Bethany Helzer

has been a member since Apr 2008 and goes by riotjane.

Half of my work reflects the world of the forgotten. Growing up near Detroit, there was no shortage of this. Mostly I found myself intrigued by the beautiful architecture of a city in neglect, and wanted to document it before it all disappeared. I've taken a lot of slack from people because I choose to do this. This isn't exploitation. It's appreciation of something that is almost extinct. Now that I live in Madison, I can focus on nature and portraits. Most of the buildings are intact here.

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13 May 201316 views, 1 comment

Peeling Paint

11 May 201326 views, 2 favorites, 3 comments

Museum Polaroid

11 May 201318 views, 1 favorite, 1 comment
In "Geometry"

The Abandoned Ceramics Factory 1

11 May 201318 views, 2 favorites, 2 comments

The Fisher Curve

9 May 201327 views, 3 favorites, 2 comments
In "Photo Challenge: Dangerous Curves Ahead"

The Abandoned Dollhouse 2

9 May 201354 views, 1 favorite, 2 comments
In "House Hunting"

The Abandoned Dollhouse

6 Feb 201375 views, 1 favorite, 3 comments

Snowy Aspen

31 Jan 201316 views, 3 favorites, 2 comments

The Lonely Chair

21 Jan 2013136 views, 11 favorites, 7 comments
In "Photo Challenge: Urban Exploration"


18 Dec 201221 views, 2 favorites, 1 comment
In "Photo Challenge: All That Glitters and Sparkles."

Market Day, From The Capitol

2 Oct 201225 views, 4 favorites
In "Where I'm At"

Brush Park

28 Sep 201229 views, 4 favorites, 1 comment

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