NJspots is a community based around lovers of sunrises, sunsets, blue hours, and the night. So, we're going to teach you a thing or two you might not have known about New Jersey's night sky.
A few miles off exit 102 on the Garden State Parkway and you'll find yourself in a beautiful city filled with iconic landmarks, an attractive beach, shops, inexpensive bars, and some impressive restaurants.
It Has Arrived…
What has arrived?
Summer! The summer of 2018 is right around the corner, and you may be wondering what the heck can I do this summer? (more…)
What Is Street Photography?
There is no defining street photography, through the years it has changed drastically, but one constant is that it is candid. For the longest time street photography has been preferred to be done with a 35mm or a 50mm lens. Capturing the world around you, and the unique individuals who inhabit it. (more…)
When 2017 came to a close, we reflected on some of the amazing places that the New Jersey Community traveled to (Tag #NJspotsTravels) and where we suggest checking out in 2018. These are our Top Travel Destinations for 2018. Living in New Jersey we are lucky to be near some major airports including Newark, Philly, Atlantic City, and Washington DC. If you are not into flying or prefer to road trip, there are plenty of options for that too! With that many options it’s time to start planning your next trip. Here are some of our favorites we’ve shared. (more…)
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A while back, we created a post describing where to get SWEET Milky Way shots in New Jersey. (Check it out here!) This part 2 of the guide will teach you exactly what settings and gear you may want to try when it comes to shooting The Galaxy.
What you should be looking for before starting to tackle the night sky.
Areas with low light pollution.
The Hook is also home to the (guess the name?) Sandy Hook lighthouse (right? who would have thought?). There you can sign up for a tour and walk your way to the top of the of it; tours are offered for free every hour from 1:00-4:00 pm, and they DO fill up.
The highlight of Rutgers Gardens is the Bamboo Forest (yes, they have a bamboo forest). We were immersed by giant sticks of bamboo coming from all directions. It's pretty easy to get lost and forget that you’re in New Jersey and not the Himalayas.