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Sydney Astrophotography Workshop (17th June 2017)

Sydney

ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

with Luke Tscharke and Jay Evans

17th June 2017

Have you been wanting to learn how to capture the stars and Milky Way, or looking to improve your astrophotography techniques and post processing?  Join Luke Tscharke and Jay Evans on Sydney’s Northern Beaches for a full day workshop to learn how to capture some incredible night sky images.

Beginning with 4 hours of classroom based training, we cover the details of planning, equipment, shooting and post processing.

We then head out for an on-location sunset shoot at one of our favourite locations where we provide coaching in the field while you capture the Milky Way and Star Trail images.

At the completion of this workshop you will have better knowledge on using your camera and filters to create compelling imagery of the stars.

 

Price includes:

  • Astrophotography theory training (presentations and tutorials in a classroom setting for 4+ hours)
  • Image post-processing tuition for Milky Way and Star Trail imagery
  • Complementary tea and coffee (during classroom sessions)
  • In field astrophotography coaching session with Luke and Jay – from sunset to the stars (3 hours)

 $295 pp

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More Information

DATES:Saturday 17th June 2017 [10am to 9pm]
LOCATION:Workshop begins at Dee Why RSL Club, 932 Pittwater Rd Dee Why, NSW, Australia
GROUP SIZE:10 participants
COURSE RUN TIME:Approx. 7+ Hours
FITNESS LEVEL:Intermediate. A 2km return walk climbing to an elevation of 90m on a Grade 2 path. Terrain includes sandy beaches, bush tracks and sealed paths.
SKILL LEVEL:Suitable for all photographers from beginners to experienced photographers
TRAINING OVERVIEW

The workshop is split between classroom style theoretical and post processing training, and on-location coaching at a nearby location. Theoretical topics covered include:

  • Introduction to Astrophotography
  • Common Astrophotography subjects and Top Australian Astrophotography Locations
  • Astrophotography safety
  • Planning for perfect Milky Way images
  • How to Capture Star Trails
  • Introduction to Astro post processing
  • Lightroom for Astrophotography
  • Photoshop for Astrophotography
WHAT TO BRING

The on-location shoot will take place at a location involving a long climb in the dark. Wear suitable clothing that is suitable for hiking. Bring a sturdy pair of shoes that are comfortable walking longer distances. Wear clothing that can be worn in layers. It will get cold once the sun sets, so make sure you bring some warm layers you can put on to stay comfortable. Try to pack light to ease the load for the walk in to our location.

You will be fully briefed in preparation for the workshop, however please take note of the required and optional items below. If you are unsure what camera gear or other equipment you should bring feel free to contact Luke and Jay.

Required Items

  • Camera (fully charged batteries, empty memory card)
  • Tripod
  • Lenses (wide angle is better for astro – ask Luke and Jay for advice)
  • Head torch (new or fully charged batteries)
  • Remote timer for camera
  • Camera bag
  • Warm Jacket
  • Beanie and Gloves

Optional

  • Notebook and pen
  • Laptop to follow along during post processing session
WHAT’S INCLUDED
  • Astrophotography theory training (presentations and tutorials in a classroom setting for 4+ hours)
  • Image post-processing tuition with two experienced astrophotographers
  • Complementary tea and coffee (during classroom sessions)
  • An on-location astrophotography coaching session with Luke and Jay from sunset to the stars (3 hours). Note: weather policy applies, see below

 

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
  • Meals
  • Airfares and ground transport
  • Accommodation

Workshop Venue Location

For more information contact us via the form below or email us at hello@astroworkshops.com



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