Why I Love Exploring and Taking Photographs of Abandoned Buildings

One question I get asked all the time is, “why do you like exploring and photographing abandoned buildings?”. 7 years on, the answer is always the same and I want to share it with you guys. In this blog, I will explain why it’s my favourite hobby and hopefully inspire others to take it up … Continue reading Why I Love Exploring and Taking Photographs of Abandoned Buildings

Abandoned Broadway Hotel, Brisbane

The abandoned Broadway Hotel in Brisbane has been protected by the Queensland Heritage Register since 1992, but sadly, not from arsonists, graffiti artists or squatters. The building has been destroyed by three fires and much of the structure, walls and ceilings are totally dilapidated. The ground floor is still mostly intact whereas the upper floor … Continue reading Abandoned Broadway Hotel, Brisbane

Abandoned Balmain Tigers League Club

Abandoned Balmain Tigers Leagues Club, Sydney

Site: Balmain Tigers League Club Value: $22million The Balmain Tigers League Club was built in 1957 for its die-hard fans. The building now sits abandoned, open to many squatters and is in very bad condition. In one of the rooms, there is about 7 dirty mattresses lying in a row from one end of the … Continue reading Abandoned Balmain Tigers Leagues Club, Sydney

S-21 Torture Prison, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

I visited Cambodia recently and during my trip I visited an abandoned torture prison, formerly known as S-21. The site used to be a school but 50 years ago was overtaken by a Cambodian Communist party, the Khmer Rouge. From 1975 – 1979, they waged a bloody war on the civilians of Cambodia and murdered … Continue reading S-21 Torture Prison, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Abandoned Macquarie Boys’ Technology High School (Parramatta, Sydney) – Derelict World Photography - Lainey Quinn

Abandoned Macquarie Boys’ Technology High School (Parramatta, Sydney)

Site Name: Macquarie Boys' Technology High School Site Location: Parramatta, Sydney Site Value: Over 10 million dollars Since it closed down in 2008, the Macquarie Boys' Technology High School has been left vacant and open to vandalism. The site was incredibly easy to find and a hole in the fence meant not much thought had to be … Continue reading Abandoned Macquarie Boys’ Technology High School (Parramatta, Sydney)

Abandoned Harperbury Hospital, Radlett (UK) – Derelict World Photography - Lainey Quinn

Derelict Harperbury Hospital, Radlett (UK)

The derelict Harperbury Hospital in Radlett (UK) used to be a mental health and learning disabilities hospital built on the remains of World War 1 hangers. It was first opened in 1928 and started becoming derelict in the early 2000's. I visited this site back in 2017 and it was one of the best explorations … Continue reading Derelict Harperbury Hospital, Radlett (UK)

Abandoned House, Enniskerry (Ireland) - Derelict World Photography - Lainey Quinn

Derelict House, Enniskerry.

I usually have a rule that I never go into an abandoned house but I broke that when I went away for a weekend to Enniskerry. I saw this derelict building on the side of the road, door wide open, so I let my curiosity get the better of me. In I went, to a … Continue reading Derelict House, Enniskerry.