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Group Show: 50 Photos of Abandoned Spaces From Around the World

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Macassar beach pavilion, Cape Town, South Africa © Helena Krige

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Abandoned truck, Connecticut © Alan Pittman

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Gaswork station, Warsaw, Poland © Tomasz Gotfryd

This group show proves photographer’s fascination with the lonely and forgotten. We were overwhelmed with the number of submissions, receiving almost 600 images total from all over the globe. Will Ellis, photographer and curator of Abandoned NYC,  was our judge for this call. It was a challenge to narrow them down, but we are pleased to present 50 photographs of the world’s most abandoned spaces.

Congratulations to Helena Krige, Alan Pittman and Tomasz Gotfryd, who will receive a one-year subscription to Squarespace, the innovative website publishing platform perfect for the creative. They make it simple to create professional websites that are 100% customizable, making web design accessible to everyone. Complete with award-winning designs, hosting, domains, commerce, and 24/7 support, Squarespace offers photographers more ways to market themselves and grow their business.

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Nevskaia zastava, Russia, St. Petersburg © Ekaterina Vasilyeva

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Cooling tower, Belgium © Guillaume Ducreux

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Beauty day at the Pines Resort, South Fallsburg, New York © Karen Newman

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Beelitz Heilstätten (war hospital/sanatorium), Brandenburg, Germany © Adam Ballhaussen

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A basketball hall in a German military camp. The painting on the wall hints that this was used during the Nazi olympics of 1936 © Darren Nisbett

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Theater, Havana, Cuba © Debi Cornwall

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Castle, Belgium © Guillaume Ducreux

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Port Arthur, Texas © Jody Domingue

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House on Admiral’s Row, Brooklyn Navy Yard, NY © Ramsay de Give

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Locker room, packaging house, Brooklyn Domino Sugar Refinery, NY © Paul Raphaelson

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Coal mine, western Germany. There a thousands of cages hanging at the ceiling © Christiaan Lukkien

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la Petite Ceinture, vanishing railroad track, Paris, France © Pierre Folk

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Old Hospital, Tanga, Tanzania © Tristan Edsall

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Orkney, Scotland © Claire Maxwell

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Bradlees, Manchester, Connecticut © Charlotte Canner

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Fallen Screen, Proctor’s Theater, New Jersey © Lindsay Blair Brown

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Zandeken village which disappeared in the expansion of the harbor of Ghent, Belgium © Bruyneel Tjorven

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Skeleton Pier, West Side Highway, NYC © Joni Sternbach

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Iraqi Embassy, Berlin, Germany © Simson Petrol

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Incinerator #3, Montreal, Canada © Frederic Ansermoz

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Cold cuts, Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York © C. Bay Milin

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Catania, Italy © Salvatore Fiorenza

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Luxury home that caught fire, Adelaide, Australia © Bri Hammond

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Rock River, WY © Paul Sisson

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Rose chapel, Belgium © Dimitri Castrique

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Hotel, Berlin, Germany © Patrick Morarescu

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B-52 Bomber sitting under the full moon in an undisclosed California desert © Amy Heiden

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Abandoned raceway, Trentham outside Wellington City, New Zealand © Ambrose Benedict

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Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY, 3rd Ave & 3rd Street (now Whole Foods) © Miska Draskoczy

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Kolmanskop, former diamond mining village, Sperrgebiet, Namibia © Marita van Rooyen

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Fukushima Exclusion Zone, Japan © Andrea Bonisoli Alquati

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Founded by St. Francis from Assisi in 1222, used as a hospital from 1874 to 1994, Terracina , Italy © Ettore Maragoni

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A bathroom sink frozen in time on the second floor of an abandoned hotel in upstate New York © Kathryn Nee

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Soccer field, Willemstad, Curacao (the dutch Antilles) © Joëlle de Vries

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Mountain house, Zakopane, Poland © Gabriela Kaszycka

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“Hospital X”, New York © Deejay Forte

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Small mining town, Acland, Australia © Chris Bowes

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French Navy hospital, Rochefort en mer, France © Christophe le Potier

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Luxury home that caught fire, Adelaide, Australia © Bri Hammond

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Barber shop, Otrobanda, Curacao (the dutch Antilles) © Joëlle de Vries

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Spreepark, an East Berlin-era amusement recently destroyed by a fire, Germany © Beto Ruiz Alonso

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Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada © Anica James

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Auditorium, Alderwood Collegiate Institute, Toronto, Ontario © Andrew Etchen

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Iron factory, Diósgy?r, Hungary © Ágnes Básthy

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Abandoned truck, Connecticut © Alan Pittman

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Abandoned school, North West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania © Frank W. Saylor

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