Angie Bowen November 15th, 2011

A Showcase of Industrial Photography

Through the photographer’s lens, so much beauty can be extracted from the world around us. Even from the most unusual and unexpected places, these artists find captures overflowing with inspirational energy. Take for example those who turn their lens towards the industrial. Large metal structures, both new and aged, twisting and climbing their way into these photographers focus and becoming something beautiful.

Below we have a showcase of images that embody just what it is we are talking about. This look at industrial photography turns to the railways and factory floors and beyond to find so much of the overlooked and forgotten beauty all around us. We hope that through these amazing photographer’s work our readers find as much as inspiration as we did.

The Work

Urbanidea by gilad

Tannery by fibreciment

Generator by 187-lockdown

Unnamed Place by angelreich

Industrial Chimney by oriontrail

Ladder to Heaven by Toope

Industrial Landscape Study 1 by MichelRajkovic

Nobody Wants Me by MinasTirith

To the Next Level by calawa

Battersea Power Station by angelreich

Falls of the Shadow by Toope

Patnow Power Station in Konin by jarek78fe

Cold Night at the Mill by DragonWolfACe

kraftworks by raun

Blue Blueness of Blue Blue by darkdex52

Nuclear Power Station by Durdenyr

Industrial Starry Night by oriontrail

5343 by ZeeNiGma

Industrial Area by xrust

Zone Industrielle Portuaire 1 by makavelie

Crane Lundaren

The Beast Tribute to Gilad by lil1k

Burn the Rails by Lightsofthenights

Train-Depo, Donetsk by daily-telegraph

Steelworks by ZerberuZ

13 by ZeEnigMa

SouthStreetSeaport by janplexy

Surreal Energy III by PatrickRuegheimer

Industrial Landscape by lxrichbirdsf

Stalker 2 by Ice-Dark

Shadow of Chernobyl by Toope

Octopus by fibreciment

Silos to Heaven by vinceBM

Lipetsk by armene

Industrial Landscape by Haszczu

Night Photography Railway 2 by mara-mara

Waiting by otsego-amigo

Battle Field by fibreciment

Cement Factory 6 by DenisOlivier

The Foundry by ZeEnigMa


Angie Bowen

Angie Bowen is a freelance artist, designer and writer as well as a founding member and editor of the Arbenting Design Blog.


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