Module 01
Nightscape Astrophotography
UAE

This module of astrophotography workshop is all about Wide Field Landscapes, Milky Way , Time Lapse , Star Trails , and Panoramas.  You will leave this workshop with a professional understanding of what it takes to create breathtaking photos of the Milky Way and the night skies. From planning your trip & shoots, to successfully capturing & composing your images. And finally how to bring your images to life with special advanced post processing techniques.

You will learn years of knowledge and Experience in a matter of days.

Module 1A

1 Photography Trip (overnight)

1 Postprocessing session

(2 hours on a separate day)

Module 1B

1 Photography Trip (overnight)

2 Postprocessing sessions

(2 hours each on  separate days)

Module 1C

2 Postprocessing sessions

(2 hours on a separate day)

THE DETAILS

The Astrophotography Trip / Overnight Practical Workshop 

The Following will be covered in the Overnight Workshop/Trip:

A detailed step by step walk through the 4 different processes of Astrophotography

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Astrophotography Tools, Techniques:

  • Equipment

  • Requirements

  • Photographic Knowledge

  • Astronomy Knowledge

  • Applications and Software

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Astrophotography Planning:

  • Location

  • Light Pollution

  • Weather

  • Moonphases – Rise and Set Times

  • Targets & Deep Sky Target Planning

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Astrophotography Execution:

  • Pre-requisites

  • Precautions

  • Timing

  • Setup

  • Other / focusing your lens in the dark ,

       Creative Composition

The Post Processing Session/s 

  • Important considerations in Post Processing

  • Nightscapes & Milky Way Shots Post Processing

  • Panoramas Post Processing

  • Time Lapses / star trails Post Processing

  • Milky Way Stacking

  • intro to Deep Sky Objects Post Processing

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Regular Rate : AED 2,500.00 / $680

Early Bird       : AED 2,250.00 / $610

Module 1A

Regular Rate : AED 2,500.00 / $680

Early Bird       : AED 2,250.00 / $610

Regular Rate : AED 3,000.00 / $815

Early Bird       : AED 2,750.00 / $750

Module 1B

Regular Rate : AED 3,000.00 / $815

Early Bird       : AED 2,750.00 / $750

Regular Rate : AED 1,600.00 / $435

Early Bird       : AED 1,300.00 / $350

Module 1C

Regular Rate : AED 1,600.00 / $435

Early Bird       : AED 1,300.00 / $350

Module 1A

Regular Rate : AED 1,250.00 / $340

Early Bird       : AED 1,125.00 / $305

Module 1B

Regular Rate : AED 1,500.00 / $410

Early Bird       : AED 1,375.00 / $375

Module 1C

Regular Rate : AED 800.00 / $220

Early Bird       : AED 650.00 / $175

Module 1A

1 Photography Trip (overnight)

1 Postprocessing session

(2 hours on a separate day)

Module 1B

1 Photography Trip (overnight)

2 Postprocessing sessions

(2 hours each on  separate days)

Module 1C

2 Postprocessing sessions

(2 hours on a separate day)

There are special discounted rated for NPM ) Nikon Premium Members

General Conditions :

  1. Prior to the Workshop , a Whatsapp group of the participants will be created , It will be utilized for managing the workshop, and it will as well handle quick discussions & overview of the participant equipment, areas of strength, and areas that require development, in addition to any specific requirement to be taken into consideration.

  2. At the end of the Workshop: Participants will receive a certificate of completion and the support will extend through the Whatsapp group for all the results & outcomes of the workshop.

  3. Nikon Cameras and Lenses will be made available through Nikon Middle east , arrangement will be made prior to the workshop for collection.

  4. Cold Refreshments , water and quick snacks (potato chips , biscuits) will be made available to the participants.

  5. The Post Processing sessions & all non Field sessions will be held in special venues that will be announced on registration.

  6. Few tents will be available for quick naps through out the night.

  7. One Tracking mount will be available to use during the workshop , and if required arrangements to buy the best suitable tracking mounts can be made with regional suppliers.

  8. The cost does not include transportation , meals or main equipment except highlighted above.

  9. All Covid-19 precautionary measures in accordance with UAE law will be strictly followed.