In the neighborhood

Initially I’d been doing most of my photography in the near dark. Doctors and nurses usually change shifts at 7:00 — a.m. or p.m. after a 12 hour shift. So I’d be photographing either at 5:30 in the morning, or at 8:00 in the evening, but lately I’ve been photographing…

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Podcast

Happy to have talked with Reef the Lost Cauze, Johnny Goodtimes and Violations Greg about this project (and a few others) on their podcast about Philly. They normally broadcast from a bar in the city, but we talked over Zoom. They did manage to find a somewhat heroic photo of…

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Karen wearing hospital scrubs standing in a park with an open umbrella on the ground next to her. She is wearing a surgical mask.

Ultrasound Tech

Photographed Karen, an ultrasound tech today. It was drizzling and we wandered around for a while in the rain looking for a nice place. She’d been panicked that there wasn’t enough PPE for everyone in the hospital, but her neighbors came together and got her masks and gloves. She had…

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The Mayor

I was super paranoid about going inside a building. My wife made me a mask out of a bandana and two hair ties and I went off to city hall (on my bike). The place was locked up very tightly but eventually I found the one open entrance. Signed in,…

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Photographing the Mayor

Linda Huss at the City of Philadelphia got back to me. After the streets department retweeted my photo of Zack and his crew the mayor retweeted it and the district attorney and a lot of other people. I’ve got permission to photograph the mayor at the daily press conference. I’ve…

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