Monday “Masks of Boston” 2021 #10

By Katherine Taylor / March 8, 2021

Who do you wear a mask for? (Ed. Note: Each Monday, The Pandemic Lens publishes an image from Katherine Taylor’s “Masks of Boston” project. To date, Kathryn has photographed nearly 300 people from all walks of life. Visit Masks of Boston  to read the profile of each person and learn who they wear a mask…

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Pandemic Portraits in Brooklyn

By James Maher / March 6, 2021

All photos taken in Sunset Park and Greenwood Heights, Brooklyn The pandemic has obviously been a tough time for street photography. People are masked and less is happening outdoors. It’s been tougher to travel around the city. But it’s also become an opportunity and has changed how I shoot.     I had been focusing…

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Life in Transit, Madrid

By Paloma Castro Jimenez / March 5, 2021

In Madrid, Spain, where I live, I document the everyday behavior of my fellow citizens as they go about their daily live while attending to the recommendations that will help stop the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a sample of photographs that I took on public transportation during typical commutes. As you can see, life is…

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Discretion (Still) Advised

By Steve Bennett / March 4, 2021

Saw this while waiting for my drink at Simon’s Coffee in Cambridge, MA, which is take out only.  A good reminder that we still need to be vigilant until enough people are vaccinated and the variants are understood. I am so looking forward to the time when the bottom piece of paper on the door…

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Monday “Masks of Boston” 2021 #9

By Katherine Taylor / March 1, 2021

Who do you wear a mask for? (Ed. Note: Each Monday, The Pandemic Lens publishes an image from Katherine Taylor’s “Masks of Boston” project. To date, Kathryn has photographed nearly 300 people from all walks of life. Visit Masks of Boston  to read the profile of each person and learn who they wear a mask…

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Social Distancing, Garage Style.

By Steven Kushner / February 26, 2021

Our garage has taken on a new role during this winter of our discontent. We still use it for storing our car. But with the pandemic forcing us to maintain social distance in an area with fresh air circulation, the garage—protected from the wind and the elements—is as good a place as any to visit.…

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On Ice

By Valérie Jardin / February 24, 2021

In the midst of a pandemic and as the streets remain empty, the frozen lakes and rivers of Minnesota have become my playground. Ice skaters, ice swimmers, ice sailers, ice dancers, ice fishermen, etc… All the fun is happening on the ice and it has been the best escape from reality ever! (Project shot with…

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Monday “Masks of Boston” 2021 #8

By Katherine Taylor / February 22, 2021

Who do you wear a mask for? (Ed. Note: Each Monday, The Pandemic Lens publishes an image from Katherine Taylor’s “Masks of Boston” project. To date, Kathryn has photographed nearly 300 people from all walks of life. Visit Masks of Boston to read the profile of each person and learn who they wear a mask…

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Half a Million and Counting

By Steve Bennett / February 21, 2021

On June 7, 2020, I ventured out of my house with camera in hand for the first time in weeks to document life on the street. The following photo of the Somerville Theater in Davis Square, Massachusetts, with its marquee message, “stay home and be safe,” became the impetus for a series on my Instagram…

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The Gift of Touch

By Steven Kushner / February 19, 2021

Remember that old commercial, “Reach Out and Touch Someone”? How quaint it all seems now. And while we all got the message—that “touching” was a metaphor for being connected—today the absence of touch is emotionally devastating. I am a retired congregational rabbi. For over forty years my life was immersed in the joys and struggles…

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