For the Urban Blight challenge, we asked the community to trace the history of these once flourishing buildings and showcase their decrepit beauty etched by time. Take look at the hauntingly beautiful photographs of forgotten structures as captured by our brave urban explorers.
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The soft light passing through the graffiti-ed window pane lends a peaceful atmosphere to this abandoned space---a stark contrast to its disarrayed displays. One cannot help but wonder if the former occupants of this building basked in that same golden sunshine.
As humanity continues to excel in going beyond human abilities through technology, the victory comes with a price: American photographer Roland Miller travels to abandoned places once found useful by the space exploration organization NASA and the U.S. Army and collects their remnants as memories.
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy returns to her ancient pinhole Holga and adds a 35mm pinhole to her Holga collection.
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