Abandoned Places Tour ’16

We did another great trip to various abandoned locations in the north of Bavaria and Thuringia / Germany. ABANDONED Places Tour ’16 So far, the page is under construction, as I have ~1000 photos to digest. So come back and check out the updates. If you want to enjoy other photos from exciding abandoned locations, have a look into the page URBEX exploring

WINDOWS to the WORLD

There is a exciting project beeing prepared right now an launched by 2016 March, 1st at 3:30pm Finland time and Kauppahalli in Joensuu/ Finland: Photos: WINDOWS TO THE WOLRD Project: WttW at Kauppahalli It’s an Photo, + Music- Arts – Embedded Electronics – Learning- Gaming Project in cooperation between:   Ubium (Project owener, Joensuu/ Finland) Sie-expressions (Graphic Design, Munich/ Germany) DINGS (Electronics, Munich/ Germany) D40OOM (Photos, Munich / Germany) Cassisb (Music, New York/ USA)  City of Joensuu / Finland Fear4Electronics Kuvanmaailma Joenkilpituote  

PROUDLY presenting – my photo works in Pieter Daarth Project CD booklet “The Shadow within”

unboxing video below A long lasting project came to the end now. Yesterday I have received the 2nd issue of the new CD :-). There are various of my photos on the cover and inside the booklet. Beside that, you can find extremely good music there.   Here related the photos inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “THE RAVEN“, “DER RABE” Here a very nice photo series with photos for each scene of the poem The Raven   Other photos related: München – Südlicher Friedhof (dunkel) München Südlicher Freidhof Abandoned Toiano Palaia   Previous posts during the creative phase: IDENTITY, THE DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL,Beyond the light  

me …. in EXPLORE @ FLICKR

As you might know, I’m also active in flickr under the same D40OOM.eu and D40OOM.eu [C]. For me on flickr it’s a special honor to be selected for their frontpage – EXPLORE (…even when a machine does it :-). Today one of my photos has been selected again – so far about 8000 hits and 177 faves :-). In the past varous of my photos there already. The group ‘In explore’ collects them – so far 22.      

Paper Factory – Black Forrest – B/W1

Another treasure we’vew found on our abandoned places tour ’15: An abandoned paper factory deep in the black forrest. It has been shut down a long time ago, water comes in but it’s beside the natural dergadation still in a very good condition. I’ve shot a lot of material which I’ll publish step by step by themes. Here now the first B/W set:  

LEATHER – news from the ABANDONED tour ’15

“LEATHER – an abandoned leather factory – barricated for children” Why barricated? – it was a nice story visiting this place: Sunday noon, trying to find an entrance – making a loop around the complex – all windows and doors bricked; High walls and fences. No way in. We intendet to leave. While discussing that just infront of the building next to the main street, we saw a door open. Inside some noise. I stepped in and found a man in a dark room working. He was the bricklayer completing his work. I asked him why he does that and if we can enter the building. He mentioned in a …

THE BITCH

why this terrible name? – well – I always thought, that I have a hobby not so much people are following. In this location I have learned the opposite. When we arrived, it was OK – no-one there. After a while dozends of photographers, models and other strange people where around. One guy named the place ‘the bitch of the abandoned locations’. The most repellent experience was a group of getto kids making a ‘music’ video: …and here the exciding result: Source: Youtube (applied the standard “embedding link”)   Here two photos, maybe not everybody took?

ABANDONED places tour ’15 – THE HOTEL

This is the first post of a series about the latest ABANDONED places tour ’15 we did through the easter weekend. The 4-days tour was through the Jura souabe (Schwäbische Alb), Black Forest (Schwarzwald) in the south of germany and the Alsace (Elsass) in the south-east of France. We took photos from during laylight from 7 to 7, so it was again a really hard tour with a few sleep and some small injuries climbing over fences etc… Here now the first series of THE HOTEL:   This is the first B/W series of the kitchen and the sallar: This photos made it on FLICKR into the ‘explore’ and got …