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 […]
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Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on reddit Share on pinterest Contrary to popular belief, New Jersey offers amazing 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, […]
The overall length of the trail is about 4 miles out and back. The gain of elevation is around 1000 feet, so you’re gaining a lot of elevation in a short period of time. This hike is great for beginners in the New Jersey area and also good for families and/or pets.
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 capture the perfect picture before it fades […]
You may have heard photographers or seen photos, which have been “stacked” and wondered what it meant, why it’s done, or how it’s done. Well today you’ll find out the answers to all three of those.
It was a gorgeous, chilly Fall day after Thanksgiving, and I was in the mood for a spontaneous adventure somewhere. I was thinking of going to NYC or Philly but thought otherwise with the holiday rush. Then I remembered that Duke Farms was only about 20 minutes away, and judging by the dozens of excellent […]
Ready to find Fall? NJspots has your full guide and map to discover the Fall Colors on the East Coast this season! Start your adventure!
Ah, the city of Brotherly Love. While some snowballs thrown at Santa may have negatively stereotyped the city to some, I am here to tell you Philadelphia is an amazingly beautiful place! Philadelphia is one of the oldest cities in the country with centuries of history. Some even call her “Philadelphia First” because of how […]
With the fall crisp air creeping in, the anticipation of fall colors is at an all-time high for a select few weeks in New Jersey.
Purples and pinks streak across the backdrop of Philadelphia. Deep swirls of magenta and bright orange paint the atmosphere over the Sea Isle and Avalon bay. These beautiful moments are brought to you by none other than mother nature. And New Jersey has some amazing areas where you can watch (and photograph) her show at […]
Explore New Jersey this Memorial Day Weekend with some of the top spots to hike in the Garden State. Make sure to be responsible with your social distancing.
Peak Milky Way season is almost upon us here in the Garden State! Here are the BEST dates and times when the Milky Way and the galactic center will visible for the longest in the sky this year.
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.
During the 19th century, Waterloo Village was a thriving point on the Morris Canal. This part of New Jersey history, which contains a 400-year-old Lenape Indian Village in addition to the once-thriving port’s colonial town, is plucked down along the beautiful Musconetcong River.
Interested in buying new photo gear and don’t know where to start? We have collected some of the essentials you will need to get started!
Meet Joe Valencia, our photographer feature this week on NJspots!
Grab your camera and join us on this photographer’s scavenger hunt of Monmouth County.
When was the last time you got out to shoot a sunrise? Set your alarm and get up early next time — your portfolio will thank you!
The weather is getting warmer, the sun is staying out longer, and the days are getting more adventurous for those looking to explore New Jersey in the spring and summer. We are always looking for new places to adventure in the Garden State, so we have put together a guide for the best waterfall hikes in New Jersey. Get your car gassed up and get ready to explore!
Finding new photo spots for your next journey might be a hard time. I’m using Instagram, 500px, Flickr, and Google to get new ideas and inspirations. How I Organize My Photo-Spots… To organize my photo-spot database I use Google Maps (a Google account is necessary).
For those of you out there, who call New Jersey home, this guide to the Delaware Water Gap will give you the tools necessary to let you practice your craft and get great portfolio-level shots in the Delaware Water Gap and surrounding areas.
Meet Patrick Bianchi, our photographer feature this week on NJspots!
Grab your camera and join us on this photographer’s scavenger hunt of Sussex County.
Here’s how shutter speed can be utilized as part of the creative process when you’re shooting your photos.
Looking to escape the concrete jungle of the urban areas in New Jersey or even New York City? We have some of our favorite State Parks to visit in the State of New Jersey that is perfect for hiking. We have included some of the recent photos that our community has shared with us at […]
Take a tour of New Jersey by visiting these arboretums and gardens all around the Garden State — you’ll find some amazing flowers, sculptures, trees, and maybe some critters!
NJspots recently toured the Hackensack River with the NJSEA for a private boat tour. This was a great spot for wildlife and bird photography.
Whether you’re a full time photographer or have a photography business on the side, keeping track of your workflows can be a full time job.
Grab your camera and join us on this photographer’s scavenger hunt of Burlington County.