Fan of abandoned & creepy places? You are going to enjoy this one!
We are well aware that many amateur and professional photographers share a passion for capturing the natural world’s splendour. They say it helps them relax and is fun to listen to. However, there are photographers who particularly enjoy taking pictures of historic or otherwise awe-inspiring structures. They rarely go for the tried-and-true approaches. Whether one is interested in them because of a fascination with history, architecture, or even just the eerie atmosphere, these abandoned structures always have a tale to tell. Roman Robroek is the photographer responsible for these stunningly macabre images. To get the best shots, he visits derelict structures all over the world.
Multiple factors can lead to the abandonment of a structure. It’s possible that a natural disaster or the location’s isolation wiped out the local population. The history of a place can be gleaned from its walls. Robroek does an admirable job of capturing the aesthetic appeal of these locations while also making an effort to do justice to the stories they have to tell.
I find it important to document a small piece of history that way,” Robroek said in an interview, “and open the door for people to peek inside the buildings that they normally wouldn’t see.” Next, he continued, “In general, I’m a huge fan of the old architecture. I have no interest in contemporary buildings. In this way, the history of the building can be preserved for future generations.
The mystery now is how he locates such deserted locations. You know, it’s not like it’s a piece of cake to track down locations like that. But we learned that Roman has been virtually exploring for churches using Google Street View. But that’s not all; he reads the papers daily to look for stories about abandoned structures. Wow! That’s what I call going all out for a passion project! Not only does he have a group of trustworthy coworkers who share his passion, but they also work together to discover such locations!
Nothing is more disheartening than seeing a once-popular spot become vandalised, robbed, or sprayed with graffiti as a result of its sudden rise in popularity, so it’s crucial to know who you can trust.
Relax and take in these stunningly disturbing pictures of abandoned churches; you won’t be able to look at them without wondering if you missed something sinister.
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1. Hymn can be heard from far away..
To whom do you pray in that deserted chapel? You’ll have to check out this church in order to find out!
2. The spirits haunt this place….
What if there are screams in the middle of the night?
3. There is no law in the universe that states you have to “die” in place to make it haunted..
Abandon a place and spirits from the other world will come and make it their habitat!
4. The negative energy and spirits are waiting for you…
You will definitely feel an odd energy when you enter this place, that much is certain.
5. This place is giving me a continuous feeling of being watched through those windows.
6. Sudden electrical charge in the air is what you will feel here!
The presence of an electric field indicates the presence of an external source. Be careful!
7. It’s amazing how this picture so beautiful and haunting at the same time!
8. This has got to be one of the most beautiful shots ever!
Consider how amazing this place could look after some TLC is applied.
9. I can already hear whispers, and footsteps.
Can you hear your name being called? You must not risk a backwards glance.
We haven’t even reached the halfway point, and we’re already in awe of the breathtaking images that Roman Robroaek captured. You’ve probably heard the adage, “beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” and this is a picture-perfect illustration of that idea. The pictures tell a very different story than the reality, which is that there was once something more than ruins in these abandoned places. To see many more frightening images, please scroll down.
10. What if the fire in the fireplace starts up on its own?
11. Imagine, giggles and laughter of children being heard from around the corner.
Indeed, his photographs capture both the splendour and the deterioration of these sacred buildings.
12. This is such a beautiful shot!
Through Roman’s art, you’ll get a glimpse of hidden nooks and crannies you’d never find otherwise.
13. Oh. My. God. I think I just shit in my pants.
Seeing this has been giving me nightmares.
14. Do you see the structure of this place? Magnificient!
15. The darkness will lead you to unreal places
“May the beauty that is hidden away be appreciated by all.”
16. Grief or sadness will take over you!
17. The stench of death & decay…
18. That’s a weird place.
It appears to be teeming with supernatural beings.
19. This picture reminds me of the game “Last of us”
Amazing shot though!
Now that we’ve reached the end, there is one thing all of us can agree on. Exactly; a picture is worth a thousand words. Taking photographs of ruins and making them into something that people will both admire and find creepy is no simple task. Which of these photos gave you the creeps or made your skin crawl the most? Leave a comment below and tell us!
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