The way out of the Asylum

Photographic Prints

Bill Wetmore

Joined January 2010

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Sizing Information

Small 7.9" x 12.0"
Medium 11.9" x 18.0"
Large 15.9" x 24.0"
X large 19.8" x 30.0"


  • Superior quality silver halide prints
  • Archival quality Kodak Endura paper
  • Lustre: Professional photo paper with a fine grain pebble texture
  • Metallic: Glossy finish and metallic appearance to create images with exceptional visual interest and depth


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Artist's Description

At an abandoned Nike missile facility in western Miami-Dade county, graffiti covers the halls, making a twisted maze through debris and tiny rooms. Local kids call this place the asylum, an artifact of urban myth… they say this was secretly used as a prison for the insane after it closed as a missile facility in the 60’s. Outside the buildings, nature is reclaiming the land. If you look carefully at the end of this hall, you’ll see the way out of the asylum into the wild edge of the Everglades beyond its walls.

Canon 5D, Tamron 28-300 VC, HDR, tripod, Photomatix, Aperture, 3-exposure +/-2 Auto-bracketed

This Florida location is on Krome Avenue south of Tamiami Trail in Miami. The site is now completely sealed off for no trespassing; at the time this photo was taken the barricades were passable and the signs were fully graffitied over.

This has been one of my most popular images, with:

810 viewings as of 8/22/11

Thanks for looking at my work! (It looks great on the wall too!!!)

Artwork Comments

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