Besides roaming the back roads of Michigan, I wonder around the internet on google and I find some interesting stuff to take photos of. I found an article about an old monastery in Fenton, so you know I had to check it out while I was in the area. I was driving down the street towards it, then I seen this enormous building, but half of it was ripped open when the outer wall collapsed. I was planning on getting a photo of this gorgeous old building and I ended up feeling like batman walking in on Harvey Dent with half of his facing melting in the acid he was lying in. The monastery is such an enormous building, the main floor is one story off the ground then the two main floors are way taller than average just by looking at the door opening you can see how tall the ceilings are. It has an attic that was tall enough to be used as floor space too, by my estimate it’s a 5 story tall stone building. It’s difficult to think that something so massive is so venerable to time and decay. “Ruin Porn” is the hip thing with photographers these days, maybe because where they live they have not seen the devastating effects of the economy like we have in Michigan. I was hoping to post a photo of a beautiful building and instead I feel like I am posting a corpse that was a victim of circumstances.
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