Archive for the ‘Photography’ Category

Pennsyvlania Hospital garden

The beautifully landscaped grounds of Pennsylvania Hospital are in full bloom. The wisteria is especially lovely. Although the gates on Spruce Street are usually closed, you can come in the entrance on 8th Street (you’ll see a sign for the secondhand shop); enter and make a left into the garden.

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wonderful neon and a nostalgic diner: The Trolley Car on Germantown Avenue. trolley-car-diner.jpg

Photo by Brooklyn Bridge Baby in the Metroblogging Philly Flickr pool.

Cherry Blossom Time

The cherry blossoms have started opening, just in time for the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival. Lots of events are scheduled throughout April. See http://www.jasgp.org/cherryblossomfestival/

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Brilliant sky colors over Laurel Hill Cemetary in this glowing photo by Jason Rafferty.

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Laurel Hill Cemetery

Philadelphia Flower Show

Philadelphia Flower Show

These frog musicians are getting into the theme of this year’s Flower Show: “Jazz It Up”, a tribute to New Orleans

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The Creepy Gargoyle, originally uploaded by ecospc.

See him while you still can!
One of the six great Firehouse Gargoyles on the firehouse scheduled for demolition, on Race Street between 13th & Broad (@ Watts). The black & white enhances the ‘creepy gargoyle’ by ecospc

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, originally uploaded by chrisinphilly.

a wonderful juxtapostion of lines and angles inside the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

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— from podolux(?)

Podolux’s Winter Tree Redux features an unusal POV, interesting lines, and great colors.

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— from Vince Brown (attila)(?)
A beautiful, tranquil fall scene. Though I don’t ever remember having lush fall foilage at Thanksgiving before…

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— from tilaneseven(?)

The neon lights are bright on Broad Street. The new lighting on the ‘Avenue of the Arts” is highlighted by the motion blur of the headlights in this photo by Tilaneseven/

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