It’s so cold and snowy in Philadelphia that the mayor declared a state of emergency, but that didn’t keep Kathy inside, and I have been having a fine time out there with my camera too. Click the title for links to more photos.
I just spent four days photographing Ben Franklin’s presence in Philadelphia, as “Guest Instagrammer” for @VisitPhilly, counting down to Franklin’s 308th birthday on Friday. Click the headline to see the photos.
I took this photo at Independence Hall one evening last fall, but beginning Tuesday morning, I will be taking over VisitPhilly.com’s Instagram account to post pictures focusing on Ben Franklin — “The First American” — as we work our way up to his 308th birthday on Friday. (Click the title for more info.)
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Before there was Instagram, before there was social media, and before we had camera phones — or even digital photography — some us were carrying around heavy old film cameras to cover daily life in Philadelphia. I’m glad so many people are having fun today, but to say that visiting the frozen Swann Fountain on…
The curator of “War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath” is presenting tonight in a Drexel University class which is free and open to the public. Anne Tucker, Curator of Photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, curated “War/Photography,” which went from Houston to LA to the Corcoran in Washington, and will head…
If we had Instagram on September 11th, I might have shared this photo right about this time of day, when I got my first look, not long after the towers had collapsed. I will share a couple more photos tonight and tomorrow, on the hours I found myself deep inside the ruins.