Christmas market in London Southbank was ready. Usually packed with people enjoying this beautiful festive season, this year is empty, sad. The Christmas is on hold, till beginning at December at least.These photos were taken last Saturday before the announcement of the new lockdown.
London started the second lockdown. When I was photographing the first lockdown I thought that was a historic moment and wouldn’t happen never again. How wrong I was!
Although some restrictions were lifted, central London still very quiet. Just a small percentage of people are coming back into offices, with the rest to remain remote working. Some say the capital could remain a quiet place for months to come.
Slowly, a sort of normality is coming back to the city. I have to confess it is good to see people on the streets, movement, life!
While most shops still closed and many people avoid coming out, we have a unique chance of photographing London as we have never seen before. Have you ever seen Portobello Road like this?
People queuing for a morning coffee in Notting Hill. Some chairs were provided. This is how our life looks right now.
Some say, we have been through other situations and this is just another one, I couldn’t disagree more, we live an unprecedented time, we are seeing history happening, Covid will mark modern history.Have a look at the headlines only few months ago, the entire world seemed to walk on a dangerous and irrational path towardsContinue reading “Thank you Covid”
This is a view of London over the pandemic. Silent, quiet, no tourists, no shoppers, no cars, only cyclists, runners, police and security. It is a strange feeling but what impressed me more was the silence… like if I was visiting an abandoned place after a war or some catastrophic event and all people hadContinue reading “View of London during the pandemic”
London Waterloo Station is the busiest train station in London and UK. More than a quarter of a million people use this station every day. This is how it looks today. London Bridge Station is the fourth busiest train station in London. Last year more than 167.000 people used this station every single day. ThisContinue reading “Ghost London Stations”