Kimmel Center by Tareq Alkhudari. Staff Sergeant Jedidah S. Koch plays his saxophone in the Kimmel Center on Monday, April 10, 2017.
Big Boat by Sylvain Batut. The mizzen-mast of the four-masted bark Moshulu stands tall at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia, Pa., on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. This ship is now used as a floating restaurant.
Bridge by Tareq Alkhudari. The sun says goodbye as it leaves Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 11, 2017.
Portrait by Dana Takacs. A beautiful white stallion is chained to a crumbling building off Callowhill street in Philadelphia, Pa. on April 13, 2017.
Big Boat by Dana Takacs. Two big boats have their sunbathing session interrupted by a big dark storm cloud. Philadelphia, April 4 2017.
Kimmel Center by Dana Takacs. A portrait of a woman made of articulately placed thread spools within the Kimmel Center on Broad Street in Philadelphia, Pa.
People of the Shadows at Night by Alex Petyerak. Three men walk South on 15th Street near Walnut Street in Center City Philadelphia on Sunday, April 4, 2017.
Graffiti by Angela Gervasi. A short message adorns an already-painted wall on Dauphin Street and Park Avenue in North Philadelphia on March, 30, 2017.
Mural by Alex Petyerak. Trees, flowers, and houses paint the backside of a house on South Sartian Street off Locust Street in Center City Philadelphia on Sunday, April 4, 2017.
Graffiti by Dimitrios Kelepouris. Graffiti art never stops to exist on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. On a white wall that was painted to cover another graffiti, someone wrote the word variety and the number 1, on 17th street.
During the day by Tareq Alkhudari. Victoria Langowska, 21, smokes a cigarette inside Assumption BVM church on Spring Garden Street on Sunday, April 2, 2017.
Graffiti by Tareq Alkhudari. Victoria Langowska, 21, things about her next shot in a small alley filled with graffiti in center city on Thursday, March 30, 2017.
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.
Portrait by Tareq Alkhudari.
Marriage by Tareq Alkhudari. Joe Kaplan, a body-trainer, speaks about his marriage in center city. He says, “believe it or not, my husband and I cannot remember who asked who to marry them. Early in our relationship we would joke, as would friends, about how we were basically married.”
Faith by Tareq Alkhudari. Zahara Alqallaf, 20, shares her secret to keeping her faith strong at Temple University. “What strengthens my faith is knowing that there is a power beside me that whatever I do, someone is there for me to protect me.”
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.
Street Vendor by Victoria Langowska. Two men having a conversation while working at Moody’s Halal Truck on the corner of 15 Street and Sansom Street on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017.
Street Vendor by Nicholas Seagreaves. Brennon stands on the corner of 15 and Walnut Street giving free haircuts to the homeless on Feb. 21, 2017. He is starting an app called Haircuts 4 Homeless.
Street Fashion by Jenny Stein. Kayla Kochanowicz sits in Rittenhouse Square located in Center City Philadelphia on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017.
Heard on the Street by Jenny Stein. Dianne Mayer holds a sign at a protest located in Center City Philadelphia on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017.
Street Musician by Dimitrios Kelepouris. Jeremiah Thompson plays his Conga and sings to the people outside Reading Terminal Market. Monday, Feb. 20, 2017.
Heard on the Street by Kyle Hawbaker.
Faces in the Crowd by Jake Miller. A curious pigeon stares aimlessly onto Market Street waiting for the chance to grab a bite to eat on Monday, Feb. 21, 2017.
Underground Philly by Andrew Angiolillo. Woman casually walking under the Walnut/ Chestnut Street subway stop on February 20, 2017.
Underground Philly by Dana Takacs. Two commuting men that appear to not know each other on the Philadelphia underground subway look in opposite directions. One gazes into the Spring Garden Station, observing the tiles and unique architecture.
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.
Free selection by Elizabeth Siegel. Contestants stand in line waiting for the competition at the Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention located at 1201 Arch St.
Informal Portrait by Sonja Nosisa Noonan-Ngwane. Woman slides through the crowd in Washington D.C. on Jan. 21, 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.