The Darkoptics Project by Darren Nisbett

Chernobyl's Zone Of Alienation



Evactuated and abandoned for over 25 years, nowhere else on earth gives us such a unique view on what would happen to our cities if they were left to nature.

An ethereal and haunting view of the ill-fated city

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Even today the contamination from Chernobyl is affecting people in the surrounding areas, especially in Belarus where cancer and leukaemia are still long term problems.

Its all to easy to glorify photographic decay as artistic but in this instance there is a solemn message that underlines this and I tried to convey in my photographs

My exhibition of these prints raised over £1000 for Chernobyl Children's Project (UK)
By Darren Nisbett