Chris Luckhardt Captures Eerie Photos of Urban Exploration

By: Brandon Bastaldo - Published: Apr 7, 2013 • References: chrisluckhardt & twistedsifter
Urban exploration is a risky pastime that has thrill seekers, machine lovers and photographers finding their ways into dilapidated buildings, and photographer Chris Luckhardt's eerie photo series goes to show that no matter what your motive is, you would be wise to bring a camera.

Creeping into abandoned movie theaters, amusement parks and high schools, Chris Luckhardt's urban exploration adventures are striking reminders of what happens after we are done using gigantic, multi-million dollar facilities and machines.

Often looking like images of a post-apocalyptic wasteland, Luckhardt's photos showcase that there is a surprising amount beauty even where there has been much destruction and that some of the most breathtaking sights may be ones that have been long forgotten by the world. Stats for Post-Apocalyptic Photography Trending: Older & Buzzing
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