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Relinquished

Relinquished (From East to West) represents my movement in 2018 further afield including outside the constraints of Europe, looking for the best in abandoned places and lost or hidden architecture. The images were shot in Georgia, Romania, France and Italy.

The Birdsnest | Italy

The Birdsnest | Italy

A fine painted mural dons the walls of this abandoned villa in Central Italy.

Painting over the Cracks | Italy

Painting over the Cracks | Italy

Italy has some stunning locations, this is a house in the Florence/Tuscany region.

Cracked | Italy

Cracked | Italy

Beautiful grounds in Western Italy, of a former church and monastery.

The Collapse | Italy

The Collapse | Italy

A fallen villa in Italy that I finally got to shoot earlier this year, after 3 unsuccessful attempts.

Rosa Dorata | Italy

Rosa Dorata | Italy

A stunning Italian theater that I got to photograph in 2018, beautiful architecture and colour.

Golden Hour | Italy

Golden Hour | Italy

Standing in this earthquake ruined chapel we thought we had missed the moment - seconds later the sky filled with golden light sending beams inside the collapsed roof - Italy at its finest!

 Playing the Blues | Italy

Playing the Blues | Italy

A disused piano inside a mansion in rural central Italy.

Autumn Hues | Italy

Autumn Hues | Italy

I actually shot this large mansion in October 2016, however I did not edit this shot until the Summer of 2018.

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Rose Petal | Italy

Rose Petal | Italy

Wow, I forgot about this edit. It was sitting on my hard drive never posted. An Italian classic from 2016.

 A Grand Welcome | France

A Grand Welcome | France

Oh this place was a stunner - a 3rd attempt, and finally some success here in an abandoned mansion in Eastern France.

Levels | Georgia

Levels | Georgia

A stunning abandoned mansion that I discovered online, located in Georgia.

Twirls & Soviet Swirls | Georgia

Twirls & Soviet Swirls | Georgia

Shot in March 2018 by my good friend Daniel Lister, he employed my services to edit this shot. With his permission I list it here. I did actually return to take the shot myself in October 2018, but the place had been somewhat received vandalism in the form of graffiti and broken elements.

Circling Around | Georgia

Circling Around | Georgia

A new photography destination for me in 2018, I ended up visiting twice and this is now the country where I shall run my first photography workshops and tours.

S Curve | Georgia

S Curve | Georgia

Ok, so this is not abandoned but a very neglected stairwell hidden in Georgia. A stunner, inside and out.

Drop Shadow | Georgia

Drop Shadow | Georgia

The former hotel turned residential apartment in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Water Features | Belgium

Water Features | Belgium

I don’t visit Belgium very often these days, but when I do…

Surveillance | Hungary

Surveillance | Hungary

Abandoned in Central Europe. The ceiling has so much detail - really nice architecture.

The Yard | Hungary

The Yard | Hungary

The courtyard of an abandoned hotel somewhere in Hungary that I shot in 2017.

A sleep-over | France

A sleep-over | France

Believe it or not I actually camped inside this mansion in the summer of 2018, a very old spot that the locals now know about - hence my very disturbed sleep that night.

The Gate House | France

The Gate House | France

A tiny disused chapel in Eastern France, that I shot in the Summer of 2018.

Into the Blue | Romania

Into the Blue | Romania

A stunning corridor inside a former spa or thermal baths in Romania.