Cooperative of Photography

Beauty In Ruins


Photo: Tim Knifton

Abandoned places simply fascinate. Once thriving locations in the past, they are now modern ruins with few remnants of the lives that once existed there. Pripyat in the Ukraine is one of those places sitting in decay. Home to nearly 50.000 residents in 1986, the town had to be evacuated after the accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. Welsh photographer Tim Knifton explored the derelict town where time has stopped and walks us through his pictures of the apocalyptic ruins…

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Written by Matthew Rycroft

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