FDU Knights Basketball Meetup

Recently we took a group of 10 photographers to an FDU Knights basketball game. This meetup afforded an opportunity to shoot a Division 1 team from the sidelines. The photos below were shot by Paul Carretta. Signup for our Email News and Events to get opportunities like this delivered to your inbox. We have a New York Skyline meetup coming up in April.

New York City Skyline Meetup

Join us for a meet-up photo shoot of the NYC Skyline at sunset. We will start with a class on night photography in our store on Thursday, April 20th from 7-8pm. The class will go over camera settings and tips to help you prepare for the shoot on Friday. Bergen County Camera staff will meet at Liberty State Park in Jersey City at 7:00pm on Friday, April 21st. We’ll set-up tripods and go over camera settings while we wait for the sunset. A follow-up Focus Session will be held in our store on Saturday, May 6th at 9:30am to critique images from the trip. Each attendee will receive a FREE 11×14 print of their favorite image from the trip! Tickets are $25

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EagleFest Meet up event – February 11th

 

Join us at EagleFest on Saturday, February 11th at 9 am at the main ticket area. Paul Carretta from the store will be there to answer questions during the event. This is a meetup event so purchasing tickets and transportation will be your responsibility. We’ll have a follow up in the store during a future Saturday Focus Session. Tickets are available for $17 from Teatown in advance ($22 day of the event) with discounts for children under 12. Advance ticket special end on February 3rd at 5 pm. Order your EagleFest tickets here.

For full event information please download the full EagleFest 2017 Event Information

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Meetup Event – Thursday – FDU Basketball

Basketball Photography Meetup Event

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Thursday, February 18 at 6:30 pm – FDU Basketball

Join us for a photography meet up event at Fairleigh Dickenson for Knight’s basketball. We’ll meet 30 minutes before the game near the entrance. For here, we will enjoy photographing the game.

Meet at 6:30 pm — Game starts at 7:00
Door fee – $5.00

No RSVP required – just meet at the game

Game takes place at the Rothman Center, 140 University Plaza Drive, Hackensack, NJ 07601
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For questions, please email Paul Carretta, paulc @ bergencountycamera.com or call 201-664-4113

EagleFest Meet up event – February 6th

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Join us at EagleFest on Saturday, February 6th at 9 am at the main ticket area. Paul Carretta and Al Schwab from the store will be there to answer questions during the event. This is a meetup event so purchasing tickets and transportation will be your responsibility. We’ll have a follow up in the store during a future Saturday Focus Session. Tickets are available from Teatown in advance or at the event ($15) with discounts for children under 12. Advance ticket special end on February 3rd at 5 pm. Order your EagleFest tickets here.

For full event information please download the full EagleFest 2016 Event Information

 

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Free Focus Saturday Focus Sessions January – February

Focus sessions are free and take place in our store from 9:30 am – 10:15 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.

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Here’s our upcoming Focus Sessions:

January 23 – Cancelled – Verify with store before venturing out in the snow.

January 30 – Shooting Basketball

February 6 – to be determined

February 13 – Jim Lager of Leica fame talks about photographing birds

February 20 – f2.8 vs f5.6

February 27 – Print formats, from square to panaramic – how to showcase your images

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!

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Rockland Boulders Opening Day Dugout Photoshoot

Enhance your sports photography skills with this incredible opportunity to photograph the CANAM league champion Rockland Boulders. We have reserved opening night, Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 6:30PM. Arrive early to photograph the pre-game ring ceremony and stay after the game for fireworks! 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.

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Rockland Boulders Dug Out Meet-Up Trip

Join Bergen County Camera and Canon USA for an exciting opportunity to photograph a Rockland Boulders baseball game from the Dugout! We have reserved Thursday, May 29, 2014 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. 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 27, 2014 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.

Canon has confirmed that we will have several telephoto lenses including the 400mm /5.6 L USM, 300mm /2.8L I.S. II USM, 200mm /2L IS USM, 70-200mm /2.8L I.S. II USM, 100-400mm /4.5-5.6L I.S. USM, 70-300mm /4-5.6L IS USM, 14mm /2.8L II USM, as well at the Canon 1DX, 6D, 5D Mark III, and 70D,  Rebel T5i all available to try out!

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Advanced Registration is Required.

Bergen County Camera Returns to The Lakota Wolf Preserve

Join Bergen County Camera and Tamron for our Lakota Wolf Preserve Photography Trip on Sunday, November 24th, 2013. There will be numerous opportunities to get unobstructed pictures of the wolves in their natural settings.  Since you will be photographing the wolves where they live, in a stress free environment, you will get the best possible photo opportunities. Come as close as 3-4 feet of the wolves during our private photography session.

There will be a pre-trip lecture on Creating Great Images at Lakota Wolf in our Westwood store, the date is Thursday, November 21st. The lecture will cover the layout and rules of Lakota, what to expect, what lenses are best suited, and how to get that great shot!

Tamron will be providing free loaner lenses for Nikon, Canon, and Sony cameras. Bonus rebates on all current Tamron lenses will also be offered.

BCC will open a half hour before our 6:00am bus departure for coffee, bagels and any last minute photography needs. Tickets are $250 each and include round trip bus transportation and admission.  The bus will depart around 11:00am with a scheduled arrival of 1:00pm back at the store. This trip is limited to 30 people so be sure to reserve early.

We’ll have some special offers and a photo contest for the best picture taken on the trip. More information will be provided at our pre-trip lecture regarding the contest. Hope to see you there.

Please note: No one under 16 years of age allowed on this workshop.

Advance reservations required.



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Here are some pictures provide by Dan Bacon from Lakota Wolf Preserve – Thanks Dan!

Longwood Gardens Photo Excursion Announced

Additional information is available by clicking on any trip name listed below. Every trip includes a pre-trip session, and Saturday Focus Session Review.

Longwood Gardens – Sunday, June 9, 2013
Price: $129.99 through March 17th then $159.99 with registration required. Register

Includes bus transportation, admission, and lunch.

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Grounds for Sculpture – Sunday, April 14, 2013
Price: $99.99 through March 17th then $129.99 with registration required. Register
Our friends from Lensbaby will be joining us for this event. They will have an assortment of Lensbabies lenses to borrow and try during the trip.

Includes bus transportation, admission, and lunch.

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Rockland Boulders Dugout Experience – Meetup Rockland County, NY – Thursday, May 16, 2013

Tickets: $50.00 with registration required. Register

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Bronx Zoo – Sunday, May 19, 2013
Price: $129.99 with registration required. Register

Includes bus transportation, admission, and lunch.  Special guest Ron Magill of the Miami Dade Zoo (Thanks to Nikon.)

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