Essex County Asylum

On Monday I had the pleasure of walking the halls of the abandoned asylum in Cedar Grove, NJ it was simply amazing! From what I understand the grounds have been closed for ten years or so everything was left in an odd standstill. Some of the furniture was clearly from kids going in to hang out/ party and just vandalize the place I love the eerie stillness…Abandoned and beautiful more to come !

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Left Behind

Where ever I am I always have my eye out for abandoned bulidings and or homes. I don’t quite know what it is that draws me to them but I love photographing them! These two images are from a little bungalow in Sag Harbor N.Y.

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St. George, South Carolina

These few images were from my venturing around St. George, South Carolina that we stopped at during my drive north from Florida. One thing that I have started to appreciate more is the fact that we actually have to get off of the highway for gas, food, bathrooms whatever it is we need, instead of car / truck stops every so many miles. Forcing you to actually to see the small towns of america. It just so happens that this little town had a few of the things that I am attracted to most… abandoned houses and rust ! Of course it is a shame that an entire hotel , Ice Cream Stand and a few houses were abandoned but it made for a little bit of fun for me, taking a stretch from the long drive. Its sad to see towns that have the beginnings of a ghost town, but on the flip side for people like me it is a plus I get to show what once was through art, well it is art to me anyway. Creating beauty out of desolate, dilapidated, deteriorating buildings and objects.

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