Brian Widdis works as a freelance photographer in Detroit. He began his career in 1996 photographing commercial projects in Lansing and Grand Rapids, Michigan. In 2001, he relocated to his birthplace of Detroit where he continues his work on editorial, and personal projects.
In his personal work, he photographs life close to home, exploring the experience of being a dad, husband, son, middle-aged person and Detroiter. Recent projects include 'The Homefront' (2007 - present), photographing everyday happenings around home and 'In Time’ (2012-present) photographing the forsythia bushes that appear in early spring. From 2008-2011, Brian also worked on ‘Can’t Forget the Motor City’, a long term project looking at the people and landscapes of Detroit.
His editorial work has appeared in numerous national and international publications. Brian's clients include Le Monde, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, NPR, The Guardian UK, Education Week, and Hour Detroit. Brian lives in Detroit with his wife Kathy Kieliszewski and two sons.
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