WRITTEN BY: BRUCE LOVELACE
UPDATED ON: DECEMBER 10, 2023
Are you looking for some great locations to do some New Jersey Travel Photography? See the growing list of NJ photo ops.
In alphabetical order, visit these locations and photo hotspots for all of their many photo opportunities. Here's a list of places in New Jersey to get some great photos.
Just click on any highlighted destination to travel to that location and see more photos. This list of destinations for photography in New Jersey is a work in progress, so check back frequently for updates.
Alcyon Lake is located in Pitman NJ, Gloucester County. There are many photo ops both around the lake and the two parks that surround it. There are walking paths on both sides of Alcyon that provide you with many different chances to practice your photographic creativity.
"On The Way To Cape May I Fell in Love With You." Visit this quaint town at the Jersey Shore and you'll surely fall in love with it. Cape May is one of the oldest seaside ocean resort towns in the entire country. The beaches and ocean, the historic buildings, the Revolution Railway, the marinas, the Cape May Zoo, the wetlands, the bird sanctuary, and the famous Cape May Lighthouse are all great targets for traveling photographers.
Cape May is an outstanding destination to visit if you're interested in Bird Photography.
Cooper River Park in Camden County, New Jersey is super easy to get to. Between the river, the boaters, the structures, and the wildlife, it's a treasure trove of subjects to photograph any time of years. See the collection of photos by photographer Michael Sutton.
In this northwest section of New Jersey, (And neighboring southeast Pennsylvania) you'll find amazing hikes to a large number of scenic views and waterfalls that you can photograph. This is where the Delaware river cuts through a gap in the Appalachian Mountains.
High Point New Jersey boasts highest elevation you can find in New Jersey. You can view and photograph several states from atop the High Point monument area.
Heislerville Nj has a rich history and the East Point Lighthouse is a spot that is frequented by photographers who travel long distances to see and photograph. See this list and examples of photography at the Heislerville Wildlife Management Area.
Another location in northern New Jersey, Jenny Jump is just east of the Delaware Water Gap in Northwestern New Jersey. You have over 4,400 acres to explore with your camera. That include Jenny Jump Mountain, Ghost Lake and Fairy Hole Cave, and several different hiking trails with scenic overlooks to photograph.
Parvin Sate Park in Salem County, NJ has plenty of photo opportunities. There are two lakes which supply plenty of scenic views and the plants, trees, animals, reptiles, and insects are abundant enough to satisfy the hunger of any nature photographer.
This area is in the thick of the New Jersey Pinelands and an abundance of biodiversity to photograph. Join me in the photography during a photo excursion to this location in the middle of South Jersey.
The architecture of both the "Old College" and the newly built buildings and pathways make Rowan University in Glassboro a good target to travel to and photograph.