Free Focus Sessions Through December 2014

Focus sessions are free and take place in the Westwood store from 9:30 am – 10 am. All sessions will allow for questions and answers. Please bring your camera and any images along that you have questions about. Feel free to use the comment option to make suggestions for future focus sessions. Hit the “Like Button” to let your friends know. Have suggestions for future focus sessions? Feel free to leave a comment.

Here’s our upcoming Focus Sessions:

dec6   dec13   dec20

These are free events – bring a friend along if you’d like. Share with your friends on Facebook – Click the Like button below. Hope you can join us!

Small Business Saturday at Bergen County Camera

SS_Logo_Clean_BlueNovember 29th is Small Business Saturday. Shop Bergen County Camera and support your local community. Use your American Express Card to receive a $10 statement credit for any purchase over $10, plus receive these added benefits only at Bergen County Camera:
1. Double your savings with $10 Off any purchase of $25 or more.
2. Save an additional 20% Off all Promaster items.
3. With the purchase of any new DSLR or Mirrorless camera, receive a free “Intro to Digital Photography Class” in January. Details available at time of purchase.

Please note that Small Business Saturday specials cannot be combined with other coupons.

Learn more about Small Business Saturday

Get Prepared For The Holidays

Untitled-1Visit Bergen County Camera to prepare for the Holiday Season. We’re always willing to answer your questions and help make your photos great. Looking to upgrade your camera? Visit us now and we’ll help you find the right camera for your life, set up your camera, and make sure you have the knowledge to feel comfortable using it. We’re often the same prices as the big box stores, only with staff and service there to help you learn and enjoy photography.

Things to check on your camera to prepare for the holidays:

1. Turn on your camera. If your camera did not turn on it may need the battery charged, possibly it may need a new battery, or the camera may need service. Bring it in and we’ll get it working for you.

2. Check your memory cards. Always have a back up memory card in case your memory card becomes corrupt.

3. Seeing spots in your photos? A sensor cleaning may be required. We preform next day sensor cleanings.

Take your camera out and use it to be sure it’s not showing any other issues. Should something be not acting correctly, bring it in, we’ll get it working right and help make sure your Holiday photos are great.

Now in Stock at Bergen County Camera

lytroThe Lytro Illum has just arrived at Bergen County Camera and this is a camera which has to be seen to believed. This new type of camera, known as a Light Field Camera, allows you to change where you focused and shift your perspective after you’ve taken the image. Stop in, learn how to use the Illum, take a few photos, and bring yours home today at Bergen County Camera. Take a look at the Lytro images we’re taking in the store here.

Your Point of View: Lost and Found Guidelines


We’re excited to announce the next Your Point of View Show! The theme this time is “Lost and Found”. Artists are asked to show us an image which represents the theme.

Artists are now allowed to enter two images per photographer. All submitted photos must be taken by the photographer entering the competition. All finalist will be limited to one image for the show. Thus 15 different photographers will have their photography shown.

All entry images should be color corrected and cropped to an 11×14 aspect ratio. Should you have any trouble with this, please feel free to e-mail for help.

All entrees must be sent to by 6 pm on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014.

A panel of  judges including at least one Artist and one Bergen County Camera Employee will select fifteen finalists.

All images will be shown on Bergen County Camera’s Facebook page and The 15 finalist images will be framed and hung in the gallery at Bergen County Camera in Westwood for the show.

Finalists will need to submit their own 11×14 print or purchase an 11×14 print through Bergen County Camera.  Finalists will be offered a special price for images printed through Bergen County Camera. We will mat and frame all finalist images.

The opening will be on Thursday, December 4th from 7-9 pm in Westwood.

A sale price of $200 will be placed on all finalist art. You are welcome to refuse to sell your photo during the show.

Bergen County Camera shall be entitled to a 20% commission for any featured art sold during this show.

We look forward to seeing some fascinating work. Good luck!