Category: Chernobyl Photos

Photos of the Chernobyl Zone and Pripyat.

1st June 2021

This is the last part of the Analog Series until my next trip to the Chernobyl Zone, which hopefully will happen in a few months. All of the photos were…

24th May 2021

Part 6 of the Analog Chernobyl series, where I capture the eerie beauty of the Chernobyl Zone using film cameras owned by many of Pripyat residents in the 1980s.  

20th April 2021

Marketplace located a walking distance South from Lesi Ukrainki Street was once a thriving place full of local residents looking to buy everything from fresh meat and vegetables to clothes…

11th April 2021
12th March 2021
6th December 2020

Most of you have heard of the Russian Woodpecker, but have you ever wondered what powered this massive structure? I have never seen any photographs from this place and it…

30th November 2020

The old Checkpoint Pripyat with remains of thick lead oxide glass windows installed to protect the guards and dosimetrists in the nearby testing station from radiation.  

21st November 2020
20th November 2020
29th October 2020

RBMK-1000 reactors were 11.8m tall and 7m in diameter, therefore installing them inside the building required specialist equipment. There were two portal cranes capable of handling this task in the…

4th June 2020
10th April 2020
4th April 2020

Kindergarten No. 3 “Sunshine” located on 16a Lenin Avenue in Pripyat. The building has a typical layout for preschool educational facilities in Pripyat and it’s in pretty bad shape, however…

9th March 2020

The story of the Bridge of Death depicted in the HBO “Chernobyl” series is fictional. There is no record of Pripyat residents watching the events unfold from the bridge and…

2nd March 2020

A kindergarten on the Northern edge of Pripyat converted to a contaminated soil research laboratory nicknamed ‘Radek’ (лаборатории «Радэк»). The building contains thousands of soil samples from the entire Zone…

17th February 2020

One of the most contaminated objects in the Chernobyl Zone is the famous Claw. It was used to clear the debris around the ruined Reactor no. 4 in 1986 and…

6th January 2020

Zymovyshche was a village located about 6.5km (4 miles) North-East from the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, across the Pripyat River. The village’s name originates from the nearby Zymovyshche Lake, and…