The Film Studio

The Film Studio was a buzzing studio for various films spanning from the nearly 1950’s to the latest full production in 1990.
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It’s been a quiet time.

Theres not been many updates here on Urbanpixels.co.uk in the past few months, i’ve found myself extremely busy with other issues and tasks that life throws at you. Alas things will start to improve shortly. More explores and more pictures are coming soon and i can’t wait to get going. Continue reading

Zeche DB (DE)

Back to the Ruhr, I’ve had a bit of time over a working weekend in Germany so decided to hit up one of the great collieries which should really get more attention for it’s amount of awesome features. Continue reading

The Portal

The cooling tower at the IM power plant in Belgium has been visited many times by many other explorers but they often miss one of the most captivating parts of it, underneath. Continue reading

Power Plant Mega (DE)

This power station has been supplied with some steroids at some point, it’s one of Germany’s “Mega” power stations with the main turbine hall consisting of 14 turbines producing a peak power of 3520mw. I’m certainly glad i visited here and was worth the 1200miles driven. Continue reading

CSGD (BE)

It’s nice to see something new* I struggled to find any pictures or other reports from here regarding the newer part of the 3 plants on the site (the euro boys probably been on it for months, probably) Continue reading

Nettle Prison (DE)

Water on an explore is usually bad (unless you’re draining) however when you are trying to get across a 6m wide moat it’s more of a problem.. Especially when the tree you are trying to walk across is full of moss and branches which snap as soon as you look at them never mind when you grab them for dear life. Continue reading

Dr. Anna (DE)

I’ve had my eyes on Dr. Anna’s house for a while now, i’ve seen many other reports which shows the beauty of decay along with other fascinating items which proved a visit was needed before the inevitable happens. 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

How to install Pripyat maps for iPhone

iphone5sI get around quite a bit with my photography and urban exploration, the last few years i’ve visited the abandoned city of Pripyat in northern Ukraine where in 1986 the Chernobyl nuclear power plant exploded.

My first 2 trips to the zone where fantastic, but i only had paper maps, so for my 3rd trip i decided to make some digital maps which could be viewed on my iPhone, with the help of Galileo offline maps which is an excellent program for the job and doesn’t need a data connection!

Quite a lot of people are visiting the zone these days so i decided to put together this little guide so you can also have these excellent maps on your phone so your visit doesn’t turn into a snippet from Chernobyl Diaries. Continue reading

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