These are my Abandoned Photography articles. Follow me from the long-forgotten shores of the Salton Sea, the centuries old tribal conflicts of Easter Island to the post apocalyptic and radioactive Chernobyl Exclusion Zone in Ukraine. Adventure and exploration are a big part of why I love taking these kind of photos, you never know quite what your next shot will be.
With Abandoned Photography I often find myself alone, in remote areas, witnessing things that most don’t get to see. I strive to capture the moment that unmistakably expresses the emotions I felt in that fleeting instant of time and space. Just for a minute, I want people to be removed from their daily lives through my photographs, and connect with me as I share the beauty of our stunning planet as we continue our journey around the sun and, in turn our galaxy and then on through the cosmos.
The highlight of the whole trip is easily the Pripyat amusement park (pictured above). There is something about abandoned fun fair rides that really grabs my attention and imagination. For…
Pripyat Hospital, as one might imagine, was by far the creepiest part of Pripyat. We walked passed dark room after dark room through a maze of hallways while drug vials and broken bottles cracked underneath our feet. Bottomless lift shafts and stairwells that descended into pitch black also added to the eerie atmosphere.
With the recent 33rd anniversary of the Chernobyl Accident a week ago and the premiere tonight of the HBO special, its seems that now is a good a time as ever to deep dive into my Chernobyl photography.
The Sólheimasandur plane Crash - US Navy DC-3, Sólheimasandur, Iceland - October 19th 2017. The aircraft is a crashed US Navy Douglas C-117D located in Sólheimasandur on the southern coast…
With the 26th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster approaching I thought it would be fun to go back through my archive of images and pic a few of my favorite images.
This Sunday I left the house early for some "Urban Exploration" and headed to Pacific Palisades out on the coast, to go looking for an abandoned Nazi complex.