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…

#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

One Happy Island

I am beginning the new year with a week in Aruba, otherwise known as “One Happy Island.” I waded into the warm waters to photograph these Pelicans on Divi Beach a couple of nights ago, and you can see more of my photos from this trip on Instagram now.

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…

Bright spot

The makeover of this formerly not-so-attractive parking garage — now known as the Parkade on 8th — has to be one in Center City Philadelphia’s biggest improvements of 2015. The 50-year-old structure had been an eyesore for as long as I can remember. From the Philadelphia Inquirer: Parking Authority brings light to dank garage