More Dilworth reflections

I have been having more fun lately with the reflections created just after they turn off the fountains on Dilworth Park, in front of Philadelphia City Hall: The Clothespin reflects in water left by the fountains on Dilworth Park at Philadelphia City Hall just now: A post shared by Jim MacMillan (@jimmacmillan) on Jul 29,…

SS United States, 1996

I grabbed the photo at the top of this page when the historic SS United States was first docked at Pier 82 along the Delaware River in Philadelphia in 1996. And my friend Sean Kardon posted the photo in the tweet embedded below the with a different view captured at the same location just last…

Addiction in Philadelphia, 1995

Local news organizations seem to be rediscovering addiction in Philadelphia recently — as overdose deaths have been skyrocketing in recent years — but it wasn’t a new problem when I took these photos in the Fairhill section of the city in 1995 and 1996. Maybe we could have done more then. In the photo at…

Chinese New Year firecrackers, 2003

Firecrackers explode during new year celebrations in Philadelphia’s Chinatown in 2003. Celebrants were ringing in 4701, the Year of the Monkey. Date: 1/25/04, Time: 2:30:27 PM, Shutter: 1/640, f: 4.0, ISO: 400, Lens: Zoomed to 80mm ,Philadelphia, PA, US Share this!

“The American Dream,” 1995

Boxer David Reid trains children at a Philadelphia gym in 1995. Reid went on to win a gold medal during the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and was nicknamed “The American Dream.” Here’s an update on Reid written in 2015: The American Dream came close to being a nightmare for Philly’s David Reid This image was captured…

Bush inauguration protests, 2001

I went to Washington to photograph demonstrators protesting against the inauguration of President George W. Bush in 2001. Rain was pouring and grandstands were empty until they were filled with protesters, who carried signs, shouted and threw garbage toward the new President’s limousine. Though much smaller than some anti-war demonstrations I covered there in following…