Astrophotography Workshop 2023

Update: This event has sold out. Click below to get on the waitlist in case more tickets become available.

The MPAS Astrophotography Workshop continues in 2023 with revised and new content, on smartphone astrophotography, auroras, nightscape and deep sky imaging. Targeted at beginner & hobbyist photographers (or someone with a keen interest in astronomy or nightscape photography) this event will inspire you to get out and enjoy the night sky. With places strictly limited, early bookings are recommended.

Entry includes a pizza, drinks, practical assistance with your equipment at our registered observatory in Mt Martha as well as a Q&A with the presenters and astronomers.

Sidereal Trading is sponsoring the event and has provided a Sky Watcher Star Adventurer Mini Pro Kit as a door prize!

  • Bring your camera and tripod to the event.
  • Vegetarian pizza available however those with special dietary needs are welcome to self-cater in our kitchen (hot water, microwave).
  • Tea / coffee and biscuits will be available.
  • Under 16’s must have a guardian attending.
Program (Subject to Change)
1:00pmEvent Welcome & Introduction
Introduction to astrophotography
1:30pmThe Night Sky
2:20pmDSLR Photography
3:10pmAurora & Nightscape Photography
4:00pmAfternoon tea
4:20pmTime Lapse
4:50pmSmartphone Astrophotography
5:20pmDeep Sky Imaging Introduction
6:00pmPizza Party!
plus ASI Air Demo
7:30pmOutside Practical Session + Inside Image Processing
8:00pmIn the event of clouds, a Q&A session with the guest speakers
11:00pmEvent concludes