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Celebrate the Year of the Snake with a slew of activities put on by the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation and other establishments in Philadelphia. The Chinese New Year officially starts on Sunday, February 10, 2013, so get ready to say goodbye to the old and hello to the new with parades, live performances

Photographs from the a visit to the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Home of some of the Navy’s moth ball fleet. Beautiful place and very peaceful quiet.

My photograph of open skies Philadelphia on opening night from Philadelphia Art Museum steps. Lozano-Hemmer has stepped into those two men huge footprints to bring this large-scale, interactive, inclusive, empowering piece of public art to Philadelphia, wherein “participation is a vehicle for transformation”, in Lozano-Hemmer’s words

I had the best time photographing the biggest and most colorful 5K run in Philadelphia at the Art Museum. About the Race? The Color Run is a one of a kind experience that is less about speed and more about enjoying a color crazy day with your friends and family. For our events, it is […]

Photographs from a rose garden in old city Philadelphia, PA. The rose was one of my favorite flowers and still has the symbol of love attached to it. I wonder why some things have pre-assigned meaning to them, or we make up a new meaning. The meaning seems to come from a deep feeling inside […]

Welcome to my collection of bridges I hope to add more soon, so come back, you hear.

Mount Moriah Cemetery, incorporated March 26, 1855 and established by an act of the Pennsylvania legislature, was operated under the auspices of the non-sectarian Mount Moriah Cemetery Association. The original cemetery occupied 54 acres in southwest Philadelphia, along Cobbs Creek. It boasted an ornate Romanesque entrance and gatehouse designed by noted Philadelphia architect Stephen Decatur […]

Photograph taken at Laurel Hill Cemetery Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

It was a beautiful night and felt nice out and time to capture a cityscape of Philadelphia, PA

Street photography showing reflections of a pigeon in puddle near occupy Philadelphia, PA street photography prints

Flags flying on Market street, Philadelphia, PA. I wonder what the flag symbolizes to you? Does it really mean freedom and what does freedom mean to you? I’ve given you enough questions so what are you thinking? Please comment, thanks in advance.

Photo shoot at Bartrams Gardens Philadelphia, PA I always wanted to visit Bartram Gardens, the place where I was brought into this world, but the real reason was to learn more about John Bartram and see and feel this place that was the birth place of botany. Bartram Gardens is America’s oldest living botanical garden […]

Gazela is docked at the Philadelphia Seaport, looking for a crew to help maintain her. Independence Seaport Museum on the Delaware River showcases the region’s maritime history with two floors of exhibit galleries, a wooden boat workshop.  

I’m back shooting HDR and I think that it’s the only way to go in bad light.

Afternoon Light on the Kimmel Center another shot of the roof City Hall

What a wonderful outing at the Italian Market in Philadelphia. It started at 10:30am meeting at DeBruno Bros Plaza at 9th & Montrose Streets one block from Christian Street. We had Anthony who was a local to guide us, thanks to Doreen from the South Jersey Photography. Boy having a local merchant walk around  gave access to smiles from everyone that we couldn’t […]

Sunday, I was looking to photograph some urban decay in strawberry mansion area of Philadelphia PA. I wanted to go back to area where I played on Sunday afternoons as a kid. My family had pick-nicks in Fairmont Park in this area. I remember this area as a kid and wondered why the people painted the houses in such wild and […]

My second attempt at light paint, this technique was taught to my by a photographer friend. The frog was my subject and I painted him with a flashlight covered with a pink gel. The camera was in the bulb mode so that the shutter is held open while I painted the frog with light from the flashlight. For the […]

This is a truly creative group of people and the best I’ve had the pleasure of exploring with. The Photo was taken by Leighkaren Labay. The photographs were taken by Louis Dallara at the Coal Pier 18 in Philadelphia PA.   Me Coal Peir 18 HDR From another vantage point and Tony Sweet was not […]

It was a beautiful night and it gave me beautiful images and I felt wonderful in the process. God bless each and everyone. Peace be with you. Stopped down to f22 at 4.0 sec for the star bust effect on the lights, I do not use star filters or photoshop effects. ISO 200, at 8:30 […]

Thanks to Terry over at Mid-Atlantic Urban Exploration group for the coal piers location, I had a hoot. This is a 7 exposure hand held HDR, at about 10:30 am. Click on image for a larger view. “On the river at the line of East Huntingdon Street A last vestige of the once-great Richmond Coal […]

Can I get up on the roof or inside ? This is HDR photograph taken on Philadelphia Water Front.  Remember you can click on the image for a larger view. Enjoy If you like this sort of photography you might want to join The Philadelphia Urban Explorers and on Facebook here’s a link for Mid-Atlantic Explorers.

It was raining and wanted to be out shooting in it, so I did it. “Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” No Photoshop/Lr on these, just raw from the street. I started in a different part of Camden and went to the […]