Photographer Captures the Decadence and Conflict of Russia’s Turbulent 2010s

A lot of photographers have tried to capture the peculiarities of Russia’s day-to-day life, but no-one does quite like Konstantin Tishshe. The Ural-based independent photographer documents the ambivalent reality of the 2010s and the unconventional beauty of coming of age in Russia’s outskirts. The teenagers he documents — idealist, quixotic and lost — are in constant search of connection, whether through a smartphone or at wild house parties. Continue reading »

People On This Group Are Sharing Examples Of ‘Urban Hell’ That Look Like A Dystopian Movie But Are Sadly Real

The Annual Monsoon Ritual Of Mumbai’s Ocean Giving Back What Has Been Dumped In It

Not every building is as beautiful as the Palace of Versailles. Or blends into its surroundings as well as the Macallan Distillery. On the contrary, there are many structures across the world looking like outcasts that will fall apart during the next storm. Continue reading »

Urban Photography of Russian Cities Inspired by the Movie “Inception”

A new perspective of Russian urban photography. The idea and implementation belongs to a production studio based in Vladimir. The creators of the project “Lestnica” (“Stairs”) found inspiration in the movie “Inception”. Every photo took tens of hours. Continue reading »

Secret Life of The American Teenagers in Urban Paintings by Mark Tennant

Prepare to be amazed, the paintings of New York-based artist Mark Tennant are some of the most captivating works of contemporary art today. Each work almost feels like a photograph taken at just the right moment, as if someone is walking around with a camera snapping photos of the nightlife. However, these works of art are not photos they are paintings. Continue reading »

“Stagnation”: An Illustrative Exploration of Modern Surrealism by Anastasiya Kraynyuk

Anastasiya Kraynyuk is a 3D artist, based in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. She has an architectural education, and architecture really inspires her. She works with various areas of visual design – covers, illustrations for articles, product advertisements and much more. In her works she tries to convey the mood created by space and light. Continue reading »

Romanian Urban Explorer Captured An Abandoned Crematorium And Found Human Remains

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Photographer Cristian Lipovan (previously) is fascinated by abandoned places, devoting his time to urban exploring – seeking out intriguing and long-forgotten churches, schools and houses and documenting how they look after the people have all moved on. Continue reading »

The Spirit of Post-Apocalyptic Russia Through the Incredible Atmospheric Photographs of Alexander Sukharev

Russian photographer and urban explorer Alexander Sukharev likes to take pictures not only with his camera, but also mostly from the air with his drone: abandoned churches and military bases, monuments of socialist realism, crumbling houses in the lush blossom of the apple trees surrounding them, showing all the beauty and charm of the combination of death and life. Continue reading »

Winning Images from The 2020 Street Photography Competition By Independent Photographer

Maude Bardet- 1st Prize – $1000: “Goat auctions in Nizwa” – Oman

Here are the winners and finalists of The Street Photography Competition By Independent Photographer.

The Independent Photographer, an international network of photography enthusiasts & photographers, has announced the winners of its Street Photography contest. Continue reading »

Photographer Travels Across Russia and Captures Forgotten Artefacts Of The Post-Soviet Era

Photographer Lana Sator travels across Russia in search of abandoned places. Her Instagram dedicated to industrial tourism and Soviet architecture have already attracted an impressive audience. Continue reading »

Archisuits: Artist Creates Wearable Workarounds For “Defensive Architecture”

Artist and researcher Sarah Ross’s Archisuits are a hilarious and pointed look at soft bodies in hard spaces—all the ways the built environment is a mismatch for human needs. Continue reading »

Ready To Escape Whenever You Are: Moody And Cinematic Street Photography By Billy Dee

Stunning street scenes by Billy Dee, a gifted self-taught photographer, and urban explorer currently based in New York City. Billy focuses mainly on streets, urban, and street portraits. Continue reading »

Moody And Cinematic Urban Landscapes By Kevin Hufnagl

Atmospheric urban landscapes by Kevin Hufnagl, a gifted self-taught photographer, and web designer based in Linz, Austria. Kevin focuses mainly on landscapes, travel, architecture, and cityscape photography. Hufnagel uses Sony A7III camera. Continue reading »

