As to the perennial question, “what is the best camera for an Urbex ?“, I can only give the perennial answer: “the one you happen to bring along“. Continue reading “My photo Kit”
Of all possible Urbex destinations, abandoned industrial sites are probably one of my favorites.
To paraphrase Henry Miller; I’ve always looked on industrial decay as being just as wonderful and rich an expression as growth.
To me, appart from infiltration (see here), industrial Urbex is the fucking Mecca of urban exploration. Continue reading “Industrial Urbex”
Trespassers will be prosecuted.
Sometimes, they’ll get shot !!
Although the above statement is not very likely to happen to you, Urban exploration, is almost always clandestine and made without the authorization of the rightful owners.
As expected then, it is generally prohibited by some decrees, by-laws, or certain municipal regulations, depending on where you do your deed.
In a previous article, we’ve talked of going up (see here). It only makes sense that we now discuss going down.
Pedantly, “speleology” is the science of exploration and study of all aspects of caves and their environments.
Visiting or exploring caves for recreation is called “caving”, “draining”, “potholing”, or “spelunking”. Continue reading “Deep Down”
In a world of web-based instantaneous connection, politically correct outrage has become the norm. People have nothing new to say, but they are now much louder about it, using every channel at their disposal ! Anything remotely out of the norm has become an easy target for the political correctness police.
Thus, as a potentially dangerous activity (see here) hovering on the fringes of legality (see here), it is no surprise that Urbex is a big no-no for so many folks out there.
Continue reading “Urbex : social trespass?”