Shooting in New Jersey

Joined
Mar 9, 2005
Messages
1,027
Location
North Jersey
What are you shooting in New Jersey ? I looked on internet and found the following. Any other suggestions ?

Forsythe Wildlife Refuge
Great Falls
Green Sergeant's Bridge
Historic Greenwich
Island Beach State Park
Lockwood Gorge
Oswego River
Palisades
Princeton University
Tillman Ravine
 
Joined
Mar 1, 2005
Messages
348
Location
Pocono Mts, PA
Add these

Grounds for Sculpture, Trenton (This is a must)
Delaware Water Gap (Especially in the Fall)
Steam train excursions south from Phillipsburg.
Lambertsville
The Pine Barrens (from a canoe on one of the many streams)


Chet
 
Joined
Feb 5, 2005
Messages
4,084
Maybe a few urban spots to consider...

Newark along Broad Street
Perth Amboy on Smith Street and on State Street
Carteret in the Chrome District
The old Erie Lackawanna Station in Hoboken

Maybe a bit more bucolic...

The Delaware-Raritan canal along the Delaware or in Rocky Hill
Back roads in Hunterdon county

A few older towns...

Cranberry
Hopewell

How're those for ideas ?


John P.
 
Joined
May 1, 2005
Messages
1,804
Location
Marlton, NJ
I've gotten here late, but

Chatsworth and surrounding area - cranberry harvesting in Sept.
and Chatsworth cranberry festival in early October

Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)


and Batsto Village

Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)
 
Joined
Apr 30, 2005
Messages
109
Location
Glorious, Sunny New Jersey, USA
For the flower freaks among us...

Reeves-Reed Arboretum http://www.reeves-reedarboretum.org/

It's open the second there's light in the morning, and doesn't close until there's no more light in the evening, meaning you can shoot in any kind of light you want. Flowers are incredibly accessible for shooting.

Leonard Buck Gardens http://www.somersetcountyparks.org/ and then click on "gardens". Somewhere between Reeves-Reeds flower and landscape intensity, and how a normal arboretum would be. Opens too late for my tastes, though, and closes too early. And sometimes is closed for no apparent reason, which really fries me.

Great Swamp and the areas around the national park there. http://greatswamp.fws.gov/ They have excellent birding blinds set up, although subject to the schedule of birds that live in the wild - meaning, show up mid day and you'll be very, very alone. Great swampy stuff (duh) and trails. Nearby there's the Raptor Trust http://www.fieldtrip.com/nj/86471091.htm which has orphaned and injured raptors being nursed back to health and wild release. On the edge of the Great Swamp park is a breeding area for herons. We're talking 10 or so trees that are densely nested. The viewing area is quite far away, they have telescopes for people to use, but if you've got 600-800mm worth of lens, you can get some really nice shots.

And for more info about NJ sites:

http://www.fieldtrip.com/nj/index.html
 
Joined
Feb 1, 2005
Messages
354
Location
Northen NJ
A few more
Delaware Watergap National Recreational Area. wildlife and scenery. large tracts of unpoild land. worth a look on bothsides of the river. PA /N.J.

Skylands Botanical Center in Ringwood. impressive azalea and rodo collection in spring. perenials and anuals in summer. bring your macro lens. some beautiful architecture.


the Red Mill in Clinton. yeah its a cliche but it makes nice photos. Best to get there in the a.m. maybe get a nice shot with some morning mist. Do not go there in the afternoon /evening, it will be backlit and in shade. not good for this particular scene.
 
Links on this page may be to our affiliates. Sales through affiliate links may benefit this site.
Nikon Cafe is a fan site and not associated with Nikon Corporation.
Forum post reactions by Twemoji: https://github.com/twitter/twemoji
Copyright © 2005-2019 Amin Forums, LLC
Top Bottom