Detroit Urbex Blends Vintage Captures with Present Day Shots

By: Michael Hemsworth - Published: Jan 21, 2013 • References: detroiturbex & itsnicethat
These collages by Detroit Urbex blend old and new photos of abandoned locations around the Michigan metropolis with eerie results. The photographers take present day photos and paste old shots of the same location over it to help accentuate the bold transitions that have taken place. This set in particular focuses on an abandoned high school in the Detroit area with a wide array of shots from the gymnasium, auditorium, various classrooms and library that bring the viewer right back to the institutions prime operating years.

The Detroit Urbex website highlights a number of locations in and around Detroit that have fallen victim to severe urban decay where a lack of funding has lead to many structures being deemed unsafe. Stats for Creepy Then-and-Now Collages Trending: Older & Warm
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