Stock images Before and After Covid-19

Put a mask on it!

Stock imagery before and after COVID-19

Whether adding a mask, or airbrushing out people to achieve optimal social distancing, the tried-and-true stock images won’t be the same. Check out 16 post-pandemic images that we’ve found and curated from some of our beloved stock image websites.

1. Phone, wallet, keys, mask, hand sanitizer. Check.

*Runs back in to grab sunglasses*

Before COVID featuring smart phone, watch, keys, wallet, sunglasses AFTER COVID-19, wallet, earbuds, smart phone, keys, mask and sanitizer

2. Bye scruffy beards and facial hair. We’ll miss you.

Well… most of you.

Before without mask, after with mask

3. We’re mostly open for business

We’re open, but 5 people at a time, answer these 5 questions, and may we take your temperature, please?

Before with Open sign, after with Open sign and face mask required text

4. Let’s elbow tap on that!

Don’t forget to smize them in the eye!

Before with handshake, after with elbow tap

5. Calling this meeting to order.

“Someone needs to mute their phone, we’re hearing a lot of background noise.”

Before with in-person work meeting, after with zoom meeting

6. Working at the office vs. at home

“If I ignore them, they’ll leave me alone…”

Before with teammates in office, After with kid on shoulders and cat on laptop

7. Home grocery delivery

“Ma’am, we have contactless payment”

Before buying groceries, After contactless delivery at doorstep

8. Zoom Zumba

Before at the gym, after with zoom workout via laptop

9. Visiting the grandparents

Before, hugging grandpa, After - saying hi through the window

10. First dates

“I’ll have what she’s having.”

Before, sitting close at the table, After - wearing masks across from the table

11. eLearning

“Boys and girls, don’t make me mute you!”

Before - stundents fill a classroom in person, After - distance learning

12. Save what date?

Save the date vs. Change the date

13. Tying the knot

“You may now remove the mask and kiss the bride.”

Wedding with guests on the beach, wedding with just the couple

14. Cha-cha-cha, and many more from Channel 4…

Now there’s no excuse to miss out on your third cousin’s birthday.

Birthday party with kids at table, birthday party with kid by herself in front f computer

15. Drive-thru graduation

“Hi, I’ll take one diploma and an extra-large curly fry with a coke.”

In-person graduation vs drive-by graduation

16. “Put a mask on it”

Similar to Portlandia’s “Put a bird on it”, stock illustrators have decided to go with the motto “just put a mask on it.”

Stock illustration of people, vs stock illustration of people with masks

*All images available on Shutterstock.


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