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February 2022

A GREAT KNOCKER

There used to be two. They were great knockers on the steel doors of...

February 27, 2022

WE ARE BEING GUIDED

The signs are subtle and mysterious but there is no doubt that extra-terrestrial life...

February 26, 2022

FUTURE VIEW CAMERA

Everyone knows time travel is a fantasy. It makes for great books and movies...

February 25, 2022

HARRY, ZIP AND RIP

They grew up watching The Wild One, Easy Rider and watching Evil Knievel...

February 24, 2022

EAGLE DAVE

Dave Berkoflavin was feeling bored and directionless. Being a cube dweller for over...

February 23, 2022

FIRST RURAL MAILBOX

This is a historic site, Mailbox Zero and receives about 11 visitors a year...

February 22, 2022

THE BOARD

Nothing gets decided without the “board’s” approval.

We don’t know they are. ...

February 21, 2022

LOOKING FOR SPONSORS

The Worthlebees from Busted Fir, Montana decided it’s time to revive chemically-aided enhanced...

February 20, 2022

KEEPING AN EYE ON THINGS

The town council of Happy Pleasant Hills, Indiana was getting increasingly worried about how...

February 19, 2022

SPIRIT FOGGER

I found it the attic one night. It was in a sealed metal...

February 18, 2022

NOT FREE

Let’s be perfectly clear about this.
No “innocently” loading on your truck and driving...

February 17, 2022

MOUSEMAN

Larry’s friends are merciless when to comes to his preferred game, wild mice.

February 16, 2022

SALLY’S ORGANIC COMPOST WHISKEY

Who would have thought that you could make a powerful and delicious liquor from...

February 15, 2022

EXOPLANET COMMUNICATION

The James Webb space telescope cost about 10 billion dollars and doesn’t even pick...

February 14, 2022

YOU CAN”T EAT TOO MUCH ICE CREAM

When Maggie and Thrump Kithpepper decided to open an ice cream stand in Culthton...

February 13, 2022

DATE DOGS

Walter had it with dating sites

He struggled to create the perfect...

February 12, 2022

The Third Eye Detectives

When you have a mystery to solve, a killer to capture, an unfaithful spouse...

February 11, 2022

SECURE MODERN STORAGE SPACE AVAILABLE

Americans do not consume enough. We buys all kinds of things and they...

February 10, 2022

FUTURE TV

I thought it was odd to see and old TV sitting on the side...

February 9, 2022

HOME DEFENSES

Some people think the apocalipso is coming. Four horsemen, fire and brimstone, locust,...

February 8, 2022

THE HEADLESS PATRIOT

He’s an icon, representing legions of loyal Americans who have no need to think...

February 7, 2022

PLOW BATTLES

Neighbors are supposed to be neighborly. That’s where the word comes from. “…of,...

February 6, 2022

NATURAL BUSINESS PARTNERS

Originally Sal and Gloria were going to call their place Zen and the Art...

February 5, 2022

THE MEAT CANALS OF KEARNY

Most meat processing was done in China for the longest time We’d grow...

February 4, 2022

SHAMAN TUTORING

I found his card tacked up on the community bulletin board at the pizzeria.

February 3, 2022

GATEWAY TO SIX MONTHS AGO

I thought it was just an overgrown garden.

It used to be a...

February 2, 2022

THE END OF LIGHT WATER

Lightwater was first discovered in 1981 bubbling out a spring near Interstate 78 where...

February 1, 2022
January 2022

MORNING ROCKET RUSH

It is hard to believe, but this stuff is entirely legal in Pennsylvania. ...

January 31, 2022

TUBE FOOD

Humans are essentially just a collection of tubes. Arm tubes and leg tubes...

January 30, 2022

CERTIFIED CONFORMIST

The coveted Conformity Certification confirms true conformists.

Chinese Standard Method, CHSM-1643, specifies...

January 29, 2022

HOME HEATING

It’s been a cold January with temps dipping into the single digits and freezing...

January 28, 2022

CAVIARITARIAN

I tried vegetarianism, fruitarianism, airitarianisms and ice creamiterianism but nothing has kept me healthier...

January 27, 2022

FLUORIDATED AIR

It works for cavities why not acne?

There is always a...

January 26, 2022

BLACK ROCK LOOKOUT

The Black Rock monastery is carved into a massive rock mountain, deep, deep in...

January 25, 2022

LIB ERADICATOR

Don’t call him a pied piper. He’ll punch you in the crotch. He sees...

