South Jersey Camera Club
Photography Field Trips
South Jersey Camera Club field trips are open to club members only
2016-17 SJCC Field Trips
Night Photography in Avalon- CANCELLED
Friday, September 30, 2016
Rain date, Saturday, October 1, 2016
30thStreet E and Avalon Avenue
Meet at the pier on the Beach
Meeting Time: 6 p.m.-11:00 pm
Sunset: 6:45 p.m.
Our main goal is to photograph the Milky Way in the sky. Since we will be there early, we will also have the opportunity to photograph during the blue hour. However, this field trip totally dependent on the weather. Clear skies are a must. We will meet by the pier at 30th Street E. and the Beach.
Carpooling is available. One group will depart from the Shoprite on Rt. 70 in Medford (near Medford Leas}at 4:00 p.m. The other group will depart from Woodbury. Please let either Pat or Larry know how you plan to travel to Avalon by emailing Pat at email@example.com.
Clinton, NJ and The Great Falls in Paterson, NJ lead by Vince Rossi
Red Mill Museum Village, 56 Main Street, Clinton, NJ 08809
65 McBride Avenue, Paterson, NJ 07501
Harold’s New York Deli
1173 King Georges Post Road
Edison, NJ 08837
Sunday, October 30, 2016
Meeting Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00ish p.m. Travel time is additional
We will travel to Clinton and Paterson, NJ to photograph waterfalls in NJ! The Great Falls in Paterson are the second largest falls on the east coast! Only the great Niagara Falls is larger! We will finish the afternoon off with something to eat at Harold’s New York Deli in Edison where you can get some really large deli sandwiches and food. Yum!
Carpooling is available. One group will depart from the Shoprite on Rt. 70 in Medford (near Medford Leas) at 8:00 a.m. The other group will depart from Woodbury around 7:45 a.m. The trip to Clinton Falls is about 1 hour and 45 minutes and then an additional hour to Patterson Falls. Please let either Pat or Larry know how you plan to travel to Great Falls by emailing Pat at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please share costs with drivers.
Philadelphia Art Museum Area
Sunday, November 6, 2016
Meeting Time: 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Sunset: 4:53 p.m.
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130
We will venture to one of my favorite photography locations, the Philadelphia Art Museum area. We will photograph the sunset over boathouse row and wander around the building capturing the nighttime beauty of the city.
Carpooling is available: Meet at Kohl’s on route 70 and Route 73 in Marlton, NJ at 2:30 p.m. Please share costs with driver.
Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge
December 3, 2016
Time: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Meet at Cedar Run, 4 Sawmill Road, Medford, NJ 08055 at 9am.
This is a special field trip arranged through Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge. We will spend 3 hours photographing the birds and animals. Cedar Run's staff will remove the birds from their enclosures and post them in natural settings. This is a great field trip for photographers who don't have the equipment for photographing birds in the field.
THIS FIELD TRIP IS LIMITED TO 15 PHOTOGRAPHERS SO REGISTER SOON!
As a gift for a great organization, we will be donating our best images to the refuge. We will also be holding a special contest where the best photos, judged by Cedar Run's staff will appear on their new website.
THE COST IS $35.00 PER PERSON. Which is discounted for the club. Each person will pay the fee directly to Cedar Run on the day of the event.
Grand Central Terminal NYC
(This field trip is now closed- limit 28 people)
Friday, January 13, 2017
105 E 42ndStreet, New York, NYMeeting Time: 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
We will be taking the train to NYC to arrive at Grand Central Terminal by 10 am. Our allotted time at the Terminal begins at 10 am. The group will be divided into smaller groups per the Terminal's restrictions. More information to follow.
We will spend the day in NYC photographing the architecture of many of its historic buildings. It will be a long day, but fun! We will train in together. Meet at Hamilton Station by 8:00 am.
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church and Burlington Bridge
Saturday, February 4, 2017
145 West Broad Street, Burlington, NJ 08016
Meeting Time: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Lots to see. Lots to Photograph! This church is located in historical Burlington. We will be photographing in and outside of the church and its graveyard. Right across the street is also the Lite Rail railroad tracks. After we are done photographing at the church, we will head over to the waterfront and shoot the bridge.
Friday, March 10, 2017
1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348
Meeting Time: 9 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Cost: $20, 62+ $17 plus lunch
We will visit Longwood Gardens during the Orchid Extravaganza! Bring your tripod and macro lens in addition to your normal gear. Maybe the Blue Poppies will be in bloom. Timed tickets are required. Deadline for registration is January 10th. We will buy the tickets as a group.
Abandoned Beach Town Saturday, March 25, 2017
Intersection of Gloucester Avenue and Seabreeze Road
Seabreeze, NJ 08302
Meeting Time: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Click here for directions to Seabreeze
Seabreeze is an abandoned, bayfront beach town off the Delaware River located in Fairfax Township of Cumberland County.
Carpooling is available:
Ruby Tuesday's in Mount Laurel right off of Route 38 at 10:45 p.m. Please share costs with driver.
4011 Dearborn Circle
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
Click here for Ruby Tuesday directions
Please print and sign the Field Trip Release Form by clicking here.
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Sunday, March 26, 2017
62ndand Kingsessing Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19142
Meeting Time: 4:00- 7:00 p.m.
Sunset: 7:18 p.m.
Cost: $25 per person, donation for tour and use of Cemetery.
We will have a tour of the cemetery and end in two very photographic areas of the cemetery. There, we will be able to spend our time capturing the interesting features of the mausoleums and military portion of Mount Moriah.
Carpooling is available: Meet at Kohl’s on route 70 and Route 73 in Marlton, NJ at 3:00 p.m. Please share costs with driver.
Edwin Forsythe Wildlife Refuge
Sunday, April 30, 2017
800 Great Creek Rd.
Oceanville, NJ 08231
Meeting Time: 6:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Sunrise: 6:02 a.m.
Meet at the gate in the park. If the gate is open go to the Information Center. We will drive the 8 mile road in the preserve and stop along the way to photograph the many birds we will see, including Osprey, Herons and Terns.