Surreal Photos Of Abandoned Houses In The Arctic By Norwegian Photographer Britt Marie Bye

Britt Marie Bye is a Norwegian photographer who for the past couple of years has been exploring above the Arctic circle in Norway and taking pictures of the abandoned houses she found there. Her pictures have an eerie sense of calmness and serenity to them and they’re just what you need to take your mind off the everyday stress of the city. Continue reading »

“Death On The Dance Floor”: Photographer Captured Stunning Photos Of Abandoned Discos Around France

Eric Tabuchi lives and works in Paris. He photographs buildings in France that are now abandoned ruins. Once the authentic venues of their age, these buildings will one day vanish. As a set, Eric’s photographs form a map of France’s vernacular and diverse architecture – we’ll be looking at his images of abandoned petrol stations and follies after these photos of former discotheques. The names of these discos spirit you away – La Tour de Londres, Le Spinx, Memphis, Palm Beach and, of course, Paradise. So ‘let’s all have a disco’, as the England football fans sang at World Cup Italia 1990. It’s where the beautiful people go to see and be seen. Continue reading »

Exploration Photographer Has Traveled Thousands Of Miles To Document The Eerie Beauty Of Abandoned Industrial Locations

The photographer behind Freaktography is a modern day explorer choosing to seek out and show the wonders and mysteries of our own backyards through unconventional photography and adventurous Urban Exploring. In the works of a photographer named Dave – who goes by Freaktography and never gives out his full name – haunting abandonment leaps from images of discarded machinery, tools and factory essentials. Continue reading »

Photographer Joshua Lott Documented Abandoned And Wrecked Cars, A Common Element In A Series Of Cityscapes In Detroit

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An older model Ford Mustang sits on cinder blocks with missing wheels near an abandoned apartment building in Detroit, Michigan January 7, 2015. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Reuters)

Detroit, also known as the Motor City, is the historic hub of automobile manufacturing in the United States. A federal judge in December 2013 formally declared the city bankrupt but it won court approval to exit bankruptcy in November 2014. Once the proud symbol of U.S. industrial strength, Detroit fell on hard times after decades of population loss, rampant debt and financial mismanagement left it struggling to provide basic services to residents. The Detroit car show, formally the North American International Auto Show, is being held for the 26th year and represents the turn in the city’s fortune with 2014 being the best year for U.S. car sales since 2006. Continue reading »

35 Stunning Photos Of Abandoned Russia You’ve Probably Never Seen Before

Across the vastness of Russia—the world’s largest country, at some 6.6 million square miles—and over the span of its long history, countless houses, factories, churches, villages, military bases, and other structures have been built and then left behind: imperial-era palaces, log cabins of pioneers in the Far East, Christian cathedrals, massive Soviet blocks of concrete, speculative-mining camps, and more. For years now, photographers have traveled across Russia finding and photographing these intriguing ghost towns, empty Soviet factories, toppling houses, and crumbling chapels. Continue reading »

Strange And Surreal Abandoned Places From Above By Kosmaj Project

Talking about abandoned places. Look at that. How amazing does it look? Kosmaj Project is all about urbex, abandoned and remote places. This Instagram feed truly celebrates hir love for urbex. Kosmaj Project has shared a series of images that showcase a range of beautiful abandoned buildings across Russia and abroad. Continue reading »

#decay_nation: Abandoned Germany By Markus Ecke Wie Kante

Fantastic shots of urbex places around Germany by Markus Ecke Wie Kante, talented self-taught photographer, adventurer and urban explorer based in Berlin, Germany. Markus focuses on abandoned photography. He travels all over Europe to capture impressive urbex places. Continue reading »

An Aerial Tour Of An Abandoned Chinese Fishing Village By Joe Nafis

Abandoned in the 1990s, Houtouwan is a small fishing village on the eastern most Chinese island of Shengshan. Due to large trawlers from nearby Shanghai, the fishing supply was depleted and forced the residents to find work elsewhere. Now this ghost village only sees tourists and a few locals selling essentials for the day trippers. Continue reading »

Photographer Michael Salisbury Visualizes Chicago As An Abandoned City

Chicago is the home of over 2.7 million people, making it the third most-populated city in the U.S. What would the bustling metropolis look if it were abandoned? Continue reading »

Jenn Brown Captures Amazing Photos Of Abandoned Places Across The USA

Jenn Brown is a multi-talented self-taught photographer, artist and designer currently based in Ridge, NY. Jenn is obsessed with abandoned places, she captures urbex spaces of all sorts: crumbling paper mills, factories, synagogues, theatres, rooms and farms. Continue reading »

Street Artists Cut The Abandoned Car Out Of Reality

Yekaterinburg (Russia) based street art team Stenograffia ain’t happy with abandoned Soviet cars left by their owners all around the city. Having no regrets but spray cans and spare hands they decided to “cut off” old clutters from the streets in the way every designer will approve. Continue reading »

Abandoned Sharing-Bikes Create ‘Graveyards’ In China

Approximately 23,000 ride-share bicycles have been rounded up and hauled to 16 temporary parking lots by urban management authorities in East China’s Hangzhou city. Bicycles are taken away due to disorderly parking reported by locals. Bicycle-sharing companies are reluctant to claim them, fearing a fine. Continue reading »

Street Artist Greg Suits Turns An Abandoned Building Into A Giant Skull


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The street artist Greg Suits, aka Suitswon, transformed an abandoned building into a giant skull, perfectly using the gaping holes of the half-collapsed wall. An excellent creation located in New York, in the district of Greenpoint. Continue reading »

Photographer Karen Jerzyk Turns Abandoned Spaces Into Surreal Fairy Tales

Photographing abandoned spaces has exploded in popularity in recent years. For photographer Karen Jerzyk, however, finding those spaces is only the first step. She transforms each one into what she describes as a “dark fairy tale” scene. Continue reading »

Europe’s Largest Abandoned Underground Military Air Base


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Željava Air Base, situated on the border between Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina under Plješevica Mountain, near the city of Bihać, Bosnia, was the largest underground airport and military air base in the former Yugoslavia, and one of the largest in Europe. Continue reading »