Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia, PA

  1. SOLD!

As a Poster on July 27, 2012

  1. FEATURED in:

HDR Photography group on March 27, 2011
Enhanced Photos group on March 27, 2011
Photomatix HDR group on March 27, 2011
Nostalgic Art & Photography group on March 27, 2011
Visualizing Emotion group on March 29, 2011
Moody & Evocative group on March 31, 2011
Urbex – Urban Explorers of the United States group on April 1, 2011
Quality Layered Work + Photography group on April 3, 2011
THE GROUP on December 5, 2011
The Virtual Museum group on December 6, 2011
Shutterbugs group on March 12, 2012
Eastern State Penitentiary group on February 19, 2013

  1. WINNER of:

“Old, Run Down And Broken” challenge in Freedom to Shine group on April 10, 2011
“Old And Dilapidated” challenge in Photomatix HDR group on July 7, 2011
“Inspired Pink – Art Inspired by Pink Floyd” challenge in Live, Love, Dream group on July 8, 2011
“Urban Decay” challenge in Addicted To Photography group on September 29, 2011
“Scare Me” challenge in Amateur Photographers’ Association group on December 11, 2011
“Working With A Single Light Source” challenge in Make In Impression group on December 25, 2011
“Scary Locations” challenge in Mysteries Of The Past And Present group on June 9, 2012
“Scary Image” challenge in Amazing Challenge Entertainment group on June 11, 2013

  1. TOP TEN place in:

“Old And Abandoned in PA” challenge in Welcome Pennsylvania group on April 11, 2011*
“Abandoned” challenge in Absolute Clarity group on May 14, 2013

Canon EOS 40D
Sigma 10-20mm
Shot on March 19, 2011
ISO 100
@ 16mm
HDR of 3 shots processed in Photomatix + CS5


chair, barber, cell, prison, jail, penitentiary, shadow, seat, abandon, kremsdorf, dark, dust, punish, eastern state, crack, derelict, decay, wall, crime, eerie, horrific, headrest, solitary, convict, inmate, esp, evelina kremsdorf

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© Evelina Kremsdorf 2009-2014

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  • Don Alexander Lumsden (Echo7)
    Don Alexander ...over 3 years ago

    Stunning in every way. As haunting as it is beautiful. One of the best HDR images i have seen.

  • Wow!!! This is such a priceless compliment to an amateur like me :)
    Thank you SO MUCH Don!

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

  • peaceofthenorth
    peaceofthenorthover 3 years ago

    and you wonder why people are afraid of dentist…great treatment ..this is really good but somehow not inviting ..so beside the great photos opps what a nice girl like you doing “hanging” around prisons? ….Steve

  • Haha I have a dark side!!! :)))) Somehow these abandoned places have so much character that I’ll take a risk of being caught over a nice scenic landscape :)
    Actually this is a barber chair. Not a painful experience for most people… Unless they’re in prison!
    Thanks so much Steve!

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

  • virginian
    virginianover 3 years ago

    WOW! A nightmare in those days. Eerie and beautiful.

  • Thank you so much. Especially for the WOW! :)

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

  • Lisa Knechtel
    Lisa Knechtelover 3 years ago

    I am so glad you didn’t call this one “Say Ahhhhh” SUPER CREEPY

  • LOL You should know me by now Lisa :)))) My 1st choice of a title was “Lean back and relax” but I thought I’d stick to spending more time and pick something deeper :)
    Thank you darling!

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

  • Joseph T. Meirose IV
    Joseph T. Meir...over 3 years ago

    The LIGHT is what I am really digging here! Reminds me of another exceptional photo of yours! Bravo!!

  • You know… I had doubts about this one. It’s somewhat similar to the other chair. So I cropped and processed slightly differently. By the way I saw my favorite chair and the amount of photographers there but didn’t even stop. Can’t re-shoot something that’s already so great! Besides I think I got lucky that time, didn’t want to jinx it :)))

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

  • JKKimball
    JKKimballover 3 years ago

    Scary monsters, super creep!
    Lovin this Lina!

  • Thanks so much John! Creepy is my new favorite addiction :)

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

  • Yhun Suarez
    Yhun Suarezover 3 years ago

    excellent Lina! :)

  • Thanks Yhun!!! Are there places like this in England? :)

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

  • Vicki Spindler (VHS Photography)
    Vicki Spindler...over 3 years ago

    Nice shot!!! Perfect title!! Awesome work! :))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

  • Thank you SO MUCH!!!!! :)

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

  • Elaine  Manley
    Elaine Manleyover 3 years ago


  • Thanks a lot Elaine!!!

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

  • WeeZie
    WeeZieover 3 years ago

    The work is amazing, great. The capture is haunting.

  • Much appreciated!! :)

    – Evelina Kremsdorf

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