My stomping grounds are being leveled. Cranes are tearing buildings apart as I write this. This one hurts. I’ve had a very strong, very strange connection to this old psychiatric hospital for years. Before I even went to shoot it
Happy belated New Year, friends. I hope your 2018 has been off to a good start. I admit I was happy to see 2017 go. It was an incredible year for photography. I met so many amazing people through my
It would appear it’s October, somehow? I don’t even remember September. Anyways, here’s a set from four months ago. These empty houses are all that’s left of a small, century-old limestone mining village abandoned in the middle of nowhere. The
This is a very short, very old set of photos. Built in 1896, this beautiful Gothic Revival church operated for just shy of a century. It was shuttered in 1991 after a dwindling number of parishioners could no longer justify its use.
I don’t remember how we found this place. It was either a random stop-and-try deal, or a tip from a couple talkative policemen we met with a penchant for exploring on the DL. I knew zero going in, and I still know
The last set of industrial/factory shots from my trip. Nothing too remarkable ― there wasn’t a lot to shoot. In a weird way, these buildings have almost been absorbed by the city. It’s hard to explain. The enormous ruins felt like a
I’m currently backlogged by a little over 10,000 photos, so I’m a few months behind. Around 7,500 of them are from weddings, and those are obviously my priority. So this stuff is going slowly but surely. I actually liked this place. I’m
In my last post, I mentioned that I got insanely sick with an awful respiratory infection after spending a few days out shooting (and so did several friends). It’s now been three weeks, and my chest cough is still killing me.
I don’t like this building. It was probably something really special once upon a time, but there’s nothing left here now, and it’s incredibly depressing. It is so ruined and covered in tags and dangerous (I just missed a murder here
I just got home from five days of exploring. And while I’m currently sick as all hell with some kind of terrible respiratory thing, I still want to share one of my favorite and most fascinating stops on the trip: This