January 24, 2022

CICADA NECTAR

Cicadas emerge every year, burrowing up from the soil, molting their old carapaces then...

January 23, 2022

ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION SHACK

A few years ago, everyone was freaked out about electromagnetic radiation. Being in an...

January 22, 2022

WILD COWS (Bovine americanus)

It isn’t true that the colonist wipe out native cows. They are relatively...

January 21, 2022

FULL SPECTRUM PEST CONTROL

There was a time when if you wanted to wipe out all the living...

January 20, 2022

DIY ELECTRIC TRUCK

Now that it costs about $500 to fill your truck, many pick-em-up drivers are...

January 19, 2022

MASK VIGILANTE

Frank used to be a masked vigilante.  He was a Zorro with a yellow...

January 18, 2022

SUS, THE MINDFUL SWINE

Sus was a reluctant but gracious guru.

Sus credited his mother, Suidae, with...

January 17, 2022

HOME DRY CLEANING

How many of your best garments are labelled “Dry Clean Only?”

I usually...

January 16, 2022
Ultra Frankenfood

MEGA FRANKENFOOD

You can’t go wrong with french fries, especially mega fries.  The bigger the better...

January 15, 2022

SEDUCTIVE LADDER DANCING

Sal was quite a ladder dancer in his day. Women drove from...

January 14, 2022

THE CHURCH OF PLUNDER

Attendance was down at the little chapel on the highway leading out of town....

January 13, 2022

SEXTOMETER

Dr. Roy Obit, PhD, LLC, LTD is a neurological researcher and inventor. He...

January 12, 2022

SPACE PASTE

Flash back to the moon race years. Anyone who watched TV, read a magazine...

January 11, 2022

RAT MEN

The Rat Men are an incredibly proud cult based in south Jersey and their...

January 10, 2022

TRAMPOLINE LANDING

Trevor didn’t start out to be a daredevil. He suffered from Thrill Creep,...

January 9, 2022

INTER DIMENSIONAL TRAVEL

So yeah, video games have come a long way since Asteroids. (ptew! ptew!...

January 8, 2022

ICY EYES

I’ve heard the legends and now I know they are true.

January 7, 2022

OAK APPLE

It’s a real thing, but it’s not an apple and doesn’t grow on oak...

January 6, 2022

R2NLDMACRONNO

It could be the answer to our current crisis. It is a...

January 5, 2022

MORNING MEDITATION

As we age things slow down. Sometimes way down. It’s not healthy.

January 4, 2022

HOVER CAR

Hover cars were really big for a while in the sixties, especially in remote...

January 3, 2022

WINTER WORMS

We usually think of worms as being a summer critter, coming out after a...

January 2, 2022

COAL FIRED SAUNA

Personal saunas are huge in PA coal country. The saunas themselves aren’t huge...

January 1, 2022
December 2021

DRONE HUNT

The New Year’s Eve drone hunt contest has become a tradition in many...

December 31, 2021

WELLHEAD

Abandoned wells are a huge problem from both an environmental and safety perspective.

There are...

December 30, 2021

BABY PLOW

Many people are eschewing petrochemical-powered machines in favor of old fashion carbohydrate-powered models. ...

December 29, 2021

PUMPKIN CANNON

Growing up, I had friends who taped together tin cans to make a long...

December 28, 2021

EAR WIFI

At first, I thought these were just safety pins. A few crusty, rusty...

December 27, 2021

THE SACRED STONE

It’s just a big black rock. So why is it in a temple...

December 26, 2021

SANTA AND THE WISE MEN

For my whole life I was confused about Christmas. One story is about...

December 25, 2021

GET LIT FOR SAINT NICK

Make your house a beacon for the flying saint, Saint Nicholas (knicknamed Sinter...

December 24, 2021

NEW COVID VARIANT

COVID continues to surprize but not delight us. It is giving us...

December 23, 2021

THE SWALLOWING MASTER

Monsieur Merdestupide is by far the world’s most prolific swallower. It’s a questionable...

December 22, 2021

SOLSTICE

(Author’s note: This blog was inadvertently published on December 18th. D’oh! I am publishing...

December 21, 2021

2-WHEEL HARMONIZERS

While taking a walk one weekend morning, I heard a buzz coming from behind...

December 20, 2021

LITHIUM

For years and years our township has been liberally salting the roads during the...

December 19, 2021

SAVE YOUR BUTTS

The latest craze on TV cooking shows is a unique, delicious and somewhat surprising...

