Tag Archives: Urbex

Peeling

I love all the detail in this door. The peeling paint, the rusted door handle, the nasty old temperature gauge…it’s all good stuff. To keep this shot from being texture overload, I decided to take a few steps back and frame the very busy door against the simple corrugated siding of the building. I like […]

Centred?

I was really excited about this shot as soon as I snapped the brackets, and I had planned on waiting a while before processing it. Well, I couldn’t resist, so I gave it a go last night. Turns out this beam wasn’t quite as centred in the warehouse as I thought, so despite the fact […]

See the Light

The common theme of the abandoned buildings I found around the Salton sea was without a doubt, pigeons. These annoying critters were around every corner in every building, and they scared the crap out of me on a number of occasions. Something about the silence of an abandoned building being broken by the flapping of […]

In Your Face

Interesting foreground elements and leading lines can turn a ho-hum scene into something more compelling. Although there were a number of great individual elements in this abandoned warehouse to shoot, creating an interesting composition that included a large chunk of them required a bit of thinking. Nobody wants to look at a pile of discarded […]

Take a Seat

First day back at the office after my week off is shaping up to be a super busy one, so just a really quick post today. This is a shot from what I think is an old diner in Salton Sea Beach. Definitely the most bird crap I’ve ever walked around in 🙂