Starscape Photography Course

From AUD $85.00
  • Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Gingin, WA
  • Product code: PH0K1H

Have you ever
wanted to take pictures of the Milky Way and the stars?

Join
us at the Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory for an evening and take part
in our Starscape Photography Course. This course will teach the basic
techniques for taking breathtaking starscape photos using your own DSLR camera.


This
course is aimed at beginners who have only recently started using a DSLR camera
and are looking for an exciting introduction to Starscape photography.

Your
course will begin with a 2 hour lesson on the basic settings of your camera and
the techniques for taking photos of the Milky way and surrounding stars. You
will learn how to control your camera manually and examine the effect of
different lenses on the composition of your photos. After a light meal in our
Cafe you will head out to the surrounding facilities& bushland and get some
hands-on experience taking Starscape photos from various locations.

The
final part of your course will be an introduction in to the basic of processing
your images using Lightroom and Photoshop to really draw out the magic of a
Starscape photo.

4pm – Camera settings and functions

6pm - Dinner

7pm – Head outside, hands on

9pm – Photo Processing

10pm - Finished

PLEASE
NOTE:
 You will need your own DSLR
camera & lens (Canon, Nikon, Sony etc capable of manual modes) and a Tripod. 
Both are essential and we cannot loan out equipment. Please contact us at bookings@gravitycentre.com.au or
call on (08) 9575 7577 if you have any questions on the suitability of your
camera for this course.


The course is subject to the weather, we will endeavour to check the Bureau of
Meteorology forecasts prior to the course. If the weather is unsuitable the
course may be postponed to another date.