Science & Land, Arts & Culture, and Night Sky
Description: Nighttime photography done well is a tricky endeavor. This field workshop will provide practical instruction for capturing night sky images including equipment and techniques for intermediate and advanced photographers.
Learn from a master how to produce stunning nighttime landscape images that include a dazzling starry night sky. Featured in Time Magazine, the self-described unabashed astro-nut David Lane ranks among the top 5 astrophotographers in the world. Thirteen of his mesmerizing images are archived on NASA’s informative website, Astronomy Picture of the Day. https://apod.nasa.gov
Dave will teach the techniques and equipment required to capture telescopic deep space images and how some of that technique crosses over to Milky Way landscape images. Bring your curiosity and questions about camera equipment, use of telescopes, choosing subject matter, optimum sky conditions and more, and take home the knowledge you’ll need to shoot your very own images!
Due to poor roads at Paria, Dave Lane will talk about astrophotgraphy equipment, help attendees with questions and their equipment, and have a presentation if the group desires @ the Holiday Inn Express in Kanab
Former Location: 37°14′54″N 111°56′57″W Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Former Directions: Travel South on US Hwy 89 toward Page, AZ, approximately 30 miles from Kanab. Turn left at a signed BLM road for the old Paria Townsite. Proceed about 4 miles on an improved dirt road to the Townsite. Serious sky watchers can camp out nearby, if desired. There is no fee for this event but registration is strongly recommended.
Donations are used to finance the production of festival activities and are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.