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,…

Silhouettes, undated

An artist paints his canvas on a pedestrian bridge in the Fairmount neighborhood, not far from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The 37-foot William Penn statue stands atop Philadelphia City Hall in the distance. I have no idea when I took this picture but it was probably during the 1990s. I remember spotting the scene…

Caught in the rain

Water from a sudden downpour pools in small boats outside the Independence Seaport Museum on the Delaware River in Philadelphia recently.

The museum’s Workshop on the Water is “dedicated to the skills and traditions of wooden boat building and sailing in the Delaware Valley and the New Jersey shore.”

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…

Flaky Friday

Enormous snowflakes fell over Philadelphia briefly last Friday and I grabbed this shot, which I distributed across my Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts. For some reason, the Twitter got a lot more attention, with more that 35,000 impressions by the end of the day. OK, those huge snowflakes falling on Philly a few minutes ago…

Mirror image: Philadelphia City Hall

If you walk past the west side of Philadelphia City Hall just after they have turned off the Dilworth Park fountains, you have just a short time to view a perfect reflection of the building before all the water drains away or evaporates. I have stumbled across the opportunity just a few times, including when…