Urban exploration photography is a new passion. I have a keen interest in photographing abandoned buildings and sites, as there is beauty in disorder. I love the concept of being able to capture, photographically, the soul of what once was. A camera lens can capture a remarkable spirit in such forgotten places. I recently visited several abandoned sites including: Maryland House of Corrections; Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum; the shipwrecks at Mallows Bay; Eastern State Penitentiary; Lorton Prison; Dan River Mills; Lonaconing Silk Mill; Rosenau Garment Factory; Pennhurst Asylum; Mount Moriah Cemetery; Holmesburg Prison; St. Albans Asylum; Henryton State Hospital; the Victory Theater; U.S. Steel Carrie Blast Furnace; Ohio State Penitentiary; W.A. Young & Sons Foundry; J.W. Cooper High School; a slaughterhouse; Salton Sea; amusement park; remnants of a presidential history theme park; airplane, old car, truck and trolly graveyards; as well as some random abandoned sites scattered along the east coast of the United States. Below are some of the images from these excursions.
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