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Sean Doerr has been documenting the city where he lives, works, and plays since the age of 14. The Detroit resident’s photographs have been featured in many publications and Web sites, such as the Detroit Free Press, Michigan History Magazine, the Yahoo! Directory, Wall Street Journal and CAM Magazine. In addition to photographs, Sean has served as a location scout for many feature films looking for unique settings that can only be found in Detroit, and has lectured at various locations about Detroit history and architecture.

Sean was born and raised in the Detroit suburb of Wayne. At age 12, he was exposed to a pre-Depression vaudeville theater that had been largely forgotten. Within a few years, he had established himself as a photographer
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Average rating: 4.18 · 141 ratings · 31 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
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The Ruins Of Detroit by Yves Marchand
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Richard Nickel's Chicago by Michael F. Williams
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Great book, giving a look into Nickel's life. Loved the snippets. I just wish they would have touched more on his biography throughout. As a photo book though, it is amazing stuff and worthy of a book!
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Detroit's Downtown Movie Palaces by Michael  Hauser
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Detroit Then and Now by Cheri Y. Gay
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I find this book has little effort to make the reference photographs line up. While the historical blurbs are not bad, the fact that the book was created to show Detroit's change from "then" until now via photography and little thought was given to t ...more
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Andrew Moore by Andrew Moore
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A unique look into Detroit. Not just a portrayal of the negative, or "ruin porn," the photographer attempts to connect the unique things of Detroit to the reader.
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The Detroit Almanac by Peter Gavrilovich
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Lost Detroit by Dan Austin
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