Event held on May 27

Photography Workshop: 34 South - Astro Weekend

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Event runs from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Daily, until 30/05/2022


Spend a weekend shooting and enjoying the stunning dark skies at “34 South,” located 160km northwest of Canberra between Cowra and Young with expert astrophotographer, Joe Cali. In addition to some fixed tripod nightscape photography, tracking devices will be available ranging from entry level tracker devices to a $10000 Takahashi EM-200 high precision mounting. The workshop will focus on use of these devices. Joe will demonstrate the set-up of these devices including all important polar alignment techniques. Bring your own tracker or take turns on Joe’s trackers. Requirements: DSLR, Tripod, remote release or intervalometer, sleeping bag and towel, own transport. 34 South is Joe’s private home, a bit less than 2 hours drive from Canberra. In addition to camera gear and warm clothes, you will need a sleeping bag and towel. Bedding, pillow and linen plus meals provided. Expected temperatures – night-time -2 oC to +3oC, daytime +7 to +14oC. Car pooling can be facilitated if required. Entry Cost All tickets $775