10 Desolate Pictures of Detroit by Bethany Helzer

Photographer Bethany Helzer lives in Detroit, Michigan, a city that offers interesting sites for capturing urban decay in action. Although Detroit isn’t entirely a ‘ghost city’, certain sections look like scenes from a post-apocalyptic story. The atmosphere is both haunting and beautiful, a perfect place for photography.

To see more of Bethany’s photography, visit her Etsy shop or Flickr photostream.

abandoned school classroom urban decay Detroit Michigan

The Blue Room

Creepy Piano Baby abandoned decay urban piano doll Detroit

Creepy Piano Baby

abandoned classroom urban decay detroit


Forgotten abandoned urban decay chair school classroom Detroit


Green School urban decay detroit

Green School

Portal white brick door


Take Back the City abandoned urban decay windows hearts red surreal Detroit Michigan

Take Back the City

Old School urban decay abandoned cassette tape detroit

Old School

Hotel Lobby abandoned urban decay detroit

Hotel Lobby

The Green Hallway abandoned urban decay factory portrait red dress

The Green Hallway

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  1. Dominique

    Always awesome !…
    Some desolate places from France :

  2. David Hone LRPS

    Love the atmosphere of these shots

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