My First Concert Photography Gig | The Arkells | City and Colour

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My First Concert Photography Gig   Thursday April 6th, 2018 – The night I got to shoot my first concert, something I’d had no experience with, something I have always wanted to try and I finally got that opportunity. Bell Canada was launching a new high speed internet service and to announce this new product … Read moreMy First Concert Photography Gig | The Arkells | City and Colour

Toronto Squared, TimeLapse Video from Yonge & Dundas Toronto

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Toronto Squared, TimeLapse Video from Yonge & Dundas Toronto I recently spent 7 nights in a row filming time lapse footage at Yonge and Dundas Square in Toronto, Ontario. This video features the buzz at Yonge and Dundas during all hours of the night Yonge and Dundas Square in Toronto, Ontario. The heart of the … Read moreToronto Squared, TimeLapse Video from Yonge & Dundas Toronto

Photography and Framing Options for Your Home Décor

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Photography and Framing Options for Your Home Décor Once you enter anyone’s house for the first time, maybe, what you notice first is not all of the family photos but probably the art, a beautiful landscape or still life photo. The interior décor in a house can be impressive and amazing, however, this is the … Read morePhotography and Framing Options for Your Home Décor

Freaktography Online Print Sale

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8×10 Print Sale of My Most Purchased Photo – Foggy Laneway Photo sale will be active through the end of this week, all orders will be processed right away and received within two weeks of order. Quick and easy Paypal payment, you do not require a Paypal account to order. If I sell 10 of … Read moreFreaktography Online Print Sale

Freaktography 2016 Year in Review

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  Freaktography 2016 Year End Review For me, 2016 was more productive than 2015 with more locations visited than any other year. No tickets, no arrests and no (serious) injuries. I started my year as always by exploring a drain, I made my annual visit to Detroit in May, did a day in Buffalo NY … Read moreFreaktography 2016 Year in Review

Freaktography The Ghost Hunter

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Freaktography The Ghost Hunter   The weekend before Halloween I hit a number of abandoned places looking for answers to many of the questions I am often asked. “Do you ever see ghosts?” “Have you ever experienced anything unexplainable or paranormal?” “Where is all the dust?? “Do you believe in ghosts??” FACT – 1 About … Read moreFreaktography The Ghost Hunter

After the Fallout – A Post Apocalypse Life

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After the Fallout – The Story of a Father and Daughter Surviving a Post Apocalypse Life After a Nuclear Fallout. After the Fallout is the story of a father and daughter who after spending three years in a nuclear fallout shelter have begun a life in the post apocalypse world. “Is it safe to come … Read moreAfter the Fallout – A Post Apocalypse Life

Ontario’s Forgotten Abandoned Houses

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A Dying Breed: Ontario’s Forgotten Abandoned Houses In the year 2001 the population in the small town of Milton, Ontario was just over 31,000 people — making this an ideal small town in the province to raise a family. Now, in 2016 the estimated population in Milton is well over 100,000 with projections of 228,000 … Read moreOntario’s Forgotten Abandoned Houses

Tennis Players Abandoned House

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A photo gallery from an avid Tennis Players Abandoned House

Building Your Social Media Photography Following

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Building Your Social Media Photography Following With the rising popularity of digital technology social media has become a tempting platform for photographers to promote their talents online and building your social media photography following is more important now than ever. Disseminated by Facebook, Instagram on smart phones, tablets and home computers, photography today thrives online. … Read moreBuilding Your Social Media Photography Following

What If it’s Not Abandoned?

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How an explorer of abandoned houses known as “The Tourist” walked into an unlikely scenario and formed an unexpected friendship.   Exploring and photographing abandoned houses always comes with its share of surprises, it also often confronts you with some moral questions and scenarios, there are many “what if’s” that can be associated with this hobby.  What … Read moreWhat If it’s Not Abandoned?

Ghost Caught on Camera in Haunted House

Freaktogtraphy (possibly) has a ghost caught on camera in a Haunted House! In my 4 plus years of exploring and photographing abandoned places I have never caught anything paranormal or haunted, unexplainable nor have I ever had a ghost caught on camera.  After a visit to this old abandoned house in Ontario, Canada I do … Read moreGhost Caught on Camera in Haunted House

Freaktography Featured in Reclaim Magazine

Freaktography Featured in Reclaim Magazine Received a pretty exciting email today from Reclaim Magazine in the UK. They had contacted me in the Fall of last year asking if they can do a feature on me and my photos, they sent me some questions to answer and asked for some photos to accompany the piece. … Read moreFreaktography Featured in Reclaim Magazine

