Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

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Photographers worldwide hunt for opportunities to photograph long-abandoned places as the subjects of ruins photography. Far off the beaten path, these secluded, abandoned sites sometimes require a bit of a hike, some bribery, or maybe even a smidge of trespassing in order to gain access. And when you see the images they capture, you’ll see why it’s well worth their efforts.

30 Years Old Abandoned Russian Space Shuttles

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

Crumbling Under The Weight Of Time

The subjects of ruins photography illustrate so poignantly the intersection between humans, nature, time, and technology. Maybe it’s a building that has fallen prey to the power of the wilderness, overgrown with vines and crumbling under the weight of time. Or perhaps it’s a location that is relatively unchanged, a frozen snapshot in time, as though all the people in it just suddenly vanished in the midst of whatever daily task they were doing.

Apartment Building In Russia

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

….a dilapidated factory with rusted machinery frozen as if they were stopped mid-production…. a decaying shopping mall with trees bursting through cracks in the tile floors…a neglected and trashed old cinema with graffitied walls, faded seat cushions, and its final film posters still in their frames…

Equal Parts Chilling And Intriguing

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

There’s something about an abandoned place that is equal parts chilling, sad, and intriguing. Even looking at photos of provides a visceral experience — you can almost feel the heavy stillness and hear the mournful echoes throughout these once-vibrant structures.

Swinger’s Tiki Palace

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

John Koenig, the creator of The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, coined a new word for this feeling: kenopsia. He defines it as «the eerie, forlorn atmosphere of a place that’s usually bustling with people but it now abandoned and quiet … an emotional afterimage that makes it seem not just empty but hyper-empty, with a total population in the negative, who are so conspicuously absent they glow like neon signs.»

The Feeling Is Kenopsia

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

When a photographer is talented enough to capture that feeling of kenopsia, the results include some of the most haunting, most somber, and creepiest images you’ll ever see. Click through this gallery where we have collected some of the most amazing examples of ruins photography.

19th Century Mansion Library

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

1871 Asylum

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Abandoned Airplane Lost In The Forest

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

Abandoned Aquarium In Melbourne

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Abandoned Bowling Alley

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

Ghost Town In Russia

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Lost Tracks In Lake Tahoe

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Man Made Island In Japan

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Nature Eats Everything

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Skull Graffiti New York

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

Abandoned Bus

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Closed New World Mall In Bangkok

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

Demon Statue In Old Mausoleum

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

Engine Rusts On The Beach Of Iwo Jima

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Fighter Jet Taking Some Time Off

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

Abandoned French Chapel

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Route 66 Dinner

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German Expedition Cruise Ship

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Girls Bedroom Stuck In Time

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Greenhouses With Futuristic Design

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Abandoned Elmo Toy

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Movie History Rotting

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Cabin Under A Rock

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WWI Trench In France

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Abandoned Hotels Before Construction Was Finished In Sinai, Egypt

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Jet Graveyard

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Original Batmobile

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Castle Torre Scola, Italy

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Subway Cars In The Ocean

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Abandoned German Tank

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Swiss Treehouse Abandoned

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Wooden Prototype Of Space Shuttle

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Drive-In Theater

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Old Bucket Wheel Excavator

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

Abandoned House

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Chernobyl Reactor No.3

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Wrecked SS City Of Adelaide

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Last Billboard For Spaceballs

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Abandoned Roller Coaster

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Flooded Mine In Washington State

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Power Station

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Truck Forgotten For 26 Years

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Beach House In North Carolina Slowly Being Relcaimed By The Ocean

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

Abandoned Theater

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Land Of Oz Theme Park

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Spooky Abandoned House

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Star Wars Movie Set In Tunisian Desert

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Intersection Change Of Plans

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Lawrence of Arabia Ambushed Train In The Arabian Desert

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Russian Abandoned Buran Shuttles

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

Ocean Liner In The Canary Islands

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

Apartment In Yekaterinburg Russia

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

Creepy Statue, Alter & Stage

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

Detroit Falling Apart

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Last Radio Shack Sign

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Abandoned Train Bridge In California

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Submarine In Jungle

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Tree Taking Over In Norway

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Presidents Heads In Virginia

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Abandoned Train Yard In Hungary

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P-38 Lightning Wreckage In UK

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Lost Road In WA

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Plague Fort, St. Petersburg

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Rail Bridge In Taiwan

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Arcade Machines Relics

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Old Hotel Bar

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Sunken Yacht In Antarctica

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Soviet-Era T-55 Tanks In Sahara

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Japanese WWII Fighter Jet

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Boeing 737 Lost In Bali

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)

Baker Hotel In Texas

Breathtaking Examples Of Ruins Photography (Abandoned Porn)
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