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.
EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY: MIKAELA SHIFFRIN
Looking back at my favorite picture of Mikaela Shiffrin with her Nana from the Killington Cup in 2017, I wanted to share this poignant moment once more.
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 […]
AT-HOME HEROES: An Outdoor Exhibit Projected On The Manhattan Bridge
The Dumbo Improvement District and Photoville present an outdoor photography exhibit projected on the Manhattan Bridge of New Yorkers dealing with home life in the COVID-19 Pandemic. Over 150 photographers shared their views from all five boroughs.
SouthBrooklyn.com launches “Gowanus Canal: Brooklyn’s Superfund Waterway”
For over thirty years, Mark D Phillips has documented the Gowanus waterway and the surrounding urban environment. Gowanus Canal: Brooklyn’s Superfund Waterway is SouthBrooklyn and Phillips new photography stock photo location for general editorial use with minimal licensing fees.
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.
One Step At a Time: 25th anniversary of The Great China Skywalk
Jay Cochrane’s skywalk 25 years ago was an engineering marvel and an early success in using digital technology from the heart of China. This is the story of how a highwire and a mac laptop brought Qutang Gorge to America.
Photoville brings a bit of normalcy to Brooklyn
Laura Roumanos welcomed everyone to the opening night of Photoville 2020 along with co-founders Sam Barzilay and Dave Shelley for a unique ninth anniversary version of Brooklyn’s great photography destination.
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.
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.