Milky Way and Night Photography
Start to Finish
with Kate Silvia
Charleston, South Carolina
August 18-19, 2023
$315/person (CNPA Member discount available)
Class sessions held at the Comfort Inn and Suites West Ashley.
2080 Savannah HWY, Charleston, SC
No block of rooms reserved. You may stay wherever you wish.
This workshop will begin with a classroom session on night photography including discussion about photographing pinpoint stars, star trails, the Milky Way, the moon, comets and meteors, and more.
We’ll have dinner as a group and proceed to the beach to escape the city lights and wait for the stars to come out.
On Saturday, we’ll meet in the classroom again and learn how to edit our night photography images the right way.
Things You’ll Learn
How to photograph pinpoint stars and star trails
How to photograph the moon, lunar eclipses, comets and meteors
How to photograph the Milky Way
Equipment necessary for night photography
Optional equipment for increased success
How to optimize your images in Adobe Lightroom
How to combine images in Adobe Photoshop
How to deal with artifacts and noise
Best lenses for night photography
Extra software that will enhance your images including Topaz DeNoise, Starry Landscape Stacker, and Starstax. (None required for participation in the workshop…demo only)