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Location DB > Japan > Nagasaki Prefecture > Hashima > Gunkanjima > Abandoned after 1974 > island20.jpg

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Posted by The Hitman's Daughter 5/24/2004 2:48 AM | remove
  This is also beautiful.
Posted by please die! 5/27/2004 3:14 AM | remove
  so great... i'm speechless
Posted by IIVQ 8/1/2004 4:50 PM | remove
  do UE people have a better eye for photography or do UE sites lend themself better to good photography, as the quality of the pictures on average is high, but those deserve 15/10
Posted by TurboZutek 8/2/2004 5:44 AM | remove
  I've often thought when UE'ing certian sites that you could lock the shutter on rapid repeat and throw the camera out the window. You would get hundreds of great shots.

Some locations are just so photogenic you can't NOT take a good photo.
Posted by IIVQ 8/2/2004 8:52 AM | remove
  I know. on a noral roll of film about 10 of 36 photos are good, and 1 is really good, but when UE-ing raise that to 20 and 4-6 ^.^
Posted by Decoy 8/25/2004 5:11 AM | remove
  Just think about the reasons why alot of us do this in the first place. To see what others rarely get to. Now, how many pictures of sunsets or grandpa's new boat have we seen? Tons! But abandoned mining islands? Those tools rusting in puddles of water? What artist would wait 30+ years to complete one photograph like that? It's absolutely amazing the things that we're able to find and bring out. So much oddity. So much ironic humor and simple emotion. Our world is so freaking complicated... sometimes we need a good step back in time to pick up on the simpler emotions conveyed through photography. That's what gives these photographs their power. That's what makes these images great. Well, that's my 2 cents at least...
Posted by TurboZutek 8/27/2004 10:35 AM | remove
  I love you mommy.

Posted by scribble 8/27/2004 3:46 PM | remove
  when things decay, they tend to blend together and create strange textures that work so well in a photo...all the elements combining together...
Posted by IIVQ 8/30/2004 8:02 AM | remove
  Yep ... Given Time. Something most people wont give or take.
Posted by Klipper 9/11/2004 8:49 AM | remove
  wow! those bottles still have liquid in them, too
Posted by abandonedmuse69 9/18/2004 11:54 PM | remove
  these pictures are amazing!
Posted by Silent Knight 10/15/2004 1:47 AM | remove
  A very fine exhibition of photography skills and B&W imagery. Truly a treat.
Posted by atomx 6/8/2005 11:43 AM | remove
  "Posted by turbozutek :I love you mommy."
I couldn't stop laughing for 10 min.


Posted by nobody 2/1/2006 4:02 PM | remove
  Wow!. N
Posted by meggaman 3/1/2006 4:52 AM | remove
  cool place,,

Posted by Blake 3/2/2006 11:43 PM | remove
  Simply...*Jaw WIDE WIDE! open*
Posted by Silent Knight 7/6/2006 2:55 PM | remove
  I never get tired of looking at this entire gallery. Think I've checked out these pics a few dozen times over the years. They're still the absolute epitome of great UEing.
Posted by I am the Bear 8/6/2006 4:40 AM | remove
  this gallery was so gorgeous it made me want to cry
Posted by lab_rat 9/25/2006 1:04 AM | remove
  8o geehhh!!
Posted by Wilk 2/10/2008 10:25 PM | remove
  Amazing
Posted by robk700 3/10/2009 8:13 PM | remove
  I remember seeing these photos several years ago. They've stuck with me ever since. I can't say they are the reason I went into UE. But they were one of the main reasons I've revisited it feverishly.
Posted by Rudnick 4/2/2009 6:55 PM | remove
  magnificant!

This place is amazing! I would have preferred color to B&W but I am impressed!
Posted by Air 10/13/2011 2:57 PM | remove
  stunning image
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