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This drone-shot video shows a breathtaking aerial view of an empty St Kilda

We've never seen it quite this quiet.

Rebecca Russo

St Kilda is one of a kind, there’s no denying it. On any given night you’d usually find a cavalcade of characters enjoying themselves along St Kilda Pier, wandering around Acland Street or lining up outside the lovely Palais Theatre. But, for obvious reasons, things have been a little quieter lately.

Melbourne photographer Grant McCall decided to capture his local neighbourhood during current lockdowns. “During [this time] my neighbourhood has, at times, felt sad and silent, but also calm and hopeful. I wanted to try to document that.”

Take a look at the video below. 

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