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Ireland School/College

Abandoned School, Monkstown Farm (Dublin, Ireland)

This abandoned school was around the corner from my friend’s house and was so hidden, I only noticed it recently. The two of us popped in for a look around one day and had a bit of an adventure. Access was very easy as the school is tucked away in a residential area that’s known […]

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Australia School/College

Abandoned Macquarie Boys’ Technology High School, Sydney

Site Name: Macquarie Boys’ Technology High SchoolSite Location: Parramatta, SydneySite Value: Over 10 million dollars Since it closed down in 2008, the Macquarie Boys’ Technology High School has been left vacant and open to vandalism. The site was incredibly easy to find and a hole in the fence meant not much thought had to be […]

Abandoned World Photography

Explore the Countries Ireland The UK Australia Thailand Vietnam Cambodia Types of Buildings Mental Asylums School Military Hospital Religious Powerstation Abandoned World Photography encourages adventure and urban exploration photography, and condemns vandalism, theft and littering. Lainey Tess Quinn, Creator of Abandoned World Photography Full List of Categories

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Cambodia Military Site School/College

S-21 Torture Prison, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

I visited Cambodia recently and during my trip I visited an abandoned torture prison, formerly known as S-21. The site used to be a school but 50 years ago was overtaken by a Cambodian Communist party, the Khmer Rouge. From 1975 – 1979, they waged a bloody war on the civilians of Cambodia and murdered […]

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Religious Building Vietnam

Abandoned Franciscan Mission Ruins, Dalat, Vietnam

The stunning Franciscaines Misionnaires de Marie ruins caught my eye when I was driving around Dalat on the back of a motorbike. An urban explorer always spots an abandoned building from far away! As I wasn’t sure about the safety of heading into abandoned buildings in Vietnam alone, I hired a bike and an English […]

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Australia

Top 5 Urban Exploration Photographers in Australia 2020

The urban exploration community is on the rise, worldwide, and nationally within Australia. Whilst it’s hard to calculate how big the community actually is, I wanted to start by shining light on some of Australia’s top urbex abandoned building photographers. These lads and lassies have been undertaking the same work as I have over many, […]

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My Experiences & Tips

Why I Love Exploring and Taking Photographs of Abandoned Buildings

One question I get asked all the time is, “why do you like exploring and photographing abandoned buildings?”. 7 years on, the answer is always the same and I want to share it with you guys. In this blog, I will explain why it’s my favourite hobby and hopefully inspire others to take it up […]

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Ireland School/College

St. Mary’s Secondary School, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland

This building had been a two-storey convent school for girls, erected in 1901. The number of attendees dwindled and it closed in 2007. Thankfully, I got in three days before the JCBs moved in on their prey and completely demolished it. The Department of Education plan on replacing the site with a new secondary school.

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Home/House Ireland

Aldborough House, Dublin, Ireland

Many abandoned buildings are used by squatters to sleep in, drink, take drugs or perform illegal acts. Drug use has been evident in almost every building I have photographed but has never stopped me from wanting to explore. Aldborough House was a different story. Upon arriving to the site and locating an entry point into […]

About Me

Hello! 🙂  I’m Lainey, the photographer and creator behind Abandoned World Photography. I’m Irish, female and urban exploration (urbex) and the photography of abandoned buildings has been my favourite hobby for over 10 years now. For some reason, climbing through a broken window of jagged glass and jumping down into the grand hall of a […]