December 18, 2021

DIRECTIONS

When I don’t know which way to go I just follow the signs.…

December 17, 2021

HOUSE TRUCK

December 16, 2021

WHERE WOULD JESUS LIVE?

December 15, 2021

IN THE GUTTER

December 14, 2021

IN RETIREMENT

December 13, 2021

EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIFE

December 12, 2021

CELL PHONES ACCESSORIES

I’m not quite sure how these go with a cell phone. They look...

December 11, 2021

HANG IN THERE WOODY

As the tractor trailer barrelled past us on the Interstate a drama was playing...

December 10, 2021

INDUSTRIAL MARIJUANA

It was bound to happen. If there is big money to be made...

December 9, 2021

ROOMBA RHUMBA

It’s the latest in robotic entertainment. Some creative techies have hacked Roombas into...

December 8, 2021

FLAG REMNANT

Not much left of old glory. Only 28 stars and two stripes. ...

December 7, 2021

GOD SON S

I’m not sure about this one. Is it a typo. Is there...

December 6, 2021

BLACK GRASS

“Texas tea” to steal a line from the Beverly Hillbillies.

December 5, 2021

AI DOLLS

The must have toy for 2021, AI dolls.

They look innocuous and frankly they...

December 4, 2021

MAYO RUINS

When we think of ancient remains we usually think of Egypt, the far east...

December 3, 2021

LAVA FLOW

It can happen anywhere. We are living on a dynamic planet. Volcanic...

December 2, 2021

CHANNELING

You never know if you can believe that non-physical beings can communicate by talking...

December 1, 2021
November 2021

CO2 EXTRACTOR

It started as something for a science fair and has since become the greatest,...

November 30, 2021

PERSONAL SUBMARINES

It is not widely known but upper Bucks County, Pennsylvania is the world center...

November 29, 2021

NEW BUSINESS VENTURE

I’ve had a little down time lately and thought I’d start a new business....

November 28, 2021

ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION

A few years ago the old Mildford, NJ papermill was demolished. ...

November 27, 2021

IT’S A MANNEQUIN

It’s plastic. Not real. The leg fell off and needed to be...

November 26, 2021

THANKSGIVING

Happy Thanksgiving! Everyday is a good day to give thanks and what better...

November 25, 2021

WIRED AND TRANSFORMED

Three heavy oil-filled transformers sit atop a slightly bent wooden pole outside my...

November 24, 2021

GETTING BOMBED

It’s a subtle insider message. Legionnaires know what it means. Unlike...

November 23, 2021

CANNAN IRONY

Way back around around the second millenium B.C. God reportedly told Joshua to head...

November 22, 2021

CRAMPS

Everybody gets them, some more than others. They suck and can be debilitating....

November 21, 2021

THE PORTAL

Andrew takes his job seriously. He has worn out countless shoes pacing back...

November 20, 2021

ENGINE 33

Thomas the Train was a darling little blue train with a happy face and...

November 19, 2021

FLY KICKER

It’s an art, a special martial art requiring mental focus as well as physical...

November 18, 2021

FINGERS

With a name like Fingers, certain professions come to mind. Cracking safes is...

November 17, 2021

HOLIDAY SPECIAL

Maybe you missed it. The special only lasted one day. Of course it...

November 16, 2021

AGONY SONG

I was in my studio and could hear horrible sounds emanating from the street....

November 15, 2021

GOING GREEN

Verde was always a nature girl. She loved the woods especially in the...

November 14, 2021

GRANDPA JOE

It looks like your typical warm and fuzzy retirement story. A hardworking man...

November 13, 2021

LAB BEEF

They look totally real. Driving past, you’d never suspect they were grown in a...

November 12, 2021

INKY

For years he was the center of the water ride, a fountain of mirth....

November 11, 2021

TREECYCLING

They do things differently down in the Pinelands. They even do some things...

November 10, 2021

CANDIDATES

We are are barely past the 2021 elections and already congressional candidates are touring...

November 9, 2021

A-41F MEGALINER

Bowing and Grumman have collaborated on designing and building the largest passenger plane ever...

November 8, 2021

DEPRESSED BUOY

There was a time when he was rugged and strong and as a North...

November 7, 2021

TRUMPET TOM

He looks like a regular street musician, a busker. His horn is tarnished...

November 6, 2021

SNOWMAN POOP

Sure, we all would expect snowman poop simply to be snowballs, but they...

