When:
June 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
2018-06-08T17:30:00-07:00
2018-06-08T22:00:00-07:00
Where:
Coconino Center for the Arts
2300 N Fort Valley Rd
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
USA
Cost:
$70-75

Learn Astrophotography with local photographer Abe SniderBegin at the Coconino Center for the Arts with a presentation on best practices for night shooting. We will discuss a range of topics including how to find a dark sky area and preparing for the shot, an overview of camera and lens settings, how to focus a lens in the dark and recommendations for framing a capture. We will discuss moon cycles and the procession of the milky ways position and how it will relate to your  shots. There will be a demo on a typical night sky edit as well as a look at exposure blending and why it is important for night photography.

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What you will need to bring:

  • DSLR or Mirrorless Camera that can capture in RAW format (no point and shoots)
  • Fully charged camera battery (I’d recommend a backup)
  • Wide angle lens of at least 24mm and an aperture of f2.8 or faster.
  • Memory card
  • Tripod
  • Headlamp that can be set to RED

If you do not have a tripod or headlamp, one can be rented for an additional fee

Post processing of your images is not included in this workshop although Abe will have a laptop on hand to demo certain types of editing if time allows.

Evening schedule:

  • 530pm presentation on astrophotography basics and best practices (1 hour)
  • 630pm break for dinner/coffee on your own
  • 8:30pm arrive at location and setup
  • 9pm begin shooting with Abe as a guide helping you get an interesting shot.
  • 10pm end shooting

** As a bonus this workshop includes Astrophotography for Beginners: The Night Sky – Part 1 Capturing and Processing a 20+ page eBook written by Abe Snider. This eBook will be emailed after the class ends. **

Pricing: $70 – Arts Council members / $75 – General
(Materials included)
Please register in advance to secure your spot.

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