Photographing London the day before lockdown

Jermaine Francis was there to capture the moment everything changed.

by i-D Staff
05 August 2020, 7:00am

Jermaine’s story originally appeared in i-D's The Faith In Chaos Issue, no. 360, Summer 2020. Order your copy here.

Jermaine Francis: “The days before the pubs shut and we went into full lockdown, there was suddenly a change in the air, an ominous atmosphere of anxiety and insecurity could be felt on the streets of London. Where once there was clarity, there was now the unknown.”

two people walking down a street in london with face masks
oxford circus during lockdown
person with face mask and shopping bags
oxford circus during lockdown
oxford circus during lockdown
jermaine francis