Pandemic Life

A mixture of personal project photos and unpublished assignment work documenting how Los Angeles (and the photographer) is adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Maggie Dick, right, a staff draper at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's costume shop, holds her son Coleman to put a homemade face covering on him at their home in Pasadena, Calif. Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Dick and the rest of the costume shop staff made hundreds of cloth masks for school staff during the statewide stay-at-home order. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)

A playground in Downtown Los Angeles' Pershing Square is taped closed Thursday, July 9, 2020.

A skateboarder on the Venice Beach boardwalk rides up a small ramp Saturday, April 25, 2020, in defiance of a statewide stay-at-home order.

A man exercises on the Santa Monica boardwalk Saturday, April 11, 2020, despite city and state ordinances that closed all parks and beaches to the public to prevent gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic.

A resident of Westwood, Los Angeles walks home from a grocery trip while wearing a full-face respirator outfitted with P95 filters Saturday, April 4, 2020, one day after the White House reversed its recommendation against universal use of face coverings in the United States.

A man waits in line to order donuts at Randy's Donuts in Inglewood, Calif. Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020.

Penny Grady, center, a cashier at a 7-Eleven in front of UCLA, rings up a customer from behind a makeshift barrier made of transparent shower curtains Wednesday, April 8, 2020, a day after Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti recommended stores install barriers at points of sale to minimize contact between store staff and customers. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)

Amoeba Music's former Hollywood location lays bare and empty Wednesday, June 24, 2020, two months after the famed independent record store, upended by the coronavirus pandemic, announced it could not pay the rent on the property and will move out Monday, April 27, 2020.

The photographer receives a self-administered oral swab coronavirus test kit at a public drive-thru testing site operated by the city of Los Angeles Tuesday, May 5, 2020.

Los Angeles City Hall is lit blue Thursday, April 9, 2020 to celebrate doctors, nurses and other essential workers battling the coronavirus pandemic and keeping society running.

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