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"Haunting photographs" - The Wall Street Journal. "Henk van Rensbergen is a hero for urban explorers around the world" - Flanders Today. "As an airline pilot, Belgian-born Henk Van Rensbergen was used to travelling the world. But he found a great way to supersize that passion: hunting for the most wonderful, secret, haunting abandoned places" - CNN. While his crew is resting at the pool, pilot and photographer Henk van Rensbergen explores deserted city palaces, overgrown factories or desolate areas of nature, finding beauty in the decay. This engaging book of photographs, a revised edition with new material, lets us wander through abandoned places, including Abkhazia, a break-away region bordering Georgia and Russia and the newest must-visit for every urban explorer. AUTHOR: Henk Van Rensbergen is the pilot of a Boeing 787 and a pioneering Urban Explorer. For more than 25 years, he has been capturing the most beautiful pictures of desolate and forgotten places. His Abandoned Places picture books (1, 2, 3 and The Photographer's Selection) have been highly successful. SELLING POINTS: A new selection of the best images from Henk van Rensbergen, an urban explorer pioneer, in a handy format This revised and expanded edition of his bestselling photo book of unusual places is packed with fascinating new images, including over 50% new material 120 colour, 50 b/w images

 

Details

ISBN: 9789401461511
Series: Abandoned Places
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 160
Edition: Revised edition
Publication Date: 24 Jul 2019
Publisher: Lannoo
Publication City, Country: Tielt, Belgium
Dimensions (cm): 13(H) x 19.5(L)

 

Reviews

"Haunting photographs" - The Wall Street Journal; "Henk van Rensbergen is a hero for urban explorers around the world" - Flanders Today; "As an airline pilot, Belgian-born Henk Van Rensbergen was used to travelling the world. But he found a great way to supersize that passion: hunting for the most wonderful, secret, haunting abandoned places" - CNN.

 

Author Biography

Henk Van Rensbergen is the pilot of a Boeing 787 and a pioneering Urban Explorer. For more than 25 years, he has been capturing the most beautiful pictures of desolate and forgotten places. His Abandoned Places picture books (1, 2, 3 and The Photographer's Selection) have been highly successful. A selection of his work can be found on: www.henkvanrensbergen.com

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