Scott Stramyk, Canon Collective Ambassador

Beginner Astrophotography Workshop – Mudgee

Where:Lake Windamere, 1858 Cudgegong Rd, Rylstone, Mudgee NSW 2850
Cost: FREE
Skill level: Easy
Maximum event size:1-30 people
  • 31 Mar, 9:00PM - 10:30PM
Astrophotography by Scott Stramyk

About the event:

Ever wondered how photographers capture those amazing photos of stars at night?

Join the Canon Collective for an evening workshop of night and astro photography. Get hands on training with the collective ambassadors as they guide you through the night sky in setting up your frame, focusing and the correct settings to get those amazing Astro photos.

This class is perfect for those who are interested in landscape and Astro photography and want to learn these techniques. Your ambassadors will take you through the process of setting up the camera, which lens and settings to use. On completion of this course you will understand:

• How to use manual setting
• How to focus on the stars
• Which settings work best for astro
• Understanding tripod etiquette
• Composition
• Incorporating a subject into the scene for more impact
• Planning for Astrophotography

Please note the Visibility of the Galactic Core begins at 10:36PM. This workshop is designed to teach you how to capture astro photography however we cannot guarantee the weather or visibility of the Milky Way.

Note: This event is part of the 2019 Canon Collective NSW Regional Festival, to see more festival events click here

The little details:

Techniques covered:

Composition, Manual Exposure Control, and Tripod Etiquette.

Recommended equipment:

Camera, lens, tripod, empty memory card, and fully charged batteries. Selected products will be available for you to get hands on and use during the workshop.

Event location:

Meeting at main carpark. Parking spaces available.

Important Information

General fitness required, grip sole with closed toe shoe recommended. Warm clothes recommended. Where the event takes place outside we can’t control the environment so please take care in your surroundings.

Share your images with us

We’d love to see what you capture, please share your images from this event by tagging @canoncollectiveofficial or #canoncollective for your chance to be featured on the Canon Collective Instagram account.