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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70/365/year2 me and my very heavy, new friend.

11 Jan 20091083 views, 64 favorites, 28 comments
Hot! In "Day 1/365"

68/365/year2 one man's trash....

11 Jan 2009248 views, 10 favorites, 6 comments
Hot! In "Photo Challenge: Markets"

a corner of my home.

4 Dec 2008290 views, 7 favorites, 3 comments
In "House"


21 Oct 2008203 views, 23 favorites, 11 comments

just let go.

27 Sep 20081882 views, 112 favorites, 39 comments
Hot! In "Great Outdoors"


27 Sep 2008172 views, 6 favorites, 3 comments


10 Sep 2008134 views, 5 favorites, 2 comments

burger ttv!

4 Sep 2008188 views, 5 favorites, 1 comment
In "Photo Challenge: Hamburgers"

288/365 being a tourist is hard work.

19 Aug 2008312 views, 13 favorites, 5 comments

276/365 kiss the cook

19 Aug 2008474 views, 8 favorites, 3 comments
In "Delectable"


9 Aug 2008195 views, 5 favorites

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