On Thursday, March 19th, Los Angeles issued a Safer-At-Home emergency order in response to the rapid spread of COVID-19. The next day, with my usual film labs closed for the foreseeable future, I began a daily self portrait process with a digital camera, all within the confines of my apartment.

I continued for as long as I could tolerate the self-scrutiny, about twenty-five days.

day one, the smell of rosemary

day eight, the love corner

day ten, the Star (XVII), Major Arcana

day eighteen, hard rain & aretha franklin

day twenty two, lagging tedium &
tonight I gave myself permission to quit. But then right at sunset while I sat at the kitchen table cutting up negatives, the light came bouncing off a mirrored building downtown, slicing perfectly into my east facing windows. Impossible not to photograph.