Levy Lockdown Portraits tells the story of the UK’s first Covid-19 lockdown through the medium of window portraits.
Over six weeks of April and May 2020, I photographed more than 250 households in my Manchester neighbourhood – capturing the spirit and resilience of the community at an odd and disconcerting point in time. I was able to turn the work into a book thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign. Copies can be purchased here.
A year into the pandemic, I invited a number of people who I’d photographed for the book to reflect on their experiences of the past 12 months. Here is what they wrote: