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Dartmoor is a truly magical landscape known for its rich dark skies making it a perfect place to spend a summer night with armed with cameras and other keen photographers on a night landscape workshop. Dartmoor offers stunning views with little light pollution making it a perfect place to practice using long exposure photography techniques.Enjoy breathtaking uninterrupted views over this vast moorland, soak up the vast views of night sky on clear nights.

This fun and exciting workshop will commence with the initial meeting taking place 9pm, enabling time for a small ‘meet and greet’ session to get to know each other before working on our first night shots and preparing for an exciting night ahead of us; before we turn our attention toward landscape astrophotography and general nightscape techniques using longexposures and a range of professional L.E.D lighting kit.

Whats covered on the night?

-Astrophotography vs. Night Landscape Photography: The Key Technical Difference

-The Need for a Dark Sky exploring light pollution maps and the Bortle scale

-Choosing the right locations

-Gear and Camera Settings for Shooting a Night Landscape

-Choosing the right Lenses

-Composing the Shot

-How to create star trails

-Using long exposures and contionious lighting

-Point Stars and the Milky Way

-Shooting Night Landscape Panoramas

-Post production/Editing Your Landscape

-Multi Frame Noise Reduction

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who is looking for new directions for their photography,build a portfolio, would like to enhance their technical and creative skills, or maybe thinking of purchasing own lights and would like to have an introduction to Long exposure techniques in night photography using professional lighting.

Prior experience:

It is assumed that those attending will have a basic knowledge of photography and have an understanding of aperture, shutter speeds and exposure, not essential as I will cover this on the night.

Suggested equipment

Your own DSLR camera

(Not essential) intervolumeter to use the cameras bulb option
We have limited availability of 50mm f1.8 lenses for Nikon and Canon and offer free hire.

If you have a range of lenses please email us after making a booking and we will recommend best lenses for this course.

This course is hosted by Capture great Photos and Run by Award winning artist and photographer Jamie House.Jamie is a qualified and experienced Tutor with a PGCE and teaches nationwide.

To date Jamie`s work has been featured in publications and exhibitions worldwide and he has talked at the photographer gallery London about hs work.

Jamie's work has featured in:

New Scientist magazine (UK), Daily Telegraph (UK), PHOTO ARTS Book (USA), QUAD book project (UK),Peep Contemporary Art Magazine, Ersatz Camera Work Catalogue (CA), Supermassive Black Hole Photographic Journal (UK), Blotbook, GUP Photography Journal (NL), Recycle Art Catalogue (BX), London Independent Photography Magazine (UK), Without Lenses (USA),Inscape Magazine (UK) Umter (DE) Excerpt Magazine (AU)

Good walking shoes and a a thirst to learn and have fun! Please note there will be some walking involved,please contact me before hand if you have mobility issues.

Price £30.32 for the whole day or £45.19 for 2 days! and acess to digital learning resources plus 15% off your next course with Capture Great Photos.

To save loads of money and attend 2 days of photography for £45 click here for a Photography Weekender ticket

28th July Day 1: Dartmoor Night Photography Workshop £30.32


29th July Day 2: Dartmoor Landscape & Portrait Photography Workshop £30.32

Book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dartmoor-night-photography-workshop-tickets-45205242096

More details: Book individually for £60.64 or get both days for £45.19! so you get a days workshop for £15.64


Full details of location details,full itinrary and meetup plan will be released a week before the event

If you like this you may be interested in our exciting new Macro Photography Course in August:

Find out more here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/macro-mastery-photography-workshop-tickets-45204609203

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