Outings

Member Outings for 2023

All outings are “meetup only”, accessible by public transportation. Should crowded situations arise, wear a mask to protect yourself and others. For all outings, wear clothing appropriate for the weather (layers are best) and bring snacks and water. COVID guidelines are changing, so check the web for visitor and transit rules.

Leader: Charles Dexter, 917-593-8381, call until 10:30 pm.


January 26, Thursday
(Meet 1:00 pm)
DUMBO, Brooklyn (via NYC Ferry)

Explore waterfront and the neighborhood under the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges. Photograph river views, parks and Manhattan skyline.

Meet 1:00 pm at Wall Street Ferry, Pier 11 on the East River, at South Street and Gouverneur Lane for the 1:24 ferry to DUMBO/Fulton Ferry. Allow time to purchase ticket from vending machine at Pier 11 ($4 one way).

Reach ferry site via NYC Transit (2/3 trains to Wall Street/William Street or 4/5 trains to Wall Street/Broadway).

Google Map Link
South Brooklyn Ferry Route & Schedule | NYC Ferry Service


February 9, Thursday
(Meet 12:15 pm)
Liberty State Park, NJ

Hudson River and harbor, NYC skyline and Statue of Liberty views, green park and marsh. Shoot from 1:00 pm until dusk (about 5:10 pm). Return to Manhattan via 6:30 pm ferry. Dinner in lower Manhattan afterwards.

Meet 12:15 pm at Brookfield Place ferry terminal on the Hudson River at Vesey Street (Google Map Link). Look for the yellow boats of City Ferry (not NY Waterway). We will take the 12:45 pm departure to Warren street at Liberty Landing. Purchase ticket on board ferry (cash or debit/credit accepted, $14 round trip).

NYC Subway: 1, A, C to Chambers Street, 2, 3 to Park Place, E to Chambers Street. Walk west toward Hudson River on Vesey Street.

Ferry information: Ferry from New Jersey to New York | NY to NJ Ferries | Liberty Landing Ferry


February 23, Thursday
(Meet 1:00 pm)
Roosevelt Island, NY and FDR Four Freedoms Park

Explore the southern half of Roosevelt Island, including the new Cornell Tech campus. Photograph city skyline, 59th Street bridge and river views. Shoot until sunset (about 5:40 pm). Dinner on the island afterwards.

Meet 1:00 pm outside the F train subway station (Roosevelt Island stop).

Roosevelt Island (Wikipedia)
FDR Four Freedoms Park Conservancy: https://www.fdrfourfreedomspark.org


Galleries: Past Outings

Click below to view photos from past outings!

3 Leaves, Red, Yellow and White
Autumn Red Maple
Bushkill Falls