Photo Guide: Ideas For Shooting Photos In The Snow

Street with snow covered trees on both sides

With snow being a frequent visitor in New Jersey, we figured it would be fun to put together some tips on how to shoot in the snow safely. We also have some creative ideas for shooting photos in the snow. So kick off that blanket, jump off your couch, layer up, and head into the […]

4 Apps for Predicting Sunsets & Sunrises

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The days are getting longer, and the sun is showing off many colors streaming across the sky. When you see the clouds moving and the colors flashing across the sky, it’s a fantastic feeling to capture it on camera and share your view with the world. The hardest part is… How Do You Know When The […]

Photo Guide: The Best Spots At The Delaware Water Gap

For those of you who call New Jersey home, this guide to the Delaware Water Gap will give you the tools necessary to practice your craft and get great portfolio-level shots in the Delaware Water Gap and surrounding areas. Photography in the Delaware Water Gap differs from photographing the huge touristy spots out West like […]

6 Best Spots For Rainy Days in New Jersey

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Rainy day got you down? Not to worry! NJspots has you covered with some of the best places that are worth visiting around New Jersey during those rainy or overcast days. Whether it’s spring showers, summer thunderstorms, or storm season, we have some spots you’ll still want to visit. Before you start exploring during the […]

Photography Tips for Shooting with Your iPhone

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There are many ways to switch up and enhance your iPhone photography skills but first you have to know the basics! Take your iPhone photos to the next level with these tips. The Basics For most of these tips, you might want to to manually set a focus point to get the best results, and […]

NJspots Workshops Starting in 2019

The NJspots Team started the New Year with new ideas and goals in mind. Bringing together the community has always been an important part of what we do. This year we are going to be introducing Workshops in addition to more meetups throughout the year. Unlike meetups which are big gatherings in amazing spots around […]

Branding Workshop Wrap-Up!

Video & Editing by Erick Roman It was a bitterly cold week in New Jersey leading up to the first-ever NJspots workshop, but that didn’t stop the hot topics and ideas from flowing at the Work Home space in Millburn, NJ on Saturday, February 2nd.

3 Tips For Branding As A Photographer

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After our successful workshop about branding and online presence with some of our passionate community members, we took some important things out of it that we wanted to share. Fellow creators and photographers around New Jersey could benefit for a few tips they should all be doing to help build their brand. 3 Helpful Tips […]

How To Photograph Sunrise & Sunset – What You Need

Timelapse sectioned Statue of Liberty

Share It! Tweet It! LinkedIn Reddit Pin It! Nothing makes for a more beautiful sunrise or sunset than vivid colors beaming across the sky.  Having a sky with golden yellows and oranges and beautiful reds and purples can give any photographer goosebumps, but there are a few tricks and tips to keep in mind to […]

Exploring the Lambertville Graffiti Train

Graffitied inside of train car

Finding the train isn’t hard. There are two approaches you can take. This one is a little longer.  Parking in Lambertville is always a challenge, so park where you can, as near Lambertville Inn as possible.  Walk-behind the restaurant through the parking lot.

Photo Guide: Drone Photography & Flying Around New Jersey

Arial view of shipping container with tugboat

Drone Maps Drone Flying Map Brought To You By: Tips on Finding Places to Fly in NJ (& Any Other Place You Travel To) Living in NJ for a majority of my life and growing up doing photography here, you’d think I would run out of places to shoot. I have to be honest, I […]

Photo Guide: Knowing The Drone Photography Laws

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Drone Maps Drone Flying Map Brought To You By: Tips on Finding Places to Fly in NJ (& Any Other Place You Travel To) Living in NJ for a majority of my life and growing up doing photography here, you’d think I would run out of places to shoot. I have to be honest, I […]

Photo Guide: How To Take Photos of Waterfalls

Person infront shooting tall waterfall

Since the release of the NJspots Maps, the Waterfalls and Lookout Spots map has been one of the more popular maps, and rightfully so. In travel and social media, it seems like all the trendy influencers are taking photos in front of massive waterfalls. But here in New Jersey, we like to think you are […]

Photo Guide: Taking Long Exposure Photos

City skyline with clock tower at dusk

One of the fun things to do with landscape photography is take long exposures. There’s something about the smooth texture that long exposure creates in the water and sky that’s instantly satisfying. Here’s how it’s done. If you want to make the water look like glass and watch colors and clouds melt in the sky […]