27 June 2020 - EXTRAORDINARY ABANDONED VILLAS AND PALACES IN ITALY


EXTRAORDINARY ABANDONED 
VILLAS AND PALACES IN ITALY

G'day folks,

Romain Thiery, a native of France who lives in Montpellier, is a self-taught professional photographer, born on July 4 1988. 


Romain is also an amateur piano player, starting at the age of 5. Starting photography 10 years ago following the work of his mother who specialized in heritage photography. That hobby turned into a passion and, eventually, a profession the day he found a forgotten piano in an abandoned castle in south of France.

Born in the southwest of France in 1988 and passionate about beautiful images, he very early specialized in urban exploration photography. This region, with its rich history, is full of wonders that have now been abandoned. It all started there, following in the footsteps of his mother who, a few years before me, had already begun to record this forgotten heritage. 

Since 2009, he has been traveling around Europe in search of forgotten pianos. This journey gives him the chance to visit and photograph unique abandoned places—from villas to palaces.

You will find here photographs taken in Italy between 2014 and 2020. These buildings are gigantic for the most part: hotels, orphanages, hospitals. An immense space, overwhelming in size, it's impossible not to feel vulnerable in front of these majestic giants. 

Now, let's see what he found ...































Clancy's comment: Wow. One thing I did notice was the lack of graffiti, compared to many abandoned places I have posted that were located in America. Interesting, eh?
Thank you, Romain.

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