Light painting

I love light painting. It's stupid, but it's fun. Just like me. If you don't know, light painting is the "oh-so-trendy" technique involving waving around a flashlight (or other light source) like a a fucking maniac in front of a camera. It's the perfect way to make your photos look like they were taken in... Continue Reading →

Black and white

Black and white Urebx photography - the timeless art form that says, 'I'm too hipster for color.' B&W is the perfect way to show off my superiot 'aesthetic' and prove to everyone that I AM a real artist. Errr. No. That sounds fuckin' horrid. Let me start over. Black and white photography (grayscale) challenges Urbexers... Continue Reading →

The dark side of Photography

To my avid readership, it will seem like I am beating a dead horse. However, not talking about light extensively on an Urbex blog would be like ignoring salt on a cooking website. Who needs to actually see what they're photographing, anyway... Who needs proper lighting or clarity when you can just snap a blurry,... Continue Reading →


Megapixels count doesn't tell the whole story !! Far from it. Pixels, Schmixels, I say. Low light photos are the bane of every Urbexer. There is just never enough light to create a decent image though. Our camera sensors are helpless little things, struggling to capture any bit of information they can in the darkness.... Continue Reading →

Beyond Auto mode: understanding exposure

Ahhhh....The elusive quest for perfect exposure: who needs consistently great photos, anyway? Well, I do, and most Urbexers do too. You never know when the place you're visiting will be gone. If it's really decrepit, it's probably a matter of time before the place is flattened to the ground. There might never be another chance... Continue Reading →

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