Tag Archive for pure michigan

Ayrton Senna

Senna | Sunday Morning Drive | Video

Back in 2015, I began research for a movie about Ayrton Senna, one of the finest racing drivers the world has ever witnessed.  There’s been several excellent documentary movies about Senna, including this one from 2011. Our movie is different.  It’s based on Aryton’s life but is fictionalized.  We explore what it will take to find…

End of the Road Photography | Tom Libertiny

Winter | Holiday

It’s a cold winters day.  The perfect time to take a look back on a year.  More importantly, it’s time to look forward to next year with family and friends.  Happy New Year!  

Gothic Girl Art Magazine | 2017 October Concept & Photography | Tom Libertiny Model | Jenna Ode Costume | Andrew Martina MUHA | Charlee HM Assistant MUHA | Tracy Noe

New Gardening Magazine

Following our 4,500 mile road trip from Detroit to Mukuntuweap National Monument in Utah, Susan and I had decided:  it was time to combine our love for gardens, art, and travel into a new magazine. Our conversation had started during the shoot for the 2017 October issue of Gothic Girl Art Magazine, which is set in Susan’s…

Quiet Lake Leelanau, Michigan Photography | Tom Libertiny


Fire your bombs, blast them into the hot night Death’s a brief transition, gruesome he’d say; Dissolve your fears, in the misty dawn’s light Long years he schemed, a learned man sans delight Before living for two taught him the way Fire your bombs, blast them into the hot night Noble beginnings, his story burned…

Henry Ford Estate Dearborn, Michigan Photography | Tom Libertiny

Steel | Movie | Henry Ford Estate

Back in 2016 September I started research for Steel (working title), a movie that Betty Riggs and I have teamed-up to write.  It’s a movie set in the early 1900’s during the technology revolution that lead to affordable automobiles. Henry Ford is one of the key characters in anything related to automobiles and the steel industry.  To get…

Hawaiian House Marshall, Michigan Photography | Tom Libertiny

Minimalism | Hawaiian House

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” | Leonardo da Vinci I started my Minimalism project at the beginning of 2017.  As my travels spiral outward from Detroit, here’s a series from my recent trip to Hawaiian House in Marshall Michigan.  Click HERE for more Minimalism.  

Honolulu House Marshall, Michigan Photography | Tom Libertiny

Crooked Judge | Hawaiian House

Abner Pratt.  New York District Attorney.  Michigan Supreme Court Judge.  Counsel to the Kingdom of Hawaii.  Theif. It seems that all of Pratt’s self-inflicted troubles came to a head when he built Honolulu House in Marshall, Michigan (1860) as a tribute to his love for Hawaii. History Appointed as the U.S. Consul to Honolulu in…

Steel | Out of Place Concept & Photography | Tom Libertiny Model | Fatima Kojima Costume | AJ Martina Hair & MUA | Brandie Brancheau

Steel | Movie | Out of Place

Work on writing our movie Steel (working title) is continuing.  The script is coming along with my writing and directing partner, Betty Riggs.  It’s a movie set in the early 1900’s during the technology revolution that lead to affordable automobiles and all of the changes and upheavals to society that ensued. And it’s similar to what will likely…