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Hello all!
Just wanted to offer all the Community members 35% off my new book. It covers just about anything you'd want to know about shooting abandoned places: from camera setting through post-processing. Just use the code "URBEX" at checkout. Enjoy!

http://www.peachpit.com/store/urban-exploration-photography-a-guide-to-creating-and-9780134007922

#urbex   #urbanexploration   #urbanexplorationphotography  
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Yeah, nice one Mate.
Never get bored of looking at decomposition in an Urban environment. Spiral staircases, luv em?
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Patient suitcases hidden in the attic of an abandoned psychiatric hospital.

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The  depth of stories they could tell. Thanks for sharing this.
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We stumbled upon some cool machinery in a couple abandoned hospitals over the weekend.

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Hey Urban Exploration:

  As Mr. +Todd Sipes mentioned, his new title "Urban Exploration Photography: A Guide to Creating and Editing Images of Abandoned Places" is available now. 

  As Todd mentioned, you can use the CC: URBEX to get 35% off. This said, we wanted to share a sample chapter from the title to give you a taste of what Todd has been up to.

  Chapter Sample Link: 

  http://ptgmedia.pearsoncmg.com/images/9780134007922/samplepages/9780134007922.pdf

Enjoy the great content everyone and enjoy shooting some wild Urban landscapes.

#UrbanPhotography   #AbandonedPlaces   #Photography   #UrbanExploration   #Abandoned  +Abandoned and decayed Photography 
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Combichrist in San Francisco

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Another shot from an abandoned psych ward on the East Coast. I need to get back out there.

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I'm telling you...May!
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Hi guys, I've added a rule: exceptionally over-processed HDR photos will be removed. I understand that everyone is entitled to their own artistic vision, but I feel like this Community should serve as an example for others. If there are photos which are very bad examples of post-processing, I don't want that to negatively influence newer photographers.

Feel free to tag me in any photos which you feel may violate this rule.
Thank you for all your contributions and for keeping this Community alive!
--Todd
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I think I'll hit my first abandoned building tomorrow. 
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Shots like this make waking up at 4am worth it for me.

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Excellent shot ! Well worth the early rise.
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Some nice rays from the Golden Gate Bridge this morning.

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Lovely shot.
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Diferent circle! Original!
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First time shooting at the Sutro Baths was a success, I think.

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+Mike Hunt Yeah, 75 million views for a video that was full of copyright infringement. The official video for the song is still up so what's the problem?
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One of the only things left in this psychiatric hospital that hadn't been destroyed.

I used this photo as a post processing example in my new book which can be found here:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/0134007921/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?qid=1422890768&sr=8-1&keywords=urban+exploration+photography

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Photographer. Drummer. Business Master. Learning how to takeover the world in my downtime.
Introduction
I'm an avid photographer, soaking up everything I can possibly cram into my brain in the least amount of time. 

I especially enjoy abandoned photography. Living in the San Francisco area provides so much in the way of abandoned history, I like to capture these places using techniques such as HDR and painting with light to give viewers a chance of seeing these places as something other than "old and gross." I also enjoy concert, urban exploration, landscape, and night photography but I'm still exploring all genres.

I'm primarily going to use Google+ as my "photography social network." Since Google+ has such a nice image layout, I'm not going to bombard it with every picture I've ever taken, that's what I use Flickr for. Enjoy!
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I lived in the Canyonlands desert for 3 months while I was learning how to create fire with 2 sticks, trap animals, find water, and navigate by triangulation.
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Product Manager
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Nunchuck skills, bow hunting skills, computer hacking skills...Girls only want boyfriends who have great skills.
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