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
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
Another one of my pictures has managed to make it to join Dark Pripyat in the editors choice selection on 500px!
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
I 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
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
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