Thom Carroll

Thom Carroll

Thom Carroll is Photographer and Photo Editor for PhillyVoice.com. Based in Philadelphia, he is intrigued by how people live, interact, create and love. His photographs initiate communication, provoke thought and help contribute to the overall understanding of those living in cultural difference. He strives to maintain a healthy and positive lifestyle through his love of exploring and learning, biking, climbing, nature and yoga. Follow him on Instagram @Thom_Carroll.

thom@phillyvoice.com

August 22, 2017

Yoga

Photos: Stand-up paddle board AcroYoga

Photos: SUP Acroyoga

August 14, 2017

Tattoos

15 (Wild) photos from the 'Tattoo Beach Bash'

The Wildwood Tattoo Beach Bash was held at the Wildwoods Convention Center on the boardwalk in Wildwood, NJ, this past weekend, from Aug. 11 - Aug. 13. The annual event attracted hundreds of people looking to get tattooed and over-200 booth's worth of artists, including many that have appeared on the Spike television series, "Ink Master." 

August 10, 2017

Art Exhibition

Photos: Swarm of 'Fireflies' to take over the Parkway

As part of the centennial celebration of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Artist Cai Guo-Qiang is bringing 27-pedicabs affixed with around 1000 LED lanterns to swarm the parkway spanning from City Hall to the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

August 8, 2017

Performing Arts

15 photos from the Ghostly Circus – beautifully bizarre, it's held within a historic cemetery

Set deep in Laurel Hill Cemetery amongst the mausoleums and gravestones honoring the dead, came an evening of aerial and flow arts performances created by 7textures.

August 2, 2017

Music Festival

15 photos from the 2017 XPoNential Music Festival

The 2017 XPoNential Music Festival Presented by Subaru was held Friday, July 28, through Sunday July 30, on the Camden Waterfront at Wiggins Park and the BB&T Pavilion. Here is a photo gallery from the festival.

July 13, 2017

Events

10 photos of acrobats performing 'DreamCycle' (in various states of undress)

New England-based circus troop, Cirque Us, stopped in Philadelphia for 2 days of performances on their Summer 2017 East Coast tour. In their latest show entitled ‘DreamCycle,’ the performers, ranging in age from 19-23, transported audiences through time into a dream-like state while breaking down the boundaries of traditional circus.

May 25, 2017

Public Art

PHOTOS: New public sculpture gets its 'Bling'

The Association For Public Art has largely-funded a new sculpture along Kelly Drive from artist Martin Puryear. The piece of art entitled, ‘Big Bling’ will occupy a piece of land along the Schuylkill River between the Girard Avenue Bridge and the intersection of Fountain Green Drive. The 40-foot-high sculpture is made largely of wood and chain-linked fence, and is adorned with a giant gold-leafed shackle. Here is a photo gallery of the installation process.

May 18, 2017

Beer Gardens

PHOTOS: Parks on Tap kicks off 2017 season

Parks on Tap, now in its second year, brings pop-up beer gardens to Philly Parks. On May 17, the program kicked off at The Azalea Garden, located by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Kelly Drive. Here is a photo gallery from the start of the 2017 season During the summer, Parks on Tap will travel to at least 20 different parks. View the full schedule.

May 12, 2017

Rowing

PHOTOS: The 2017 Dad Vail Regatta

The 2017 Dad Vail Regatta is being held Friday, May 12, through Saturday May 13 along the Schuylkill River near Kelly Drive. The regatta happens annually and draws competitors from over 100 colleges and universities nationwide.

May 9, 2017

NASCAR

WATCH: NASCAR revs up for big race in Center City

Seven, colorful race cars cruised around Center City to promote the annual race at Pocono Raceway on June 11.

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