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How You Can Help Us Tell the Story of #OneDayInPhilly

There are 1.56 million people in Philadelphia. (And 4.5 million more in our suburbs.) That means every morning when the sun rises, millions of people go […]

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Yes, This South Philly Artist Is Exhibiting Photos of Dogs Pooping

I don’t know about you, but when I see a dog having a moment on the sidewalk, I tend to look away and give it […]

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Movies: An Art that Nature Makes

As a photographer and author, Rosamond Purcell specializes in summoning the beauty of things otherwise considered past their prime: dead birds, rotting wood, rusty appliances. […]

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See Chuck Close Up Close

Photography has always at the heart of Chuck Close’s artwork, the painter famously recreating portraits on a massive scale. It was often portrayed as an […]

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OPINION: The Ben Franklin Bridge Climbers and the Pursuit of “Art”

Two young men dressed all in black climbed to the top of the Ben Franklin Bridge last week, and the people down below wanted to […]

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Philly Prof’s New Book Treats Wildwood Motels Like the Works of Art They Are

It all started with the Garden State Parkway. The roadway’s construction — complemented by the postwar boom period — led to the birth of the Wildwoods. The […]

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The 13 Most Stylish Philly Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow Immediately

Instagram isn’t just a social media platform; it’s a way of life. Millions of people post millions of photos on the ’Gram everyday, in the hopes […]

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SEPTA: Don’t Take Selfies on Train Tracks

Chances are you’ve seen more than one photo of a young couple strolling aimlessly along a set of old-wooden train tracks. The images are iconic, […]

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Philly Block Project Wants to Show a Truer Portrait of Kensington

A smile creeps onto Fada Ahmad‘s face as she passes around a photo of the newest member of the family, her 1-year-old granddaughter. In the […]

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High Art: Q&A with Rooftopping Photographer Christopher Olstein

Most of us spend our days looking up at the skyline of Philadelphia, but what if we could get on top of some of the […]

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Adam Wallacavage Exhibiting Photographs For the First Time in Over a Decade

We all know Adam Wallacavage‘s octopus chandeliers, the whimsical light fixtures that decorate ceilings from here to São Paulo and beyond. It’s been a long time, though, since […]

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Here Are the Three Winning Shots From Philly Photo Day

On October 9th, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center (PPAC) hosted their annual Greater Philly Photo Day. The initiative asks anyone to snap a picture on that day […]

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Tomorrow is Greater Philly Photo Day

Get your camera ready, Philadelphia. Tomorrow is Philadelphia Photo Arts Center (PPAC)’s Greater Philly Photo Day, an initiative to capture what 24 hours living in Philadelphia […]

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You Wish You Worked Here: Philly’s Prettiest Photo Studio

We’re serving up some serious office envy in our new series, You Wish You Worked Here, where we take you inside the city’s most covet-worthy jobs. […]

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Popeadelphia Photos of the Day: Friday Edition