There’s an inherent freedom to photography as a creative outlet, especially when you’re capturing landscapes or urban environments. But the COVID era has seen many of us confined to our homes and cut off from the world around us.
As people turned to the internet and online spaces to stay connected, one particular community has found a way to keep their passion for photography alive — gamers. This is detailed in the latest episode of the narrative podcast series Gameplay, published by Lawson Media. Gameplay explores video games and the virtual worlds that power culture and community.
The video game industry fared well during the pandemic, and gaming communities were prepared for the isolation that came with it, with well-established online spaces for social connection. With things like voice chat and streaming, there’s always a place to interact with friends and like-minded people. And when you can’t venture