Useful tips

Do urban explorers get permission?

Do urban explorers get permission?

For many urban explorers, getting permission to explore abandoned buildings and other facilities never crosses their minds. Some urbex enthusiasts argue that getting approval to enter a site detracts from the exciting, rebellious undercurrent that drew them to urbex in the first place.

How do you take a picture of an abandoned building?

Kerwin suggests the following points to prepare yourself for photographing abandoned buildings:

  1. Make use of satellite maps to find locations.
  2. Bring a sturdy tripod with you in case you need to take low light shots.
  3. Have a flash light or headlamp ready.
  4. Bring a friend.
  5. Have a lens cloth handy.

How do you not get caught Urbexing?

Ask Permission, Not Forgiveness One surefire way of making sure you’re never caught trespassing while urbex it to ask for permission. Many land owners are a matter of public record and if you contact them and present yourself as a photographer or documentarian (which technically, you are…)

What urbex means?

noun. a recreational activity in which people explore derelict urban structures such as abandoned sewers or underground railways or attempt to access areas which are closed to the public such as the roofs of skyscrapers. Often shortened to: urbex.

How do you take good pictures of ruins?

How To Photograph Ruins in 5 Easy Steps

  1. What Gear Do I Need? For general shots of the building and the surroundings you’ll need a wide-angle lens but take your longer zoom along too for getting in close to interesting architectural detail.
  2. Do Your Homework.
  3. Take A Walk.
  4. Look Closer.
  5. Tall And Wide.

What is urban decay photography?

Urban decay photography is the technique of photographing abandoned and rundown buildings. Often illegal, photographers of abandoned buildings typically bypass “no trespassing” signs to capture these spectacular shots.