Parents by Alicia Kay. “My parents are the people who have ultimately shaped me into who I am today. I have a mom and a step dad who really payed attention, took the time to teach me right and wrong, how to treat people, etc. They were there for me when I really needed them, no matter what, but they were also there for me when I didn’t know I needed them. They’ve shaped and guided me through life and I could never repay them for the amazing job they’ve done raising me and my brother. I love them unconditionally.” Sami Hershon Ramano on Parents as she poses for her portrait on Monday, March 13, 2017.
Faith by Alex Petyerak.
Philly Jesus says, “Hold onto the faith,” at City Hall in Center City
Philadelphia on Tuesday, March 21, 2017.
Heartbreak by Nicole Powers. “I’ve been put through the ringer enough times to know that every time you think, ‘this is it, this is the one I’ll never recover from,’ someone comes along and makes everyone else irrelevant. Be patient.” Bradford Wilson, 55.
Dimitrios Kelepouris. Maria Anagnostou, 86, sits on her chair at her house in Macungie on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. “I am not afraid of death, I am ready. Even now, I don’t have a problem. I am satisfied with my life and from my family 100%.”
Trump by Angela Gervasi. When asked about the current president, Tareq AlKhudari, 20, barely pauses to think. “He can go f*** himself. Trump’s position, whether he knows it or not, empowers discrimination around the U.S. Racist’s no longer hide because they’re covered by one,” AlKhudari said in Annenberg Hall on March 23, 2017.
Vulnerability by Naya Patrick-Spicer. Tysheed Patrick-Dennis shows his vulnerability by shutting his eyes and trusting Naya Patrick-Spicer to photography him. Tysheed felt that by having his eyes covered it showed the issue of not being seen as a black man in America.
Body Parts by Tareq Alkhudari. Mimi Fulton shows off her knees’ tattoos in a photo shoot in Center City, on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.
Free Selection by Tareq Alkhudari. Mimi Fulton, stares down at the camera as she is photographed in Tareq Alkhudari’s apartment, on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.
Free Selection by Tareq Alkhudari. Irina Peselva, a 25 year old student at Temple University, poses as a witch in Tareq Alkhudari’s apartment, on Feb. 14, 2017.
Free Selection, Color by Alex Petyerak. Lauren Moran, an apprentice at Riverside Tattoos, displays her wedding ring at the Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.
Informal Portrait II, Color by Tattoo Detail by Alex Petyerak. Jasmine Mart of Octopus Inc. poses in front of her stand at the Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.
Tattoo Detail by Alex Petyerak. David Flood of Black Craft Cult displays tattoos down the left side of his head at the Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017. Flood said dark imagery inspired the designs.
Piercing by Jenny Stein. A friend shows her nipple piercings at The Manor located in North Philadelphia on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.
Classmates by Tareq Alkhudari. Angela Gervasi, a junior in Temple University poses alongside Dimitrios Kelepouris, a transfer student from Greece, in a back-lit portrait in Temple University’s Annenberg Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 8. 2017. Both of them showed real talent in providing different poses.
Classmate by Alex Petyerak. Junior Angela Gervasi of the Temple News poses for a side-lit portrait during photojournalism lab class in the School of Media and Communication at Temple University on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. The class learned and practiced several lighting techniques to apply to its assignment due Friday.
Sports by Jake Miller
Music by Kristof Phillips. John Smith, 50, plays his ukulele outside of the Reading Terminal Market on 12th and Arch St. in Philadelphia on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. Smith’s musical alias is the Deadly Umbrella, inspired by his love of Kung Fu movies.
Self-portrait by Kristof Phillips. Kristof Phillips, 26, Temple University journalism major, sits for his self portrait, begrudgingly, on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.
Classmate by Naya Patrick-Spicer. Nicole Powers, 20, sits as she gets her photo taken on Feb. 8. 2017 on Temple University Main Campus. Nicole doubts her photogenic abilities whiling taking the picture.
Free Selection by Sonja Noonan-Ngwane. Sarah Noonan-Ngwane takes a smoke break outside of her home in Haverford, Pa. on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.
Solitary Student by Ashley Cordoba. Tyler School of Art student, Carson Bohlen, 20, sits on top of discarded egg cartons for a new project he is working on at the corner of Cecil B. Moore and Broad Street on Monday, Nov. 4, 2016.
Straight Down by Ashley Cordoba. Students can be seen going about their day looking down from the terrace between two buildings, Gladfelter and Anderson, on Temple University’s campus on Monday, Nov. 4, 2106.
Life on the Margins of Campus, West, by Yanis Sicre. Charles Clark, 21, plays basketball with friends near the Amos Recreation Center in Philadelphia on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016.
Straight Down by Erinn Kovar. A student takes a lunch break and browses the web on his phone on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016.
Election Day by Yanis Sicre. A Trump supporter is interviewed by a local TV channel while Trump is getting more and more states during election night in Times Square in Manhattan, N.Y., on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2016.
Election Day by Yanis Sicre. Clinton supporters wait for the result of the election at the Javits Center, Clinton’s headquarters, in Manhattan, N.Y., on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2016.
Election Day by Alexandra Rutkowski. Voters gather to make their voices heard in Newtown, Bucks County on Nov. 9.
Before the Election by Dominic Barone. Three men peacefully protest Hillary Clinton supporters at her final rally in Philadelphia on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016.
Before the Election by Yanis Sicre. A father and his daughter wait for the Obama and the Clinton families on Independence Mall during the last rally of the presidential campaign in Philadelphia on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016.
After the Election by Ashley Cordoba. Two Temple University students hold hands as they support their fellow peers speaking about their views on the results of the 2016 Presidential Election.
After the Election by Iman Sultan. Students gather to share their feelings on the presidential election at the Bell Tower at Temple University in North Philadelphia on November 9, 2016.
Fall in Color by Ashley Cordoba. Fallen leaves rest in a puddle from the leftover rainfall on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016.
Fall in Color by Elizabeth Duckworth. A chrysanthemum is in peak bloom for Longwood Gardens Fall Chrysanthemum Festival on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016.
Activity by Yanis Sicre. Letchworth State Park is a 14,427-acre park known for its several waterfalls in the state of New York on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016.
Fall by Yanis Sicre. Known as “The Grand Canyon of the East,” Letchworth State Park is crossed along by the Genesee River in the state of New York on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016.
Spot Color by Alexandra Rutkowski. Fallen leaves signal that winter is coming on Wednesday, Nov. 10.
Free Selection by Marlie Derstine. The setting sun illuminate’s veins within a flower’s petal that are busy dispersing water throughout the plant from the rain showers the day before.
Edgerton by Alexandra Rutkowski. A drop of water captured by chance on Tuesday, Nov. 1.
Boathouse Row by Emily Whiteman. Boathouse Row located off Kelly Drive on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2016. The houses on Boathouse Row were designed by architectural lighting designer Ray Grenald to purposefully mimic gingerbread houses.
Edgerton by Antionette Lee. Cars leave trails of light as it rains in Philadelphia on Oct. 30, 2016.
Edgerton by Christopher Hooks. Milk droplets splash out of a dish on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016.
Boathouse Row by Yanis Sicre. The headlight of Boathouse Row shines brightly in Philadelphia on the cloudy night of Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016.
Free Selection by Ashley Cordoba. Xina, a 7-month-old kitten, rolls around on a folded rug in an unfurnished living room in North Philadelphia, Pa.
Free Selection by Lauren Vallen. The Philadelphia Museum of Art shot from the Fairmount Water Works on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016.
Edgerton by Christopher Hooks. Water appears to cascade in lines in the darkness on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016.