Publisher: Random House
From the empty magical theatres of Detroit to the lost playgrounds of Chernobyl, there are places across the globe that were once a hub of activity, but are now abandoned and in decay. With nature creeping in and reclaiming these spots, we are left with eerie crumbling ruins and breath-taking views of deserted places, that offer us a window into past and capture our imagination. Abandoned showcases the very best photographs from around the world documenting this phenomenon. More immersive than a museum and more human that a lecture, abandoned photography has given the world an exciting way to look at our history and the places we have long neglected. Compiled and curated by photographer and former urban explorer, Mathew Growcoot.
Author: Flame Tree Studio, Michael Kerrigan
The lost dreams of humanity are captured in this evocative exploration of abandoned buildings, a people struck down by calamity or neglect, then over-run by time and nature, as the planet moves slowly to regain its supremacy against the noisy, our mechanical clatter. The incredible new book explores the half-life of abandoned interiors.
Seek out a marine graveyard in Brittany, a spectacular former coal mine in Germany¹s Ruhr basin, an abandoned hospital complex in Poland, ghostly plaster figures installed at a dilapidated church in the Czech Republic, closed-down prisons and asylums, deserted factories...Since the resounding success of his two earlier volumes, published in 2009 and 2013, Sylvain Margaine still travels the world in search of these forbidden places, forgotten by everyone.An exceptional photographic report.
Along These Lines
Author: John Sheridan Biays, Carol Wershoven
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value; this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a Course ID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyWritingLab(tm) does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyWritingLab, search for: 0133921115 / 9780133921113 Along These Lines: Writing Sentences and Paragraphs with Writing from Reading Strategies Plus MyWritingLab with Pearson eText - Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133944131 / 9780133944136 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText - Glue In Access Card 013394414X / 9780133944143 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText - Inside Star Sticker 0321984013 / 9780321984012 Along These Lines: Writing Sentences and Paragraphs For courses in College Developmental Writing. Foundational Skills for Effective Writing Clear, effective writing is an increasingly important skill in today's modern world. Along These Lines: Writing Sentences & Paragraphs guides students step by step through the writing process with in-depth instruction on grammar, paragraph construction, and short essays. Each chapter has numerous individual and collaborative exercises along with contextualized practical writing applications such as workplace writing, classroom-centered and academic material. This text also includes a chapter on "Writing from Reading" demonstrating how writing and reading are interconnected processes. Encouraging critical thinking and personal engagement, the Sixth Edition of Along These Lines: Writing Sentences & Paragraphs includes invaluable resources, interactive exercises, and continual step-by-step reinforcement of the writing process to give writers a solid foundation for future success. Also Available with MyWritingLab(tm) This title is also available with MyWritingLab -- an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts.
Atlas of Lost Cities
Author: Aude de Tocqueville
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
Like humans, cities are mortal. They are born, they thrive, and they eventually die. In Atlas of Lost Cities, Aude de Tocqueville tells the compelling narrative of the rise and fall of such notable places as Pompeii, Teotihuacán, and Angkor. She also details the less well known places, including Centralia, an abandoned Pennsylvania town consumed by unquenchable underground fire; Nova Citas de Kilamba in Angola, where housing, schools, and stores were built for 500,000 people who never came; and Epecuen, a tourist town in Argentina that was swallowed up by water. Beautiful, original artwork shows the location of the lost cities and depicts how they looked when they thrived.
Author: Kieron Connolly
From forgotten railway stations to flooded shopping malls, from secret Cold War bunkers to radiation zones, Abandoned Places explores more than 100 fascinating lost worlds from all around the globe.
Author: Henk Van Rensbergen
* Nominated for a Cutting Edge Award for Best Styled Book* This new pocket-sized takes the best images from Abandoned Places 1, 2, 3 and The Photographer's Selection, now with brand new material* Abandoned-places.com attracts thousands of visitors to view this unique projectHis photographs have been called "haunting" by The Wall Street Journal. Photographer and urban explorer Henk Van Rensbergen bundles the most fascinating images of abandoned buildings he discovered worldwide in a brand new book. With his first book on abandoned places, Van Rensbergen took the photography world by storm. His beautiful images of mysterious dilapidated castles, factories, and hospitals earned critical acclaim. The new pocket-sized book Abandoned Places takes the best images from Abandoned Places 1, 2, 3 and The Photographer's Selection, now with brand new material.
Author: Cody McFadyen
Investigating the works of a serial killer for hire who kills wives and effectively hides all evidence until the cases are closed, FBI Special Agent Smoky Barrett and her team fight to crack his operation and discover that he may be targeting Smoky. By the author of The Face of Death. Reprint.
Author: Flame Tree Studio, Julian Beecroft
Publisher: Abandoned Places
Ancient civilisations in Vietnam, the lost cities of the Amazon, the cities and towns of humankind have fought for space against the overwhelming power of nature. We think we've mastered it, but discoveries across the world show abandoned cities, their proud buildings now flooded, overtaken by the forests, nature taking back what once was its own, with the slow, relentlessness of time. But there are modern places too, towns built by corrupt local officials that were never occupied, amusement parks closed due to terrible tragedy, settlements sinking ineluctably into the mud, cities destroyed by radiation, these are the remnants of a generation, an entire society wiped from the earth, leaving only dismembered traces of memory. This exotic, powerful new book evokes the eerie, haunted places that retain small touches of humanity: a car with only one wheel, a battered doll, torn shirts on a washing line, a broken ferris wheel, all of them are shattered dreams that dwell now only in the imagination.
