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20 Beautiful Examples of Urban Decay Photography

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Urban decay photography is the technique of photographing abandoned and rundown buildings. In many cases the buildings haven’t been abandoned for more than a few years. Often illegal, photographers of abandoned buildings typically bypass “no trespassing” signs to capture these spectacular shots.

sopra - first floor by Alice Sossi

sopra - first floor by Alice Sossi

The characteristic dark and somber coloring sets the mood of these once populated structures. Now they stand as mere memories of the past, luckily to have even one lone photographer wandering their halls once again.

Take a look and get inspired by 20 Beautiful Examples of Urban Decay Photography below. Also check out our recent post – How to Photograph Abandoned Places.

59660003 by Irina Souiki

59660003 by Irina Souiki

Image: Pile up by Irina Souiki

Pile up by Irina Souiki

Strike by Xtreme Xplorations

Strike by Xtreme Xplorations

Image: beelitz by Jens Fersterra

beelitz by Jens Fersterra

Echoes of Avro by Mark Gagne

Echoes of Avro by Mark Gagne

LOOKING OUT by METROFADER

LOOKING OUT by METROFADER

by Ashley Estep

by Ashley Estep

Growing In by WootenCreative

Growing In by WootenCreative



Abduction by Chris Smart

Abduction by Chris Smart

2009 Portfolio by Rob Dobi

2009 Portfolio by Rob Dobi

Portal by Chris Smart

Portal by Chris Smart

LOCKED WITHIN THIS DECAY by Grey Cross

untitled by Christina Tullo

untitled by Christina Tullo

mayhem in the stairwell by Irina Souiki

mayhem in the stairwell by Irina Souiki

2009 Portfolio by Rob Dobi

2009 Portfolio by Rob Dobi

Too Much to Handle by Wade Griffith

Too Much to Handle by Wade Griffith

Tunnel to Nowhere by Zach Fein

Tunnel to Nowhere by Zach Fein

2009 Portfolio by Rob Dobi

2009 Portfolio by Rob Dobi

Hudson River Psychiatric Center by Rob Dobi

Hudson River Psychiatric Center by Rob Dobi

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Nate Jelovich
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