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More Urbex from Chernobyl

There is no doubt that the faded, dissembled life of a town returned to nature is attractive. There are so many sites that explore  ‘urbex’ photography and it is no wonder that Pripyat offers such poignancy. Every student of photography would benefit from understanding the way to introduce atmosphere into their pictures and looking at […]

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How I shot an abandoned asylum – An interview with an Urbex Photographer

I found this on the photography pages of The Telegraph, Urban explorers (Urbex) and their photographs have become extremely popular over the last few years, each post we make about the subject becomes one of our most popular at that time. It is hard to know why such images of desolation and decay are so […]

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Urbex – Talkurbex

I posted about Urbex, the sort of underground (in some cases literally) movement that explores urban landscapes and architecture, mostly abandoned it would seem, and photographs them. They have a standing piece of self imposed law, “take only pictures, leave nothing but footprints” I must say this is close to my personal philosophy of life. […]

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Urbex (urban explorers with cameras)

My friend Andy showed me a book of his at the weekend about Urbex. This is a…..movement, loose grouping, bunch of passionate individuals who like to explore abandoned buildings and photograph them. The ‘movement’ is international and there are forums from many countries where people post about buildings they have found and sometimes they post […]

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Beauty In Decay

I have changed the title of this piece from that used in the Guardian because many people see beauty in decay, see the many Urbex projects that revel in decay. This set of pictures takes the idea of beauty in decay to a whole new level. These images are so impressive not just because of the […]

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Abandoned places: the worlds we’ve left behind – in pictures

There is a great interest in what is known as Urbex Photography. This is the discovery  and photography of abandoned buildings, usually in an urban setting, we have featured these images often as they are so popular. New photographers are entering this arena and coming with their own take on the meme. Kieron Connolly’s new […]

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Abandoned America: Amazing photos of a nation’s ruins

By Fiona Macdonald on The BBC website There is a great interest in abandoned buildings, they somehow speak to our own fragility and remind us of what happens where we don’t look after things. The finding of and photographing derelict buildings is often called Urbex, (urban explorers) their motto is take nothing but photos, leave […]

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Treasure trove of 60 barn-finds includes ‘lost’ Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider

we get a lot of hits for our urbex posts and here, pictures of dishevelled buildings, but these pictures of the automobile equivalents will have petrolheads salivating with these exquisite images from Rémi Dargegen for Classic Driver From Classic Driver “Never again, anywhere in the world, will such a treasure be unearthed,” says Pierre Novikoff, motor car […]

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30 abandoned structures that evoke more than just decay

HOLLAND ISLAND, CHESAPEAKE BAY Via: baldeaglebluff  THE MAUNSELL SEA FORTS, ENGLAND Via: fivelightsdown.squarespace.com SUNKEN YACHT, ANTARCTICA Via: ruschili.35photo.ru ABANDONED MILL FROM 1866 IN SORRENTO, ITALY Source: logicalrealist / via: i.imgur.com See the rest of these 30 images here on My Science Academy, and thanks to The Recommender for doing what his name says   Related articles https://oxfordschoolofphotography.wordpress.com/2012/02/02/urbex-talkurbex/ https://oxfordschoolofphotography.wordpress.com/2012/01/30/urbex-urban-explorers-with-cameras/ https://oxfordschoolofphotography.wordpress.com/2012/02/20/the-ruins-of-detroit-by-yves-marchand-romain-meffre/ […]

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Brighton Biennial – Photography 2012

Two years ago the Brighton Biennial had some very strong photographic exhibitions during the month of the Biennial and I hope it will  so again. This year the dates are from the 6th October to the 7th November. Under a title: Agents of Change: Photography and the Politics of Space Bringing international and emerging photographers […]

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