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Diane Weiss   [save as a favorite?]
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Image © DIANE WEISS || BMX bikers turn neglected Detroit park into their own playground. See video below.
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Diane Weiss: Photo Editor/Photographer: Freelance
Address: Detroit, Detroit, MI 48226, USA
Phone: 313-587-9349 (cell)
Diane Weiss's Message: If you know me, than you know i live in Detroit in a neighborhood called Brush Park. I have been documenting my neighborhood with my iPhone for a couple of years as I walk, run or ride my bike around. My BMX project grew out of this personal project because this particular park is on my street.
As the park grew, I knew I had to take the story to the Free Press. I only shoot my neighborhood with my iPhone camera and I post the photos on my accounts @dddetroit and @brushpark_myhood.
The Free Press liked the story, I worked with one of my favorite reporters and they also agreed to run the photos as I originally shot this in the Instagram format. I also shot a video entirely on the iPhone. The link is posted on my page.
Diane
Last Update: 531 days ago
Member Since: 12.13.2008

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The images below are from the portfolio of Diane Weiss. They are presented here for your viewing pleasure. These images may not be used elsewhere and are protected by copyright. To see these images, click on the icon and you will see a much larger image.
1 "Air over Detroit"
BMX bikers turn neglected Detroit park into their own playground. See video below.
2 "The Clean up"
Bikers, neighbors and volunteers clean up the park
3 "Swing for the sky"
The BMX bikers installed new swings in their reclaimed Detroit City park.
4 "Flying"
A BMX biker gets some air over the dirt jumps that the bikers carved out of the abandoned park.
5 "Detroit Skyline"
The Detroit Skyline can barely be seen above the tree branches and brush that was cleared out of the...
6 "Welding Art"
Kris Kunihiro welds an old barbecue grill base back to life.
7 "Riding"
A BMX rider on the freshly cut course in Brush Park
8 "Hood ornament"
The perfect accessory for a 65 WV bug is a BMX bike.
9 "Digging"
Russ Keyes of Detroit, shovels dirt into a wheelbarrow that will be used to build a ramp or a jump a...
10 "Just a blur"
Tyler Fernengel from Westland is a blur as he rides the Brush Park BMX course as the sun sets on the...

|| Diane Weiss's Work History:
Full Time Detroit Free Press Michigan, (2001 - Present)
|| Diane Weiss's Web Links:
BMX park in Brush Park, Detroit: www.freep.com/videonetwork/2385115318001
360 degree panoramic view form Port Sanilac Lighthouse in Michigan: www.freep.com/article/20120722/business04/120720057
360 panoramic of the Detroit Tigers grounds crew.: www.freep.com/article/20090409/multi/107280004/1368/multi03/360-degrees-of-detroit-tigers-ground-crew

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