In September 2018, I was asked to travel to Cyprus and photograph the Buffer Zone (or Green Line) in Nicosia. It was an exclusive opportunity since this area is not accessible for civilians — it’s a demilitarised zone (DMZ), patrolled by the United Nations. The goal of my visit was to take photos of the […]
I traveled to Italy to create a project that narrates the stories of various abandoned sites throughout this country. Turning your own city it's not difficult to discover many neglected places.
We are Jade Stacy Maria & James Kerwin, an adventurous couple who met in early 2015. Firstly, I am James, a keen photographer who for the last 9 years is known for the interior and abandoned architecture fine art photography work, however, I have occasionally dabbled in taking portraits of Jade and others to practice the art of lighting and to assist Jade in the up-keep of her portfolio as a fashion and beauty model.
Delving deep into the city of Belfast at night, I navigated through the industrial, commercial and residential areas, and found myself drawn to those dark and often disquieting spaces now illuminated by domestic lights, street lamps and neon signs.
A few years ago, I had the chance to explore and photograph Kolmanskop, a ghost town invaded by sand and lost in the middle of the Namibian desert. But its history stays as short as surprising: Founded after the discovery of diamonds by German settlers in 1908, Kolmanskop went through a real diamond rush and became very fast the nerve center of the area due to its rich deposit of diamond.
An urbex photographer was killed after he fell from the 20th floor of a luxury hotel in Chicago. CBS Chicago reports that 44-year-old Eric Paul Janssen died on Monday at around 3:30 p. m. while trespassing at the LondonHouse Chicago luxury riverfront hotel.
Unfortunately, this story is not a joke. On the 20th of June 2017, I transferred €2,365. 67 (~$2,702) to a lawyer in Austria because I photographed an abandoned hotel in Austria in 2013 and put those photos online without permission.
On January 13th, 2012, the giant Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia capsized and sank off Isola del Giglio, Tuscany, after running into an underwater rock, claiming 32 lives. In August 2014, in the midst of the salvaging operation, photographer Jonathan Danko Kielkowski secretly snuck onto the ship to document it in photos. “The sinking of […]
In this blog I would like to show you one of the scariest churches I have ever visited, back in March 2015. The church is located in a small town in the Czech Republic, and it was originally built in the 14th century.
For his book and project Abandoned Asylums, Ottawa, Canada-based photographer Matt Van der Velde took his camera into abandoned state hospitals, asylums, and psychiatric facilities across the United States.
A New York-based photographer and Instagram star was killed yesterday after apparently trying to subway surf by climbing onto a train car in Brooklyn. The New York Post reports that 25-year-old Christopher Serrano was riding an F train in Brooklyn with a female friend at around 5 a.m. yesterday when he went between two of […]