Marching for peace in Philadelphia, 2003

Demonstrators march down North Broad Street in Philadelphia in February 2003, voicing their objection to the impending war in Iraq. Police estimated that the crowd numbered 10,000 people.

I captured this image looking north from one of the upper floors of the former Philadelphia Daily News and Inquirer building at 400 North Broad Street.

Metadata: Date: 02/15/03, Time: 12:33:11 p.m., Shutter speed: 1/2500, Aperture: 4.0, ISO: 800, Lens zoomed to: 175mm , Location: Philadelphia, PA, US , Slug: Street Level Philadelphia

Bailing out, 2004

U.S. Army soldiers bail out after their Bradley fighting vehicle was disabled by a roadside bomb during a major incursion into the Sadr City section of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004. Nobody was seriously injured but fuel was gushing from a ruptured tank after the blast and they had to take shelter inside a…

Draft the Bush twins, 2003

Tens of thousands of peace protesters marched on the White House in Washington in 2003, a few days before the US launched the war in Iraq. The sign at the bottom of this photo refers to the daughters of then-President George W. Bush. Date: 3/15/03, Time: 12:49:33 PM, Shutter: 1/4000, f:2.8, ISO: 400, Lens: Zoomed…

Reflection from Ramadi, 2004

I never would have set up a selfie in the middle of a combat mission but I did lift my head for a moment to catch this picture when I spotted myself reflected in the twisted rearview mirror of a Humvee while covering a recon mission with US Marines in the Iraqi City of Ramadi…

NYC peace march, 2003

Demonstrators wave labeled portraits of Dick Cheney, George W. Bush, Donald Rumsfeld and Ari Fleischer in New York City, two days after US forces invaded Iraq in 2003. About 200,000 protesters paraded along Broadway from Times Square to Washington Square Park, in what news reports then indicated was the largest peace march in the city’s…