I've gone pretty deep into my archives to see what I can find, I've featured photos from abandoned insane asylums, vacant hospitals, abandoned houses that seem as though the owners just up and left and many other derelict and creepy old buildings.
I'm not personally a believer of paranormal activities, having explored and photographed everything from insane asylums, hospitals, morgues, homes where people died and homes where there was a suicide I have never felt anything strange or experienced anything out of the ordinary or unexplained.
Milton is just one of many Ontario cities that are building homes all over what were once vast fields and family farms. As developers purchase land and as builders wait for the permits and for the lots to sell, what's left behind are the houses that used to run those farms.
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. Listening to the lyrics I chose to divide each section of the song to a different type of sadness to be found in abandoned houses.
These houses are made even creepier with their broken windows, tattered and torn curtains flapping in the wind, creaky floorboards and slamming front doors, overgrown weeds and critters in the attic -- all the reasons to stay away.
I like to consider it "capturing the present state of the past" -- the rooms remain today (for the most part) as they were in the past, the day the last person walked out the door. Behind closet doors, inside dresser drawers, on top of dressers and especially in attics or basement, you can really find some odd and freaky things in an abandoned house. It may sound odd to a person who either has never heard of photographing abandoned houses, or to someone who has never actually been inside one but there is most definitely beauty in decay.
As we experience growth an alarming number of homes are being left, literally in the dust. Some will be saved and given heritage status, but most will be demolished. But it's not just the physical home that will be lost, inside these homes are memories, photographs and furniture. Many of the images in this photo essay are from homes that are now demolished and these scenes will never be seen again.
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. Paint peels, floors sag, ceilings crumble and eventually the home crumbles onto itself. Here are 10 photos of time, standing still inside long abandoned places.
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! Here, just in time for Halloween are 13 Photos of Creepy Abandoned Places.
Dadipark, Dadizele, Belgium Once known as a place for family fun back in the '80s, this amusement park has sat abandoned