Top 10 List Strangest Things I’ve Found While Urban Exploring

Top 10 List Strangest Things I’ve Found While Urban Exploring In recent weeks I have seen many people posting photos of strange things they have found while Urban Exploring in abandoned places.  This is also one of the most asked questions I get when I meet people or when people message me. So, here is …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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