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Losheng Hansen's disease sanitorium
Losheng Hansen's disease sanitorium
GeorgesBogaert


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Abandoned IV (Standard Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-70D
Lens: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM
Location: Losheng Sanitorium, Taipei
Date: Oct 10, 2017
Date Uploaded: Oct 10, 2017

Completely abandoned Sanatorium, this whole site is locked out from the outside world. It took me one hour to find an entrance to the site. Full of feral dogs running and barking at me. The whole place is scary and the atmosphere there is weird. Everything is still there untouched for decades... bloodsamples (leprose). I couldn't enter in the main buildings (crematoriun, church, surgery room,...) because of the many hungry wild dogs.
//www.overthecity.asia/hiddentaiwan/2015/1/24/losheng-sanitorium


Statistics
Place: 9 out of 46
Avg (all users): 5.9615
Avg (commenters): 5.5000
Avg (participants): 6.1034
Avg (non-participants): 5.7826
Views since voting: 480
Views during voting: 113
Votes: 52
Comments: 6
Favorites: 0


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AuthorThread
11/05/2017 01:13:37 PM
Oh wow. What an adventure. What a place!!!
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10/30/2017 11:29:47 AM
Interesting read. Thanks, Georges!

Congrats on your TT!
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10/30/2017 08:44:57 AM
Georges, I really like this image. Very subtle and bleak. Congrats on the TT. Thanks ever so much for the Blue Dragon!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/29/2017 11:40:04 PM
Perhaps the abandonment of this sanatorium declares a lack of need for it because the disease in no longer such a threat. What an uplifting twist imparted to this scene if so. I like the receding repetition of the chairs, columns, archways and sunlight. It's very neat and clean, which lends it a reverent atmosphere. I also like the muted colors.
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10/29/2017 11:45:18 AM
excellent. maybe just a hair more grainy than necessary, though. all the same, this should do well.
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10/26/2017 02:05:47 AM
Nice image the emptyness is evident
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