Night Photography Doesn’t have to be difficult - Learn how the pRos Photograph by Night, And even capture the milky way
Come along as we photograph the night sky and lights in this 2-hour photography workshop. We'll start by going over a few tips and tricks for night photography and then photograph typical Cape Cod scenery by moonlight. If we’re lucky, we will photograph the Milky Way (weather permitting). We will review night photography tips and tricks, how to focus on the stars at night using Live View, and how to compose your shot at night by cranking the ISO for quick shots. We will also review basics of the exposure triangle and how to minimize noise, and maximize quality and clarity.
Exposing correctly at night
Importance of Shutter Speed at night
Using ambient light to illuminate your scene
Basic star trails and capturing the Milky Way
How to maximize quality with high ISO images
Tripod (must have)
D-SLR or mirrorless camera
Wide Angle lens that can open to a wide aperture (preferably f/2.8)
Please email us for specific recommendations for purchase, or see the links to the right for rental suggestions
Remote shutter release
Good attitude and willingness to learn!
Try Before you Buy
Standing and walking on paved and gravel paths.
We will be meeting at Chatham Lighthouse at 9 PM. Park in the lot along the beach across from the lighthouse.
We will be on the beach so bring sandals if you'd like.
Michael focuses on aerial photography and video production. He shoots with a DJI Mavic Pro and is familiar with the mechanics and unique tricks and techniques required to be successful in this type of photography.
Michael has worked for various New England companies to promote events, travel destinations, and products such as Petra Azar, Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce and Hannoush Jewelers.
If you are looking for accommodations for this workshop, use “Chatham” in Cape Cod, MA for a city.
This workshop is not overnight, but will end late in the evening.