The Two Dans – Exploring in Philadelphia

Sep 19, 12 The Two Dans – Exploring in Philadelphia

Posted by in The Great US Urbex Adventure

First city on the USA trip is Philadelphia the home of Rocky Balboa and cheese steaks. It turned out to be a bit of a culture shock. Unlike Europe, the abandonments we were to visit were in the heart of the city rather than the more rural areas we were used to. On top of that trespassing is a criminal offence in the USA, so we were...

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Gloucester Cathedral

Sep 14, 12 Gloucester Cathedral

Posted by in Old buildings, Photo Essays

Visited on 25th August with another HDR photographer and good friend of mine. A little bit of the history Gloucester Cathedral has been a place of Christian worship continuously for over 1300 years, since Osric, an Anglo-Saxon prince, founded a religious house here in 678-9 AD. Little is known for certain about the communities...

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Road trip with a vengeance: Dan & Dan do America

Sep 12, 12 Road trip with a vengeance: Dan & Dan do America

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When the two Dan’s combine forces to Urbex America, you had better watch out -there’s a storm coming. Dan Marbaix and I are heading out to New York City, from there we aim to visit 10 states and 60 locations in 20 days. We will meeting up with the crème of the crop of our American Urbex cousins. Of course with a little...

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Urbex Photo Essay: IM Power Plant

Sep 10, 12 Urbex Photo Essay: IM Power Plant

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The silent watcher IM Power Plant is one of the foremost abandoned power plants on the continent. This coal fired monstrosity had been top of my to do list for some time.  A recent visit to Belgium, provided the perfect opportunity for myself and a small team, to visit and explore the wonders of industrial symmetry contained...

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Urbex Photo Essay – Furhouse Manor

Aug 17, 12 Urbex Photo Essay – Furhouse Manor

Posted by in Photo Essays, Urbex

This derelict manor house in England is an Urbexer’s paradise. This place was a real time capsule and lay untouched for many years. The beauty of decay was evident as we wandered around each room with the whispered sounds of “wow” as we literally couldn’t believe what we were seeing. A real sense of eerieness hung over the...

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New York In HDR

Jul 29, 12 New York In HDR

Posted by in New York City, Photo Essays

In terms of being well traveled, I certainly could fare better off.  I’ve never been to Europe, or even Canada for that matter.  I’ve traveled around the US, both for business and personal reasons and have seen major cities such as Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Dallas, Orlando and of course my hometown of Pittsburgh, to name a...

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