The Best Night Photography Spots in New Jersey

Searching for the Milky Way? Explore these dark areas and perfect spots around New Jersey for your night photography. New Jersey is one of the most light-polluted areas in the country, but we do have a long shoreline that allows us to view the Milky Way.

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Also, with several rural areas, we have some significant dark areas for night photography. These spots will allow you to capture the stars. We marked areas generally dark to allow for stargazing and specific locations for Milky Way & night scenes.

Don’t Forget Your Tripod

Reduce your shake when capturing the night sky with the right tripod. Learn more about how to prepare for your night photography.

Great Starter Tripod
Best Design & Value
Ultimate Tripod
Pros:
  • Lightweight for Travel
  • Ball-head can rotate 360°
  • Detachable Monopod Option
  • 2-Year Warranty
Pros:
  • Compact, Travel Size
  • Holds Up To 20lbs
  • Quick Release for Camera
  • Weather Resistant
Pros:
  • Lightweight Carbon Design
  • 20lb Weight Capacity
  • Built-In Mobile Phone Mount
  • Fits In Backpack Side Pocket
Great Starter Tripod
Pros:
  • Lightweight for Travel
  • Ball-head can rotate 360°
  • Detachable Monopod Option
  • 2-Year Warranty
Best Design & Value
Pros:
  • Compact, Travel Size
  • Holds Up To 20lbs
  • Quick Release for Camera
  • Weather Resistant
Ultimate Tripod
Pros:
  • Lightweight Carbon Design
  • 20lb Weight Capacity
  • Built-In Mobile Phone Mount
  • Fits In Backpack Side Pocket

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Advance Your Photography Skills

We have collected a series of different resources and guides for you to work on enhancing your photography skills, including night photos and editing.

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