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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education

Intro to Astrophotography

with Matthew S Stapleton


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Learn the techniques and methods needed to shoot stunning images of the night sky with an emphasis on capturing the details of the Milky Way. Cover the basic camera settings and post processing techniques required to get the most from your images. Each class will be divided between in-class time and in the field shooting sessions (weather permitting).

Required: DSLR or advanced compact digital camera capable of manual exposures preferably with a bulb exposure mode and a tripod.

Recommended: Cable release or remote shutter release, fast aperture lens in the f/1.4 to f/3.5 range and a headlamp.

Matt Stapleton is an avid lifelong photographer with a true passion for capturing the beauty of the world around him. His extensive photographic background, combined with a career in IT, has allowed him to embrace new photographic technologies. He enjoys sharing this knowledge, making even complicated aspects of digital photography easier to understand.

  • Oct 9 - Nov 6th, 2018
    Tue for 5 weeks from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Thornton Academy

438 Main St
Saco, ME 04072 Get directions

Room: Computer Lab/FA137

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