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The snow is falling. And it’s brought out the strangest of visitors to south Philly. When asked by a local resident which cheese steak place they liked best, the polar bear ate the resident. Don’t approach wild animals.

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If you’re out to shoot, or just see Philadelphia’s City Hall you should wait until it gets a little dark out and set up shop on Broad Street.  What you have is a nicely lit street with changing colors, cars going by on either side, and of course the focal point of City Hall to the north.  (Do I have to say, be careful and watch for traffic?) You’ll find this shot (or… Read More

Call it the result of climate change, call it what you will; a polar bear and penguin were recently seen on the last bit of snow in Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia. Eyewitnesses say that the polar bear and penguin stayed in the park until late in the evening, then went to the Field House on Filbert Street where they watched the Philadelphia Eagles destroy the Chicago Bears, 54-11.

Bald Eagle

When I came upon the eagle I was excited to get a shot, any shot.  It’s a bald eagle.  It’s awesome.  Part of me felt that the first shot was as good as it was going to get–relatively close up, in focus, OK lighting, fine.  There is something odd and interesting about a bald eagle in front of a no smoking sign.   But a shot of a bald eagle perched in front of a no… Read More