Go Right (2015)

 

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Norwich State Hospital for the Insane — Preston, Connecticut

Turning right at the junction, leads to a green-tiled reading room and mini-library.

To compare and contrast my shots with those of my shooting partner, check out Amanda’s blog here.

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Artifacts (2015)

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Norwich State Hospital for the Insane — Preston, Connecticut

Part of my passion for Urbex work has been deeply motivated by the 1971 book “Roadside Picnic” (Piknik na obochine) by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky. It tells the story of a small group of men called “stalkers” who enter into a forbidden zone to look for artifacts discarded from an alien “picnic”…

To compare and contrast my shots with those of my shooting partner, check out Amanda’s blog here.

Nikon D800

More of my work can be seen here

Norwich Asylum

Collapse (2015)

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Norwich State Hospital for the Insane — Preston, Connecticut

In a room just off the main entrance you can see how much the building has decayed since its closing in 1979.

To compare and contrast my shots with those of my shooting partner, check out Amanda’s blog here.

Nikon D800

More of my work can be seen here

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The Little Room (2015)

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Norwich State Hospital for the Insane — Preston, Connecticut

Typically when exploring,  there are no identifiers to indicate what a particular room had been used for. This strange little room was deep, but not more than 4′ wide. It remains a mystery as to what its purpose was…

To compare and contrast my shots with those of my shooting partner, check out Amanda’s blog here.

Nikon D800

More of my work can be seen here

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Come with Me, if You Dare (2015)

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Norwich State Hospital for the Insane — Preston, Connecticut

Step carefully in these halls as you wait for your eyes to dilate and your vision to return…

To compare and contrast my shots with those of my shooting partner, check out Amanda’s blog here.

Nikon D800

More of my work can be seen here

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So Near, Yet So Far (2015)

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Norwich State Hospital for the Insane — Preston, Connecticut

Moving away from the “Bedlam” (Bethlem Royal Hospital) model of care – which was little more than confinement and restraint – the progressive approach to care had the hospital’s setting as part of the cure for mental illness.

To compare and contrast my shots with those of my shooting partner, check out Amanda’s blog here.

Nikon D800

More of my work can be seen here

Norwich Asylum