Best New York City Overlooks

Wide shot NY skyline

Bet you didn’t know that New York City is home to Einstein’s eyeballs! And there’s more to this hustling city than that. Over 800 languages are spoken there, and whatever cuisine you’re craving, NYC has you covered—especially when it comes to pizza! Believe it or not, though, to truly experience the city, you have to […]

Exploring Palisades Interstate Park – Hiking with NYC Views

Top of cliff looking onto lake

The Palisades Interstate Park is a must-visit destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Located in North Jersey, the park stretches from Fort Lee to Alpine and offers a variety of activities for all seasons. If you’re looking to take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding area, there are several lookout points worth checking […]

How to Shoot Timelapses

Memorial of some kind NY skyline also

Last weekend I hosted my first timelapse workshop for NJSpots. The workshop was hosted at Liberty State Park in New Jersey overlooking the Manhattan skyline. The weather was absolutely perfect for time-lapses and we got some good shots over the afternoon/evening. As a workshop recap, here are some steps on how to shoot timelapses, including […]

Visiting Eagle Rock Reservation – Overlook of New York City

NY skyline at a distance with trees

Check Out the NYC Overlook If you need a new place to explore, check out Eagle Rock Reservation,! located in South Orange There’s something to do for the whole family, whether you want to get your hiking boots dirty, have a picnic, or set up your tripod. This spot is amazing day and night, so […]

15 Amazing Outdoor Hangout Spots in New Jersey

NY skyline, view from beach/grass area

If you’re looking for spots to hang your hammock, get outside (safely!) with friends and family, or just chill for the day, this is the article for you.  Check out this list of outdoor hangout spots, which has everything from fields with a city view, to short hikes that will take you to a waterfall. […]