Milwaukee River Water Frolics

Kayaks on the Milwaukee River at Night

The Milwaukee River provides the perfect avenue for boaters and those looking for great scenery in a downtown big city.  Cutting through downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin it’s banks provide destination dining experiences and her waters provide great opportunity for those wanting to experience downtown Milwaukee from a wetter perspective. As day turns to night the after work crowd unwinds at the many dining and drinking establishments lining the river.   Video from the Milwaukee River

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Fish Day Morning – 2016

Fish Day morning sunrise by James Meyer Photography

The 2016 edition of Port Washington’s Fish Day began with a magnificent sunrise which filled and already busy marina with a warm golden glow.  Visitors from near and far flock to what is billed as the Worlds Largest One Day Outdoor Fish Fry.  The very first Fish Day, August 21, 1965 featured deep-fried fish and chips, beer and soda which is pretty much the menu for the current version of Fish Day. Enjoy the view from the marina Download…

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Property Photographer

Port Washington WI victorian dining room by James Meyer Photography

When I photograph a home, I merge several shots into one final image. This is known as HDR. For each view I always shoot 5 images, 1-stop apart with OCF (Off Camera Flash) when a window is present, 3, 1-stop apart when a window is not. I shoot 5 when a window is present to get the right exposure for the outdoors. I don’t want an over saturated dark outdoors, nor do I want an overexposed, too bright outdoors….

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Port Washington Marina in July

The view of the Port Washington marina from Rotary Park

I found myself out and about very early this morning.  Late last night thunderstorms pushed through the area.  When I awoke at 3am my dog, like many dogs, was panting and pacing and showing his dislike for the thunder and lightening.  By about 4am the storms had pushed out and a slow clearing of the clouds began.  I had hoped there would be breaks in the clouds at sunrise which was at 5:20am.  Shortly after 5:00am I headed to…

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Property Photos of Kitchens

Kitchen photographed for Realtor Josh Perringer of Remax United in Port Washington WI

Real estate buyers put huge importance on the kitchen, living room, curb appeal, master bedrooms, backyard, and master bathrooms, pretty much in that order. This was determined in an eye-tracking study conducted Michael J. Seiler, Professor and Robert M. Stanton Chair of Real Estate, Old Dominion University, Poornima Madhavan, Old Dominion University, Department of Psychology and Molly Liechty, Old Dominion University,Department of Psychology.  The study was published June 2011 and goes into quite a bit of detail about what…

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