On the last day before a UK-wide lockdown was imposed, photographer Tamás Kovacs took a walk around Bristol.
“I wanted to capture the mixed mood of the city in my photos,” he said.
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Arm in arm down Broad Quay – photo: Tamás Kovacs
Dangling feet over the water outside the Arnolfini – photo: Tamás Kovacs
Imagining what life is like with an allotment – photo: Tamás Kovacs
Give us a song – photo: Tamás Kovacs
Getting the essentials on Cheltenham Road – photo: Tamás Kovacs
“I’m not here to judge anybody for leaving their homes. After all, I went out too. I just couldn’t resist the urge to take photos. This is history after all.”
“It was really sad to see the city like this,” Tamás added. “These are usually the happiest days around here. Not this year though.”
Encroaching shadows on Broad Street – photo: Tamás Kovacs
What would Stokes Croft be without its street art? – photo: Tamás Kovacs
Advice it is wise not to follow today – photo: Tamás Kovacs
Blossom on Cathedral Walk – photo: Tamás Kovacs
Pot calling the kettle black – photo: Tamás Kovacs
No cycling, no rollerskating, no skateboarding – photo: Tamás Kovacs
Brooms: sweeping the nation – photo: Tamás Kovacs
Follow Tamás on Instagram at @tomkov_photo
Main photo by Tamás Kovacs
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