ten minutes away

On day 7 of the lockdown I started going for a daily walk. When leaving the apartment I set an alarm on my phone for ten minutes, once it went off, I’d stop and make one photo. After returning home I’d write down a quick description of the photo and pin the location to a map, making a ten minute radius around my apartment.

Often I was in a very familiar area that I’ve passed a thousand times before but would never think twice about photographing, and sometimes I was discovering a street I’ve never been down. I’m not used to photographing in this way, forcing myself to stop at an exact point and see what I got. Some days I liked it, some days I didn’t.

After day 44 I ran out of places to go. As I am writing this it is day 71.

September 7th 2020