Retrospective

From 1984 through 2008, I was a full-time newspaper and wire service photojournalist, although I started taking news photos professionally in 1979 and still carry a camera everywhere today.

Under fire, Iraq, 2004

World Trade Center attack, New York, 2001

Economic human rights demonstration, Washington, 2000

Hurricane Katrina evacuees sheltered at the Astrodome, Houston, 2005

Neighborhood fire, Philadelphia, 2003

Skirmish on LOVE Park, Philadelphia, 2005

Standoff, Philadelphia, 1996

Terrorist attack, Oklahoma City, 1995

Twin boxers, Philadelphia, 1999

Downpour, Philadelphia, 2001

Prayers before a mission, Mosul, 2005

Economic justice protest, New York, 2003

Winter weather wreck, Philadelphia, 2001

Outside the Hall of Fame Game, Cooperstown, NY, 2003

Hurricane surf, Boston, 1986

Dirt track racing crash, Texas, 2001

The rest of this page is a work in progress:

Neighbors crowd along the perimeter as police remove the body of a man found shot to death in his car in the Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia. Philadelphia has the highest rate of homicide by gunfire in America.

 

*** PHOTO CAPTION: Wounded lawman awaits medics on Delaware Ave. Tuesday. ©2003 / Philadelphia Daily News photo by Jim MacMillan, date:11/4/03,time:2:55:52 PM,shutter: 1/2500,f:4.0,iso:400,lens:200,Philadelphia,PA,USA,Street Level Philadelphia

Rev. Jesse Jackson hugs nine-year-old Deja Dickson of New Orleans, a Hurricane Katrina survivor, inside the Astrodome in Houston, TX, Monday, September 5, 2005. Dickson is living in the Astrodome with her parents and sister, but other relatives are still missing. ©2005 / Philadelphia Daily News photo by Jim MacMillan

At least two occupied rowhomes and one vacant were seriously damaged in this fire on the 500 block of West Roosevelt Blvd. in the Logan section of Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon. ©2002 / Philadelphia Daily News photo by Jim MacMillan, date:1/28/03,time:1:03:28 PM,shutter: 1/100,f:16,iso:800,lens:120,Philadelphia,PA,USA,Street Level Philadelphia

*** PHOTO CAPTION: Anti-war activist leader Cindy Sheehan is arrested by U.S. Park Police officers in front of the White House in Washington, DC, Monday, Sept. 26, 2005. Sheehan’s 24-year-old son, Casey, was killed in Iraq last year. Over 100 demonstrators were arrested as hundreds more cheered in support. ©2005 / Philadelphia Daily News photo by Jim MacMillan, date:9/26/05,time:1:44:02 PM,shutter: 1/1000,f:5.6,iso:400,lens:116

An Iraq girl is treated at the scene by a U.S. Army soldier after a car bomb targeting the Army convoy exploded, causing minor injuries to two soldiers and six children in a nearby house in Mosul, Iraq Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005. Three Iraqi soldiers and one civilian were aslo injured Thursday as insurgents attacked U.S. and Iraqi troops throughout the day, also using small arms, mortars, rocket-propelled grenades and roadside bombs. (AP Photo/Jim MacMillan)

Eight-year-old Kathleen Kogut of Kennett Square, PA, reflects over a display of 1746 pairs of boots on Independence Mall Monday, representing the 1746 U.S. military troops lost in Iraq to date. The “Eyes Wide Open” exhibit, presented by the American Friends Service Committee, returned to Philadelphia this weekend after touring more than 60 other cities. Kogut has a teacher and several friends of her family serving in Iraq. DAILY NEWS PHOTO / JIM MACMILLAN

*** PHOTO CAPTION: PA National Guard Staff Sgt. Angelo Siano salutes as Philadelphia 26th District police officers carry the casket of officer Gennaro Pellegrini into the Cassizzi Funeral Home in Port Richmond Monday, after a police motorcycle escort returned his remains to the city. Pellegrini, a National Guard soldier, was killed in action in Iraq August 9. ©2005 / Philadelphia Daily News photo by Jim MacMillan, date:8/15/05,time:3:14:32 PM,shutter: 1/2500,f:4.0,iso:400,lens:70,Philadelphia,PA,USA,Street Level Philadelphia

 

A girl watches from a doorway as SWAT officers make their way toward a house on Roosevelt Blvd. near Front street after police spotted a man with a gun on a rooftop following a burglary Monday. The suspect was not located. PHILADELHIA DAILY NEWS / JIM MACMILLAN

FIREFIGHTERS FROM THE BUSIEST FIREHOUSE IN THE PHILADLEPHIA WORK AT THE SCENE OF AN OVERNIGHT GARAGE FIRE. THIS FIREHOUSE IS ALSO THE THIRD BUSIEST IN THE NATION.

Philadelphia Police officers mourn over Officer Vaird’s casket following burial ceremonies at the Ivy Hill Cemetery Thursday. DAILY NEWS PHOTO / JIM MACMILLAN

U.S. Army 1st battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment soldiers are reflected in a raid puddle while on patrol in Mosul, Iraq Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005. Six children, two U.S. Army soldiers, three Iraqi soldiers and one Iraqi man were injured Thursday as insurgents attacked U.S. and Iraqi troops throughout the day, using small arms, mortars, rocket-propelled grenades, roadside bombs, and a car bomb. (AP Photo/Jim MacMillan)

SWAT cops watch over a road block on Connecticut Ave. in Montgomery County, MD, after Tuesday’s sniper murder. DAILY NEWS PHOTO / JIM MACMILLAN 102202

New Activism – Police Line – Police keep press and public at a distance as the first arrests are made during the 2000 Republican national Convention in Philadelpia.

*** PHOTO CAPTION: Supporters of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, quarrel with an anti-abortion demonsrtrator, at left of frame, in front of Borders bookstore during the senator’s visit Monday. ©2003 / Philadelphia Daily News photo by Jim MacMillan, date:6/23/03,time:12:44:17 PM,shutter: 1/750,f:4.0,iso:400,lens:20,Philadelphia,PA,USA,Street Level Philadelphia

A U.S. Army soldier uses a dummy to attempt to draw an insurgent sniper into view in Najaf, Iraq, Friday, Aug. 20, 2004. Sporadic fighting continued Friday. (AP Photo/Jim MacMillan)