For such a vibrant city, I have to admit, I mostly like shooting Philly in black and white. Mostly. I’m sure I’ll have another post soon about capturing the city’s true colors. But for now, here are a few examples of why black and white works so well in Philly. (It will also give away my fixation with a certain building and statue.) Black and white can make Philly’s gritty spots stand out. It amplifies timeless (or… Read More
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My project documenting just an initial piece of Philadelphia’s Italian Market culminated with the following article, published on March 16th in the Philadelphia Inquirer. So thankful to them for running with it. Their Home in the Immigrant Village by Marc Cappelletti A light snow is falling on the green awnings of Philadelphia’s Ninth Street Market. It’s a fleeting snow, melting almost as soon as it lands. Still, I marvel. It brings to mind… Read More
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Facing south on 9th Street, the market is the largest and oldest working open air market in the United States.
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The view to Center City, Philadelphia from Market Street, near 30th Street Station.
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