November 5, 2021

COMMAND CENTER

She seemed so innocuous. Just another mom out shopping and stopping to get...

November 4, 2021

WILD PLAYGROUND

The back to nature movement is still strong, even in urban environments. People...

November 3, 2021

SAM BONI

He isn’t the first person to be outfitted with a prosthesis to compensate for...

November 2, 2021

DUH

This could be taken a few ways. Maybe it’s an article, an adjective,...

November 1, 2021
October 2021

TIME MACHINE

This should have made headlines worldwide but it could have caused undue consternation. While...

October 31, 2021

PRE-BAKING

Painting lines on the roads can be pretty boring. Miles and miles of...

October 18, 2021

RIVER DIVING

On hot summer days it feels great to dive into some water. I...

October 17, 2021

SQUASH BRAINS

I’ve carved a few pumpkins in my time and usually they are just filled...

October 16, 2021

THE SMELL OF PUMPKINS

We probably take it for granted. That aroma of pumpkin. It is in...

October 15, 2021

MOVE

Things that don’t keep moving, freeze up. They rust in place. There is...

October 14, 2021

FRIGHTENED TREE

Trees always seem so Stoic, accepting whatever comes their way with grace and forbearance....

October 13, 2021

AUTOMATIC WRITING

The Theosophists (Madam Blavatsky and her buddies) were proponents of automatic writing. ...

October 12, 2021

MOVING TARGETS

I am an excellent shot. A marksman. I never miss. Almost...

October 11, 2021

REPRODUCTION BY BUDDING

Budding is a form a sexual reproduction where a new organism is produced from...

October 10, 2021
Dog Delivery

DOG DELIVERY

Will innovations ever cease? Let’s hope not. The pandemic certainly accelerated...

October 9, 2021

THE SPY

He is too suspicious. Too ordinary. Too casual. You know he’s a spy....

October 8, 2021

SANDING SPREE

There are special artisans, Sandies, who specialize in sanding wood. They are...

October 7, 2021
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PECT FLEX

When is walking the dogs a whole body workout? When they...

October 6, 2021

ANTHROPOCENE

The Anthropocene. It’s a new epoch, at least unofficially. It’s the current geologic...

October 5, 2021

AMANITA MUSCARIA

I thought they were just regular mushrooms, toadstools. Little did I suspect their...

October 4, 2021

MAILBOX NINJA

There are occasional bouts of mailbox pilfery out in the countryside where the mail...

October 3, 2021

SUGAR AND ESTERS

Bins and bins of tightly wrapped, colored chunks of teeth rotting, carbohydrates and flavor...

October 2, 2021

LINCOLN ON A STARS AND BARS?

People like to screw around with the American flag, making it different colors, putting...

October 1, 2021
September 2021

EYE OF ORBIS

Everyone knows about the Eye of Horus ....

September 30, 2021

HEINOUS GRAFFITI

I don’t know what was painted on the street but it must have been...

September 29, 2021

MERMAID GILLS

How do mermaids breathe? Are they like lungfish, coming up for air? ...

September 28, 2021

THE FILTER BIBLE

All the answers are in here. Seek and you’ll find. But bring...

September 27, 2021

SECURITY OWLS

Frank is a former NSA/CIA/FBI/IOU agent. He specialized in alternative surveillance methods. ...

September 26, 2021

FRIED DEEPLY

Deep frying is when you stick something in a vat of really hot oil....

September 25, 2021

FOR OUTDOORSY COUCH POTATOES

Not all couch potatoes sit in dimly lit rooms eating chips in stained sweatshirts....

September 24, 2021

MORNING BLAHS

I don’t usually post selfies but sometimes I just want to express how I...

September 23, 2021

RAIN GEAR

When it rains and you are outside, you get wet, unless you are prepared...

September 22, 2021

PIG HARVEST TIME

New Jersey is well known for its peaches and tomatoes but not as well...

September 21, 2021

TOMATL- The Swelling Fruit

Tomatoes, (tomatl in Nathuati) come to us from South and...

September 20, 2021

SELF PORTRAIT

I don’t often post self portraits of my self. That’s not to say...

September 19, 2021

EMERGING ARTISTS

I sometimes wonder why there seem to be a lot of artists in Frenchtown....

September 18, 2021

HISTORIC PHOTO

There was a time when horses ruled the street. Lashed to carts and...

September 17, 2021

ONCE PINK

Flamingoes are a lovely bird. Especially pink ones. I can’t think of...

