The Essentials, 2020


Project Type:
Photography, Documentation, Photo Essay




The Essentials is a photo essay honoring essential workers in the Mission District neighborhood of San Francisco.  


Ramon, Urban Alchemy
Ramon, Urban Alchemy



Leo, United States Postal Service



Aura, Self



Robbie, UCSF at San Francisco General Hospital



Mike, Mission Groceteria



Gabby, Calle 24



Sam, Samy’s Liquor


Billy, SF-Marin Food Bank


Lovely ladies, Dynamo Donut



Francisco, Spice Jar



Jay, Recology



Bryan, Amazon



Santos, L’s Caffe



Jake, Purple Star M.D.






This work was developed as part of my fellowship with YBCA in 2020.
Special thanks to my collaborators and producer Anna Lisa Escobedo.


All images copyright.
©2020 Cheyenne Concepcion