These are my Chernobyl Photography articles. Join me as I describe what its like to be a photographer in a radioactive area such as Chernobyl and Pripyat.
With Chernobyl Photography I often find myself alone, in radioactive areas, witnessing things that most don’t get to see. I strove to capture the moments that unmistakably expressed 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 of Chernobyl, and connect with me as I share the beauty in such a disaster and provide lots of important information about what happened there in 1986 and how it is in the present day.
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.
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.
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