Kaaterskill Falls Day Trip

If you live in the NYC / NJ area and want to explore or hike then I recommend Kaaterskill Falls in the Catskill Mountains. The waterfalls are two stage and very impressive. The trail is about 2 hours from NYC and is a perfect day trip. We got there around noon and hiked the half … Continue reading Kaaterskill Falls Day Trip

Exploring The Vessel at One Hudson Yards – Three Photography Tips

You've probably seen photos by now of the Vessel but I wanted to give you three tips from a photographers perspective. Last weekend the Vessel opened and I went to explore it at One Hudson Yards. You need to get tickets ahead of time so check online. They do offer tickets every morning at 8 … Continue reading Exploring The Vessel at One Hudson Yards – Three Photography Tips

Full Moon Rise over the Verrazano Bridge

Last week I went to Staten Island to film the full moon rise over the Verrazano Narrows Bridge which connects Staten Island to Brooklyn. I took both my camera (Nikon D7100 and Nikon D850) for the first time. When I got there I was surprised of the New York City view! Fort Wadsworth which is … Continue reading Full Moon Rise over the Verrazano Bridge

New York City Earth Hour Timelapse – Top of the Rock

Last night I went to Rockefeller Center to take a timelapse from Top of the Rock of the New York City during Earth Hour. Earth Hour is a once yearly hour where some buildings turn off lights from 830-930 PM to save energy. The Empire State Building participates and I thought it ould be a … Continue reading New York City Earth Hour Timelapse – Top of the Rock

New York City Sunrise – NJSpots Meetup

Yesterday morning I drove to Weehawken, NJ for a NJSpots Instagram meetup!  The meetup was at 6am in the morning from Hamilton Park which is one of my favorite and most accessible views of New York City.  Especially early in the morning you can drive and park right in front of the skyline view! https://www.instagram.com/p/BeMG2d9FKy1/?taken-by=timelapse_travelsContinue reading New York City Sunrise – NJSpots Meetup

China Town, Manhattan Sunset Trip

Last weekend I drove to Brooklyn to take photos of the sunset and Brooklyn Bridge. Last year I went to the Manhattan Bridge for a sunset shot and knew that there were some good views of China Town.  I was waiting for the bridge to line up with the sunset over China Town and this … Continue reading China Town, Manhattan Sunset Trip

Empire State Building and American Copper Building Timelapse

This past weekend I drove to Brooklyn to take a timelapse video of the American Copper Buildings and Empire State Building from Hunter's Point South Park. I had been planning on this site because of the American Copper Buildings.  The two buildings are connected and I thought the sun peeking through the buildings during sunset … Continue reading Empire State Building and American Copper Building Timelapse

Tarrytown Sleepy Hollow Lighthouse Sunset

This past weekend I drove out to Tarrytown (Sleepy Hollow) New York which is right on the Hudson River near the Tappan Zee Bridge.  The lighthouse overlooks the Hudson River, north of New York City.  I was going to shoot sunset since the sun is setting behind the Hudson River in the summer. The lighthouse … Continue reading Tarrytown Sleepy Hollow Lighthouse Sunset