Category Archives: Chernobyl & Pripyat

Urbanpixels BBC TV Feature

Today was the day of the 27th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in the north of the Ukraine, the BBC ran a feature on their website and TV channels which included some pictures from the Dark Pripyat photo-book from Urbanpixels. Continue reading

3 Years of Pripyat and Chernobyl pictures – A Gallery

It’s been 3 years since i first set foot in Chernobyl and Pripyat over 8 days later and 2000 pictures i decided to put together a collection of Chernobyl pictures which sums up my visits to the Zone. Continue reading

Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant

If you’ve never heard of Chernobyl or Pripyat (which rock have you hid under?) then you can see the route of the cause above!

On the 26th of April 1986 the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded.  The disaster began during a systems test at reactor number four of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the northern area of the Ukraine. Continue reading

Chernobyl 2012 – A Summary

In October of 2012 i again helped arrange another massive trip to the abandoned city of Pripyat in the Chernobyl exclusion zone in the north of the Ukraine, this was to be my third (and last) visit for a while to the area. Continue reading

Dark Pripyat – Available in Print & iTunes

Dark Pripyat is an extraordinary interactive collection of Pripyat and Chernobyl pictures from the abandoned exclusion zone during visits from 2010 & 2011 and is available as a downloadable book from the iBookstore, PDF format  and is also available in print.

Dark Pripyat is Urbanpixels’ first interactive photo book* which is exclusively available on Apple’s iBookstore for the Apple iPad.  We believe that the iPad platform is one of the best to view some of the stunning photography from around the Chernobyl exclusion zone & the abandoned city of Pripyat and is available free for you to download right now. Continue reading

Pripyat Post Office

This image is one of the most stunning paintings i’ve seen so far in the abandoned city of Pripyat in northern Ukraine. Continue reading

Chernobyl Town

I was surprised with the town of Chernobyl, a lot of people forget that Chernobyl isn’t the plant itself but the town slightly to the south. Continue reading

Moscow Eye (Duga-3)

The Moscow Eye was known by many names such as Duga 3 or the Russian Woodpecker, it was a notorious Soviet radio signal that could be sporadically heard on the shortwave radio bands worldwide between July 1976 and December 1989. It sounded like a sharp, repetitive tapping noise, at 10 Hz, giving rise to the “Woodpecker” name. Continue reading

Central Pripyat

Some of my images from my first day in Pripyat of which i stuck to the center of the town, my experience of Pripyat was like no other in my life so far, the amount of land and space which has been laid to waste and the amount of buildings which are unusable as well as the silence and desolate make for 2 days exploration of Pripyat a complete joy for me. Continue reading

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