Series: A Quiet Sydney

This is a photographic series featuring how the city of Sydney has been impacted by the CoViD-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak. This is a pandemic that has resulted in over 500,000 people infected within a few months, and have killed over 20,000 people (figures as at the end of March 2020).

At the time of writing, Sydney has not yet subject to a population lockdown (unlike other countries and cities) but residents are strongly advised to stay indoors unless absolutely necessary.

This series of posts show just how quiet the streets of Sydney and suburbs have become.

Walsh Bay

A quiet afternoon walking from Ives Steps (where there are normally a few fisherman trying to catch something from the harbour) with a beautiful view of the Western side of Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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This feels like a steampunk portal into a different universe or dimension. It is actually a children’s playground, part of the Albert Sloss Reserve.

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I was asking myself this question when I saw this eclectic collection of books and plants on an alley near Reservoir St Surry Hills.

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Posted by Chris Tham

Chris Tham is a co-founder of Visual Voyager Pty Ltd, the Principal Voigtländer Ambassador for Mainline Photographics and a Workshop Instructor for Mainline Photo Academy. She brings over 35 years of experience as a photographer to her role, starting with a Yashica rangefinder belonging to her dad, joining the Photography Club in school, and developing her own photos. More recently, Chris has been taking photos during her travels, and as a result has experienced some of the most interesting places in the world. Chris focuses on nature, street, and urban architecture subjects in her photography.