Photography

Jay Cochrane skywalks on Clifton Hill in Niagara Falls, Canada, in 2002. The first skywalk in over a hundred years went from the pinnacle of the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel to the Casino Niagara Tower at a height of 40 stories, with Niagara Falls as the backdrop. "Skywalk at Niagara" was the highest skywalk ever completed in Niagara Falls. PHOTO BY MARK D. PHILLIPS

Skywalk at Niagara, 20th Anniversary

Beginning May 21, 2002, we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Jay’s first skywalk in Niagara Falls, Canada. It began a “Decade of Skywalks” with his final walk on September 17, 2012.

Fotografiska New York is presenting a major retrospective, Memoria, which includes 77 photographs arranged in narrative sequences including many of James Nachtwey’s most prominent bodies of work.

James Nachtwey Memoria

Fotografiska New York is presenting a major retrospective, Memoria, which includes 77 photographs arranged in narrative sequences including many of James Nachtwey’s most prominent bodies of work.

Smokey sunset on July 22, 2021, in Gowanus, Brooklyn, silhouettes the Statue of Liberty. ©Mark D Phillips

Pictures of the Year

My absolute favorite PICTURE of the YEAR is Freedom’s Fire, an image that came about because of arriving in Brooklyn and seeing the smoke filled view from our ninth floor condo looking to the Statue of Liberty and New Jersey in the west.

9/11 Diptych is twenty years of New York 9/11 history with two images by Mark D Phillips – “Satan in the Smoke” and “The Hand of God” – printed on 11″ x 14″ aluminum, made to hang floating on the wall.

Satan in the Smoke, 20 Years After

Satan in the Smoke was one of the first electronic viral images. Sent over email before social media, the image appeared in millions of inboxes across the country. My website crashed from the million hits it received. The image was vilified as fake by major news organizations, I had to […]

Mark D Phillips' 20 of 2020 photographs of the year

The 20 Photographs of 2020

Mark D Phillips twenty favorite images of 2020, a year like no other.​ What do you photograph while you Shelter in Place? The images are different from the past, not a single sports photo made the cut, and nature played a heavy hand.