Abandoned buildings, still covered with peeling paint and littered with rotting furniture, are often the stuff of nightmares and horror flicks, but our featured awesome album for today also shows us the melancholic beauty held within the walls of these forgotten spaces.
They’re often downright scary and nightmare-inducing, but that certainly did not keep our fellow lomographer atropaworkshop from recently exploring an abandoned building in his hometown of Sofia, Bulgaria. Armed with a Canon EOS SLR camera, rolls of Lomography Color Negative 800, a friend or two — and a bunch of guts, we suppose — he explored around what appears to be once a grandiose space in its prime. Now, we have this gallery of impressive UrbEx photos to flip through and admire:
The Awesome Albums series is exactly what it says on the tin — it’s a love letter of sorts from the Editors addressed to user-uploaded albums that had caught their eye and had inadvertently fallen in love with. Please understand though, they’re really just here to express their love and nothing more.