The Newspaper Room in the Abandoned Poorhouse

The Newspaper Room in the Abandoned Poorhouse- explained! One of my most popular locations on my website is a location known as the Abandoned Poorhouse also known as the Abandoned County Home. This morning I posted a photo from inside this great abandoned building in New York State, someone commented asking me what is the … Read moreThe Newspaper Room in the Abandoned Poorhouse

Freaktography Urban Exploring Year in Review – 2015

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Freaktography Urban Exploring and Photography Year in Review – 2015 Every year at the end of and beginning of a year of Urban Exploring I look ahead and wonder what unknown locations will present themselves next and what were my highlights of the year that has passed. In 2014 my urban exploring highlights were an … Read moreFreaktography Urban Exploring Year in Review – 2015

20 Photos of Creepy Abandoned Houses

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20 Photos of Creepy Abandoned Houses Last year, just in time for Halloween I posted a blog titled 13 Photos of Creepy Abandoned Places, where I showed photos of the many creepy things I have found inside old abandoned houses.  Things like creepy photos and old dentures to beds still perfectly made to scary stairways … Read more20 Photos of Creepy Abandoned Houses

Jamie Derek Moore

Jamie Derek Moore – Niagara Music Awards Adult Contemporary Artist of the Year A while back one of my oldest friends, Jamie Derek Moore, a musician out of Niagara Falls, Ontario asked if he could use one of my photos for a CD cover so he can submit to the Niagara Music Awards, I gladly … Read moreJamie Derek Moore

Blaire Magazine Feature Photographer

A few months back I was contacted by a magazine from Australia about being the feature photographer in their September issue with a theme of “Urban” They seemed like a very cool group of people with an interesting magazine and good loyal following, so I accepted the offer and submitted some examples of my work … Read moreBlaire Magazine Feature Photographer

Buying Photography Prints Online

Buying Photography Prints Online to Make Your Walls Come Alive   Once the furniture sets are settled and the walls are painted it’s now time for someone to decorate the bare walls by purchasing some eye catching and interesting photography prints online. When thinking about decorating the walls, the first thing that comes to mind is a … Read moreBuying Photography Prints Online

Remembering Jeff Chapman

Remembering Jeff Chapman, aka Ninjalicious Years ago people used to run around and explore abandoned buildings for fun, mostly without a camera, sometimes with a camera. I used to poke around in old buildings in my home town, I even went down into some storm drains below the city I grew up in. Back then, … Read moreRemembering Jeff Chapman

Freaky Finds Volume 4: Photographing Abandoned Houses

Photographing Abandoned Houses Photographing abandoned houses is something  I have been doing for almost four years now, a drop in the bucket compared to many of my peers.  Some call it Urban Exploring, some call it Urbex, others simply call it a hobby, a few even use the fun term “Urban Spelunking”, or my least … Read moreFreaky Finds Volume 4: Photographing Abandoned Houses

A Unique Abandoned House – The Hearse Carriage

An extremely unique abandoned house in a small town in Ontario, Canada. This unique abandoned house has been on the radar of many abandoned enthusiasts for many years, however alarms and neighbours have held most at bay – until recently.   In the past few weeks from the date of this post some curious explorers … Read moreA Unique Abandoned House – The Hearse Carriage

Psychiatric Symptoms

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  Located deep in the tunnels of an abandoned psychiatric hospital is a library, found in the library was a box full of cards that listed various Psychiatric Symptoms, simply labeled “Symptom Index”     Upon further inspection, inside this box were tabs each listing psychiatric symptoms and within each tab was a case/study that was performed on … Read morePsychiatric Symptoms

Abandoned Houses from Across Ontario.

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The Present State of the Past – 25 Abandoned Houses from Across Ontario. – Originally written for Huffington Post Canada – With every passing year we are finding more and more abandoned houses along Ontario’s back roads and farm lands. As cities grow and the need for improved infrastructure increases, our cities and towns encroach upon … Read moreAbandoned Houses from Across Ontario.

Urban Exploration First Quarter Review

In business they do a review of first quarter results so they can forecast and plan out the rest of the year, this is my Urban Exploration Photography Review.  Businesses review to make cuts where needed or spend more in key areas. Is spending up but profits down? Have gas prices had a negative affect … Read moreUrban Exploration First Quarter Review

Freaky Finds Volume 3: Minimalist Photography in Decay

Every once in a while I like to post a series of photographs with a theme.  I’ve had a number of simple photographs with nice lines, simple colours and great examples of Minimalist Photography . Photography with minimalist details that I’ve wanted to put out, but I felt they wouldn’t stand up as a single post. … Read moreFreaky Finds Volume 3: Minimalist Photography in Decay

Rooftopping Photography – What’s it Like up There? (a photo essay)

