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31 Oct 2017
FRENCHTOWN BUSINESSES ON GOOGLE EARTH

LEVERAGING GOOGLE EARTH

Marketing is all about engaging the viewer.  The vast majority of what we encounter on line is simply viewed, read or heard. We read posts, look at photos, watch videos and listen to recordings. But there are always applications emerging that can engage us by allowing us to interact with what we see.  We do more than just look or listen, we take action by zooming and panning and clicking.  This engages our motor functions and stimulates our brains. One […]

29 Oct 2017
THE SCARECROW WRANGLER

FRENCHTOWN SCARECROWS 2017

Each year creatively created scarecrows suddenly appear in Frenchtown. Every night they wander the streets and change places before dawn. Hundreds of people have investigated this strange manifestation but no one yet has been able to explain it.  We all …. we all know there is no explanation With the help of my trusty Scarecrow Wrangler we captured them briefly for a quick portrait before they animated and began wandering.

19 Oct 2017
TREATMENT PLANT - BILL BROKAW

INDUSTRIAL GRAPHICS

I don’t often think of the visual graphic appeal of sewage treatment plants. Actually, I don’t really think of sewage treatment very often, but recently, when on assignment photographing this facility I couldn’t help but notice its visual elegance. Everything at a treatment plant is designed for a purpose and within this design is a kind of graphic beauty. I always enjoy photographing engineered structures. Especially when the light is awesome.  Ideally, it works as well as it looks. www.BrokawPhotography.com

17 Oct 2017
GEOIMGR.com

GEOTAGGING ONLINE

Geotagging is fairly easy and is required in order to embed a photo on Google Earth. Geotagging is the process of adding latitude/longitude coordinates to the metadata of a photo. Some cameras will geotag automatically when you take a photo. However, this is the location of the camera when the photo was taken, not the the location being photographed. For our project, FRENCHTOWN 150, we are adding custom coordinates to our digital files. This can be done a number of […]

16 Oct 2017
GEOTAGGING IN LIGHTROOM

PROCESSING AND GEOTAGGING FOR FRENCHTOWN 150 IN LIGHTROOM

These are the steps for processing your photos in Lightroom.  See “GEOTAGGING ONLINE” post if you do not use Lightroom. You need to: CROP YOUR PHOTO SQUARE GEOTAG IT NAME IT “LOCATION – PHOTOGRAPHER.jpg” RESIZE IT TO 1200×1200 pixels LABEL “LOCATION – PHOTOGRAPHER.” SUBMIT IT The video at the bottom of this post illustrates the steps itemized below. Import the best, most representative photo of your location into Lightroom and then select it to make it active. Switch to the “DEVELOP” […]

15 Oct 2017
FRENCHTOWN ON GOOGLE EARTH

FRENCHTOWN 150 MAPS AND LOCATION LIST

Frenchtown 150 is underway.  This collaborative photo project is a comprehensive visual and on-line spatial representation of Frenchtown, NJ. Here is a link to maps showing the photo locations.  Click to view (if this link does not work for you I can email you the maps): FRENCHTOWN 150 PHOTO LOCATIONS The list of locations and photographers assigned to these location is below.  Email me directly to select a location and get on the list. Participating photographers select specific locations to photograph […]