Author: Jonglez Publishing
Rediscovering our forgotten heritage No Entry'; 'Dangerous Site Keep Out; Trespassers Will Be Prosecuted': common sights on walls or perimeter fences around many of the world's abandoned sites. These warnings allude to potential dangers and prove an ineffective deterrent against thieves and vandals. To the urban explorer/photographer these signs simply serve to whet the appetite for the promise of hidden wonders that may lie beyond. For those who ignore the warnings and climb the fences, what awaits is usually worth the risks. Vast industrial spaces that feel more like an alien landscape or poignant residential settings, which are slowly surrendering to the inexorable advance of nature. Places once alive with sound and movement, now silent and still, but no less sensory. Immense and powerful beauty resides in these forgotten places. For some, just getting inside a location to experience this alternative form of sightseeing is enough to satisfy a desire to simply go where one shouldn't. But for some there is a need to capture the essence of a location in words and pictures, giving others a metaphorical leg-up over the fences, to walk them through the remaining ruins. Matt Emmett falls into the latter of these groups, travelling regularly to places in the UK and across Europe. He seeks out vast power stations and their cooling towers, steel works, mines, bunkers, tunnels, schools, engine sheds, hotels, castles and a myriad of other buildings. All have their own stories to tell in a variety of voices and without the distraction, sounds and people who inhabited them, those stories are clear and strong and the character of each location is laid bare. Architectural Digest: "Photographer Matt Emmett has made a name for himself by pushing the boundaries to capture epic imagery of Europe s most forgotten ruins." International Business Times: "Matt Emmett's 'Forgotten Heritage' photography project uncovers the brutal beauty of abandoned buildings and derelict industry."
Author: Brian Vanden Brink
Publisher: Down East Books
Brian Vanden Brink is one of America's most sought-after architectural photographers. He is also drawn to the mystery and unexpected beauty found in abandoned architecture. Here Vanden Brink captures and illuminates in stunning black and white images abandoned structures such as mills, bridges, grain elevators, churches, and storefronts-structures that once were important and useful. With text by historic preservation expert Howard Mansfield, this collection of photos grants permanence to places that may soon vanish forever.
Getting a compelling shot in an abandoned structure is what urban exploration—or UrbEx—photography is all about. But that’s much easier said than done. UrbEx photography is one of the most challenging genres to shoot due to the dark environments, unpredictable circumstances, and various threats to one’s safety. Preparation is key and time can be limited for pulling off great shots. In Urban Exploration Photography, photographer Todd Sipes walks you through everything you need to know about composing, shooting, and processing photos of abandoned places. You’ll start with preparing for a shoot, including what to bring, what to wear, and when to go. Then you’ll dive into shooting with an in-depth look at composition, subject matter, and various techniques that can be used for different circumstances. After gaining a thorough understanding of how to shoot, you’ll get a detailed look at Todd’s post-processing workflow from start to finish using Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, Google Nik Collection, OnOne Perfect Photo Suite, and more. You’ll finish off with complete walkthroughs of select images that you can step through using the author’s raw camera files. You’ll also learn: General guidelines for camera settings and gear How to shoot in the dark How to select the best subject matter What qualities of light to look for 32-bit HDR and luminosity masking How to bracket your shots How to avoid common mistakes Numerous other tips and tricks that will save you time in the field
This title explores more than 100 bunkers, pillboxes, submarine bases, forts, and gun emplacements from the North Sea to Okinawa. Included are defensive structures, such as the Maginot Line on France's eastern border with Germany, Germany's own western and eastern border defences, and the Atlantic Wall, the German-built bunkers and pillboxes on the coast from Denmark down to Brittany.
Author: Sylvain Margaine
Following the success of Sylvaine Margaine's first book, Forbidden Places, Abandoned France continues his journey in search of forbidden and often overlooked places. He draws attention to the dramatic fate of the country's heritage, the preservation of which has become a matter for serious reflection. An exceptional photographic report. Brand new ......
Author: Rusty Tagliareni, Christina Mathews
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Antiquity Echoes is a guided tour of some of our nation's most compelling abandoned locations. With a wide spectrum of places covered, readers will be walking the dark halls of an abandoned mental asylum on one page and lost in the overgrowth of an abandoned theme park on the very next. With a focus on history and first-hand accounts by the author, Antiquity Echoes is far more than a collection of photography and text, it's an adventure story. Photographer Rusty Tagliareni spent years traveling the country documenting forlorn locations throughout the United States, sharing his deep passion for history and preservation and what has generated alliances with many historic societies and preservation organizations. What makes a place worth remembering? Antiquity Echoes ventures that this value derives from the lessons a place can teach us, even long after it has been of use. No matter how forgotten a place has come to be, underneath the overgrowth, cracked paint, and filth of ages, lie countless stories awaiting a sympathetic ear.