Places

Fjadrargljufur canyon from the viewing platforms

Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon, Iceland

Fjaðrárgljúfur canyon is a 100 metre deep canyon stretches for 2km with the Fjaðrá river flowing at the base of the sheer moss covered rock walls.
A flower meadow with fields and sea in the distance

Stogumber Wildflower Meadow, Somerset

Stogumber wildflower meadow is a small area planted each year by a farmer to raise funds for charity. It is a beautiful location for photography and wildlife watching.
pink orchid with green field behind at shapwick Heath

How To Visit Shapwick Heath in Somerset

Shapwick Heath Nature Reserve is located on the Somerset Levels and is perfect for wildlife encounters. This short guide will show you how to make the most of your visit.
lighthouse light with birds

UK Lighthouses – Quick Facts

Lighthouses are found all around the coast of the UK. They are essential for the safety of mariners along the coast and are often on the list of places to visit for visitors to an area.
Main building in Pripyat with black and yellow radiation symbol

A Stroll Around Abandoned Pripyat

Pripyat City was home to the workers of the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant. It was evacuated in April 1986 and has never been inhabited since. The buildings remain, decaying and being engulfed by mother nature making it a special place for urban decay exploring and photography
peace dove and atomic symbol at Chernobyl Nuclear Power station

Visiting Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant

The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant was the location for the horrific and devastating nuclear disaster on 26th April 1986. Today the site is being decommissioned and is a reminder of what can go wrong even in controlled conditions. Photography here is limited but it is possible to capture the mood of the site
Palace of culture in sunlight with winter trees

Abandoned Zalissya Village, Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Zalissya was a vibrant village before the disaster at Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. It is now a silent village slowly being reclaimed by nature. it is one of the first locations visited by many tours and is ideal for photographers looking for a small introduction to photographing the exclusion zone
pods on ferris wheel

Abandoned Pripyat Amusement Park

Pripyat Amusement Park was built for May Day 1986 but only opened for one morning before the city was evacuated and it was abandoned. It is a photographic landmark in the centre of this silent city
Pripyat city from tower block

Pripyat Tower Blocks

Pripyat was an emerging city when the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant accident occurred. The tower blocks remain as an insight into people’s lives.
Monument to those who saved the world in Chernobyl

Chernobyl – Memorials and Life

Chernobyl is a small town within the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. It has a number of memorials and buildings that can be explored and photographed during a tour to this unique area
looking up into the sun from the bottom of the antennae

“Duga” Radar System, Ukraine

The Duga over the horizon Radar System near Chernobyl is a massive relic of the Cold War between the former USSR and the West. It is now abandoned and crumbling within the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
kindergarten doll on a chair

Kindergarten Number 10 – Cheburashka

Kindergarten Number 10 - Cheburashka is in the north of the Pripyat City within the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. It is abandoned and being taken over by mother nature. It offers photography opportunities when viewed from the outside (entry to the buildings are not allowed)
Street art of three figures jumping over a barrel

Street Art Around the Abandoned City of Pripyat

Pripyat City was abandoned on 27th April 1986, the day following the nuclear accident at the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station. Since then nature has taken over. Slowly art has appeared on the walls, memories of the disaster and the wild animals of the zone being some of the more frequently seen
two shoes on a shelf with green wall

Kopachi Village and Kindergarten

Kopachi Kindergarten is all that remains of the village after the disaster at Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986. It is a great insight into the lives of the youngest members of the community