Philadelphia Police officers take cover during a gun battle with a man who had been mistakenly released form prison in 1998. The gunman was wounded and captured.
Boxer David Reid trains children at a Philadelphia gym in 1995. Reid went on to win a gold medal during the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and was nicknamed “The American Dream.”
Here’s an update on Reid written in 2015: The American Dream came close to being a nightmare for Philly’s David Reid
This image was captured on color film and scanned digitally, probably on the same day it was taken.
A team of window washers work their way down the facade of a high-rise office building in the Center City section of Philadelphia. My files indicate that I took this picture in 2001, briefly before I switched from using film to my first digital cameras. So, this image would have been digitized with the a film scanner at the time.
About 100 young protesters from “Not in Our Name” and other organizations held a “die-in for peace” outside Philadelphia City Hall and later blocked rush-hour traffic on March 17th, 2003, while demonstrating against the possibility of war with Iraq. The United States launched the invasion three days later.
Data: Date: 3/17/03, Time: 5:01:17 PM, Shutter: 1/320, f: 4.0, ISO: 400, Lens: Zoomed to 155mm, Philadelphia, PA, US