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Rooftopping Photography, we have all seen the dozens of media articles and blogs about this – so this surely is not the first, it won’t be the last, and it is not going to be the best. Recently, my friend Neil Ta wrote about how he is “F***ing Done” with it, then – in response to … Read moreRooftopping Photography – What’s it Like up There? (a photo essay)

ABANDONED HOUSE OF TREASURES

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ABANDONED HOUSE OF TREASURES A FASCINATING TRUE STORY, IN ALL OF MY RESEARCH I HAVE NOT COME ACROSS A STORY QUITE LIKE THIS ONE. I explored this house in January 2014 after a friend had given me the coordinates and Intel needed to access the house. I knew this house was special from the many … Read moreABANDONED HOUSE OF TREASURES

Where Time Stands Still; 11 Stopped Clocks in Abandoned Places

Where Time Stands Still; 11 Stopped Clocks in Abandoned Places Abandoned buildings: Time stops the second the door is closed for the last and final time.  Most abandoned places are empty with little to no signs of the lives that were once lived.  After the door has closed, the elements and time begin to wear … Read moreWhere Time Stands Still; 11 Stopped Clocks in Abandoned Places

Freaktography Urban Exploring 2014 Year in Review

At the end of the 2013 exploring season I had reached my goal of bigger and better rooftopping, and I had upped the ante in terms of more risky locations.  Coming into the 2014 season I had a few goals 1 – Get so know some of my photography “internet friends” in person. 2 – Discover … Read moreFreaktography Urban Exploring 2014 Year in Review

Freaktography Photograph Appears in the The Flash

Freaktography Image used in S1 E2 of Warner Brothers “The Flash” In September of 2014 I received a  phone call that I never could have imagined would come my way.  Warner Brothers Studios in California called and wanted to licence one of my photographs for use in a television show they are working on. The details were … Read moreFreaktography Photograph Appears in the The Flash

Mysterious Abandoned Church

**Originally Posted on Huffington Post Canada** A rarity among Ontario’s abandoned places are churches, Ontario’s back roads are full of vacant and abandoned homes and buildings, however churches are a rare find. Cities like Detroit, Buffalo and other U.S. cities offer a full range of abandonments, including churches from large cathedral like to smaller community … Read moreMysterious Abandoned Church

Urban Exploring 2013

A Look Back at 2013 As my 2012 exploring season came to an end I had set one goal for 2013 – More Rooftopping! So let’s start there… The Dark Freak Rises (explored) by Freaktography, on Flickr Craving by Freaktography, on Flickr So, so you think you can tell by Freaktography, on Flickr It’s a … Read moreUrban Exploring 2013

Freaky Finds Volume 1: The Forgotten Staircases of Abandoned Buildings

In my recent blog about Abandoned Buildings, I talked about the beauty there is to be found inside these unique and intriguing places. The photos and the story spoke generally about the items you may find from letters to bullets to trophies and photos. The personal items within an abandoned house are things you have … Read moreFreaky Finds Volume 1: The Forgotten Staircases of Abandoned Buildings

My First Storm Drain

My First Storm Drain: In late 2012 after having spent a great deal of time exploring and shooting abandoned buildings, hospitals, train stations and houses I found myself more and more intrigued by the images I had been seeing of Toronto Rooftopping.  So, late in the year I started doing some research and around November … Read moreMy First Storm Drain

Urban Exploring – The Castle in the Hills

The Crumbling Castle in the Hills My recent trip to an abandoned hospital in New York got me thinking of my solo road trip I took last year, it gave me the idea to revisit those photos and post the experience here for others to enjoy. In November 2012, I was in need of something bigger … Read moreUrban Exploring – The Castle in the Hills

Hospital Infiltration

This triple crane, 2.7 Billion dollar, 1.6 million sq. ft multi-level monster of a construction site has been taunting me for months and begging me for a visit. It’s cranes can be seen from all over the city and i’ve been itching to climb one and enjoy the view, followed by a night time walk … Read moreHospital Infiltration

The Cat Lady House

Finding an abandoned home or building is mostly luck, mixed with knowing where to look and most importantly knowing what signs to look for. Many of the abandoned houses I’ve found looked abandoned. There are those that you just aren’t sure about though…take the crazy cat lady house for example.  Like most urban explorers do, … Read moreThe Cat Lady House

The One True King (rooftopping)

Twice denied by this tower in the heart of Toronto’s downtown core, finally she opened up to me. A rarely available rooftop, I should have stayed up until the sun went down to enjoy the views and the city lights – but there was another stop planned..hopefully my return visit another night will bring me … Read moreThe One True King (rooftopping)

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