September 16, 2021

ARCHITECTURAL MASHUP

The great architect, Aljusta Senioritis, has been turning the residential housing market upside down...

September 15, 2021

OUR SPINNING WORLD

There are some places on Earth where gravity is light. They are just...

September 14, 2021

PREDICTION

A wedding photographer once told me he could predict the likely outcome of a...

September 13, 2021

SOLVED

This just showed up, painted on the side of a building. At...

September 12, 2021

PARKING LOT HIEROGLYPHICS

I don’t know how archeologists figure out some hieroglyphics. While many are pretty...

September 11, 2021

WHAT’S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE

This is not how I would do it. Hell no. No one...

September 10, 2021

IGNORE

Other people, especially those with strong opinions, seem to think they know what’s...

September 9, 2021

HIDE THE HAY

It used to be easy, when hay bales were small. You could tuck...

September 8, 2021

REGRET

It’s inevitable. We will screw up. We’ll do something we later wish...

September 7, 2021

LADDER PRAYERS

If you’ve ever worked construction or even done a home project on something above...

September 6, 2021

HEAVY HEAD

On the average our heads are about 11+ pounds. Quite a ball of...

September 5, 2021

WILD MARSHMALLOWS

It is marshmallow season in PA. They are ripe and ready. There...

September 4, 2021

ROADSIDE LAUNDRY

Road grime can be insidious, especially if you are a hitchhiker, (especially especially if...

September 3, 2021

NON LETHAL WEAPONRY

We know we have a problem with weapons. There are too many and...

September 2, 2021

THEY’LL BE BACK

It’s been a few months since Cicada Nation, since the rise and collapse of...

September 1, 2021
August 2021

RIVERSIDE DOMINOES

The tension is palpable. The focus fierce. The stones are arrayed on the...

August 31, 2021

INVISIBLE BEACH BALL AEROBICS

It is quite a fad down at the Jersey shore. IBBA groups are...

August 30, 2021

WERTZELS

Wertzels are fairly common in Pennsylvania forests. You can hear them calling at...

August 29, 2021

NOT JUST FOR FISH

Usually we just think of spearing a worm on a hook and offering it...

August 28, 2021
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CONFLATION

When you are deeply reverent about two things you can merge them. Blend...

August 27, 2021

PLENTY

America.

The You-Knighted States. It’s us, the U.S., the land of plenty. ...

August 26, 2021

PLAGUE BEAK

Not sure if this a modern N95 plague beak. Maybe. These masks didn’t...

August 25, 2021

OUTDOOR WAITING AREA

What do you do when salemen/women come selling? I suppose it depends on...

August 24, 2021

CARDBOARD COOLER

Now this is nice to see. It took way too long to come...

August 23, 2021

SLIM JIM SALUTE

It’s a gesture of respect for a civilian. We don’t have to salute....

August 22, 2021

1918 PPE

It wasn’t the first pandemic, but it was a big one. The precursor...

August 21, 2021

GROOVY

A little bit of throw back lexicon. Can you dig it? It’s...

August 20, 2021

MORE THAN A MAILBOX

It’s an entrance. A tight fit for most, even for the residents. ...

August 19, 2021

SO MANY QUESTIONS

Life can be baffling. The only time it isn’t, is when we aren’t...

August 18, 2021

OLD FARMERS

We usually think of old farmers in bib overalls wearing John Deer caps. ...

August 17, 2021

RAIN WALKER

There is an art to being able to walk in the rain and not...

August 16, 2021

HORNWORM TRICKS

The notorious tomato hornworm is not well regarded amongst gardeners. Many of them...

August 15, 2021

PAINTED ROCK

There is a rock on the side of the road, deep in the Pinelands....

August 14, 2021

WHO WAS FIRST

Not “on” first. We know that was Who. Instead who was here...

August 13, 2021

STILL WORKS

This used to be under a government building in Washington and now it is...

August 12, 2021

SHOTGUN MAIL

Mail has gotten slow. Too slow for many of us who got used...

August 11, 2021

SPECIALTY STORE

I shop here often. It is quite popular and I understand why. ...

August 10, 2021

FAMILY T-SHIRT

They must have had t-shirts made for a family reunion or something. Although...

August 9, 2021

VISITORS

Strange visitors from another planet who come to earth with powers and abilities far...

August 8, 2021

WELCOME

People in this area are often surprisingly warm and welcoming, opening their hearts to...

August 7, 2021

MYSTICAL ART

Black and white film photography is an art. Taken to its highest level,...

