Life in lockdown: Photo contest showcases the beauty of empty streets, deserted landscapes and quiet moments at home as it challenges entrants to celebrate what’s on their doorstep
- Below twenty UK photographers offer an insight into their lives during lockdown
- From sweet reunions and empty cities to loyal pets and beautiful landscapes
- Here are a selection of entries from CEWE’s ‘On My Doorstep’ competition…
For many of us this year has been like no other and has caused us to look at life a little differently. Here a selection of photographs showcase the unique perspectives captured during lockdown…
From sweet reunions to empty cities and beautiful landscapes, the UK’s photographers have come together to enter their work into CEWE’s ‘On My Doorstep’ competition.
The competition, which is open for submissions until August 30, invites entrants to share the best of what they’ve seen, created and experienced in their location over the past few months.
Clare Moreton, photo expert at CEWE UK, said: ‘The past few months have been an unusual experience, but with many of us having more time on our hands, there’s been an explosion in photography as people look to document their experiences.
‘It’s fantastic to see so many wonderful entrants celebrating our “On my doorstep” theme and bringing to life the unique experiences we’ve all shared over the past few months.
‘We’re still looking for entrants so we’d encourage everyone to share your best photos and the things you’ve seen, heard and experienced over the last few months – chances are your entry is already on your camera roll!’
Five winners will be entered into the CEWE Photo Award 2021, the world’s largest photo competition and win £50 worth of photography equipment.
Below we showcase twenty of the best entries so far:
1. One man and his dog
A bonding moment between a man and his dog captured by Mick Sandford
2. Stunning sunsets in the Peak District
3. Socially distanced cycling
Cyclists get in some socially distanced exercise in this photo by Claire Wallace
5. Friends reunite on a beach
Friends are reunited during a sunny day trip to the beach following months of lockdown in this photo, captured by Louise Thomas
6. A solo bus rider
A solo bus rider waits at the stop amid empty streets in this shot by Nick Board
Richard Lillie captured an ice cream stand in Yorkshire returning to business, just in time for the heat wave
8. Smiling sisters
Two siblings make the most of a day at the park in this shot by Kevin Emberson
9. A well deserved break
Chris Sanderson captured this cyclist enjoyed a well-earned pit stop following a lockdown bike ride
10. Lockdown entertainment
Eerily quiet streets of York captured by Richard Lillie on a morning walk
11. Meeting grandma for the first time
The sweet moment a grandma met her grandchild for the first-time was captured by Issy Skarratt-Smith
12. Old verses new
Contrasting buildings show ‘old’ and ‘new’ London in this photo by Kevin Emberson
13. No shoppers
An empty shopping centre without the usual hustle and bustle during the pandemic by Maria Eugenia Pons Moreno
14. A city with no people
Restaurant tables stand eerily empty in this lockdown shot by Maria Eugenia Pons Moreno in Covent Garden London
15. A cinema lays down the rules
A cinema enforces the two-metre social distancing in this photo by Louise Waldron
16. Hello deer!
Frances Barr spotted a young deer on her morning walk in the countryside
17. Walk of pride
This artwork celebrating front line workers was captured by Rebecca Stansfield on a lockdown walk
18. Looking to the past
These unique ruins were captured by Gordon Wotherspoon whilst exploring his local area
19. A tent with a view
John Cuthbert enjoyed a stunning view whilst making the most of his first holiday after lockdown
20. Reflections in a Lake
A beautiful scenic view capturing the beauty of the UK taken by Alan Parry
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