Theme: Environmental Destruction

Deforestation, plastic pollution, chemical spills, quarrying, deliberate burning.

This theme was suggested by niemiro.

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Road to destruction

Road to destruction



Demolition a bridge over the A50 near Uttoxeter, UK. Replacement Bridge and new roads to follow....


Plastic Life

09/09/2017, Shanghai

EOS 6D, EF50 f/1.8 II, f/2, 1/400, ISO100

Plastic Life




Fujifilm X-E3, 1/60s, ISO 320

Location: Halver, NRW, Germany
Date: 12.09.2020, 19:31:51(WET)

Many forests have been chopped down in this area over the last couple years. The bark beetle population rose and by now most of the cultivated pine trees are dead.


Sunset Smokestack

Smokestack at Sunset from Brooklyn Bridge

A smokestack spewing something into the air at sunset on January 31, 2015. Taken from the center of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Canon EOS 6D, 100-300mm @205mm, f/8.0, 1/500 second, ISO 100

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