Urbex Palace – How Not to Create a 360 Panorama

This was one of the highlights of the recent trip to Italy. I knew after seeing several images of this room that it would be awesome to create a 360 here. I wasn't going to post this image as I'm not happy with it on SO many levels, but decided in the end that it [...]

Hospital C – Dreaming Of Escape

Another wheelchair from Hospital C - there were loads of these about and I am sure its not the last one I'll put up from here. This was pretty much the penultimate shot that I took at this location, and was a bit rushed. The initial image wasn't well composed and somewhat wonky so I [...]

By |2012-06-07T23:34:39+01:00June 7th, 2012|Blog, Featured, Italy, Medical, Overseas, Urban Exploration|2 Comments

Royal Exchange and Bank in The City Of London

This is the image that I went out on Sunday to capture. There's not much to say about it apart from I'm very happy. It's a testament to planning really, I knew what I wanted, where to shoot and that there would be little in the way of either pedestrian or vehicular traffic at night [...]

By |2012-09-04T11:08:40+01:00March 7th, 2012|Blog, Featured, London, Panoramas, UK|2 Comments

Viveca and Jasper

I now have three strobes and associated stands and softboxes I've been messing about with them  quite a bit. Viveca asked me to take some pictures of her and Jasper the cat. He's pretty old so Viveca wanted to get some decent pics of him and her together. This was actually quite a challenge, The [...]

By |2012-02-21T21:47:17+00:00February 21st, 2012|Blog, Featured, Portraiture|2 Comments

Reims – Iemza, Street Art

On the way back from Luxembourg we detoured through France to visit a derelict industrial compound that was due to be flattened. there were still a few buildings left, this one in particular held what we had come to see. The artist of the insect like beings is IEMZA. There's a lot of work gone [...]

Dartmoor – Underworld

Hidden under the Dartmoor turf is this little urbex gem. Its a disused pumping house. The second visit for me, first time it wasn't this damp. I was expecting there to be a little water, however I wasn't expecting it to be 18 inches plus deep. I shou8ld have taken my waders! There is very [...]

By |2012-02-17T19:57:53+00:00February 17th, 2012|Blog, Devon, Featured, Industrial, UK, Urban Exploration|4 Comments

Hospital B – The Bends

This was the part of the hospital that I came to see, I'd seen several images of this bendy corridor before and was keen to find it for myself. There are not that may locations with curved corridors, so I was glad to open the door and stumble right into it. I can only assume [...]

By |2012-01-16T23:17:11+00:00January 16th, 2012|Blog, Featured, Medical, UK, Urban Exploration|5 Comments

Hospital B – Carnage!

Here's a not unusual urbex room - windows broken, metal removed and false ceiling collapsed. This was also very wet with water dripping everywhere including all over my camera, not ideal, but I had to get the shot! Another location in the hospital that I wasn't really too fussed about and If I remember correctly [...]

By |2012-01-12T23:17:26+00:00January 12th, 2012|Blog, Featured, Medical, UK, Uncategorized, Urban Exploration|2 Comments

Hospital B – Disarray

On the way back from Cornwall we stopped off at a 'nice' hospital that I'd found out about. Initially I wasn't too impressed and on return to the PC after uploading and looking at my shots i really wasn't expecting much from this set at all.Viveca and I didn't spend too long at the location [...]

By |2012-01-11T23:36:49+00:00January 11th, 2012|Blog, Featured, Medical, UK, Urban Exploration|9 Comments

Terres Rouge – Mission Drive

Terres Rouge is a huge derelict industrial  area just inside Luxembourg, so called as the earth is red. I'm not sure what these silos were for, but I suspect that they were holding coal or ore ready to be taken somewhere. I'm not all that au fait with the mining / washing and shipping process.

By |2012-01-06T21:44:11+00:00December 18th, 2011|Blog, Featured|3 Comments

Sheffield – Tool Makers

Our trips to Sheffield weren't all hunting for cool graf in the city. We had another location to try and search out. The tool makers was established here in the 1860's and closed around 10 years ago. The owners manufactured tools for cutting of leather and tools for making shoes.   The location was very [...]

By |2012-01-07T11:31:51+00:00August 16th, 2011|Featured, Industrial, Sheffield|2 Comments

Buckston Browne Farm – Jane Says

The farmhouse itself was quite unremarkable. nothing left inside and little decay, I would suggest that the place is pretty watertight and until fairly recently locked down. Now however there appear to be several entrances that are not challenging at all. There was a neat PIR system in place but this seems to have been [...]

By |2011-06-28T21:01:35+01:00June 22nd, 2011|Featured|4 Comments