Joe Vaughn on Surviving Through Diversification

January 20, 2012

By David Walker

© Joe Vaughn

Vaughn photographed Mary Barra, GM's highest ranking female executive, in front of the old GM building for Fast Company magazine.

Detroit has turned into a symbol of urban decline. It has lost 25 percent of its population in the last decade as manufacturing jobs continued to disappear and the mortgage crisis wiped out neighborhoods. Many small businesses have closed, including some photo studios and labs. Among a handful of photographers still hanging on is Joe Vaughn, who explains how he...

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