Dilapidated Buildings

.This group is devoted to works of art that are inspired by old and dilapidated buildings, falling down buildings, abandoned buildings and old barns and sheds, immortalizing their beauty and adding history as known.

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  1. Broken Glass in A Dilapidated Building

    Broken Glass in A Dilapidated Building

    Some of you have taken some lovely captures of broken glass in the buildings you have explored.…

    Closed about 1 month ago

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  2. A  Castle Wall

    A Castle Wall

    Just *a wall which is part of a castle*. NOT THE WHOLE CASTLE .../... NOT ANY OTHER SORT OF B…

    Closed 4 months ago

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  3. A Dilapidated Building With a Dilapidated Vehicle

    A Dilapidated Building With a Dilapidated Vehicle

    Both must be in the shot - both a falling down building and a worn out over used vehicle. Seen…

    Closed 5 months ago

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  4. Just Old

    Just Old

    For this challenge we are shifting the emphasis from very ruinous structures to those which are…

    Closed 6 months ago

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  5. One Person Alone In A Dilapidated Building

    One Person Alone In A Dilapidated Building

    Enter an image of a single, alone person inside an abandoned dilapidated building. Include any …

    Closed 7 months ago

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  6. Avatar - Your Choice

    Avatar - Your Choice

    We need a new avatar so see what you can come up with which you think will best represent our g…

    Closed 8 months ago

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  7. Nature Overtaking Dilapidation

    Nature Overtaking Dilapidation

    One of the things I think we will all agree on is the beauty of nature taking over a dilapidate…

    Closed 9 months ago

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  8. A Sign In or On A Dilapidated Building

    A Sign In or On A Dilapidated Building

    Photographs only. Enter an image of a sign you have found inside or outside on a dilapidated b…

    Closed 10 months ago

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  9. A Hallway In A Dilapidated Building

    A Hallway In A Dilapidated Building

    Hallways can be beautiful, especially in an abandoned building. Enter your best capture of a h…

    Closed 11 months ago

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  10. A Dilapidated Door

    A Dilapidated Door

    For this challenge find your best picture of a door on a dilapidated building and show just the…

    Closed about 1 year ago

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  11. Leaning

    Leaning

    Many dilapidated structures are LEANING - makes one wonder how they are still standing. Enter …

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  12. Finding the Unexpected

    Finding the Unexpected

    What treasures have you found when exploring dilapidated buildings and structures? Show us you…

    Closed about 1 year ago

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  13. Dilapidation in Black and White

    Dilapidation in Black and White

    Enter your best image of a dilapidated structure, done in black and white photography.

    Closed over 1 year ago

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  14. Pillars And Arches

    Pillars And Arches

    For this challenge find your best picture with the *focus* on either PILLARS or ARCHES or a com…

    Closed over 1 year ago

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  15. A Silhouette of a Dilapidated Building

    A Silhouette of a Dilapidated Building

    Enter an image of a dilapidated building that due to the lighting and POV it is a silhouette.

    Closed over 1 year ago

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  16. Remains of Industry

    Remains of Industry

    For this challenge find your best picture of a *dilapidated building with bits and pieces left …

    Closed over 1 year ago

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  17. Avatar Challenge

    Avatar Challenge

    Choose any picture which you think best represents this group.

    Closed almost 2 years ago

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  18. A Colorful Dilapidated Building

    A Colorful Dilapidated Building

    I just love graffiti when it is a work of art, and often it becomes that. For this challenge e…

    Closed almost 2 years ago

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  19. Old Windows And Doors

    Old Windows And Doors

    For this challenge show your pictures where the MAIN FOCUS is on an old window (or series of wi…

    Closed almost 2 years ago

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  20. A Dilapidated Building in the Snow

    A Dilapidated Building in the Snow

    Here in the USA it is winter, but we still haven't really had cold weather or even any snow. I…

    Closed about 2 years ago

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  21. A Dilapidated Building Seen Through An Arch

    A Dilapidated Building Seen Through An Arch

    For this challenge we would like to see a dilapidated building with an archway framing the imag…

    Closed about 2 years ago

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  22. Stairs of Dilapitation

    Stairs of Dilapitation

    Enter an image of stairs either on the inside or outside of a dilapidated building.

    Closed about 2 years ago

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  23. Really, REALLY OLD

    Really, REALLY OLD

    In this challenge we are looking for a structure which goes back into ancient history. See sam…

    Closed about 2 years ago

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  24. Avatar Challenge - Your Choice

    Avatar Challenge - Your Choice

    It is time for a new Avatar. In this Challenge please enter any picture which you think would …

    Closed over 2 years ago

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  25. Barns, Silos and other Farm Buildings that have Seen Better Days...

    Barns, Silos and other Farm Buildings that have Seen Better Days...

    for this challenge enter an image of a barn, silo or other farm buildings that have fallen into…

    Closed over 2 years ago

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  26. Your First Ever Upload to Dilapidated Buildings

    Your First Ever Upload to Dilapidated Buildings

    Show us your *first ever picture which you uploaded to Dilapidated Buildings*. Open choice o…

    Closed over 2 years ago

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  27. Dilapidated Porches

    Dilapidated Porches

    For this challenge enter a photo of a porch that is dilapidated - a shell of itself.

