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Benjamin and Nathalie are passionate about the image. Although all subjects are conducive to photograph, they have a marked preference for abandoned places because they have an history. Accomplices in life and behind the camera, the urbex is an important part of their photographic activity. From shooting to post-production, they have a particular look at these forgotten places.

Florist's camouflage

Jules d'Alcantara Fleuriste

Montréal, Quebec (Canada)

The origins Like all good stories, d'Alcantara's begins with «once upon a time»... A Belgian aristocrat of Spanish origin, Count Carlos d'Alcantara...
Façade

The building on Marien Street

Montréal, Quebec (Canada)

Everything except mattresses

When we went on Marien Street, we were expecting to find a mattress factory damaged by fire in December 2011 and left abandoned ever since. As evidenced by the huge sign «Matelas» and the name plate...

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Le Restaurant Chez Clo

Montréal, Quebec (Canada)

The beginnings What began in the late 1980s as a convenience store with a small corner restaurant has become an institution when it comes to catering  in the neighborhood. Clo got up every morning at 4:00 to take care of business. To meet the...
Façade under a grey sky

CPR Freight Office

Montréal, Quebec (Canada)

Hochelaga-Maisonneuve has been deeply marked by the train, in its development. Even today, it is surrounded by three tracks : the Canadian Pacific to the west, the now abandoned Canadian National to the east and the one of the port of Montreal to...
At the corner of the street

Berri house condemned to be demolished

Montréal, Quebec (Canada)

Built in 1875 in the Ahuntsic-Cartierville district located in the north of Montreal, Berri house is Second Empire style and has been part of the development of the sector, which began in the late nineteenth century. The city took possession of the...
The old and abandoned Blachford plant

the old and abandoned Blachford plant

Montréal, Quebec (Canada)

From the outside, there is no indication that the plant is abandoned. No window is doomed and there is no "for sale" sign. Even the structure of the building is still in very good condition. I myself had doubts when I heard about it for the first...
The abandoned Blue Bonnets Raceway

the abandoned Blue Bonnets Raceway

Montréal, Quebec (Canada)

Blue Bonnets racetrack saga is not about to end anytime soon. One of the main topic of Montreal 2013 election was the huge eco-friendly residential project that politicians wanted to implant on the former racetrack site. Despite the fact that the...
Of a single block

Silo #3

Montréal, Quebec (Canada)

Located in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighborhood, the silo # 3 was built in 1923. The architect was John S. Metcalfe who were responsible for the construction of most silos in the Port of Montreal (1, 2, 3, 5). It is thanks to its innovations that...
Northern View

the Francon quarry

Montréal, Quebec (Canada)

Used as a snow dump, the site of the former Francon quarry (now known as the Saint-Michel quarry) looks like a huge crater of greenery in the heart of Montreal. This area covers approximately 20% (17% to be exact) of the district of Saint-Michel and...
The curse of the Dow brewery

the curse of the Dow brewery

Montréal, Quebec (Canada)

Although this building was built around 1861, the history of the Dow brewery began nearly 60 years earlier, in 1790, when a farmer named Thomas Dunn started in the beer industry in La Prairie, who was an important stopover for travelers who went to...
The Brock tunnel

the Brock tunnel, relic of the past

Montréal, Quebec (Canada)

Named after General Isaac Brock died at the Battle of Queestown October 13, 1812 (conflict between Canada and the United States, where the British army crushed the Americans), the tunnel was built between 1889 and 1895. Known as the tunnel Beaudry,...