We often associate a dark mood and almost horror-like edits with photos from abandoned urban places—urbex photos. But that doesn’t have to be a rule. The edits that you make to your urbex photos can also be entirely different.
Photographing abandoned places isn’t all that different from photographing architecture or landscapes. The scene is static, and so you have to work hard with composition and light to underscore the place’s atmosphere and produce a gripping picture. We’ll show you how to do it.