7 Best North Jersey Spots to Watch Sunrise & Sunset

delaware water gap

If you’re looking to bask in the glory of breathtaking sunrises and sunsets, North Jersey boasts some stellar spots to hang out and take in nature’s daily light display.  From towering peaks with sweeping vistas to serene lakeside retreats, get ready to discover some of the best North Jersey spots to watch sunrise and sunset.  […]

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 […]

NJspots Guide: 14 Spots We Love in New Jersey

Asbury beach brick building during sunset on beach

These places are some of our favorites that we love in New Jersey. These must-visit spots in New Jersey can be found all over the state and have something to offer for everyone. Bring your kids, friends, dogs, and certainly your camera to capture these amazing places to visit throughout New Jersey. These places we love […]

Exploring Fort Lee Historic Park Views & Hiking Options

NY skyline from jersey. With Hudson at dusk

With New Jersey right across from one of the most notable skylines in the country, there are so many ways to photograph the skyline and enjoy the view. Fort Lee Historic Park is part of the Palisades Interstate Park it gives visitors a breathtaking view of the George Washington Bridge from any vantage point, and […]

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 […]

Tour Clinton, New Jersey: a Town of History & Charm

Red mill. With dam and mill

Clinton is a small town that is located within the charming rural countryside of Hunterdon County, New Jersey you may know it from its landmark, the Red Mill. Explore the history of this this quaint town with us. Whether you’re looking to tour the Red Mill Museum Village, admire art at the Hunterdon Art Museum, […]

3 Ways to Discover the Wetlands in the Meadowlands

Jersey plant with sky image sunset

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 […]

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 […]

Capturing the George Washington Bridge from Fort Lee Historic Park

george washington bridge

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, […]