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social distancing and self isolation

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went for a little walk in the city with my daughter yesterday. Took the 5D with me, in case the local automatic laundry shop was open. So we could take some photos of her in a fun setting. It was open, but people inside, so we decided to keep our distance and come back another day. One of the scenes we came across along the way, was this little fellow patiently waiting things out in his house.

There are some (early) signs now that the measures of social distancing and rigorous self isolation are starting to bear fruit in the fight to stop the Covid-19 virus from spreading (in Belgium). The numbers seem to be starting to drop. Much too early to cry victory, but if I were a little Corona virus... I would be starting to panic. Nowhere to run to. Nothing to infect. And no toilet paper to be found Smile

Hasselt, Belgium
22/03/2020

Tags: Photo journalism Robot Reflection Isolation Black and white Corona Hasselt COVID-19 Corona virus Social Distancing quarantine

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pablophotographer 11 2.0k 429
23 Mar 2020 1:16PM
Hey, that takes me back some time.
Is it the orange one?
I remember there was one in light blue colour. I would have loved to vote it for it.
pablophotographer
23 Mar 2020 1:22PM
I would call it mid grey (in the original color version). So perhaps that is the light blue one you talk about. definitely not orange Smile
Probably I post it in the gallery later today Smile
23 Mar 2020 4:31PM
A glorious image; touchingly sombre but with a lovely dash of quiet humour.
Very best wishes and the hope that this unpleasant 'little Corona virus' is starved of life as soon as possible! Like many over here there is bafflement at the mania for buying toilet paper!
Take care! 👍 🙂
23 Mar 2020 4:56PM
Thanks Graham for the nice comment and the award Smile
Saastad Plus
3 16 17 Norway
23 Mar 2020 5:49PM
Nice work!

Arne
mrswoolybill Plus
15 3.3k 2536 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2020 5:57PM
Good one. A degree of humour, as well as common sense, is important. Good news for Belgium, which seems to have managed the outbreak rather more proactively and realistically than Britain.
banehawi Plus
18 2.7k 4315 Canada
23 Mar 2020 6:04PM
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cats_123 Plus
18 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
23 Mar 2020 10:06PM
The early slave trade...'forced labor' 😁
bliba Plus
16 1 2 Austria
27 Mar 2020 5:17PM
Very well seen and captured

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