Beginner's Guide to Astro Landscape Photography
with Peter Baumgarten
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About The Class
Get the skills to get out and capture night photography
AFTER THIS CLASS YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:
- Scout for the best location to capture the night sky
- Understand how to research the moon and what makes for the best opportunities
- Camera setting and techniques
- Gear guides for your night adventure
- How to shoot meteor showers, star trails, the moon and other cosmic events
ABOUT PETER'S CLASS:
Night owl by nature? Get the skills and techniques to capture the night sky and the activity it presents. Peter Baumgarten, an Olympus Visionary, takes you in the field to discuss gear requirements, safety and camera set up so you can confidently go into any landscape and capture the milky way and beyond. With in-the-field examples, Peter will show you how to best prep and research your way to success as well as how to trouble shoot when the lights go out.
WHO THIS CLASS IS FOR:
- Night photographers
- Landscape and Outdoor enthusiasts
ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR:
Peter is a professional photographer and educator living on Manitoulin Island in Northern Ontario. He regularly leads photography courses and workshops for novice and enthusiast photographers and travels across North America as an Olympus Visionary providing lectures and seminars on landscape, wildlife, and astrophotography. His work has been published in a number of magazines in both Canada and the U.S. and has been recognized for excellence on a number of photography websites. Peter is an avid outdoor enthusiast with a passion for wilderness camping, canoeing and kayaking.
Understanding the Night Sky08:18
Planning Your Shoot03:05
Scouting Your Location08:47
Astro Landscape Composition08:50
Photographing the Moon05:30
Photographing the Aurora04:05
Photographing Meteor Showers04:08
Shooting Multiple Images for Stacking05:36
Post-Processing - Astro Landscape06:23
Post-Processing - Stacking10:22
Post-Processing - Light Painting06:22
Post-Processing - Cloudy Skies11:59
Peter is a professional photographer and educator living on Manitoulin Island in Northern Ontario. He regularly leads photography courses and workshops for novice and enthusiast photographers and travels across North America as an Olympus Visionary providing lectures and seminars on landscape, wildlife, and astrophotography. ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
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Some classes are just fantastic and this is one of them! Peter Baumgarten is a wonderful presenter of his extensive knowledge, experience and passion for the subject. This is a course I will return to watch again and again. Highly recommended if you are like me and are interested in getting into astrophotography and landscape.
To my way of thinking this was the best photographic genre instructor featured during the Olympus Step Outside series. He may be a more seasoned instructor than the photographers demonstrating landscape and bird photography. Whatever the reason, I thought he seemed to understand his audience particularly well. Great advice and the post processing was interesting. Likely because of my familiarity with Lightroom, I found the post production done by the bird and landscape photographers rather mundane whereas the astro photography post production was new and interesting to me.
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