In pictures: Life on balconies as the world locks down
Daily life has been transformed for hundreds of millions of people as the coronavirus pandemic prompts unprecedented lockdowns.
A trip to do the food shopping becomes a treat, walking the dog an escape not a chore. Those lucky enough to have balconies make the most of the daylight - and the chance to make a connection with their communities.
Drawn from Reuters photography, here are some glimpses of people keeping their spirits up in quarantine.
Chin up: A woman sings from her balcony in Rome. Italy has endured national quarantine measures to fight a devastating coronavirus outbreak since March 9, 2020.
Social distancing, the chill-out edition: A Brooklyn resident takes to a hammock as coronavirus cases soar in New York.
Make some noise: Residents in Ahmedabad, India, show their appreciation for health workers - part of a global wave of solidarity.
Flash...mop? People turn out on their balconies en masse to raise morale in Rome.
Hounded out: A man and his pet get some air in Prague, Czech Republic. The country has closed its borders and declared a state of emergency.
Cheers: Residents enjoy a neighbourhood aperitif from a safe distance in Brussels, Belgium
Stretch goals: A personal trainer carries out an exercise class from her balcony in Rome.
Open-air gym: Quarantine is no excuse for this weight-lifter in Erbil, Iraq.
Looking up: People gather on a roof in Caracas, Venezuela, amid a national quarantine.