Abandoned schools photos by Paul Kranzler

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 24 January 2014

Paul Kranzler is known for his visually stunning portrait work but there’s another series of photos he should gain equal praise for: Abandoned Schools. This somewhat-dark and mysteries collection of snaps show us what schools look like when the buildings they’re houses in go neglected for months, even years. It’s not as creepy as an […]

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Photos show Guantanamo Bay’s Camp X-Ray overrun by nature

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 31 October 2013

Months after the attacks on the World Trade Center, a temporary detention center in Cuba’s Guantanamo Bay was housing dozens of suspected terrorists. Known as Camp X-Ray, this place was once a heavily guarded place where detainees were given just two mats, a copy of the Koran and prayer cap, plus basic hygiene products—all cramped into their 8-by-8-foot cells.

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Abandoned hotels: snapshots offer glimpse of past glory

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Thursday 15 August 2013

We are loving this series of photographs of deserted hotels around the world — it’s cool to see how much dignity and beauty from their heydays these spaces retain, even while they gradually disintegrate and fall apart.

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Photos of abandoned buildings in Detroit

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By Carmen Angerer in New Photography on Monday 22 July 2013

Detroit has become the largest U.S city to file for bankruptcy. Once a symbol of industrial power, the Detroit downtown is now filled with crumbling buildings and empty facades. The decline of the city is no more apparent than in these incredible photographs by Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre, who have been photographing the city since 2005.

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Amazing abandoned places just waiting to be explored

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Tuesday 18 June 2013

Ever since I can remember, I’ve had a serious fascination with exploring abandoned structures.  I was the seven-year-old trying to slide down underground drain openings and building forts under cement bridges. As I got older, I discovered a whole community of people who shared the same insane curiosity.

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Andre Govia’s photos of abandoned places

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Photography on Saturday 12 January 2013

Andre Govia’s dark photographs of abandoned places leave you with quite the eerie feeling. Govia travels around to old asylums, mine shafts, and other abandoned buildings to capture these amazing shots. He uses an HDR technique to enhance the creepy tone of his photographs.

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Lebow Clothing Factory, Baltimore

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By Gerry Mak in New Photography on Thursday 21 May 2009

Interior design website Apartment Therapy recently posted some amazing photos by Chris from Baltimore-based photography studio Studio Tempura from when he ventured into the abandoned Lebow Clothing Factory.

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