Though lockdown has been a slog for many, there has been the occasional glimpse of a silver lining. From stories of wildlife returning to the suburbs, to public-spirited rallying behind our key workers and the NHS, the British public has found ways to shine in the darkest of times. And as much can be said of the travel photography community.
While many social media celebrities have earned the scorn of the press in recent months with their various lockdown-breaching antics and trips to Dubai, many a travel blogger, wedding or wildlife photographer has been taking the opportunity to treat their followers to a glimpse of what’s on their own doorstep. As the #lockdownphotography builds steam, images of empty, snowy British streets are filling blogs and Instagram feeds. Here’s a rundown of some stunning photos of the UK in lockdown, and the thoughts of the photographers that created them.
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