by | May 4, 2020

Lockdown photodiary

Lockdown Diary

Anita Benjamin, Fotonow photographer

Anita is a documentary photographer based in Plymouth that explores the significance of place and land as a dimension of human life, encompassing themes of cultural and social experiences and identity.

April 25 in Lockdown

Chairs spaced two metres apart in my mum’s communal garden

Mum aged 73. Has been in isolation since the beginning of this pandemic, except for rare moments to sit in the garden when no one is around

My grandchild’s fourth birthday. A day that would normally have seen a gathering of family and friends sharing hugs and kisses. Now only witnessed from afar

Lockdown birthday celebration from afar. The cake

Some cake for you Nanny Nita?

April 29 in Lockdown

Key worker. Masks and gloves issued. Supporting vulnerable people with learning disability’s and poor mental health. Difficult times for both myself and clients in lockdown

May 2 in Lockdown

Queuing to do the food shopping. Social distancing is a must, but some choose to wear masks and gloves also

Mum waiting for her weekly food shopping to be delivered

Neighbours window. Childs drawing of a rainbow that are appearing every where across the UK during the coronavirus outbreak. A reminder to stay positive

Kezz enjoying some outside time in the communal garden with her dog Roach. Our pets have become even more important for comfort and company during lockdown, especially for those living alone

May 3 in Lockdown

Gentleman queuing to enter the store. One out, one in

Mutley Plain during Lockdown

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