Gary Cummins uses drones to shoot derelict buildings – but not in the way you might think…

Gary Cummins
Gary says it’s rewarding shooting these houses that are slowly being reclaimed by nature. (Image credit: Gary Cummins)

This series is all about getting out of the city and being beneath the stars. I live in Toronto, Canada, and it can get a bit hectic at times. So I drive for two or three hours to a location and capture old abandoned homes under the night sky. They have a story to tell: they were once full of people, places where families grew up together and worked the land. Now they are left to nature and time. I’m very lucky to have the chance to capture them in this unique way.

I have an affinity for astrophotography. I usually find myself in deserts or by an ocean while travelling. But where I live in Canada is far, far from such wonders, so abandonment has taken the forefront. 

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