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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Rushing to Sunrise

Milwaukee sunrise by James Meyer Photography

Sunrise in downtown Milwaukee, WI This was supposed to be a relaxing start to the weekend.  That was the plan.  Unfortunately, I got a late start and a late start to photograph the sunrise equals failure in many cases.  Driving south down I-43 towards downtown Milwaukee I kept looking to my left, east towards the lake and the rising sun.  With each passing moment the sky got a little brighter.  I had checked my The Photographer’s Ephemeris (TPE) app…

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December Milwaukee Lakefront Walk

An unusually warm December in Milwaukee continued with highs around 50 degrees mid-month.  I couldn’t think of a better reason to take an early evening walk along the public path behind the Harbor House restaurant on the lakefront.  Only one couple was out at that time, otherwise the area was empty.  Too bad, it was a great night. Hope you enjoy the images.   Shop prints at my online gallery

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USS Milwaukee Commissioning Ceremony

The USS Milwaukee Commissioning Ceremony took place in Veterans Park in Milwaukee, WI. November 21, 2015.  Local, City and State dignitaries, along with a hearty crowd, braved the wind, cold and snow to commission the newest LCS to the Navy fleet.   Prints available at my online gallery, here.

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Milwaukee Photo Walk

This past Saturday evening (Oct 3rd 2015) I had the pleasure of meeting up with about 50 fellow photographers from the SE Wisconsin area.  It was a grey, overcast evening with a few rain drops falling from the sky.  Not ideal conditions but at the same time, presenting some opportunities, more on that in a moment.  We began the walk at the Milwaukee Public Market and headed north, hugging the Milwaukee River towards the Rock Bottom restaurant.  After the…

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