It’s hot out. Which got me thinking about tubing down the Delaware River to keep cool. That led me to some images I made of people doing just that.
Slideshow from Flag Day ceremony.
600 souls braved 32 degree water temperatures to plunge into the Delaware River and raise money for Special Olympics on Saturday at Neshaminy State Park in Bensalem.
They helped raise $120,000 during Pennsylvania Special Olympics’ Eighth Annual Eastern Polar Bear Plunge.
For $50 per person, a person could take a dip in the freezing river for a good cause.
Participants waded and splashed their way out into the water and around a banana rescue boat while high-fiving officers as they exited the frigid water.
Members of trevose fire company wore white wedding gowns into the water.
Hot chocolate and coffee was served by duke donuts, a sponsor of the event.
One of the classes I’m teaching this semester is a Black & White Digital Photography class at Wilmington University‘s Dover, Delaware campus. We were looking for somewhere to shoot and one of the students suggested we head over to Silver Lake Park. Open space, tress, even a cemetery next door made the place sound awesome for black and white. It didn’t disappoint. While the students were shooting images looking for good, fully toned black and white images, I spend the time making pix that were a little more high in contract, because that was to be the assignment for the following week. Here are some of those images.