Lucid Pathways: Moody And Atmospheric Urban Landscapes By Pierre Putman

Spectacular urban landscapes by Pierre Putman, a talented fine art photographer, and visual artist currently based in Ghent, Belgium. Pierre received his MA in Printmaking from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Ghent. For his latest project “Lucid Pathways”, Pierre captured cinematic and dark landscapes of deserted streets. Continue reading »

Cinematic And Cyberpunk Urban Photography By Felipe OA

Minimalist and mysterious urban landscapes by Felipe OA, a gifted self-taught photographer, writer, and artist currently based in Valdivia, Chile. Felipe focuses mainly on urban and street photography. He shoots amazing nightscapes and cityscapes with a surreal atmosphere. Continue reading »

The Towering & Dystopian Oil Paintings Of Taylor Schultek

In Taylor Schultek’s riveting oil paintings, an urban structure is as much a character as his human subjects. The connection between humanity and environment is often at play, with the art of graffiti often in progress. The artist’s own history in graffiti and graphic design seem to converge in building believable backdrops. Continue reading »

“Stranger Than Paradise”: The Superb Urban Oil Paintings By Sebastián Velasco

The work of Sebastián Velasco includes a wide variety of themes and techniques, which range from contemporary figurative painting to illustration. He has received numerous awards among which is the first prize in the Second International Sports Drawing Contest of Catalonia or the first prize in the tenth Climent Muncunill Award for young artists. Continue reading »

Abandoned USA: Stunning Urbex Photography By Tessa Alexandra Shea

Wonderful abandoned shots by Tessa Alexandra Shea, a gifted 28-years old self-taught photographer, and urbex explorer from Massachusetts, USA. Tessa focuses mainly on abandoned and rural photography. She shares awesome urbex photos taken in North America. Continue reading »

Incredible Street Photography In New York By Jeff Silberman

Magical street photos by Jeff Silberman, a talented self-taught photographer, and urban explorer from New York. Jeff focuses mainly on urban, architecture, and street photography. He explores the streets of New York to capture stunning street scenes. Continue reading »

Outstandingly Beautiful Abandoned Photography By Kim Zier

Fantastic abandoned shots by Kim Zier, a talented photographer, retoucher, and urbex explorer currently based in Monroe Township, New Jersey. Kim focuses on urban, rural, and abandoned photography. Continue reading »

Photographer Radosław Kaźmierczak Captures The Urban Surrealism Of Poland In Great Details

Radosław Kaźmierczak was born in 1985, Tychy in Silesia, Poland. He learned photography at the turn of the analog and digital era. Works yet on analog equipment. Occupies a widely understood portrait and subjective photo coverage.
Continuously cooperates with numerous publishing houses, press, and cultural institutions. His works were repeatedly awarded (BZWBK Press Photo, Silesian press Photography). Continue reading »

Moody And Cinematic Street Photography By Alex Fernández

Stunning street shots by Alex Fernández, a talented 21-years old photographer, filmmaker, and urban explorer from Madrid, Spain who currently based in New York City. Alex focuses mainly on urban and street photography. Continue reading »

Poetic Black And White Photography Series By Theo Peekstok

Theo Peekstok is a talented photographer based in Rotterdam. It is also within this city that some of his photographs are taken. His series Pure, is composed of black and white, minimalist photographs that stimulate the imagination of the viewers. Continue reading »

Striking Urban And Street Photography By Alfonso León

Spectacular urban shots by Alfonso León, a talented photographer, and retoucher based in Bogota, Colombia. Alfonso focuses mainly on portraiture and street photography. He shoots a lot of architecture, cityscapes, and rooftop photos. Continue reading »

The Visual Poetry Of Sébastien Rivest In Black And White

From Tokyo to Montreal, Quebec photographer Sébastien Rivest brings us on his urban wanderings through his shots. Continue reading »

Futuristic Views Of Singapore Through The Lens Of Photographer Ellis Anton

Welcome to Ellis Anton’s universe. In his Instagram gallery, the photographer exhibits “scenes from an imaginary film”. Through his lens, Singapore evolves, and become a futuristic and fascinating city, evoking the aesthetics of Blade Runner. Continue reading »