August 6, 2021

INFRASTRUCTURE THIEVERY

It’s well know that we have an infrastructure problem in this country. ...

August 5, 2021

REPURPOSE

It’s all free, so someone should take it. There’s even a surplus. ...

August 4, 2021

SOCIAL MEDIA WORSHIP

It’s being formalize. The Church of Zuckerberg is holding regular services, now, where...

August 3, 2021

STIFF WORKERS

Workin’ can make you stiff. Not workin’ can make you stiff. Exercisin’...

August 2, 2021

BUFF DEMON

Are demons naturally chiseled or do they work out? Maybe it’s their work...

August 1, 2021
July 2021

STOP AND SIT

Be a potato. A spud. An earth fruit. The brain often...

July 31, 2021

POSTER BOY

Sure he’s pretty, but he’s just two-dimensional. No depth. But he teaches...

July 29, 2021

REPELICIDE

To think that some animals would even think of encroaching on our turf. ...

July 28, 2021

WHAT YOU CALL IT

I don’t believe there are groups of misinformed people who are considered anti-immunization. ...

July 27, 2021

GRAVITY

It makes worlds spin, rotate and collide. It attracts and repels. Everyone...

July 26, 2021

EYE CANDY

It’s like a micro Times Square. LED mania. Screen palooza. Plenty...

July 25, 2021

N95 PROTECTION

Block it. Let in the O2 and the N2 but not the bad...

July 24, 2021

PLANT LEGS

Sticks that walk. A trip-taking-twig hopefully inconspicuous enough to avoid a bug-biting-beak. ...

July 23, 2021

NON JUDGEMENTAL

This must be a non-judgemental zone. No calling strikes or outs. There...

July 22, 2021

ROUGH DRY LAUNDRY

Sounds pretty rugged. Maybe even tough. Rough and tough. I like the...

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...

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...

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...

July 14, 2021

ORGANIC INSECT CONTROL

Maybe organic isn’t the right word. Maybe physical control or insect smashing...

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. ...

July 11, 2021

3D WORLD

What happens when you put on 3D glasses in a 3D world? Is...

July 10, 2021

LAWN PARADE

A plastic procession. A cabal of color. A throng of things...

July 9, 2021

WHO HATES FISHING?

I don’t hate fishing. I just don’t think I like it. It...

July 8, 2021

HEDGE DWELLER

He is hyper-cautious and rarely ventures out in the day. It’s just not...

July 7, 2021

MESSAGES

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

July 6, 2021

HAPPY HAPPY

A happy face set in stone must be a good sign. Combined with...

July 5, 2021

PERPETUAL MOTION MACHINES

They may not be “perpetual” perpetual motion machines but they seem that way. ...

July 4, 2021

NOT JUST DUMB BUGS

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

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...

June 30, 2021

NOT RECOMMENDED

This is water hemlock. A close relative to poison hemlock. It’s...

June 29, 2021

15 STATES

Celebrating the period in our history when the United States had 15 states. ...

June 28, 2021

CHIPPING

The process of making chips. Knocking away pieces. As opposed to grinding,...

June 27, 2021

OBEY

It’s a funny word if you keep saying it. All words are funny...

June 26, 2021

PARKING LOT TAI CHI

Moving slowly, deliberately on the pavement. What’s the point. It looks pretty boring....

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...

June 23, 2021

TURTLES

There should be more caution signs about turtles.

I’ve never had one jump...

June 22, 2021

MOM

“It’s not a head shop, it’s a boutique.”

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...

June 19, 2021

GORGE CHALLENGE

Eat 109 pounds of meat in one hour and win $2000. You can...

June 18, 2021

SPAGHETTI SPECIALIST

Where do all these wires go? It’s a tangle of colored wires...

June 17, 2021

GENEROSITY

People are generally pretty generous and giving. If we have plenty of what...

June 16, 2021

WHOSE TURF?

It’s not a fair race. Not even close. One could never...

June 15, 2021

KITTY KARE

We live in a world of service. Many people recognizing needs and fulfilling...

June 14, 2021

THE RIGHT TO BEAR MEGA BLASTERS

Are they covered by the 2nd amendment? Should they be regulated? What...

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...

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...

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...

June 6, 2021

PERFECT VISION

Seeing is believing. So I believe what I see. Looks right to...

June 5, 2021

SHREDDING PARTY

Some people just saw down a tree. Zip, zip crash. Others take...

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...

