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Alberta Book: Photographs by George Webber

As an urban explorer who holds a love for urbex photography, I am continually on the lookout for works published by professional photographers. My wife and I often find ourselves at the nearby Indigo/Chapters store as she is an avid bookworm who easily manages to read at least 3-4 novels a month. While she browses I always end up gravitating towards the photography/fine arts section to see what’s new. I then quickly glance through the local interest section which generally has few titles that peak my interest. However, on one of our recent “book dates”, I came across a photography book by George Webber simply called Alberta Book. I must admit that I’ve never heard of Mr Webber but the cover photo certainly caught my attention.

The book contains over 200 color photographs of Webber’s work compiled over 40 years of photographing and exploring the many forgotten Alberta towns that dot the Canadian prairies. An abundance of pictures depicting deteriorating signs, abandoned buildings, an…

Stale Grass and a Dead Cat

We certainly have been taking advantage of the warm weather. Although Spring officially came and went almost a month ago, only in the last little while has it been pleasant to explore. No more knee high snow to trudge through! We managed to find this little home after prowling the back roads for about an hour. It was in rough shape. Pigeon poop everywhere and floors that were "iffy" in spots. Nonetheless, happy for the find!

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