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.

Fotografiska New York will reopen to the public on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

Fotografiska reopens with new guidelines

Fotografiska New York will reopen to the public on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, pending Phase Four of New York City’s reopening plan. Beginning with the public opening on the 29th, Fotografiska will be operating on a reduced schedule and will be open Wednesday through Sunday, 11am to 9pm, and closed Monday and Tuesday for cleaning and private tours.

Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks 2016 fill the sky above the city like a Van Gogh painting from Brooklyn Bridge Park. ©Mark D Phillips

Happy Fourth of July 2020

Fourth of July 2020 is coming to a close and it has been a very different one. Watched Hamilton and reminisced about Fourth of July’s past. It caused me to go through some of my library and look at images I have shot on the fourth.