Volunteers pause for pizza outside after portraying victims of a dirty bomb attack during a drill at Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia in 2006. Several city hospitals participated in the drill, which simulated coordinated attacks on downtown train stations.
The image quality was rough because the subjects were standing in a shadowed area in early evening light and then I probably over-manipulated the file to optimize it for use in newsprint.
Landmark buildings along the Philadelphia skyline were illuminated in red Tuesday night for the #RedLightsforMatt campaign, in memory of Philadelphia Fire Department Lt. Matt LeTourneau, who lost his life in the line of duty last weekend. Services for LeTourneau take place tonight and tomorrow.
Peace protesters are taken into custody after crossing a police line near the White House in Washington in January 2003, two months before the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
Camera data: Date: 1/19/03, Time: 12:49:51 p.m., Shutter speed: 1/350, f: 4.0, ISO: 400, Lens: 20mm
A fresh coat of snow covers the ground outside 30th Street Station in Philadelphia Thursday afternoon. Extremely cold temperatures are expected Friday.
Philadelphia Fire Department medics and firefighters transport an injured person they rescued from an overturned van in Fairmount Park during a snowstorm in 2001. Weather can cause accidents and challenge first responders but it makes work very difficult for news photographers too.
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 lights brighten Macy’s in Center City Philadelphia in this panoramic photograph. The display originated in the former Wannamaker Department Store in 1956.