Capturing The Night With Astrophotography

Petrel Cove Beach
Jagger Road
Encounter Bay
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This interactive workshop from Nikon School is the perfect introduction to the art of astro and nightscape photography.

Our Nikon School Lecturer will teach you how to optimise your camera and lens settings for an evening shoot, ensuring you walk away not only creatively inspired, but with the newfound confidence to capture nightscapes in all their vivid detail.

This workshop is suitable for those who use both DSLR and mirrorless cameras.

Skill Level: Introductory level.

Workshop inclusions:

  • A 3 hour workshop on astrophotography
  • Learn from award-winning Astro photographer Steven Morris while shooting the brightest stars in the sky

What you will learn:

  • Learn the difference between normal and astro-customised cameras
  • Learn more about your camera’s features
  • Explore your creativity
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Topics Covered

  • Exposing for the stars and reading your histogram
  • Camera lenses and what to look out for
  • Manually focusing at night
  • The difference between normal and astro-customised cameras
  • Reducing camera noise in nightscape photographs
  • How to shoot large panoramas
  • White Balance settings
  • Apps to help plan your shoots

What to bring

  • A DSLR or Mirrorless camera
  • Fully charged camera battery
  • Memory card (s)
  • Wide angled lenses
  • Tripod required
  • Head Torch
  • A jacket for the cooler evenings

Note: If your Nikon camera is SnapBridge compatible, please bring along your mobile device with the SnapBridge application already installed.

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For more course information or enquiries:

1300 851 435 (Mon-Fri 9-5 PM AEDT)