Frozen aftermath

Philadelphia firefighters and onlookers gather at the scene Wednesday morning after a four-alarm fire heavily damaged an apartment house Tuesday night in Center City. Photos by Jim MacMillan. Click to enlarge:   Share this!

Scopin’ out The Media Consortium

The Media Consortium — an international network of over 70 leading independent progressive journalism organizations — has invited me to talk about Periscope for journalists when they hold their #TMC2016 conference in Philadelphia next month. Here’s more info on my session:Beyond Facebook and Twitter ” TMC Media 2016 Share this!

Happy New Year from Philadelphia

Happy New Year! Early fireworks from Philadelphia, over the Delaware River by the Ben Franklin Bridge: A post shared by Jim MacMillan (@jimmacmillan) on Dec 31, 2015 at 3:22pm PST I photographed Philadelphia’s early News Year’s Eve fireworks over the Delaware River near the Ben Franklin Bridge Thursday evening. Next, I am starting 2016 with…

My Year in Philadelphia

See how many people, places and events you can identify from these photos I posted from Philadelphia to my Instagram account during 2015. These pictures load in random order. Click any photo to scroll through as a slideshow. Share this!

Ornament selfie

Loved the look of Philadelphia City Hall reflected from an ornament on the Christmas tree in the courtyard this morning. But I couldn’t figure out how to keep myself out of the picture while using the wide angle lens of the iPhone. Share this!

Posting Featured Images on the move

I like using the Featured Images function in the WordPress Twenty Fifteen theme on this site because photos are presented from wall to wall for mobile viewers, resulting in something like an Instagram experience, albeit with horizontal images as seen above. The problem is that I need to crop the photos rather precisely to 825 x…