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Chisos Bluebonnets and Milky Way photography workshop


A two night photographic expedition for rare flowers beneath the darkest skies in the United States.

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Chisos Bluebonnets and Milky Way photography workshop


A two night photographic expedition for rare flowers beneath the darkest skies in the United States.

Chisos Bluebonnets and Milky Way Photography Workshop
from 299.99

Chisos Bluebonnets and Milky Way Photography Workshop
March 22-23, 2020
Terlingua, Tx. - Total Cost $699.99

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Chisos Bluebonnets and Milky Way Photography Workshop
March 22-23, 2020 - Terlingua, TX

The Texas Big Bend is known for spectacular star gazing but did you know each spring also brings a variety of wildflowers to the region, including the region’s very own version of the bluebonnet, known as the Chisos Bluebonnet.

Put these two together and you have the potential for very unique and compelling landscape and astrophotography.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • One on one instruction from Jason Weingart

  • Personal portfolio review from Jason Weingart.

  • Anything else you need, just ask. If it's within reason, we will do everything we can to make it happen.

  • Bonus! Jason Weingart's Landscape Photography Editing Tutorial.


Lodging

The cost of lodging is not included in the workshop. We will almost always meet at Big Bend Resort & Adventures in Study Butte-Terlingua. You can contact them to make your reservation at any time by calling (432) 371-2218.

Other options in the immediate area include several Airbnbs, Lost Gringos RV Park, Chisos Mining Co. Motel, Big Bend Holiday Hotel, and El Dorado Hotel. There are other options in the area. If you need help finding lodging, let us know.

 


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TENTATIVE WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

Sunday March 22nd

-5:00pm Meet and Greet at Big Bend Resort & Adventures
-7:00pm Dinner Break
-11:00pm Night Photography 101 Demonstration
-12:00pm Depart for Wildflowers

Monday March 23rd

-12:30am Shooting a Focus Stack Demonstration
-2:30am Milky Way over Wildflowers
-3:30am Timelapse Flowers at Night Demonstration
-Shooting lasts until dawn
-2:00pm Editing Astrophotography Images Class
-5:00pm Editing Timelapse Class
-7:00pm Dinner Break

Tuesday March 24th

-12:00am Depart for Wildflowers
-2:30am  Setup for Milky Way over Wildflowers
-Shooting lasts until dawn/Workshop Ends

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN AT YOUR WORKSHOP


 

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN AT YOUR WORKSHOP


 

 

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You will leave this workshop with a comprehensive understanding of what it takes to compose, shoot, and edit striking images of the Milky Way and the night sky. Jason and his team will teach you everything you need to know, from planning your shoots, to successfully capturing your images, and bringing the images to life with post processing software. 

The advanced astrophotography workshop builds on the foundation you need to go back out, work your camera, and take dramatic pictures of the heavens above. We will teach you some of the finer nuances of night sky photography. You will learn years of knowledge in a matter of days.

THIS WORKSHOP WILL HELP YOU

  • Understand the night sky

  • Know how to locate stars and constellations

  • Plan out your shots by utilizing star charts and light pollution maps

  • Learn to scout a location

  • Learn to use apps to see where the Milky Way will be at a given time

  • Create multi-image stacks (focus stacking)

  • Create stunning timelapses

  • Learn how to shoot the Milky Way

  • Learn how to photograph the Moon

  • Learn how to light your foreground with a Speedlight

  • Learn how to eliminate noise in your images

  • Learn how to paint with light

  • Create star trail images

  • Create panoramas of the night sky

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Chisos Bluebonnets and Milky Way Equipment Required


Chisos Bluebonnets and Milky Way Equipment Required


Often monsoon storms last well into the night.

HERE IS A LIST OF RECOMMENDED ITEMS 

  • A sturdy tripod

  • A DSLR or mirrorless camera with low noise at ISO 1600

  • At least 2 batteries for your camera and a charger

  • A wide angle lens of at least 18mm with an aperture of f/2.8 or less.

  • Memory cards totaling at least 64 gigabytes

  • Camera bag that can be easily carried

  • Laptop with Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, and LRtimelapse loaded

  • Cell phone with Radarscope installed

  • Card Reader and/or USB cable

  • An intervalometer

  • Flashlight (recommend a Maglite or similar with high luminescence)

  • Jacket

  • Closed toed shoes


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