Astrophotography Workshop 2024

The Astrophotography Workshop continues this year on Saturday, 14 September 2024 with new and updated content, on Smartphone Astrophotography, Aurora and Nightscape Imaging, Deep Sky Imaging and more.

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

  • 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 included all day.
  • Under 18’s must have a guardian attending.
Program (Subject to Change)
12:30pmEvent Welcome & Introduction
Introduction to Astrophotography
1:00pmThe Night Sky
1:40pmDSLR Photography
2:50pmAurora & Nightscape Photography
3:40pmTime Lapse
4:15pmSmartphone Astrophotography
5:00pmDeep Sky Imaging
5:40pmImage Processing Demonstration
6:10pmPizza Party!
plus ASI Air Demo
7:00pmOutside Practical Session
8:00pmIn the event of clouds, a Q&A session with the guest speakers
11:00pmEvent concludes