June 2, 2021

XIE JAIO

Do you read the Bible? A lot of people do. Jehovah’s Witnesses...

June 1, 2021
May 2021

CARBON FREE COMMUTING

We can’t really be carbon free. We’re mostly made out of carbon....

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...

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...

May 25, 2021

A/B PHONES

He made this himself.

I don’t what it is, but it looks important. ...

May 24, 2021

PARASITE OR PREDATOR

It stalks us from the canopy. Dropping down and latching onto our backs...

May 23, 2021

SIDE EFFECTS

We aren’t always warned about possible side effects. Or maybe we are, but...

May 22, 2021

CARNIVOROUS FENCE

The world can be a dangerous place. You wouldn’t think that getting close...

May 21, 2021

WEREDOG

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

May 20, 2021

BLUE SKIES

How do you stay sunny on a rainy day? Get some blues skies.

May 19, 2021

BEWARE OF OWNER

No trespass. Stay the hell away. No steppa you on my property....

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...

May 15, 2021

NOT FOR NARROW ROADS

I’m told this is fairly common in Texas. Four tires with extended hubcaps...

May 14, 2021

BREATHING COLUMCILLE

People travel great distances to visit the standing stones of Columcille. To...

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...

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,...

May 9, 2021

FIXING GROUNDWATER

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

May 8, 2021

RECEPTION

It needs an antennae. Maybe one of those trees would work. Then...

May 7, 2021

SUGAR MOUNTAIN

Got a sweet tooth? You are in luck. A local grocery store...

May 6, 2021

PUMP PRICES

Gasoline is volatile and so is the price. Every day thousands of gas...

May 5, 2021

CATCHING RAYS

Some individuals travel great distances to enjoy a little sunshine. And we all...

May 4, 2021

YOU BUGGIN ME

I like being attracted by roadside attractions. I stop and turn around a...

May 3, 2021

ROLLER SKIER

He should have been here in February. He wouldn’t have needed the rollers.

May 3, 2021

A FAMILIAR FACE?

I feel like I’ ve seen this guy before. I don’t know where....

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...

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...

April 28, 2021

Q TIP

You can’t do this in a grocery store.

Carts there are reserved for...

April 27, 2021

TOTS IN TOW

They are a little like cats. You can’t herd them.

When you...

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...

April 24, 2021

MIGHTY ACORNS

An acorn is an oak tree waiting to grow.

Oak trees can be...

April 23, 2021
EARTH DAY

EARTH DAY

I like Earth Day. I remember when it started and think it is...

April 22, 2021

ELECTRIC KOOL AID

What flavor? Grape has a pretty bad rap. (We don’t want to...

April 21, 2021

PATS DOGS

Pat has a thriving business washing windows throughout Frenchtown and other locations. He...

April 20, 2021

FOG FISHING

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

April 19, 2021

STRANGE POSTER

Most posters in found hanging waiting rooms are painfully generic. A lot of...

April 18, 2021

BURN IN HELL

This could be good or bad. When you are cold you want...

April 17, 2021

PIDGEON CARNAGE

I came across a field of nothing but fragments. Pieces left behind following...

April 16, 2021

ARCHIE

Archie is locally famous. If you ever walked the aisles of ShopRite in...

April 15, 2021

MORNING RITUAL

A few cups of delicious coffee at the counter of a classic diner. ...

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...

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)...

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...

April 6, 2021

BALL

“All I need is my ball.”

There is nothing so soothing as chewing on a...

April 5, 2021

EASTER LEG

Easter is observed around the world. It coincides with spring (at least in...

April 4, 2021

ACCIDENTAL MUTANT

This is what happens when a bunny enters unseen into your molecular transporter. ...

April 3, 2021

PARA MILITARY GOD GUY

He’s an OCR Street Minister preaching next to the highway in Flemington.

That’s a bullet...

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...

March 31, 2021

FIBERGLASS ZOO

March 30, 2021

SLATINGTON THIEVES

Not much was happening one cloudy, late November Day in Slatington. It was...

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...

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...

March 22, 2021

BLACK SKY

Black skies are not very common. Except at night. (They are...

March 21, 2021

LACKA TRACTION

You’d think a steam roller could go anywhere. Maybe slowly, but indefatigably,...

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...

March 18, 2021

BULB BABY

It’s a fragile outfit for a baby. One stumble or bump could...

March 17, 2021

LADDER DANCING

Painting a stairway isn’t easy. It’s awkward. How do you use a...

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...

