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.

Snow Depth 

West side of Waukesha

Well it's in my front yard and it's just a flat area, it's deeper at the curb and sidewalks. Hopefully it will start to melt soon.   




Drip Drip Drip

A Warm-up is in Route

It won't be long before we see a lot of this white stuff melting.




Monday afternoon fire 2.15

On Oakdale Drive

Fire irrupts through the roof of this home and leaving it unlivable, a total loss.

Flash Back

City of Waukesha 1983

Try to photograph a transformer exploding, on film. The flash was so bright it caused a reflection on the lens of my camera, which showed just below the transformer in the picture. The transformer exploded at least three times, the last time I was looking at the pole through the lens then boom and click.            

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

2.6 BKFD Fire not my pics 10,001
2.4 Rollover on I-94 14,300
1.30 Lisbon House Fire 10,421
12.9 Michaels House of Prime Fire 38,211

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.

Sunrise over  downtown Waukesha.

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.