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The Stay Home Project – By John Scott

June 27, 2020

Covid-19 has changed the world. We have people battling for their livelihoods everyday. I am incredibly thankful that I have a job and that I am able to continue to be creative.

Living in Singapore, I have been on working from home for over a month now, as part of the circuit breaker measures to curb covid-19. During this time I still needed to keep creative, working as an advertising creative director. As soon as I knew that we would have an extended stay at home, I thought that I should document this time.

So xx days later (because I have seriously lost track of time) and about 780+ photos, I have documented everyday, working, eating and fixing things at my desk. The same ultra wide view shot with the Voigtlander 12mm f5.6.

What started as a bit of fun ended up becoming an obsession and something to keep me creative through the monotonous stay at home cycle.

It is nice to look back and see my kids pop in here and there, the food I ate and a sneak peek at some of the projects I was working on.

There are a far too many photos to share here so here is 1% of all my work time-lapse series. I will share more shots on my Instagram and on my youtube channelΒ 

Stay safe, stay creative.

Thanks for reading!

Lunch

Break time

Lego

Fuji

Work

NIght

Gear

Tea

Cleaning the M10

Hi!

Co-worker

Mouse

Lunch again

Visitor

Fuji play

Filters!!!

Exercise

Snack

Cleaning

Breakfast

Checkers

Kalimba

Drawing for film

Harmonica

Food

Magic

Chips

Screen protector

Repair work

To see more visit my youtube channelΒ 

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6 Comments

  • Reply
    Jim Sangwine
    June 27, 2020 at 12:55 pm

    Mate, I love this. Great series!

    • Reply
      John_S
      June 27, 2020 at 6:25 pm

      Cheers Jim. Was partly to keep me sane and partly to keep creative πŸ™‚

  • Reply
    STUART
    June 27, 2020 at 1:31 pm

    I really enjoyed this piece thank you.

    • Reply
      John_S
      June 27, 2020 at 6:25 pm

      Thanks Stuart. I enjoyed making it

  • Reply
    Christopher Andreyo
    June 27, 2020 at 11:20 pm

    I too love this series. Your photos eerily remind me of pretty much my home/ work balance the past few months also.
    I happened to have the luck of launching a business just as COVID-19 hit, along with the additional requirement to shield due to some health issues.

    I ended up having to run and operate my entire business form my home, which I hadn’t really planned in advance for, and at the moment, don’t see an end in the immediate future to it either.

    I have grown in many ways from all this also, as I think many others have also.

    Anyhow, excellent documentary work here, amazing what can be accomplished while at home!

    • Reply
      John_S
      June 29, 2020 at 12:23 am

      Thank you Christopher.
      It is always hard at first to change systems and processes we are accustomed to, but it sounds like you’ve come out the other side in a good place.
      Good luck and thanks for reading/viewing.
      I am working on my next daily documentary project.

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