    Closed over 2 years ago

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  28. Left Overs

    Left Overs

    We are looking for a dilapidated building or part of a building (inside or out) which shows som…

    Closed over 2 years ago

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  29. Avatar Challenge

    Avatar Challenge

    Any image which you think will make a good avatar. (There has not been a new avatar for some t…

    Closed almost 3 years ago

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  30. A Dilapidated Building in Snow or other Winter Weather

    A Dilapidated Building in Snow or other Winter Weather

    A "quickie" before Christmas. For this challenge we are looking for any old, tumbledown, dilap…

    Closed about 3 years ago

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  31. Castles Challenge

    Castles Challenge

    In this challenge we are looking for the OVERALL view of a castle, as complete as the castle st…

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  32. Broken Windows Challenge

    Broken Windows Challenge

    Adam North has chosen Broken Windows for the theme of the next challenge as his prize for winni…

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  33. Member's Choice Challenge

    Member's Choice Challenge

    We have not had a Member's Choice for quite a long time. For this challenge choose your favour…

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  34. A Niche

    A Niche

    In this challenge we are looking for a niche in any building. Dictionary definition of "Niche"…

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  35. A Dilapidated Building with Writing

    A Dilapidated Building with Writing

    For this challenge we are looking for an old building which has writing on it - *please - no gr…

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  36. A Tree in a Building

    A Tree in a Building

    For this challenge we are looking for any ruined building which has a tree growing in it or thr…

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  37. Arches

    Arches

    In this challenge we are looking for *old* arches - standing alone or part of a series.

    Closed over 3 years ago

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  38. Grafitti on a Wall

    Grafitti on a Wall

    For this Challenge we are looking for either grafitti or street art on a wall of a dilapidated …

    Closed almost 4 years ago

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  39. An Architectural Detail

    An Architectural Detail

    We are looking for a *detail* in the architecture of a dilapidated building, such as on an old …

    Closed almost 4 years ago

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  40. A roofless building or buildings

    A roofless building or buildings

    For this challenge we are looking for any building or buildings where the roof has fallen in co…

    Closed almost 4 years ago

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  41. Ancient Stone Buildings

    Ancient Stone Buildings

    This is a repeat of a Challenge in this group from about 5 years ago. We are looking for any a…

    Closed almost 4 years ago

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  42. Standing Alone

    Standing Alone

    Looking through the Gallery I have seen lots of images of an old building standing totally alon…

    Closed almost 4 years ago

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  43. Dilapidated Interior

    Dilapidated Interior

    For this challenge we are looking for an indoor shot of any part of a dilapidated building.

    Closed almost 4 years ago

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  44. Spooky Challenge

    Spooky Challenge

    Old dilapidated buildings, in or outside, with a spooky feel to it. A sight where you don't hav…

    Closed about 4 years ago

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  45. On it's Last Legs

    On it's Last Legs

    We are looking for wooden or wood frame barns and sheds which are barely still standing - ones …

    Closed about 4 years ago

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  46. We need Banners

    We need Banners

    This group is in need of two banners, a challenge winner banner, and a top ten runners up banne…

    Closed almost 5 years ago

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  47. Hole in roof

    Hole in roof

    We would like to see roofs with a hole in it. Or several holes. At the same time, we do like to…

    Closed almost 5 years ago

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  48. Dilapidated Buildings Banner

    Dilapidated Buildings Banner

    It has been far too long since we have had a challenge in this group! Itseemed that the challen…

    Closed over 7 years ago

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  49. Stairways in time

    Stairways in time

    Find a unique or artful, dilapidated beauty and show it here, a staircase in time

    Closed over 8 years ago

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  50. Dilapidated -add person

    Dilapidated -add person

    Something different!We all have the old building but very few have a person in the image. This …

    Closed over 8 years ago

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  51. Inquire Within

    Inquire Within

    Interiors, venture within that dilapidated building and find the art of what is left behind to …

    Closed over 8 years ago

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  52. Stonework from the ages past

    Stonework from the ages past

    Themission is to get out there and find some beauty in old stonework buildings, anything from a…

    Closed almost 9 years ago

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  53. Sepia Showcase

    Sepia Showcase

    Take a quick hunt and bring in your finest sepia buildings...must be part of or all of a build…

    Closed almost 9 years ago

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  54. Rusting in Time

    Rusting in Time

    You guessed it, aged and rusty part of a building with it's own beauty shinig through. Photogra…

    Closed almost 9 years ago

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  55. Lonely Black and White

    Lonely Black and White

    This month will feature your lonely black and white shots. Show your sense of lighting and comp…

    Closed almost 9 years ago

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  56. 2008 Personal Favorite

    2008 Personal Favorite

    This i easy. Show us your personal favorite in our Dilapidated buildings group from the year 20…

    Closed about 9 years ago

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  57. Frosted Dilapidation

    Frosted Dilapidation

    For the next challenge, how about dilapidated buildings in the snow and ice, to honor winter in…

    Closed about 9 years ago

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