Bronx Zoo Trip – June 7th


Join Bergen County Camera on June 7th, for a bus excursion from our store in Westwood to the world famous Bronx Zoo. The Bronx Zoo is the largest metropolitan zoo in the nation, with more than 6,000 animals and many award-winning exhibits. You’ll have plenty of opportunity to capture some stunning images of the large array of wild creatures. BCC staff will be available to assist you with your photography throughout the day.

BCC will open for a half hour before the 9:00am bus departure for coffee, bagels and any last minute photography needs. Tickets are $129.99 each and cover a pre-trip class on wildlife photography, round trip bus transportation, admission and lunch. The bus will leave about 4:30pm with a scheduled arrival of 6:00pm back at the store. Purchase your tickets before May 10th for only $99.99, a savings of $30!

There will be a pre-trip lecture on wildlife photography in our Westwood store. The lecture will cover the layout and rules of the Bronx Zoo, tips for getting the best photos through glass, the best times to visit each exhibit and lots of other helpful information to get the most out of your time at the zoo.

Special Note:Tripods are not permitted in the Butterfly Zone and the Children’s Zoo. In Congo Gorilla Forest, tripods are not permitted in the Gorilla Tunnel area and in the front area of the Great Gorilla Gallery. Tripods may also be restricted in other Zoo exhibits, at the discretion of Zoo staff.

 Eventbrite - Bergen County Camera Photo Trips 2015

Shop Early For Mother’s Day With Canon Specials


Mother’s Day is fast approaching and Bergen County Camera is here to help! Stop in from now until Mother’s Day and our staff of photographers will help you find the perfect camera for your Mom at a great price, like the Canon T5i, now on sale at $699.99. That’s $100 off its normal price! Bergen County Camera staff is also here to set up your Mom’s new camera for her and get her started using her camera. No more worries about a gift being “too hard to use”. Plus she’s welcome to stop back in and learn more about photography and her new camera. We also offer classes and private sessions where she can learn even more. We’re here to help!


Shop For A Canon Camera on

16¢ 4×6 Prints All Day This Thursday

16¢specialWe offered our first 16¢ 4×6 print special last week just in time for our printer to break. Murphy’s Law strikes again. We’ve fixed the printer and are ready to try again this Thursday. Plus to apologize for the issues we’re offering the special all day! That’s right, from 10 AM until 9 PM you can get high quality 4×6 prints made in either glossy or matte finish for just 16¢ each.

Free Focus Sessions – May 2015

Focus sessions are free and take place in our 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.

focusbanner1Hit 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:

May 2 – Mirrorless Cameras

May 9 – Histograms

May 16 – Print Critique

May 23 –  Parade Photos

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!


Free Canon Experience Day – April 25th


Join us on Saturday, April 25th from 11 AM until 1 PM at the Park Ridge Marriott for a free Canon Experience Day.

Join the Fun and Rev Up Your Family Photography!

  • Learn Tips & Techniques
  • Try Out the Latest Canon Products
  • Giveaways & Special Deals!
  • All Attendees will receive a $20 gift certificate to Bergen County Camera
Meet Photographer Amanda Stevens
An internationally published freelance photographer based in NYC and longtime Canon enthusiast. Amanda finds a daily mission in discovering new and interesting photos. She specializes in portrait, event, and wedding photography.

Eventbrite - Canon Experience Day



Discover DaybasicbannerBouldersCanonDiscDayIntBanlakotaban


Events This Week at Bergen County Camera

Catch The ShotbanTomorrow at the Westwood Woman’s Club we’re hosting the Catch The Shot Photo Event presented by Canon. Learn photography in a fun environment with the Bergen County Camera staff. We’ll have multiple photo ops to test and improve your photography including a studio portraits, macro, and indoor sports. Tickets are still available on Eventbrite. 

Spring Cleaning Banner

Join us this weekend for the Annual Bergen County Camera Spring Cleaning Sale! We’ll have overstocked, discontinued, and used items on sale as well as specials on frames and accessories. Plus everyone who visits will receive a coupon for between $10 and $100 off their purchase.

