Rich Past

These photos were taken in the so-called Gogol House in Odessa, once home to the important Ukrainian writer Nikolai Gogol. The house dates back to 1846 and was owned by the writer’s uncle. The once luxurious villa has gone through many phases of repurposing since, including its use as barracks for the military, before finally […]

Production Hall

In the Netherlands, abandoned places are rare since space is limited in one of the most densely populated countries in the world. I discovered this overgrown production hall by chance and it proved to be a unique location. Even though the place closed down only a couple of years ago, nature has taken over completely. […]

Chernobyl: 25 Years Later

My first experience with the exploring and capturing of abandoned places still is hard to beat. De Chernobyl Exclusion Zone in Ukraine, designated shortly after the nuclear disaster of Chernobyl in 1986, covers an area with a diameter of roughly 60 kilometers. Virtually no people have lived in this area since the disaster happened. In […]