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About Freaktography:

Freaktography – Captures the present state of the past through  creative photography and urban exploration. The photographer behind Freaktography explores and photographs the normally unseen or off-limits parts of urban areas or industrial facilities. With an interest in abandoned houses, forgotten industrial facilities, derelict medical institutions, rooftopping and storm drains, Freaktography brings his viewers a glimpse into areas that many wouldn’t normally observe.

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Photography And Framing Options For Your Home Décor

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2017 | 11:46 AM

Once you enter anyone's house for the first time, maybe, what you notice first is not all of the family photos but the art, a beautiful landscape or still life photo. The interior décor in a house can be impressive and amazing, however, this is not the first item that...

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31 Hauntingly Beautiful Photos Of Abandoned Buildings

(0) Comments | Posted October 28, 2016 | 5:47 PM

Every year around Halloween I like to dig into my photography archives and see what creepy photos I can post to a themed blog to present to the Huffington Post's readers.

In 2014 I showed you 13 Photos of Creepy Abandoned Places, in 2015 we pretty much...

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Did I Capture A Ghost On Camera In This Abandoned House?

(43) Comments | Posted October 21, 2016 | 4:28 PM

In the earlier months of 2016 I had stopped to photograph an old abandoned house that I had known about for some time along a rural back road of Ontario.

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Upon arrival I snapped some photos of an amazing staircase that...

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A Dying Breed: Ontario's Forgotten Abandoned Houses

(18) Comments | Posted August 4, 2016 | 1:45 PM

In the year 2001 the population in the small town of Milton, Ontario was just over 31,000 people -- making this an ideal small town in the province to raise a family.

Now, in 2016 the estimated population in Milton is well over 100,000 with projections of...

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These Photos Of Abandoned Houses Will Break Your Heart

(1) Comments | Posted April 14, 2016 | 12:57 PM

Late in 2015 a band called Disturbed released their dark cover of Simon & Garfunkel's Sound of Silence, the song quickly took hold of me and I couldn't get enough of this dark and well done cover of a classic song.  

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How An Ontario Photographer Chronicled An Unexpected Friendship

(2) Comments | Posted April 4, 2016 | 5:02 PM

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Exploring and photographing abandoned houses always comes with its share of surprises, it also often confronts you with some moral questions and scenarios, there are many "what if's" that can be associated...

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Being A Photographer In The Age Of Social Media

(5) Comments | Posted March 17, 2016 | 4:02 PM

With the rising popularity of digital technology, social media has become a tempting platform for photographers to promote their talents online. Disseminated by Facebook, Instagram on smart phones, tablets and home computers, photography today thrives online. Even though the effectiveness of a social media platform totally depends on every photographer's...

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20 Photos Of Creepy Old Abandoned Houses

(2) Comments | Posted October 29, 2015 | 9:45 AM

Last year, just in time for Halloween we presented you with 13 Photos of Creepy Abandoned Places, where we showed many creepy photos of the weird and unusual things to be found inside old abandoned houses.  Things like creepy family photos and old dentures, to old...

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Photography Prints Make Your Walls Come Alive

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 2:00 PM

Once the furniture sets are settled and the walls are painted, it's time for someone to decorate the bare walls with eye catching and interesting photography prints. When thinking about decorating your walls, the first thing that comes to mind is a painting, a family portrait and wallpaper. Don't you...

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Here's What I Found While Taking Photos of Abandoned Homes

(1) Comments | Posted August 6, 2015 | 1:54 PM

Photographing abandoned houses is something I have been doing for almost four years now, a drop in the bucket compared to many of my peers, however I have made the most of my time, photographing hundreds of abandoned places across Ontario, Michigan and New York State.  

Some call it...

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Photo Essay: 25 Abandoned Houses From Across Ontario

(6) Comments | Posted April 29, 2015 | 6:38 PM

With every passing year we are finding more and more abandoned houses along Ontario's back roads and farmlands. As cities grow and the need for improved infrastructure increases, our cities and towns encroach upon what was once vast farmland. Home builders, real estate companies and developers will buy...

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Rooftopping: What It's Really Like Up There

(1) Comments | Posted February 21, 2015 | 3:14 PM

Rooftopping: we have all seen the dozens of media articles and blogs about this, so this surely is not the first, it won't be the last, and it is not going to be the best.

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Recently, my...

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Where Time Stands Still: 10 Stopped Clocks in Abandoned Places

(0) Comments | Posted February 12, 2015 | 12:56 PM

Abandoned buildings: Time stops the second the door is closed for the last and final time. Most abandoned places are empty with little to no signs of the lives that were once lived. After the door has closed, the elements and time begin to wear on the inside....

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13 Photos of Creepy Abandoned Places [PHOTOS]

(0) Comments | Posted October 28, 2014 | 1:52 PM

On any day, passing an abandoned building can be creepy, but there is something about seeing abandoned buildings in the Fall, specifically around Halloween that cranks the creepy factor high!

The creaking doors, peeling paint, shuttered windows and crumbling roofs. But what about inside? Not many people dare to venture...

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The Mysterious Abandoned Church [PHOTOS]

(6) Comments | Posted February 3, 2014 | 11:17 AM

A rarity among Ontario's abandoned places are churches, Ontario's back roads are full of vacant and abandoned homes and buildings, however churches are a rare find. Cities like Detroit, Buffalo and other U.S. cities offer a full range of abandonments, including churches from large cathedral like to smaller community churches.

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A Look Inside Abandoned Asylums and Hospitals [PHOTOS]

(2) Comments | Posted January 13, 2014 | 5:19 PM

An abandoned medical institution, compared to a normal abandoned house introduces an entirely different level of curiosity and intrigue to the hobby of Urban Exploration and photography. While the abandoned house is small with two-three floors and a handful of rooms -- medical hospitals, mental asylums...

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The Forgotten Staircases of Abandoned Buildings [PHOTOS]

(4) Comments | Posted January 3, 2014 | 5:32 PM

In my first Huff Post Blog about abandoned buildings, I talked about the beauty there is to be found inside these unique and intriguing places. The photos and the story spoke generally about the items you may find from letters to bullets to trophies and photos.

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A Year of Great Heights: Discovering Rooftopping

(0) Comments | Posted December 24, 2013 | 7:36 AM

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2012 was my first year of exploring abandoned places, I started as most do, with simple abandoned houses -- then those houses got larger and my need to explore got bigger. I moved up to a few industrial facilities...

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Curiosity Killed the Cat: A Sad Story From an Abandoned Home

(8) Comments | Posted December 19, 2013 | 6:23 PM

Finding an abandoned home or building is mostly luck, mixed with knowing where to look, and most importantly knowing what signs to look for. Many of the abandoned houses I've found looked abandoned. There are those that you just aren't sure about though...like the subject of this blog post.

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Abandoned Buildings Are Full of Lives Left Behind [PHOTOS]

(6) Comments | Posted December 16, 2013 | 12:22 PM

Abandoned Buildings: the eyesore on the corner, the creepy farmhouse you pass on the back-roads, the large red brick building with the boarded up windows, the vacant factory off in the distance. To most people, they are just a passing sight on a drive with little to no thought or...

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