Artist envisions famed New Jersey shore spot

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Ruben Martinez has been taking photographs since he was a child in Los Angeles. He’s lived on the east coast, in West Long Branch, for over a decade now, and has been finding his main photographic inspiration in Asbury Park for the last three years. His first subject of interest there was the Howard Johnson Building, against the Convention Hall. He took the photograph, digitized and colorized it, gave it a funky-fantasy feel, and