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Milky Way Astrophotography in Joshua Tree National Park with Stan Moniz
July 18 @ 7:30 pm - July 19 @ 1:30 am
Enjoy an evening under the stars with professional adventure photographer and Sony ambassador Stan Moniz. This event will be held in Joshua Tree national park, home to some of the darkest skies in Southern California.
Stan will teach the following topics so that you can make them your own:
All of the factors necessary to capture sharp stars including proper exposure times and image balance.
Creative compositions with the Milky Way and surrounding landscape.
The use of external lightning to enhance shadows and highlights to a scene.
In-field editing with Adobe LightRoom mobile.
Post-Processing techinques in an optional post-processing session on July 19th from 9am-12pm at the Best Western in Joshua Tree.
Things to bring and know:
CLOTHING/FOOTWEAR: Bring sturdy hiking shoes as the terrain can be a bit slippery as we walk and climb about. Layers of clothing including a jacket. Temperatures during the day can be in the 90’s – 100’s and then drop into the low 60’s and 70’s at night.
GEAR: Bring your own camera and lens. ALL CAMERAS ARE WELCOME. Bring a wide angle lens ranging from 11mm to 35mm, Headlamp, Tripod, Cable Releases, Interval Meter, Memory Cards, and Extra Batteries.
OPTIONAL: Laptop loaded with Adobe Lightroom and/or Photoshop. Stan will be teaching an optional post processing session the next morning from 9am-12pm at the Best Western in Joshua Tree.
Last but not least: Let’s not forget an awesome attitude!
Stan is a published photographer with more than 10 years of experience. A Sony ambassador, Stan continues to push his boundaries in the creative arts. With his infectious passion for adventure, Stan has adapted a “nature journalist” approach to his content creating. At a moment’s notice, Stan will drop everything to chase those awe inspiring images. He seeks to move people and encourages students to get out there and experience what this big beautiful world has to offer and to appreciate the time we have here on planet Earth. Versed in a variety of photo and video techniques, Stan works with a number of clients in making their artistic visions become a reality. Stan has been inspiring others through educational workshops and heart-felt presentations for years, helping to spark that fire in others for photography and the creative arts.
By registering for this workshop, you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions. Click here to view our Terms and Conditions. Entrance Fee to Joshua Tree National Park is not included in the workshop fee. Nature is unpredictable, workshop will be rescheduled if the weather will inhibit the workshop.