Everglades After Dark

Everglades After Dark

Group Leader – Robert Chaplin

August 10-14, 2017

8 Participants

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All photos by Robert Chaplin.

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As a life long Florida resident, Robert’s vast experience in the Everglades offers a unique experience not available elsewhere. He has been leading workshops in the Everglades for years and often spent a  portion photographing at night. Due to an ever increasing interest in night photography, he has decided to schedule a workshop totally dedicated to the photo opportunities in the Everglades at night.

Experience the Everglades after dark and learn how to photograph night landscapes and the night sky.Spend 4 nights learning the techniques for photographing night landscapes, static stars, star trails, the Milky Way, the moon, and the Perseid meteor shower.

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Recommended Camera Equipment:

  • Fast Lenses – f/2.8 or faster.
  • Wide angle lens – fixed focal length or zoom.
  • Long lens (f/5.6 or faster) – for moon photography.
  • Sturdy tripod.
  • Cable release.

Optional Equipment:

  •  Intervalometer.
  • PaHayOkeeMilkywayPerseidMeteorShower

.What you will learn:

  • How to plan your shot.
  • Optimal camera settings for your equipment.
  • How to focus at night.
  • How to shoot star trails.
  • How to shoot static stars.
  • How to shoot the Milky Way
  • How to shoot a meteor shower.
  • How to shoot the moon and get a perfect exposure every time.
  • Photoshop demonstration and overview for processing images created at night.
  • How to use a light at night when shooting with a group.

Join Robert in the Everglades and take your photography to new heights.

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Fees: $945 (van transportation while at the workshop – limited to first three requests – can be added for an additional $125, and pickup at the airport on Aug 09 at 4 p.m. and drop off at the airport on Aug 14 by 1 p.m. can be added for an additional $75). We will coordinate the sharing of rental cars if requested, for those not riding with us. Estimated lodging: $55 double occupancy, $110 single Airport for pickup: Miami, FL Hiking Rating – Easy Minimum number of participants – 1; maximum participants – 8.

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