Finding the abandoned Princess Margaret Hospital for Children (PMH) in Perth, Western Australia was a pure fluke. I had originally gone out with the intention of finding an abandoned hotel but whilst driving around the perimeter of the not-so-exciting looking hotel, this huge, formidable building with scaffolding caught my eye. “Princess Margaret Children’s Hospital” was […]
One question I get asked all the time is, “why do you like exploring and photographing abandoned buildings?”. 11 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 […]
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 plans on replacing the site with a new secondary school.
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 at the site and locating an entry point into […]
Hello and welcome to Abandoned World Photography – where you can get lost in history and photography relating specifically to buildings of public interest, heritage and ancient architecture. All of the buildings published by Abandoned World Photography are vacant, abandoned and neglected. They all have a history, some more extensive than others, but there is […]
This is an article that I wrote for the Metro Herald in May, 2013 which discusses why I photograph abandoned buildings and how and where I do it. 2a588e70-beff-4194-9dd1-570a345e84f8