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Lake Mead: Night Sky Photography Workshop


Night photography is one of the most challenging—and one of the most rewarding—types of photography.

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Join the Lake Mead Institute for an introduction to night photography, where participants will learn specific techniques required to photograph the moon and stars. After a classroom course, complete with high quality visuals, demonstrations, handouts, and one-on-one instructor interaction, visitors will have a chance to practice their skills in the evening landscape near Lake Mead. Class runs from 5 PM to 10 PM.

$75 for all attendees. Limited to 20 participants. To register or for more information, contact Gabriel Zurn at Gabriel.zurn@wnpa.org or 702-293-8958.

Participants must have their own tripod and SLR camera with manual settings.

Originally from central Illinois, Aaron Leifhet moved to southern Nevada in 2005 to become an Environmental Education SCA with Americorp, working with the National Park Service at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Aaron has also worked at Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area and became a Certified Interpretive Trainer through NAI. Aaron is now program director at the Outside Las Vegas Foundation. He has conducted numerous astronomy programs and has been producing night sky photography for several years.

Chelsea Kennedy is a Las Vegas native. She has been shooting photos since age 12, was trained at the Defense Information School in photography, journalism, and public affairs, and has 10 years of professional experience as a Navy photographer. Her photos have been published in USA Today, navy.mil, All Hands magazine, and others. Chelsea has received three Navy achievement awards for her work on disaster relief missions (Haiti 2010) and deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

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Event Tags: class, Lake Mead, night sky, photography

Date:
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time:
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Place:
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
10 Lakeshore Road
Boulder City, NV 89005 United States
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Contact:
702-293-8990
Cost:
$75 (members)
$75 (non-members)

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