Best New Jersey Birding Spots – Perfect for Photography

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Contrary to popular belief, New Jersey offers fantastic opportunities to see and (ethically) photograph some of North America’s most beautiful bird species, from up north in the Meadowlands to down south in Cape May. The rare bird alerts, eBird database, social media groups, and countless bird clubs serve as resources to help get beginning birders […]

Capturing the George Washington Bridge from Fort Lee Historic Park

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There’s lots to photograph! A lot of photographers will take bridge photos and photos of the architecture, but some people don’t realize how great of a birding spot this is, too. With the cliffs of the Palisades, several different types of birds of prey live in this area. So be sure to grab your zoom lens, tripod, […]

Cape May County

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Photography Scavenger Hunt: Cape May County Share It! Tweet It! LinkedIn Reddit Pin It! Get Your Camera Ready for Our New Jersey Scavenger Hunt! Want a little adventure? We’ve created a scavenger hunt for every county in New Jersey. You can see them all here. So grab your camera, download the map below, and head our […]

South Jersey’s Maurice River Bluffs Preserve

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If you’re looking for a quiet escape in South Jersey and a chance to observe birds, climb on some concrete ruins, or a quiet walk along the river, this is definitely a place you’ll want on your list.

3 Ways to Discover the Wetlands in the Meadowlands

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The Meadowlands may be known for the racetrack or the sports complex, but nestled next to the Turnpike and the Hackensack River is Richard W. DeKorte Park and the Meadowlands Environment Center. Walk with the wildlife along the boardwalk and see the New York City skyline from this Lyndhurst, New Jersey waterfront park. There are […]

Local Photographer Captures A Red Hawk On The Hunt

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Recently, New Jersey Photographer Eric Capers had a split instant to capture a fantastic site; a Red Hawk flying towards him with a fresh “snatch-and-grab.” He was lucky enough to capture the moment on his camera with the raptor seemingly staring right into the lens. See what he had to say about the experience and […]