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.
Match Singaporean photographer and filmmaker Clare Chong's skill and vision with the Daguerreotype Achromat, and it results in mesmerizing images straight out of a dream or perhaps, a world beyond ours.
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Growing up with a family who preserves memories using film cameras, going the analogue way seems like the natural route for Jarrett Hayman to take. In this interview, he discusses his renewed passion for still images and why he prefers to shoot on film.
King Schascha is an eclectic entertainer with a penchant for making funky beats. He's fascinated with the idea of analog media and had an amazing time testing out the Lomo'Instant Automat on the road in the UK.
The unspoken yet felt emotion of a particular solitude -- the void in the heart solely meant for occupancy of the self -- is what Japanese photographer Yota Yoshida seeks to capture if words fail to express the complications of the human heart.