Shot by Rob captures empty streets on Torbay’s ‘night without life’

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4701-2

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4701-2 - Credit: Archant

Bank holiday weekend would have been one of the busiest nights of the year in Torbay - but these photos show a strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown.

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4699-2

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4699-2 - Credit: Archant

Bank holiday weekend would have been one of the busiest nights of the year in Torbay - but these photos show a strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown.

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4682-2

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4682-2 - Credit: Archant

Hundreds of clubbers would normally have been out enjoying themselves. Instead, they were all at home due to the coronavirus pandemic with all venues' doors firmly closed.

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A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4695-2

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4695-2 - Credit: Archant

It was branded 'The Night Without Life' by event photographer Robert Elford, who captures the energy, excitement and passion of Torbay's club environment.

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4689-2

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4689-2 - Credit: Archant

Rob helps promote numerous bars, clubs, festivals and events across the South West and London and has covered events with stars including Boy George, Jaguar Skills, Scott Mills, Will Young, Basshunter, Danny Rampling, Ben Nicky, Dave Pearce, Katherine Ellis, Joss Stone, Beverley Knight and Olly Murs. Rob shoots more than 500 events a year and images can be bought at shotbyrob.com/shop.

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4678-2

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4678-2 - Credit: Archant

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4679-2

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4679-2 - Credit: Archant

Rob is also available to shoot studio portraits and weddings, along with corporate, editorial, advertising and marketing campaigns.

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4671-2

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4671-2 - Credit: Archant

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4666-2

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4666-2 - Credit: Archant

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4704-2

A strangely quiet Torbay during lockdown Photo: Shot by Rob 4704-2 - Credit: Archant