When in Rome, and Perugia

I was recently invited to participate on a pair of panels at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy. Here are some of my favorite Instagrams taken in Perugia and Rome during this trip: Dusk in Perugia, a few hours ago. #ijf17 A post shared by Jim MacMillan (@jimmacmillan) on Apr 6, 2017 at 2:47pm…

Here’s something you don’t see every day

When I was a newspaper photographer, it wasn’t unusual to spend all day walking or driving around Philadelphia looking for an unusual subject to photograph, but I simply strolled out of my back alley this afternoon and spotted this character: Guy on our corner a few minutes ago said he was a sea cucumber. #IDK. BTW it's…

Happy New Year again!

Chinatown recognized the end of the Year of the Sheep with a New Year’s Eve party full of fireworks Sunday night, including a midnight parade and the Philadelphia Suns performing Lion Dances in the streets to usher in the Year of the Monkey while in other countries people celebrate with music, alcohol and some even…

#Snowpocalypse 2016

We’re doing OK but news reports say that this weekend’s Blizzard Jonas was the fourth biggest snowstorm on record in Philadelphia. Here’s a rooftop view taken Saturday of the Washington West section of Center City Philly: Frosted Philadelphia rooftop snow view of blizzard #Jonas from the Washington West section of Center City: A post shared…

Snowy Sunday

We’ve been back from Aruba for more than was week, but the wet wintry weather on Washington Square was still a chilly reality check Sunday afternoon: Wet, wintry weather on Washington Square: A post shared by Jim MacMillan (@jimmacmillan) on Jan 17, 2016 at 1:18pm PST More: 1, 2, 3

Going under

While in Aruba last week, Kathy and I spent one afternoon viewing reefs, sea life and shipwrecks 130 beneath the ocean’s surface through the oversized porthole of an Atlantis VI submarine. I posted more photos on Instagram: Into the Deep: Kathy got me to take a submarine down to some reefs and shipwrecks off Aruba this…