The annual Friday Night Lights event put on by the New Hope, Pennsylvania and Lambertville, New Jersey Chambers Of Commerce, is a massive hit with area locals. Each weekend, the celebration draws a sizable crowd of people enjoying warm summer weekends with a bang and a boom while shopping in the art galleries or dining in restaurants.
It was my first time shooting fireworks at this location, and it was something I wanted to do for a while.
We decided to have a family brunch in New Hope. We didn't know that that day was the Shad Festival. The traffic through Lambertville was terrible. We had planned on a noon lunch, but by the time we got to our chosen restaurant, there were 30 minutes wait.
We then picked what I think is one of the worst restaurants in New Hope.
What softened the rough edges of this trip was the view. I took these images just after had lunch.