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80 Impressive Examples Of Urban Decay Photography

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Urban decay is the process whereby a previously functioning city, or part of a city, falls into disrepair. It's essentially the art of capturing beautiful photographs of a subject that is inherently not beautiful, and - for those of us who live near a city - it can be an easy form of photography to explore. In today's showcase, we have collected 80 impressive examples of urban decay photography to encourage you to head out to the derelict parts of town!

institute de chemie

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The stamp factory

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bureau centrale

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spiral of loneliness

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conserved in spiderwebs

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education lost

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the forgotten staircase

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leave this life

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house of pain

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forgotten tragedy

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DETENTION

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the pastors chair

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untouched memories

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red forest

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Hardcore Chair for a Hardcore Place

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#jailhouse#

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Abandoned Packard Plant

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Denbigh abandoned asylum

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Cane hill abandoned asylum

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Stories Told In The Dark

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MT Psychiatric Center, NY

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MT Psychiatric Center, NY

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Eternal staircase

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Opel Olympia

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the last drops are dried

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the old winery

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residence of oblivion

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craving for saviour

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crematory

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hotel of decay

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HK2009 - 12

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Down the well

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Cinema Theater Varia

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Tyersall House

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Tyersall House 

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Towards The Doorway

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the final curtain

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st curvy pano

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Cane hill abandoned asylum

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Lonely beams

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Cane hill abandoned asylum

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Gravity Confusion Anonymous

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the intruder

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Piano

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R00M

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Hallway

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Abandoned church, Detroit

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Sink

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Sweet Dreams

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Chatillon (Grand Cimetière)

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66 Imperial 66

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Urban Decay: American Auto

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detroit waltz

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CPS Library

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Shutter Penitentiary (prison)

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House of Horror

è quello che sai che ti uccide?

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Maltings 'S'.."Elegance Unravelling"

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Detroit book depository

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Leaving the jail.

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Villa Maggiordomo

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the UFO house in Sanjhih

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Red Alligator

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Trains

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Urban Decay

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That Train Don't Stop Here Any More

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Urban decay

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Abandoned Houses

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Urban Decay

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Aubes perpétuelles

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Urban Exploration

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Other Resouces

Here is a collection of links to resources and tutorials elsewhere that can help you get started with this type of photography:


Share Your Images!

I'd love to see a few examples of your own urban decay photography, so feel free to share your insight and experience in the comments. Just post a link to your photo either on your own website, Flickr, or anywhere else!

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