Masks, while not as ubiquitous as medical professionals would like, have become much more commonplace since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Store errands now require a facial covering for entry. The following photo series is both a showcase of the signs various businesses around Watertown, MA have put up asking people to wear their masks and a love letter to the many ways you can make a simple request of someone. It’s an opportunity to think about the differing impacts made by the way we ask.
Echo Harris is a photographer based in Watertown, MA. For more of their work you can follow them on Instagram @echoharrisphoto, or if it’s worthless opinions you’re after, then follow them on twitter @echoinboston
All photos, except header image, © Echo Harris