TomMoors-1000.jpg

Prints & Workshops

Astrophotography One-on-One Adventure

Astrophotography One-on-One Adventure

250.00

Join Tom Moors and explore western North Carolina to capture amazing nightscapes with the Milky Way! If you have ever been interested in photographing the stars at night or want to improve your night photography this one-on-one session with Tom will help you get started or refine your skills.

Tom will meet with you before sunset to go over camera settings and techniques for photographing the night sky. You will then go out with Tom to some of his favorite locations to compose nightscapes that evening. Tom will help you with creating interesting compositions in the dark and advanced photography methods like panoramas, image stacking, and focus blending.

Also to truly take your photographs to the next level he will show you how to include interesting subjects to your photos at night such as; models, cars, tents, light trails, or other subjects to add interest to your nightscapes!

Quantity:
Add To Cart

What’s Included in the Workshop:

  • Classroom sessions (5+ hours of tutorials and Q&A)

  • One on One photographic guiding and instruction from two pros

  • Image reviews and post-processing instruction

  • Lunch on Saturday

  • Fun, networking, and a great time!

What’s NOT Included:

  • Travel to and from photo locations (guests are encouraged to carpool)

  • Lodging (reduced rates have been negotiated)

  • Breakfast, and dinner meals

  • Travel or equipment insurance

Lodging:

Lodging and classroom sessions will be located in Brevard, NC.  Details for booking will be provided but you are responsible for your own reservations.

Itinerary (subject to change based on weather conditions):

August 3rd

2:00pm HOTEL check-in, meet and greet

4:00pm Class Part 1 - Camera Settings

6:00pm Dinner

7:30pm Sunset photoshoot

10:00pm Milky Way photoshoot

August 4th

6:00am Optional Sunrise Photoshoot

10:00am Class Part 2 - Planning

1:00pm Class Part 3 - Post Processing

7:30pm Sunset photoshoot

10:00pm Milky Way photoshoot

August 5th

6:00am Optional Sunrise Photoshoot

11:00am HOTEL check-out

Who should attend:

Complete beginners to those who have shot before at night and want to work on more complex compositions and post processing techniques.  Attendees should be comfortable with adjusting aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and white balance with their camera.

Required Photography Gear:

1 - Camera capable of manual mode

2 - 24mm or more wide angle lens with an aperture of at least f/2.8

3 - Tripod

4 - Headlamp

5 - Extra batteries

6 - Warm clothing

7 - Food and snacks (some will be provided)

Recommended gear:

1 - Remote trigger

2 - Intervalometer for time lapses

3 - Laptop with Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop to edit photos

4 - PhotoPills app for planning

Our goal is to share our knowledge and passion for night photography and enable you to capture truly remarkable nightscapes. The atmosphere will be easy-going and interactive as we enjoy the excitement and fun associated with photography.

If you have any questions feel free to reach out to Tom by email at tom@moorsphoto.com.