Upcoming Canon Events

Catch The ShotbanApril 15 – Catch The Shot Photo Event

Whether you shoot Canon or not, this is not a night to miss. We’ll have live demonstrations where you can learn to photograph macro, portraits, and indoor sports in a fun environment. The Bergen County Camera staff will be available for all your questions. You will leave this event feeling more comfortable and confident with your camera.
Eventbrite - Catch The Shot Photo Event Sponsored By Canon

joybanApril 25 – The Joy Of Photography

Get inspired by one photographer’s love of photography and her Canon camera.

Discover DaybasicbannerMay 2 – Canon EOS Discovery Day – Basic 101

Enter the world of the digital SLR and learn about your camera, and how to make great pictures with it. We’ll take you out of “automatic,” but we won’t overload you with too much detail.

You’ll see many examples of great photography, and learn techniques to use exposure, composition, flash, and a variety of lenses to get the same types of results. Our Basic Discovery Day class is a three-hour investment in your EOS digital SLR that will pay dividends over and over as you grow with your camera system.

During this course you will:

Become familiar with the operation and features of your EOS camera, and discover how and when to control them for dramatic results
Learn to expand your creative options, using different camera features and photographic techniques to evolve your pictures from snapshots to photographs
See actual examples of how Canon lenses and Speedlite flashes can be used to add impact to your pictures

Eventbrite - Canon EOS Discover Day - Basic

BouldersMay 21 – Rockland Boulders Dugout Shoot – Photograph Opening Day from the dugout of the Rockland Boulders.

We have reserved opening night, Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 6:30PM. This is a meet-up trip and does not include transportation. Parking is $5 per vehicle. Ballpark food and refreshments will be served in the Dugout before the start of the game at 7PM. Our group will have exclusive access to the Dugout right next to the Boulders dugout. Canon will have camera bodies and lenses for you to try out during the event. Be prepared to stick around, there will be fireworks after the game!

Representatives from Canon will be on hand to answer questions and help you get the best shots at the game. We will have a Canon printer set-up in the dugout to make a high quality print from you favorite image of the night!

A pre-trip lecture will be held in our Westwood store on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 7pm to 8pm. The pre-trip lecture will cover what you should expect, what to bring, and how to get the best shots! Tickets are $50 each and include access to the Dugout and ballpark refreshments. Tickets will be distributed at the Tuesday night class. If you can’t make it please make arrangements to pick up your tickets at Bergen County Camera in Westwood before the trip. Tripods and monopods are recommended for this trip.
Eventbrite - Bergen County Camera Photo Trips 2015

CanonDiscDayIntBanMay 30 – Canon EOS Discovery Day Intermediate 201: Creative Photography with Your EOS Camera

If you’re a more experienced SLR user, this 3-hour session is your ticket to learning about the more sophisticated features of your EOS camera. We’ll take you to the next step in crafting great photographs, with details about the advanced controls in your camera and how to use them in real-life situations.

Many examples of great imagery utilizing the camera’s features come to life in this class. We’ll demystify your camera’s histogram, give you details about lighting and exposure control, and show the power of using an EOS speedlite to bring your photography to the next level.

During this class you will:

• Learn more about exposure and the different metering modes.
• See how exposure compensation adjustments can enhance your image.
• Recognize how angle of light should be looked at when metering an image.
• Make us of the “My Menu” tab so that when the photographic moment presents itself, you can easily capture it.
• Experience how auto exposure bracketing can enhance your images with more detail.
• Learn which metering mode will work best for your particular shooting situation.
• Interrupt histograms and see how the information they contain can help you take better photographs.
• Understand how histograms work and all the benefits of using them
• Explore the different speedlites and how to get the most out of them for you imagery.
• Experience how White Balance and picture styles can be changed to make your photos pop with color.
• Utilize advanced settings in your camera, like Noise Reduction, to capture Long Exposure creatively in your images

Eventbrite - Canon EOS Discover Day - Intermediate