The 72 stone steps before the entrance of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania have become known as the "Rocky Steps" as a result of their appearance in the triple-Oscar-winning film Rocky and four of its sequels, Rocky II, III, V and Rocky Balboa, in which the eponymous character runs up the steps to the song "Gonna Fly Now". Tourists often mimic Rocky's famous climb, a metaphor for an underdog or an everyman rising to a challenge. A bronze statue of Rocky was briefly situated at the top of the steps for the filming of Rocky III. This statue, now located at the bottom right of the steps, is a popular photo opportunity for visitors. The top of the steps offers a commanding view of Eakins Oval, the Benjamin...
Modern World Photography “Timeless stills of a world in motion”
By Lee Dos Santos
I invite you to walk in my shoes and view the world we live in through my eyes. Modern World Photography specializes in images of faith and devotion, statuary, classic cars, city skylines and scenes of nature. Much of my photography is HDR based “High Dynamic Range”. This technique creates photos with gorgeous, impossible detail and clarity. It is my sincere hope that you will be inspired by the perfect image for your home or office. Celebrate special moments with these unique one-of-a-kind custom gifts for your loved ones or for yourself.
Modern World Photography is also available for special event photography in the entire tri-state area. ...
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