In the Right Place at the Right Time!

Waukesha County

Photo News Stories

In the Right Place at the Right Time!
Photographing Waukesha news for 39 years, on the web for the last 19 years.
When the regular news guys show up to a breaking news scene, I'm usually leaving.

A new


Work has started on replacing the old KWIP TRIP on Pewaukee Road in Waukesha. A bigger and better building will reopen in the fall, but no more cigars and walk-in humidor. The powers to be are replacing it with a kitchen, they do make great chicken amoung other things.       





A Street Make Over 

N.Prairie Avenue 

Will N.Prairie Avenue in Waukesha be finished before a new KWIK TRIP is built on Pewaukee Road? Stay tuned...        





Small Fire Doused

Sunday in Waukesha

The home owner used there garden hose to keep a fire in check, until help arrived late Sunday afternoon. The house is located in the 400 block of N.Grandview Blvd. substained minor damage. Firefighters had to pull some siding to check for extension, were on the scene for amout 45 minutes.       

Flash Back

Wales Tornaldo 1984

This tornaldo is just about to die out, after it destroyed about a dozen homes and killed on person. This picture is from Waukesha looking northwest, is from a print. I could not find the negative of this shot.              

Seeing Waukesha County
thru a lens of a camera

History and Photography

“In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” “There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment.” “Taking an image, freezing a moment, reveals how rich reality truly is.” “Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving
Alfred Stieglitz
Robert Frank
Aaron Siskind

Proven Results

Just Face book Hits

4.2 MenomoneeFalls Wild Fire 90,855
3.31 Hartland Apt. Fire 32,000
3.27 Caroline St. Standoff 34,011
3.22  Pewaukee Dog Rescue 49,078

This is the

Picture of the Week

I use my camera or iphone camera everyday.
Sunsets, flowers, traffic, breaking news, the oddest things I see shows up here.

A wall of flames approach a firefighter, as he takes aim  with some water to stop it.   

Photography by Timothy P. Snopek

Award Winning Pictures

The Milwaukee Press Club's 2019 Excellence in Jourmalism Contest, has awarded a Gold finish.
In the Visual Journalism, Best News Photograph category my picture placed first.
Lieutenant Chris Franson has his hand on Firefighter Nate Volz's air tank.
Both work for the City of Waukesha Fire Department.



Around the county or the state, running to fires or just a everyday picture.
Capturing history for all to see, look here and buy a picture if you like one you see.