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Luinar 2018 – Flash Sale

Yet I’m not a pro on using Luminar 2018. But after checking out a trial version, I had to purchase a license. Lightroom quickly degraded to a picture manager – I started to do all my adjustments in Luminar quickly.

Even it won’t stay like that: soon Skylum will upgrade Luminar 2018 with a digital asset management which will take over the remaining part fron Lightroom: managing all the photos and pictures!
If you purchase Luminar now, this update will com to you free of charge. But once it gets released, The price of Luminar will raise (my personal assumption is around 99 US$). So within the 4 days period of this flash sale, you have the possibility to purchase this awesome software for 49 US$ instead of 69 US$ – or even more if you decide later!

Click the following link to check out the awesome features of Luminar 2018 and get 20 US$ discount: Buy Luminar 2018

If you are undecided, you can check the Luminar Free Trial

The flash sale is valid 4 days only from today, Thursday, July 19, through to Sunday, July 22!!

Regulation

Regulation - Valves in the cellar of the Clinique du Diable

Regulation

A lot of pipes run all through the basement across the buildings and up to the top floors. The valves as well as the pipes lost purpose and just remain relics with some color…

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These Boots are made for…

These Boots are made for...

These Boots are made for…

However the boots got in to an empty room with (artificial – I assume) blood on the wall, one can only speculate.

If someone left props from a photo shooting – or if there was something else going on? We won’t know…

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Bloody Hand

Bloody Hand - Clinique du Diable, France

Bloody Hand

A barricaded corridor underneath the big kitchen in the Cinique du Diable.

The furniture was most likely used once upon a time. But however it got here and where a red hand print on the wall comes from will stay a mystery…

 

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In the Shadow of the Sun

In the Shadow of the Sun

The chief doctor’s villa in the Clinique du Diable, France

The chief Doctor’s villa in the Clinique du Diable.

The building is a bit up the hill, behind the main complex and hidden in the trees. It looks as creepy as some things we found in the cellar…

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Clinique Du Diable – Update

Clinique du Diable - Urbex

Determined

April 2018: The Clinique still stands. With some people from our photo group we went for an urban exploration to the Clinique. Compared to my last visit about a year before, there is even more damage caused by vandalism and even thief. Also the place got rather crowded meanwhile: not only urban explorers but geocacher and groups with soft air- or paintball guns in army uniforms…

And still: there were more rooms and corners to discover. So my pile of photos raised to over 400 GB and a lot of work has to be done with them…

 

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Last count

Clinique du Diable - Last Count

Last Count

From the day it was mounted, this electricity meter counted day and night. Until the cables got cut and counting stopped forever.

 

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Disconnected

Disconnected

Disconnected

When business was running, each room needed power, every floor was flooded by artificial light during the dark hours of the nights. But that’s long gone. Only a few ripped off ends from wires and some electric appliance remember of the busy times.

Thieves stole all the copper from the tubes and everything that looked like easy money. Everything in here is disconnected today.

 

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Sitting with Red

Sitting with Red

Sitting with Red

Most likely the door to this quiet place cannot be opened from the outside anymore. That must be the reason for it still has a decent condition.

Funny story aside: I had no clue what could be in this room. So I held my camera blindly through the broken window until I heard a beep from the auto focus.

 

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Roof Windows

Roof Windows

Roof Windows

At the end of April, there is still snow in the hills of Alsace. If someone would stay inside this building, most likely all windows were closed that day.

 

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Look in to the Tube

Look in to the Tube

Look in to the Tube

Once a huge boiler was connected to those tubes. One tube most likely was for water, the other connected to a chimney.

If there is a little wind outside, a low and hollow whistle sounds from the openings.

 

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Snowdrops in the Spring Sun

Snowdrops in the Spring Sun

Snowdrops in the Spring Sun

Slowly spring is coming. The nights are still cold but some sun during the day makes first flowers appear on still empty meadows.