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Eleven tips for shooting abandoned buildings

We post UrbEx content on a regular basis and seeing that content might have tempted you into trying some UrbEx yourself.
Some of these tips are quite obvious, but others might be useful during your exploits.

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Beyond Blue - one hour of Mexican reefs

It's that relaxation time again. This time we travel to the blue reefs of Mexico.

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Exploring the Unbeaten Path visit an abandoned French manor

The UrbEx guys of Exploring the Unbeaten Path
just keep on exploring and recently they re-visited an abandoned French manor. only to discover it hadn't een touched in all those years.

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Coastal Windmills in Australia by Drone

Crazy about drones and crazy about windmills? You're in luck with this video.

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Norway by Drone in 4K

Norway is one of the most beautiful countries in Europe when it comes to nature and scenery. The views are simply stunning, or some I'm told.
But one look at this drone video and I'm bound to agree.

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Epic Lava

Lava from an active volcano is deadly, but it can also be a thing of mesmerizing beauty. The IG account Epic Lava documents the lava flows currently going on in Hawaii.

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Drone following Military Train

The US spends an awful lot of money on military hardware and development each year. About $700 billion in fact.
And that stuff has to be moved on occasion and that makes for an impressive sight.

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How To Edit Photos Like A PRO in Lightroom

A lot of us have all these photo editing software applications, but we don't know the half of what they can achieve.
Luckily we can always check out tutorials like this to give us a helping hand and help us get the most out of our photos.

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Return To Paradise

You need some Monday Motivation and a goal to work towards? Make that goal a trip to this beautiful island. Simply stunning stuff.
And so relaxing.

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A glimpse inside abandoned luxurious ex-Soviet spa resorts

For this series Reginald Van de Velde photographed many of the remaining sanatoriums in Georgia. The Caucasus lived up to be perfect for the construction of spa resorts, mainly due to the presence of hot mineral springs and water containing radioactive isotopes. Resorts focused on balneotherapy to treat people with circulatory, respiratory and pulmonary diseases. The people loved it.

At its peak the sanatoria attracted a couple of hundred thousands visitors a year. High-ranked officers and lieutenants from the Russian Army relaxed at these resorts – even special dedicated military sanatoria were constructed, serving only military personnel. With the majority of the USSR leaders based in Moscow they simply connected these spa resorts with a direct train line to the capital. In Mother Russia, anything is possible. Stalin frequented the baths many a times and a shrine devoted to the communist leader still reminds us of those glorious times.

Credit: Reginald Van de Velde | Instagram

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