangent Gallery in Detroit, MI at the 2016 Burlypicks Competition […]

Scott Weiland: A Loss Too Soon

Scott Weiland October 27, 1967 – December 03, 2015 May your demons have finally exited stage left so that you may now experience Peace.  Yours will always be one of the voices of my youth.  Thank you for sharing yourself with us. And to honor him in the only way I know how, here is […]

Check out my DAMNED images!

This is by far my favorite time of the year in Michigan because the weather starts getting colder, the nights get longer, Hallow’s Eve is just around the corner and the Damned Exhibition at the Tangent Gallery/Hastings Ballroom in Detroit opens its doors!  If you ever get an opportunity to attend this 3 day event, do […]

DAMNED VIII | The Darkness

If you ever get a chance to attend one of the annual 3 nights of any Damned Show, do it. You won’t regret it.  It is, by far, my favorite event of the year. More images to come… B  

Tyler Kivela | Senior

September 2015 Tyler Kivela, Belle Isle and Eastern Market, Detroit MI Thank you Kathy Kivela for allowing me to capture this moment in Tyler’s life. It was an honor. -BJL

Mitchell Arsenault | Senior

September 2015 Mitchell Arsenault, Belle Isle and Eastern Market, Detroit MI   Thank you Cathy McKenzie Arsenault for trusting me with this moment in your son’s life. You have a fine young man here. -BJL