Wednesday, December 28, 2011

View from South Street Bridge

My mom finally got accepted for an apartment today after a year on the waiting list.  I wanted to celebrate today's occasion by photographing something and this is the result.

Enjoy the journey...ADP

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

PECO Building

The PECO Building is a modernist office highrise which gets its name from PECO (Philadelphia Electric Company). The building lies adjacent to the Schuylkill River and has the address of 2301 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.  It is notable for its electronic display, which displays the time, temperature, news, and a variety of other community messages in amber-colored scrolling text around the top of the building. 

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Monday, December 26, 2011

30th Street Station at Christmas Time

30th Street Station is one of the more recognizable buildings in Philly but did you that it's the third busiest station for Amtrak and it's also on the National Register of Historic Places?  What makes this building stand out even more is the contrast against the modern Cira Center.  Inside the building stands one of the most beautiful sculptures in the city; the "Angel of Resurrection" which is a war memorial commissioned in 1950 by renowned sculptor Walker Hancock.  It is a giant bronze statue of an angel lifting a fallen soldier representing the Pennsylvania Railroad employees who died during World War II. On the four sides of the base of that sculpture are cast the 1,307 names of those employees in alphabetical order.

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Friday, December 23, 2011

11 Most Popular ADP Photos of 2011 on Facebook

At #11 with 38 likes is the romantic sunset on The Mercury Pavillion taken in June.

 At #10 with 39 likes is the wintery Rittenhouse Town taken in January.

At #9 with 42 likes is a view of 30th Street Station taken along the Schuylkill Trail in February of this year. If you look closely, you can see the ice chunks in the river.

At #8 with 43 likes is the sunset taken from the Sculpture Garden back in January of this year. The sun was purposed framed to be cradled by the branch to give it a "hammocky" effect.

 At #7 with 45 likes is the quote, Everyone' Journey is Individual taken at Franklin Fields, U Penn in February.
 At #6 with 46 likes is this is amazing cloud formation chasing the sunset along the Schuylkill River which was captured in February.
 At #5 with 48 likes is this Cherry blossom tree on Jessup Street captured in April.
 At #4 with 49 likes is the cherry blossom at the Shofuso Japanese House captured in April.
Coming in at #3 with 52 likes is the Walnut Street Bridge captured at twilight back in February. Coincidentally, this photo is being featured on the Photographic Society of Philadelphia.
 The second most popular photo of 2011 with 53 likes is this Fairmount Park winterey scene taken in January.
Here is the most popular photo of 2011 with over 71 likes captured from the South Street Bridge. What do you think? Were any of your favorites in this year's top 11???

Enjoy the journey...ADP

Wednesday, December 21, 2011


These are some of my favorite street photography shots I've captured over last couple of years.

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