San Antonio Report photographers chronicle San Antonio and its residents. Each week, we share our most meaningful images as a visual account of San Antonio’s ever-evolving landscape.

A pedestrian walks along the Basila Frocks Building where Albert Gonzales installed a wabi sabi flower on Thursday.
A pedestrian on Thursday walks along the Basila Frocks Building, where Albert Gonzales has installed a Wabi Sabi street art installation. Gonzales paints his signature flower shapes on body-sized pieces of cardboard. Credit: Scott Ball / San Antonio Report
Mayor Ron Nirenberg speaks during a press conference announcing a temporary restraining order that allows city and county officials to mandate masks on Tuesday.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg speaks during a press conference Tuesday announcing a temporary restraining order that allows city and county officials to mandate masks. Credit: Nick Wagner / San Antonio Report
Traffic flows along Loop 1604 as construction begins on the first segment of TxDOT’s expansion project.
Traffic on Loop 1604 flows amid construction on the first segment of TxDOT’s expansion project, between Bandera Road and Interstate 10. Credit: Nick Wagner / San Antonio Report
Shanda Martinez of Bexar County and her daughter Soraya attend the anti-mask mandate protest outside the Bexar County Courthouse on Friday.
Shanda Martinez of Bexar County and daughter Soraya attend a protest against mask mandates Friday outside the Bexar County Courthouse. Credit: Clint Datchuk for the San Antonio Report
Students recite the Pledge of Allegiance on their first day of school at Stewart Elementary. The San Antonio Independent School District made face coverings mandatory last week. Credit: Scott Ball / San Antonio Report

Scott Ball

Scott Ball is San Antonio Report's photo editor and grew up in San Antonio.