Looking back at 2017

I don’t take pictures for a living anymore but I still carry a camera just about every day. Here are some of my favorite images from last year in chronological order with the captions I included on my Instagram account:

January 13: Huge waves and high tides swamped Eagle Beach in Aruba today.

Click the headline above to view my year in review.

Holiday Panorama

Holiday lights brighten Macy’s in Center City Philadelphia in this panoramic photograph. The display originated in the former Wannamaker Department Store in 1956.

Twins train for Olympics, 1999

Twin brothers and boxers Rock and Tiger Allen work with their father and noted boxing trainer Naazim Richardson in Philadelphia in 1999. The pair had hoped to fight for the US during the 2000 Summer Olympics n Sydney.

Neighborhood fire, 2003

Neighborhood children cover their noses as smoke from a row home fire clouds their block in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia. The occupants escaped safely and the fire was brought under control short time later.