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COVID-19

Cover picture by Hendrik Braet – Street Still Life finalist
Cover picture by Hendrik Braet as taken from the BSPF official newsletter

Introduction

A few days ago we published a post about “10+5 things a Street Photographer can do when in forced lockdown quarantine because of the COVID-19 virus“. When we were writing this post, we already knew that our lives were changing. Today, only a few days later, the global scale of the virus has dramatically altered for the worst and we are noticing more and more changes because of this.

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    Introduction

    Dear Readers,

    We are living through some dark, surreal times. I am confident that by now you have undoubtedly felt the impact of the COVID-19 virus pandemic and that your lives have been affected in one way or another by this invisible threat. I wish you, your families and loved ones, good health. So, make sure to stay home and stay safe.

    Stay home and stay safe Street Hunters

    Asking Street Photographers to stay home is like asking a bird not to fly or a fish not to swim! What are we to do? Us Street Photographers are creatures of the street if anything, and being confined in an apartment, house or room could be a very, very hard thing to do! There is a possibility that some of us might even experience cabin fever, depression, anxiety, loneliness and other dark, suffocating feelings. 

    There are things however that we can do to feel better. Things to help us survive mentally while in a forced lockdown quarantine due to the COVID-19 virus. Articles with advice on how to protect your mental health are already popping up everywhere. I recommend you give them a read. Here are some useful links I discovered: