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July 2021

REPELICIDE

To think that some animals would even think of encroaching on our turf. They...
July 28, 2021

WHAT YOU CALL IT

I don’t believe there are groups of misinformed people who are considered anti-immunization. There...
July 27, 2021

GRAVITY

It makes worlds spin, rotate and collide. It attracts and repels. Everyone knows how...
July 26, 2021

EYE CANDY

It’s like a micro Times Square. LED mania. Screen palooza. Plenty of pixels to...
July 25, 2021

N95 PROTECTION

Block it. Let in the O2 and the N2 but not the bad stuff....
July 24, 2021

PLANT LEGS

Sticks that walk. A trip-taking-twig hopefully inconspicuous enough to avoid a bug-biting-beak. Of course...
July 23, 2021

NON JUDGEMENTAL

This must be a non-judgemental zone. No calling strikes or outs. There must be...
July 22, 2021

ROUGH DRY LAUNDRY

Sounds pretty rugged. Maybe even tough. Rough and tough. I like the dry part...
July 21, 2021

COMMUNITY SERVICER

I thought he was a parking ticket provider, generously leaving love notes for people...
July 20, 2021

FERAL INSECTS

Even insects can go rogue, abandoning their societal-assigned roles and busting out. Seeking excitement...
July 19, 2021

RIGHT KEEP TRAFFIC SLOWER

Left keep people rushing. Gating on tail, no. Sign by is explained everything.
July 18, 2021

FIVE

It’s a sign. A message from the universe. What is it telling us? What...
July 17, 2021

MARKOUT TO HELL

If you are going to do an excavation you need to call for a...
July 16, 2021

GORILLA MEMORIAL

It’s Mighty Joe, the gorilla. He used to be called George when he was...
July 15, 2021

DON’T TIP COWS

They don’t need the money. I’ve never tipped a cow or even tried. It’s...
July 14, 2021

ORGANIC INSECT CONTROL

Maybe organic isn’t the right word. Maybe physical control or insect smashing would be...
July 13, 2021

ANIMATED CONVERSATION

I don’t see a cell phone, an earbud or a second person across the...
July 12, 2021

BODY FUNCTION FEEDBACK

It’s nice to know that people care about how we are feeling. Generally, I...
July 11, 2021

3D WORLD

What happens when you put on 3D glasses in a 3D world? Is it...
July 10, 2021

LAWN PARADE

A plastic procession. A cabal of color. A throng of things carefully lined up...
July 9, 2021

WHO HATES FISHING?

I don’t hate fishing. I just don’t think I like it. It has a...
July 8, 2021

HEDGE DWELLER

He is hyper-cautious and rarely ventures out in the day. It’s just not safe,...
July 7, 2021

MESSAGES

I’m definitely getting some messages, here. I’m pretty sure it is intentional, on purpose,...
July 6, 2021

HAPPY HAPPY

A happy face set in stone must be a good sign. Combined with a...
July 5, 2021

PERPETUAL MOTION MACHINES

They may not be “perpetual” perpetual motion machines but they seem that way. They...
July 4, 2021

NOT JUST DUMB BUGS

I always though cicadas were just big, goofy insects. They don’t seem too bright,...
July 3, 2021

CLIFF DIVING

It must take nerves of steel and an unbending will to dive off of...
July 2, 2021

LAWN JOCKEYING

Is there a little statue of a man (or a statue of a little...
July 1, 2021
June 2021

GRAFFITI MECCA

The NJ Pinelands are interesting. Except for rapidly encroaching development along the edges the...
June 30, 2021

NOT RECOMMENDED

This is water hemlock. A close relative to poison hemlock. It’s not something you...
June 29, 2021

15 STATES

Celebrating the period in our history when the United States had 15 states. It...
June 28, 2021

CHIPPING

The process of making chips. Knocking away pieces. As opposed to grinding, which makes...
June 27, 2021

OBEY

It’s a funny word if you keep saying it. All words are funny that...
June 26, 2021

PARKING LOT TAI CHI

Moving slowly, deliberately on the pavement. What’s the point. It looks pretty boring. No...
June 25, 2021

RAT MEN

And proud of it. I wonder if they rent the rat or own it....
June 24, 2021

THANK YOU JESUS

At first glance I thought he must be a good customer. He gets his...
June 23, 2021

TURTLES

There should be more caution signs about turtles. I’ve never had one jump in...
June 22, 2021

MOM

“It’s not a head shop, it’s a boutique.” Mom owns the Woodstock Trading Company...
June 21, 2021

ROAD SONG

This road has inspired a thousand songs of lament and sadness. It is tucked...
June 20, 2021

GOOD HUMOR

Talk about a consistent brand. The Good Humor look created almost 100 years ago...
June 19, 2021

GORGE CHALLENGE

Eat 109 pounds of meat in one hour and win $2000. You can bring...
June 18, 2021

SPAGHETTI SPECIALIST

Where do all these wires go? It’s a tangle of colored wires coming from...
June 17, 2021

GENEROSITY

People are generally pretty generous and giving. If we have plenty of what we...
June 16, 2021

WHOSE TURF?

It’s not a fair race. Not even close. One could never beat the other.Which...
June 15, 2021

KITTY KARE

We live in a world of service. Many people recognizing needs and fulfilling them....
June 14, 2021

THE RIGHT TO BEAR MEGA BLASTERS

Are they covered by the 2nd amendment? Should they be regulated? What about open...
June 13, 2021

GROWTH INDUSTRY

Americans excel at some things. Leading the world and being so far out in...
June 12, 2021

IMAGINARY COMPANION

“Table for two, please. Just one menu, we’ll share.”
June 11, 2021

REMOTE WORK

Offices can be highly efficient. Heated, cooled, networked, centralized, hierarchical, governed and moderated. Most...
June 10, 2021

TURTLE NECK

It’s so obvious. I wear one often. Why did I never make the connection...
June 9, 2021

SO MUCH HARDWARE

A pile of picture machines. Aluminum, brass and glass with maybe an old mercury...
June 8, 2021
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PLANT LEGS

Who says plants can’t move around. There are sticks that can walk and are...
June 7, 2021

PRECISION SIGNAGE

I pass this sign every day and thought maybe for a joke, someone painted...
June 7, 2021

SUE, THE PINK FIRE TRUCK

It came zooming up behind me on the interstate. I changed lanes to let...
June 6, 2021

PERFECT VISION

Seeing is believing. So I believe what I see. Looks right to me.
June 5, 2021

SHREDDING PARTY

Some people just saw down a tree. Zip, zip crash. Others take a more...
June 4, 2021

NIKONIANS

One day I was gazing out my studio window overlooking the great metropolis of...
June 3, 2021

GLOW WORM

Now wait just a minute. I feel like I’ve been misinformed. I have been...
June 2, 2021

XIE JAIO

Do you read the Bible? A lot of people do. Jehovah’s Witnesses think you...
June 1, 2021
May 2021

CARBON FREE COMMUTING

We can’t really be carbon free. We’re mostly made out of carbon. If we...
May 31, 2021

DOG CART

I often see people with their dogs at the local big box hardware store....
May 30, 2021

THE UNICYCLE GUY

Based on my extensive research it appears that every college campus has a unicycle...
May 29, 2021

BEYOND SUSHI

It took Americans a while to get used to the idea of eating raw...
May 28, 2021

FREDDY

Riding is so much more fun when you have a partner. Someone with whom...
May 27, 2021

FREE WHEEL

You never know who might need a spare motorcycle wheel complete with tire, disk...
May 26, 2021

MAIL BURNER

It’s a Franklin Mail Burner. Benjamin Franklin invented it. It makes for a great...
May 25, 2021

A/B PHONES

He made this himself. I don’t what it is, but it looks important. It...
May 24, 2021

PARASITE OR PREDATOR

It stalks us from the canopy. Dropping down and latching onto our backs as...
May 23, 2021

SIDE EFFECTS

We aren’t always warned about possible side effects. Or maybe we are, but it’s...
May 22, 2021

CARNIVOROUS FENCE

The world can be a dangerous place. You wouldn’t think that getting close to...
May 21, 2021

WEREDOG

Werewolves are known to be pretty ferocious beasts, except for Michael J.Fox when he...
May 20, 2021

BLUE SKIES

How do you stay sunny on a rainy day? Get some blues skies. “Blue...
May 19, 2021

BEWARE OF OWNER

No trespass. Stay the hell away. No steppa you on my property. Mean dog....
May 18, 2021

THIN MINT HUSTLE

How would you like to have a potential sales force of 2.5 million people?...
May 17, 2021

URBAN MONK

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to retreat to the mountains...
May 16, 2021

BULLET BIKE

Faster than a speeding locomotive? Maybe. (Trains don’t go very fast around here). Definitely...
May 15, 2021

NOT FOR NARROW ROADS

I’m told this is fairly common in Texas. Four tires with extended hubcaps (the...
May 14, 2021

BREATHING COLUMCILLE

People travel great distances to visit the standing stones of Columcille. To feel it,...
May 13, 2021

30,000 PARTS

I’ve heard written that a car has about 30,000 parts including bolts and screws....
May 12, 2021

OAK APPLE

It’s an oak apple, but I thought oaks have acorns. They are called acorn...
May 11, 2021

HOT DOG HAT

Wiener beaner. Frank-cap. It’s a fashion statement. A grocery store style.
May 10, 2021

GABLE GABLE

There’s more than one kind of house painter. You can paint a house, or...
May 9, 2021

FIXING GROUNDWATER

We’ve totally hosed our groundwater. It’s full of lovely toxic chemicals, especially around gas...
May 8, 2021

RECEPTION

It needs an antennae. Maybe one of those trees would work. Then we could...
May 7, 2021

SUGAR MOUNTAIN

Got a sweet tooth? You are in luck. A local grocery store converted about...
May 6, 2021

PUMP PRICES

Gasoline is volatile and so is the price. Every day thousands of gas stations...
May 5, 2021

CATCHING RAYS

Some individuals travel great distances to enjoy a little sunshine. And we all know...
May 4, 2021

YOU BUGGIN ME

I like being attracted by roadside attractions. I stop and turn around a lot...
May 3, 2021

ROLLER SKIER

He should have been here in February. He wouldn’t have needed the rollers. Then...
May 3, 2021

A FAMILIAR FACE?

I feel like I’ ve seen this guy before. I don’t know where. He...
May 2, 2021

MAY DAY

Just throw your head back and let go.
May 1, 2021
April 2021

MASKING UP AND QUEUING

Masking started slowly. Very early in the pandemic I saw someone in the city...
April 30, 2021

PAY PHONE

I didn’t try it but it says it works. I remember the last time...
April 29, 2021

STREET FLUTE

Musicians love good acoustics. Paul Winter is famous for playing his sax in locations...
April 28, 2021

Q TIP

You can’t do this in a grocery store. Carts there are reserved for food,...
April 27, 2021

TOTS IN TOW

They are a little like cats. You can’t herd them. When you take them...
April 26, 2021

BETTER COFFEE

I have a collection of small, instant coffee jars filled with obsolete nuts and...
April 25, 2021

BUGLEWEED

I love this color of blue. It’s a treat to see patches of it...
April 24, 2021

MIGHTY ACORNS

An acorn is an oak tree waiting to grow. Oak trees can be very...
April 23, 2021
EARTH DAY

EARTH DAY

I like Earth Day. I remember when it started and think it is a...
April 22, 2021

ELECTRIC KOOL AID

What flavor? Grape has a pretty bad rap. (We don’t want to go there.)...
April 21, 2021

PATS DOGS

Pat has a thriving business washing windows throughout Frenchtown and other locations. He is...
April 20, 2021

FOG FISHING

I don’t know if fish bite better in the fog, but who cares. Fishing...
April 19, 2021

STRANGE POSTER

Most posters in found hanging waiting rooms are painfully generic. A lot of times...
April 18, 2021

BURN IN HELL

This could be good or bad. When you are cold you want to be...
April 17, 2021

PIDGEON CARNAGE

I came across a field of nothing but fragments. Pieces left behind following multiple...
April 16, 2021

ARCHIE

Archie is locally famous. If you ever walked the aisles of ShopRite in Flemington...
April 15, 2021

MORNING RITUAL

A few cups of delicious coffee at the counter of a classic diner. Plain...
April 14, 2021

SHREDDING IT

Some men chop down trees, swinging a sharp ax again and again, chipping away...
April 13, 2021

GOOGLE STREET VIEW

Google doesn’t let us know when the Google Street car will be cruising our...
April 12, 2021

RULE 98

Rule 98 begins here. It’s a railroad thing. There are lots of rules to...
April 11, 2021

ROAD WARRIOR

It was curious to see a bike rider walking his rig down the road,...
April 10, 2021

LOST SUB

How did a submarine end up sunk in the mud along the banks of...
April 9, 2021

TINY DINER

Tiny can be famous. The White Manna diner in Hackensack (built in 1946) has...
April 8, 2021

A JOGGING TRAIL?

Warning signs about children playing or deer are a lot more common than a...
April 7, 2021

BIG BALLS

You see it all the time. Big iron balls piled next to a cannon....
April 6, 2021

BALL

“All I need is my ball.” There is nothing so soothing as chewing on...
April 5, 2021

EASTER LEG

Easter is observed around the world. It coincides with spring (at least in the...
April 4, 2021

ACCIDENTAL MUTANT

This is what happens when a bunny enters unseen into your molecular transporter. Your...
April 3, 2021

PARA MILITARY GOD GUY

He’s an OCR Street Minister preaching next to the highway in Flemington. That’s a...
April 2, 2021

BOYDEN

How often do we drive by junk shops (often called antique stores), sometimes for...
April 1, 2021
March 2021

MARTY THE ROBOT

It’s a little strange to share the grocery aisles with a rolling, six foot-three,...
March 31, 2021

FIBERGLASS ZOO

Some people collect bottle caps or antique door knobs. Craig, up in Bath.PA, has...
March 30, 2021

SLATINGTON THIEVES

Not much was happening one cloudy, late November Day in Slatington. It was Thanksgiving....
March 29, 2021

MUCKRAKER

As the man leaned over to grab another rakeful of mud, leaves and litter...
March 28, 2021

TOLL COLLECTORS

EZ PASS was founded about 34 years ago so we could simply sail through...
March 27, 2021

LEVEL C PPE

About a year ago the acronym PPE didn’t have much meaning for most people....
March 26, 2021

GOOD EEEVENING

Shadows offered up a little throwback to TV of the 1950s and 60s when...
March 25, 2021

STOP AND WAVE

Sometimes a crossing guard is more than someone guarding a crossing, keeping kids from...
March 24, 2021

MY JOB

I’ve noticed that trash collectors are leery of people who emerge from the darkness...
March 23, 2021

ONE MAN DUET

Some people walk around with earphones piping music into their brain. It’s a closed...
March 22, 2021

BLACK SKY

Black skies are not very common. Except at night. (They are pretty common at...
March 21, 2021

LACKA TRACTION

You’d think a steam roller could go anywhere. Maybe slowly, but indefatigably, relentlessly, inch...
March 20, 2021

WHITE SPOT

An abandoned self-car wash, a big puddle and a bright white fence on a...
March 19, 2021

BEERS WAY

An interesting intersection in Wind Gap. If you take Male Road you can get...
March 18, 2021

BULB BABY

It’s a fragile outfit for a baby. One stumble or bump could cause multiple...
March 17, 2021

LADDER DANCING

Painting a stairway isn’t easy. It’s awkward. How do you use a ladder on...
March 16, 2021

LET ‘EM RIP

Some of the more interesting items being stocked at the Sunbeam General Store. There...
March 15, 2021

SIGNS

Some savvy street marketing with strategic wording to get you thinking. It is one...
March 14, 2021

ROADS ARE FOR WALKING

There is something satisfying about walking in the middle of the road. You own...
March 13, 2021

POISON AISLE

You can tell where you are, even if your eyes are closed. It’s the...
March 12, 2021

WET

It’s a sign behind a sign. Somebody is telling someone something. I wondered if...
March 11, 2021

PHOTOS ON THE FLY

Drones aren’t a novelty anymore. Nearly 900,000 drones are registered with the FFA, about...
March 10, 2021

CHALKING

It’s become a traditional way to celebrate various events, movements and causes in Frenchtown....
March 9, 2021

ART OF CAMDEN

Camden NJ has a reputation. It isn’t too good. Like most cities there are...
March 8, 2021

MATCHING DOG

Or is it matching sneakers? Nice coordination, either way. Some people have style. What...
March 7, 2021

BLUE SNOW MAN

It was an art happening and a tourist attraction. GoCollaborative , a community organization...
March 6, 2021

HEAD SCHOOL

Where do you go to get a head? School. That’s where the learning is....
March 5, 2021

HAPPY BUILDING

There’s a face there. A happy face. It reminds me of a 1930’s cartoon....
March 4, 2021

LOW RIDER

This is the most comfortable bike I’ve seen. Totally laid back. Maybe you could...
March 3, 2021

LAWN DECOR

What do you put out front of your house to display to neighbors and...
March 2, 2021

WHEN YOUR BED ISN’T MADE

If you put too many toys (or other stuff) in your bed there is...
March 1, 2021
February 2021

APPARITION

As I rounded a corner one night, I spied a white figure emerging from...
February 28, 2021

SMASHED CAR

Did you ever return to your parked car to find a scratch or a...
February 27, 2021

PARKING LOT TAI CHI

No, it’s not a zombie wandering about in the daylight. It’s withdraw and push....
February 26, 2021

TAX RETURN

I thought this was curious. A topsy-turvy, pumpkin-headed dummy. I thought maybe it was...
February 25, 2021

TOM HIKES

Tom retired from his engineering work and decided to tackle the Appalachian trail. Being...
February 24, 2021

SKELETAL CREW

For several days, I arrived at the studio and saw a police car parked...
February 23, 2021

SECRET SERVICE EYES

Did you ever feel like someone was looking into your head and determining what...
February 22, 2021
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TOTALLY THOROUGH

Maybe clearing a sidewalk isn’t a test of character but then again, maybe it...
February 20, 2021

BLOW IT AWAY

Plow it, push it, heave it, and blow away. One thing about snow is...
February 20, 2021

MASTER CARVER

It is amazing what some people can do with a chainsaw and a chisel....
February 19, 2021

CART WRANGLER

Here is a salute to parking lot cowboys, who chase down the strays and...
February 18, 2021

ASH MAN

The street sweeper/ash collector caused a bit of a stir one day when it...
February 17, 2021

FEBRUARY LIGHT

February can be mild or cold year to year but the sun is always...
February 16, 2021

FRENCHTOWN BAGPIPER

How many NJ towns have their own bagpiper? I don’t know. Maybe a lot....
February 15, 2021

FOGGY RIDERS

It was a foggy, late fall morning. The sun creating beams of light through...
February 14, 2021

ROAD BOARDING

For some reason (maybe because it is just too much fun) people with unlicensed...
February 13, 2021

COOL AND WARM

Cool blue and warm amber. The magic moment comes each morning and evening when...
February 12, 2021

PASTOR PETER

Digging out the church after a delivery of winter weather, Pastor Peter keeps the...
February 11, 2021

CITY STREETS

This photo should be in black and white making it a bit timeless. It...
February 10, 2021

TURNED OUT FOR SNOW

EJ like to wear his fireman’s turnout gear whenever it snows and make the...
February 9, 2021

TOSS AND SPRINKLE

If you have a sidewalk it’s a ritual. The white stuff falls from the...
February 8, 2021

PATH TO WATER

The county workers may not always like the tasks they are given but they...
February 7, 2021

NIGHT CREW

I’m always up for a good night shot when it’s snowing and was out...
February 6, 2021
Garage Sale

GARAGE SALE

This place has been for sale for quite a while. Looks like a steal...
February 5, 2021

WAYNE’S WONDERLAND

Every year around December I drive by a Christmas wonderland in our upper Bucks,...
February 4, 2021

MAPLE LEAVES

I liked Pete’s mask. Pete owns the National Hotel in Frenchtown and I asked...
February 3, 2021
CHUNKY

CHUNKY

I’m always up for a dog photo. It seems this is the decade of...
February 2, 2021
Ben's Mona Lisa Mask

MONA LISA SMILE

Ben and Hanna run the Sunbeam General stores in Frenchtown and New Hope. We...
February 1, 2021
January 2021

BIRFURCATED

One building, two owners, two homes. I feel like this was Photoshopped. Someone cleverly...
January 31, 2021

CHAINED

Gargoyles usually live on rooftops, crouching above us, surveying the world. But sometimes people...
January 30, 2021

COLD COFFEE

The coffee’s not cold. It’s nice and hot. The only thing hot outside on...
January 29, 2021

MASON’S HELPER

Alex is a mason’s helper. He and his team are building the ArtYard building...
January 28, 2021

GORILLA MARKETING

I was rolling down 611 in Nockamixon, PA, one autumn day and there besides...
January 23, 2021
April 2020

THE PORCH PORTRAIT PROJECT

It started with a Facebook message. A friend sent me a post about a...
April 6, 2020
January 2020
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PHOTOGRAPHY FOR BUSINESS-Five Questions

Photography is a powerful medium. Good images influence the way people think and act....
January 2, 2020
November 2019
The Community Kitchen at Mrs G Appliances

TELLING HER STORY

Debbie Schaeffer, owner of Mrs G Appliances in Lawrenceville knows how to tell her...
November 12, 2019
October 2019
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BUSINESS PHOTOGRAPHY IS MARKETING

Do your photos have punch? “Marketing is the difficult work of telling a story...
October 14, 2019
August 2019
KID IN UPSIDE DOWN TOY 4H Fair 2018

MICRO MEMOIR

MICRO-MEMOIR This is my long form “About page.” A micro-memoir. I was born here...
August 13, 2019
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ATTITUDE ADVANTAGE

Woodstock Trading Company, a small hippy store, has been in business in Cherry Hill...
August 4, 2019
July 2019
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AUTHENTIC VOICES

Hearing people.  
July 8, 2019
February 2019
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B-ROLL

B-roll is the term used for video and film footage that isn’t part of...
February 22, 2019
December 2018

BEING SEEN

Being seen means being noticed, even if it is just for a moment. We...
December 28, 2018
October 2018

CHEFS

When I search restaurants online I’m presented with an abundance of food photos, some...
October 29, 2018

PHOTOSPHERES

What is a photosphere? A photosphere is a spherical photo.  It is like a...
October 11, 2018
September 2018
Business Portrait Headshot

SOUND ENGINEER

What does a sound engineer look like? This is Chuma Nwokike whose business it...
September 28, 2018
BORG CUBE

RESISTANCE

No, it’s not the Borg ship from Star Trek warning us that resistance is...
September 24, 2018

TANK RENTALS

Need a tank? Just call.
September 20, 2018

Telling Your Story

Consumer confidence continues to grow, which is great for everyone.  When consumers (which is...
September 12, 2018

HEADSHOT v PORTRAIT

If you are in business, whether your own business or part of a larger...
September 7, 2018
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SEPTEMBER NEW YEAR

For many of us September seems to be the real start of the new...
September 4, 2018
August 2018

Summer on the Delaware

Every year I invite photographers to be part of the Summer on the Delaware...
August 30, 2018

ZERO SUM

Does it have to be zero sum? When you are part of a zero...
August 24, 2018
Hunterdon County Agricultural & 4-H Fair 2018

Hunterdon County Agricultural & 4-H Fair 2018

The 4H used to be part of the larger Flemington Fair which was the...
August 23, 2018
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Crown Tip Coral Fungi

This is mushroom season and it is a good year for you if like...
August 22, 2018

Disasters

The owner of Galassos Pizza, Joe Galasso, watches as firefighters dowse the smokey remains...
August 14, 2018

AUGUST HEAT

Here is a question many of us face on a regular basis, would you...
August 7, 2018

FREELANCING

Freelancers don’t work for anyone. Freelancers works for anyone. A gig is a gig....
August 4, 2018
July 2018

SELFIE 1982

  OK, yeah, so it was 1982 in the photo office of the Fort...
July 30, 2018
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MAKING PHOTOSPHERES WORK ON FACEBOOK

Do you stitch together 180 degree images to create photospheres? (Doesn’t everyone?) Here is...
July 29, 2018
July 28, 2018

ADD PHOTOS TO INSTAGRAM FROM A DESKTOP OR LAP TOP COMPUTER

If you are like me, cell phone photos just don’t cut it.  Sure, cell...
July 28, 2018

ADVERTISE ON GOOGLE FOR FREE

Just by it’s nature, showing up on Google is good advertising. This is especially...
July 23, 2018

ATTENTION CAPITAL

There are all kinds of capital; financial capital, political capital, social capital, state capitals,...
July 19, 2018
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USEFUL & INTERESTING SITES

Every month my Meetup Group, Frenchtown Photography Meetup, gets together in the studio to...
July 12, 2018
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VIDEOS FOR WEBSITES

Videos for websites and social media that are well-made and engaging are excellent marketing...
July 9, 2018
WOMAN'S MARCH

BEING FOUND

Being found on-line by potential clients and customers is the ultimate goal of digital...
July 7, 2018
SHANNON

ATTENTION=ENERGY

There is equivalency between attention and energy and between energy and growth. When energy...
July 6, 2018

THE DREADED TIMESHEET

Does anyone like filling out time sheets and the struggle to keep jobs within...
July 2, 2018
June 2018
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IS IT ME OR IS IT YOU?

Which perspective is better. yours or mine? When I produce content about my business,...
June 29, 2018
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June 28, 2018

MINDFUL

You do not need to teach kids to be mindful, to know life as...
June 26, 2018

TOO MUCH INFORMATION

There are two sides to a story, an explanation or a sales pitch, you...
June 24, 2018

COMMUNITY

It can be easy to think the whole world is going down hill if...
June 23, 2018
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SUMMER SOLSTICE 2018

How long have people been standing stones?
June 21, 2018
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Morphing Headshots

One of my clients came up with an interesting idea. Instead of a static...
June 21, 2018

Seth Godin

If you’re interested in marketing and general helpful information about thriving as a professional...
June 20, 2018
May 2018
HUNTERDON PLACES PHOTO PROJECT MAP

HUNTERDON PLACES PHOTO PROJECT DATA

The Hunterdon Places Photo Project shoot, April 21 and 22nd, has resulted in a...
May 4, 2018
April 2018
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COMPRESSING A PHOTO IN PHOTOSHOP

Compressing a file will reduce the file size while keeping the dimensions and resolution...
April 29, 2018
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ADDING LAT/LONG COORDINATES TO YOUR PHOTOS IN LIGHTROOM

This post provides a simple 5-step method for adding coordinates to your photos using...
April 17, 2018

ADDING PHOTOS TO GOOGLE MAP

If you have a Google account you can create your own custom maps and...
April 9, 2018
February 2018

DOES IT RESONATE?

They may hear what you are saying, but are they listening?  Is it just...
February 20, 2018

LEARNING LIGHTROOM

FEBRUARY 24 AFTERNOON 2:00-4:30 LEARNING LIGHTROOM  Taking great photos is the first step.  Processing...
February 19, 2018
BRIDGET WINGERT EDITOR BUCKS COUNTY HERALD

PRINT IS NOT DEAD

Bridget Wingert had a vision to create a local paper in the early 2000’s...
February 5, 2018
January 2018
HUNTERDON PLACES

HUNTERDON PLACES

Hunterdon Places is a photo project open to all photographers:  kids and adults, amateurs...
January 29, 2018

ARE YOU THRIVING?

I figure we are all thriving in one way or another.  It’s mostly a...
January 26, 2018
BROKAW PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS FEBRUARY 2018

FEBRUARY 2018 PHOTO WORKSHOPS

Brokaw Photography is pleased to offer five thoroughly enjoyable  photo workshops at its studio...
January 23, 2018
EXPECTATION

EXPECTATION, A TED TALK

I’m a TED fan (sometimes a TED junky).  It’s fun listening to smart speakers...
January 18, 2018
FUN

FUN

When it’s satisfying, it feels good.  If it feels good, it’s fun. Even when it’s...
January 16, 2018
SHANNON

PEOPLE ARE LOOKING

Or at least we hope they are.  Being visible is good, being noticed is...
January 15, 2018
HUNTERDON COUNTY ELECTED OFFICIALS 2018

GOOD HANDS

I photograph fairly often for Hunterdon County at its special events and I especially...
January 3, 2018
FRENCHTOWN FIREWORKS JAN 1 2018

RESOLVE

I don’t wait for new years to make resolutions. I make ’em everyday, all...
January 2, 2018
December 2017
KINDRED SPIRITS

ABOUT VIDEOS

“About Videos” on a your website, if done well, can be a great way...
December 26, 2017
Brokaw Photography Workshops

JANUARY 2018 WORKSHOPS

Brokaw Photography is pleased to offer two thoroughly enjoyable (and very reasonably priced!) photo...
December 18, 2017

WHO OWNS YOUR ATTENTION?

What are you looking at? What’s got your attention? We are often told to...
December 13, 2017

HAPPINESS OR SATISFACTION?

What are you trying to get out of your career?  Are you looking for...
December 6, 2017
TREES WATER STONE

SHARING SPACE & CUSTOMERS

It was a good weekend in Frenchtown.  Six businesses: a computer service business, three...
December 4, 2017
November 2017

LEVERAGING GOOGLE MAP AND GOOGLE EARTH

Locations matter when having events. People need to know where you are. Brokaw Photography...
November 30, 2017
FRANK by BROKAW PHOTOGRAPHY

THE 65-10 RULE

Chances are you looked at Frank’s bright blue eyes before you read any text...
November 27, 2017
WALKING FEET

BRAIN WALKING

Have you taken your brain for a walk today? If you’ve ever had  dogs...
November 27, 2017
EDDY BUILDING STORE

VISION

I admire people with vision.    Over just a few days last week, Patricia...
November 24, 2017

HUNTERDON CHAMBER AWARDS 2107

The Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce celebrated business leaders in the county at its...
November 21, 2017
ALLENTOWN MUSEUM PHOTO EXHIBIT

STUDY YOUR COMPETITION

“Steve” and I are part of a large photography exhibit that opened this weekend...
November 20, 2017
HUNTERDON FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

GAMING FOR ENTREPRENEURS

The Board of Directors for the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce Foundation gathered at...
November 16, 2017
CRYING CLOWN

NOT AMUSED?

Have you ever had one of those days when you pitch idea after idea...
November 15, 2017

BOYS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN

Life accelerates as we grow.  The Hunterdon Harmonizers, who are launching yet another production...
November 15, 2017
GINKO LEAVES

GINKO

Ginko leaves in the November light. Gotta love it. Ginkos have been around for...
November 14, 2017
JOHNNY HARITOS AT FREEDOM ART AND MUSIC

LOCAL ART

Johnny Haritos is a Frenchtown based artist, best know for his drawings of rock...
November 13, 2017
Archie Fagan and Sue Lang Saponara

29th Hunterdon County Business & Home Expo & Restaurant Showcase

Food, food, food, from soup to pie  Archie Fagan, here with Sue Lang Saponara...
November 10, 2017
THE CHEF

OWN IT

While shooting some food photos for a local restaurant I was asked if I...
November 7, 2017
ROBERT DEBARTH TYPEWRITER REPAIR

TYPEWRITER MAN

Robert DeBarth has been repairing and rebuilding typewriters for over 70 years.  Now you...
November 6, 2017
BOB RAPP_BY BROKAW PHOTOGRAPHY

DOES YOUR WORK MAKE YOU HAPPY?

Sometimes. Yes? They say “work is work” and it is, of course, but if...
November 5, 2017
TODD STONE BY BROKAW PHOTOGRAPHY

DO YOU JOURNAL?

I photographed artist, Todd Stone as part of a photo project about the Artists...
November 3, 2017
October 2017
FRENCHTOWN BUSINESSES ON GOOGLE EARTH

LEVERAGING GOOGLE EARTH

Marketing is all about engaging the viewer.  The vast majority of what we encounter...
October 31, 2017
THE SCARECROW WRANGLER

FRENCHTOWN SCARECROWS 2017

Each year creatively created scarecrows suddenly appear in Frenchtown. Every night they wander the...
October 29, 2017
TREES WATER STONE

TREES WATER STONE

Trees Water Stone is a collaborative art event celebrating Solstice in Frenchtown. The intent...
October 27, 2017
COLOR

COLOR?

The world is full of color.  But sometimes we may want to look at...
October 27, 2017
VINCE PAPALE - PASSION

PASSION

Vince Papale “walked on” to the Philadelphia Eagles in the 1970s and made history. ...
October 26, 2017
BROKAW PHOTOGRAPHY-FOOD TRUCK EVENT_5

FOOD TRUCK FUN

Like many companies, Promius Pharma annually convenes its people from around the country to...
October 25, 2017
COLD BREW

COLD BREW

Really cold brew at BioStorage, part of a facility at Rutgers University where they...
October 23, 2017
TREATMENT PLANT - BILL BROKAW

INDUSTRIAL GRAPHICS

I don’t often think of the visual graphic appeal of sewage treatment plants. Actually,...
October 19, 2017
GEOIMGR.com

GEOTAGGING ONLINE

Geotagging is fairly easy and is required in order to embed a photo on...
October 17, 2017
BROKAW PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS

DIGITAL BASICS WORKSHOP-OCT 21st 9-12:00

“Digital Basics” Oct 21st 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM ($69) This workshop is for...
October 17, 2017
8-MAN CREW PULLING

IS EVERYONE PULLING?

It’s often harder than it looks to coordinate teams, even when everyone is doing...
October 17, 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...
October 16, 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...
October 15, 2017
FRENCHTOWN 150

WE’RE ALL SPATIAL

Everybody is somewhere. (Whether we know where we are is another question.)  For many...
October 13, 2017
NJ GUBERNATORIAL DEBATE

NJ GUBERNATORIAL DEBATE

It was an interesting evening at the NJPAC with 2017 New Jersey gubernatorial candidates,...
October 11, 2017
HOT IRON

HOT IRON

Steve Sears bends metal.  The hard stuff, … iron. Iron doesn’t want to bend. ...
October 10, 2017

UNDERSTANDING

Dr. Dan Cohen, “Dental Care 4 Kids” understands his patients.    They are less...
October 9, 2017

APPRECIATION

Road Spaghetti! Traveling to a North Jersey assignment in morning rush hour, with accidents...
October 6, 2017
ABUNDANCE

ABUNDANCE

It’s a bumper year for nuts (acorns and hickories, too.).  The trees are fruitful...
October 5, 2017
JOSHUA KATES LCSW

KNOWING YOU DON’T KNOW

I had a great session with a psychotherapist, recently.  A photo session, that is....
October 3, 2017
FALL FAMILY PHOTOS

FALL FAMILY PHOTOS

Fall is definitely prime time for getting outdoor family photos.  The air is crisp,...
October 1, 2017
NEWARK SKYLINE SEPT 2017

SELLING THE EXPERIENCE

Are you selling features or an experience? I think we all know that our...
October 1, 2017
September 2017

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Habitat for Humanity of Raritan Valley held a wonderful fundraising gala at Basking Ridge...
September 29, 2017
STEP AND REPEAT

STEP AND REPEAT

When Habitat for Humanity asked me to shoot its fundraising gala I was happy...
September 29, 2017
PHOTOGRAPHERS EPHEMERIS

SUNRISE-SUNSET

I wanted to share this great website, called the Photographers Ephemeris.  It easily shows...
September 28, 2017
LOCATION HEADSHOT STUDIO

Picture Day at Crown Plaza, Princeton

If you’ve ever been part of a corporate headshot shoot (either as a photographer...
September 27, 2017
BROKAW PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS

FALL PHOTO WORKSHOPS 2017

Brokaw Photography is pleased to offer a series of thoroughly enjoyable Saturday morning beginner...
September 26, 2017
Special Team

LOOKS

Dr. Jody Serra, owner of the Center for Natural Wellness offers a range of...
September 26, 2017
LEADERSHIP HUNTERDON CLASS OF 2018

LEADERSHIP HUNTERDON 2018

Every year I enjoy photographing the newest class of the Leadership Hunterdon program. Leadership...
September 25, 2017
Cressent Moon

Waxing Croissant

Who doesn’t love the crescent moon?
September 24, 2017

Equinox 2017

Happy Equinox. About equal day and night today as we continue to spiral and...
September 22, 2017

Topped Off in Newark

Newark, NJ continues to grow and expand with the help of Dranoff Properties (dranoffproperties.com) which...
September 20, 2017
Gourds

Is it a gourd or a feeling?

What’s for sale here? On the surface, it’s a funky looking squash.  Taken just...
September 19, 2017
GOOGLE EARTH

Are you taking advantage of Google Earth?

Google Earth is a powerful program.  It provides a 3 dimensional view of the...
September 18, 2017
HALL OF FAME

Sage Wisdom

Recognize wisdom when you hear it. During the past couple months, I did video...
September 15, 2017

Business Hall of Fame Inauguration

­The inaugural event for the Hunterdon County Business Hall of Fame will be held...
September 14, 2017
MONKEYS

Seeing monkeys do …

Monkey see, monkey do?  Maybe not such bad advice, depending on what the monkeys...
September 13, 2017
CICADA

CICADA

I came across this guy during a walk this weekend and boy, did he...
September 12, 2017
GREEN POWER GLASSES

Ready for Monday?

Harry starts every week with total focus.  Of course, he has his krypton glasses...
September 11, 2017
STEPS

Steps to Candid Photography

When you think about it, there are a lot of steps to just about...
September 8, 2017
BOULDERING

Climbing

Sometimes it’s a bare-knuckle climb to the top, one finger grip at a time.
September 6, 2017
CUSTOME ALLOY

Thriving

As part of the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce Foundation Business Hall of Fame...
September 5, 2017
ECOLOGY FLAG

Envision-Plan-Implement

Frenchtown enjoyed two simultaneous events Labor Day Weekend that perfectly exemplified the envision-plan-implement process....
September 4, 2017
August 2017
MICHAEL FLOOD - Trooper Tuber

Trooper Tuber

Often it’s the simplest images that can be the most memorable and most fun....
August 31, 2017
REVIVAL CONSTRUCTION

Foreground

Revival Construction, a family run construction company based in Flemington, creates beautiful, new, yet...
August 30, 2017
Climb

Climb

I came across a group of young athletes early in the morning making their...
August 30, 2017
First Light

Collaboration

When we collaborate, we grow. Naturally, there is collaboration between our businesses and our...
August 28, 2017
CHECK OUT AT SHOP RITE

Underestimating and Under Appreciating

As part of a video for the Hunterdon County of Chamber Foundation I had...
August 25, 2017
EGG COMPETITION

Country Fair

We’re only a frog’s hop from New York out here on the West Coast...
August 24, 2017
TAKING AIM

Taking Aim

In the beginning when we first begin learning to shoot straight, there were those...
August 23, 2017
OMG

“OMG” – Three little letters that mean a lot.  

“OMG. So happy thanks so much.”  When you finish a job and read these...
August 22, 2017
NIGHT SKY

Ready for the Eclipse?

Here comes the moon.  Standing in front of the sun and casting us into...
August 21, 2017
SHARED VISION

Shared Vision

I talk to a lot of business people and I know how much everyone...
August 18, 2017
SHOWROOM

SHOWROOM

Is it “showroom,”  “show room,” or “show showroom?” In this case I think I’ll...
August 17, 2017
RAINBOW CATERPILLAR

Innovating

You never know what you will see when on assignment.  At first I thought...
August 16, 2017
TEAM PHOTO

Value Your Team

A company is a team of people working together.  The question is, “What are...
August 15, 2017
Focus

Focus

Each August the pilgrims pass through Frenchtown on their way to the American Czestochowa...
August 14, 2017
Coffee time

It’s Friday

It’s Friday.  It’s August. It’s still summer. The boss is on vacation…. Have another...
August 11, 2017
Zip Lining

Going to Camp

For some reason it always seem like I’m climbing ladders (or trees or fences...
August 9, 2017
GEARS

In Gear

While on assignment shooting footage and stills at the Historic Red Mill in Clinton,...
August 9, 2017
Hunterdon County Freeholders' Meeting Room Photo by Bill Brokaw

The Long Tail (revisited)

Stuff we do today will reverberate in our future. Back in 2004 Chris Anderson...
August 8, 2017
FOREST MUSHROOM

Is Your Business LIke a Mushroom?

Mushrooms are funny organisms.  Most of the time they are invisible to us growing...
August 7, 2017
Dating Site Photos

Dating Site Photos

Sometimes, I get to do personal photos for people to use for their dating...
August 4, 2017
Riverfest Vikings

BRANDING

Branding an event is as important as branding your business.  What’s it all about?...
August 3, 2017
Author Headshot

Window Light for Headshots

I love light.  Soft light, natural light, bright light, dim light, light bulb light,...
August 2, 2017
Group Photography

Cool Group Shots

Shooting groups is an art in itself.  Imagine corralling 5, 10, 20 or more...
August 1, 2017
July 2017
Office Viking

I Love Mondays

Mondays are always invigorating, especially after a great weekend.  But I confess, I don’t...
July 31, 2017
Commercial Real Estate Photography

Commercial Real Estate

Large open interior areas can be tricky to photograph.  In fact, any interior area...
July 28, 2017
Minal Sampat, Growth Management Marketingg

Watch what you say!

Headshots can be fun.  All it takes is some imagination and a willingness to...
July 27, 2017
Environmental Headshot

Interesting Headshots

Headshots are, of course, a staple of business.  People expect to see a current...
July 26, 2017
Expectation

Expectation

There are many times when we have a full plate in front of us...
July 25, 2017
Chanterelles photographed by Bill Brokaw

Wild Mushrooms

April showers bring May flowers and July showers bring “chanterelles” a delectable, edible wild...
July 24, 2017
Dogfish

Size Limit

What is the size limit for Delaware dogfish?
July 22, 2017

Street Photography

Sometimes you just have to take the plunge and get your feet wet (up...
July 22, 2017
Summer Fun

Summer Swelter, Embrace It!

It’s the peak of summer and time for many to hibernate inside in the...
July 21, 2017

Shokunin

A few years ago I was lucky to discover the documentary, “Jiro Dreams of...
July 20, 2017

Exploring the Waters

The Delaware River is not exactly known for its coral reefs and sunken treasure...
July 19, 2017

Street Photography

Local events like festivals, parades, fairs etc. are especially great for practicing street photography....
July 18, 2017

The lesson of the white chicory

Creating macro botanical images for scientific stock is one of my specialites.  I have...
July 17, 2017

There is No Fun Like Work

If you’ve followed your gut when choosing your career path then the joy really...
July 14, 2017

Power Portraits

Executive portraits can be more than a nice PR photo showing great dental work....
July 13, 2017
Google Views Of Brokaw Photography Photos

Getting your business viewed

  One of my business segments is being a certified Google Trusted photographer, trained...
July 12, 2017

Photo Ops For Business

There are photo opportunities all around us, every day,  unlimited ways we can market...
July 11, 2017

Lifestyle photography

We all love candids, good candids of our friends and family having fun, being...
July 10, 2017
A real street photograph

Street Photography

Street photography is very popular, pretty much always has been since folks like Henri...
July 9, 2017

Photo Exhibit

Photography is about vision.  The stronger the vision, the better the photo. I often...
July 7, 2017

Coming up for Air

A refreshing swim is, well, refreshing.  A vigorous swim is invigorating.  Diving in headfirst...
July 5, 2017

Joy of Photography

The world population is now at about 7.5 billion and I’m guessing about 7.4...
July 4, 2017