This image was taken before Covid-19 hit the globe. In Hong Kong it is and has always been standard practice to wear a mask when you are feeling ill.
I stood in this spot for a good 30min (something I dont normally do). When the subject came into frame I knew it was go time. With him being unaware of me snapping away made the scene so much more authentic. If only I can get hold of him to share the photo. I bet he never knew how majestic he looks when walking up some stairs