March 14, 2021

ROADS ARE FOR WALKING

There is something satisfying about walking in the middle of the road. You...

March 13, 2021

POISON AISLE

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

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,...

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...

March 8, 2021

MATCHING DOG

Or is it matching sneakers?

Nice coordination, either way. Some people have...

March 7, 2021

BLUE SNOW MAN

It was an art happening and a tourist attraction.

HEAD SCHOOL

Where do you go to get a head?

School. That’s where the...

March 5, 2021

HAPPY BUILDING

There’s a face there. A happy face. It reminds me...

March 4, 2021

LOW RIDER

This is the most comfortable bike I’ve seen. Totally laid back. Maybe you...

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...

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. ...

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

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...

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...

February 15, 2021

FOGGY RIDERS

It was a foggy, late fall morning. The sun creating beams of light...

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...

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. ...

February 10, 2021

TURNED OUT FOR SNOW

EJ like to wear his fireman’s turnout gear whenever it snows and make...

February 9, 2021

TOSS AND SPRINKLE

If you have a sidewalk it’s a ritual. The white stuff falls from...

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...

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...

February 3, 2021
CHUNKY

CHUNKY

I’m always up for a dog photo. It seems this is the decade...

February 2, 2021
Ben's Mona Lisa Mask

MONA LISA SMILE

Ben and Hanna run the Sunbeam General stores in Frenchtown and New Hope. ...

February 1, 2021
January 2021

BIRFURCATED

One building, two owners, two homes. I feel like this was...

January 31, 2021

CHAINED

Gargoyles usually live on rooftops, crouching above us, surveying the world. But sometimes...

January 30, 2021

COLD COFFEE

The coffee’s not cold. It’s nice and hot. The only thing hot...

January 29, 2021

MASON’S HELPER

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

January 28, 2021

GORILLA MARKETING

I was rolling down 611 in Nockamixon, PA, one autumn day and there besides...

January 23, 2021

R2NCHROMACRON

The synthetic molecule R2NCHROMACRON was originally formulated to prevent excessive back hair. It...

January 4, 2021
April 2020

THE PORCH PORTRAIT PROJECT

It started with a Facebook message. A friend sent me a post about...

April 6, 2020
January 2020
Photo of an upscale office building

PHOTOGRAPHY FOR BUSINESS-Five Questions

Photography is a powerful medium. Good images influence the way people think...

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
August 2019
KID IN UPSIDE DOWN TOY 4H Fair 2018

MICRO MEMOIR

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August 13, 2019
Woodstock Trading Company

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. ...

December 28, 2018
October 2018

CHEFS

October 29, 2018

PHOTOSPHERES

What is a photosphere?

A photosphere is a spherical photo.  It is like a globe...

October 11, 2018
September 2018
Business Portrait Headshot

SOUND ENGINEER

What does a sound engineer look like? This is Chuma Nwokike whose...

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...

August 4, 2018
July 2018

SELFIE 1982

 

OK, yeah, so it was 1982 in the photo office of the Fort Pierce...

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 how...

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...

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...

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, should...

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

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...

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

COMPRESSING A PHOTO IN PHOTOSHOP

Compressing a file will reduce the file size while keeping the dimensions and resolution...

April 29, 2018

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...

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 ...

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,...

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...

December 18, 2017

WHO OWNS YOUR ATTENTION?

What are you looking at? What’s got your attention?

We are often told to “pay”...

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 Studio...

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 you...

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 quite...

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 from...

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 it...

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...

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...

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, I...

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”...

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.  It...

October 10, 2017

UNDERSTANDING

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

October 9, 2017

APPRECIATION

Road Spaghetti!

Traveling to a North Jersey assignment in morning rush hour, with accidents all...

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.

Josh...

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 clients...

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
BROKAW PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS

FALL PHOTO WORKSHOPS 2017

Brokaw Photography is pleased to offer a series of...

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 dance...

September 22, 2017

Topped Off in Newark

Newark, NJ continues to grow and expand with the help of Dranoff Properties (

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 a...

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 interviews...

September 15, 2017

Business Hall of Fame Inauguration

­The inaugural event for the Hunterdon County Business Hall of Fame will be...

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.

A...

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 clients,...

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 words,...

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 settle...

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

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 mug...

August 11, 2017
Zip Lining

Going to Camp

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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 coined...

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...

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 and...

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.

July 7, 2017

Coming up for Air

A refreshing swim is, well, refreshing.  A vigorous swim is invigorating.  Diving...

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