MASTER snapper ANDREW CAMPBELL took a lonely sortie yesterday (March 25) around Canberra’s closed and deserted national institutions and filed this black and white, “bleak” pictorial essay, “all shot with a Leica M9 and 35mm/2, if that tickles your fancy,” he says.
Andrew Campbell visits the Australian War Memorial.
Andrew Campbell peers through the front door of Old Parliament House.
The doleful scene at the National Portrait Gallery. Photo: Andrew Campbell.
All quiet at the National Gallery of Australia. Photo: Andrew Campbell.
All quiet at Questacon. Photo: Andrew campbell.
Nothing doing at the National Library. Photo: Andrew Campbell
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