A Corona Diary
When the British public were asked by PM Boris Johnson to 'stay at home' it affected some sections of the population more than others.
With no work as a photojournalist on the horizon, I entered the support bubble of my parents Hugh and Isobel, in particular to care for my father during the first lockdown in March 2020 until now. Housebound and shielding as both are classified as medically vulnerable, this essay was photographed against a coronavirus induced societal backdrop where in certain quarters the elderly were deemed expendable. Beginning in March 2020 it attempts to chronicle the lives of two recently turned octogenarians of the Silent Generation and show how they coped with the highs, lows, fears and loneliness of a modern day pandemic.....
Shot on expired Ilford HP3/HP5, Kodak T MAX 400/3200/TX-400 and Fuji NEOPAN 1600 film.