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Banff at Night: An Introduction to Astrophotography

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Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

107 Tunnel Mountain Drive

Banff, AB T1L 1H5

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Banff at Night: An Introduction to Astrophotography

With Paul Zizka and assistants Jeff Wallace and Kahli Hindmarsh

Over this two-day workshop, Paul and his assistants will lead participants through a variety of night photography concepts, from preparing for an astrophotography session to image capture in the field and post-processing.

In the classroom, the event will include time for editing demos, critiquing, slideshows and lectures. In the field, we will be visiting a handful of locations that are world-famous for their beauty in daylight, but that look even more gorgeous under the night skies.




ITINERARY

The itinerary is subject to change according to weather conditions.

Day One - October 27, 2017

6pm - 8pm - welcome, introductions, classroom session (includes coffee/tea)

  • Why astrophotography?
  • Slideshow
  • Preparing for astrophotography
  • Image capture in the field

8pm - 12 am - Field session in the Banff area (includes coffee/snacks)


Day Two - October 28, 2017

1pm - 5pm - classroom session (includes coffee/tea + break with refreshments)

  • post-processing demo
  • critiquing
  • Q&A
  • advanced topics: focus stacking, star trails, northern lights, Milky Way, human element

5pm-6pm - break

6pm - 7:30pm - Group Dinner (included)

8pm - 2am - Second field session in the Banff area (includes coffee/snacks)




ABOUT PAUL ZIZKA

Specializing in photographing in difficult conditions and hard-to-reach places, Paul has a passion for shooting alpine sports and backcountry experiences, capturing the spirit of adventurers and finding unusual angles of common mountain subjects. As a landscape photographer, he particularly enjoys the challenge of capturing nature’s beauty at night and the unique features that come with a dark sky – stars, Northern Lights and dramatic silhouettes. Paul’s award-winning photos have been featured in a variety of publications, including National Geographic, Maclean’s, Alpinist, Huffington Post, The Guardian, Islands, and Climbing magazine.




WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • all instruction
  • in-class coffee/tea
  • break snack (coffee, tea, baked goods) - October 28
  • group dinner - October 28
  • coffee and snacks for field time




WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • accommodations
  • transportation to and in Banff
  • travel insurance
  • Banff National Park Pass (free this year, but you will need to acquire a Discovery Pass at the gate)




IS THIS EVENT FOR YOU?

Photography Level - ALL: This event is open to both amateur and professional photographers.




CANCELLATION POLICY

Spots are non-refundable but are transferrable (i.e. if the participant is able to find someone else to take their spot and can sell/transfer the spot to a new participant, this is acceptable).

This workshop must have a minimum of 12 participants to run. Paul Zizka Photography will issue a full refund in the case that the workshop is cancelled.

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