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Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography

Sunday 05 May
Cliff Drive - 12pm - 2 Hours
Blue Mountains Photographers
Samson McCarthy
"Landscape photography shows the spaces within the world, sometimes vast and unending"

In this class we'll be diving into the world of landscape photography, the four pillars (Location, Composition, Light and Processing), panoramas, equipment tips/settings, how to frame subjects within a landscape, how to shoot wide shots as well as how to compress a landscape.

There will be multiple opportunities for one-on-one tips and feedback from your photography instructor as well as group activities/challenges. Overall its a relaxed and social class!

All skill levels are welcome!

book now
$47      
Intro to Astro Photography

Intro to Astro Photography

Friday 05 July
Wentworth Falls - 7pm - 2 Hours
Blue Mountains Photographers
Robert Palejs
Do you gaze up at the night sky with wonder?

What about looking up at the stars and thinking, how old that light you are seeing is?

Maybe you watch as day and night morph into one, and the stars come out to play.

This meetup is going to cover everything you need to know to start capturing amazing single-shot astrophotography and a few extra bits of helpful advice. The learned basics of capturing a single frame will form the building blocks of your astrophotography journey. Think of this meetup as your first step on that journey or for those who have already started, maybe a road sign.

Astrophotography looks amazing and packs a real punch, however, you do not need to spend a fortune to partake. Does gear make a difference, the simple answer is yes, but it is not the deciding factor when it comes to astrophotography.

This meetup will look at planning your session, camera settings, and required equipment. I want this meetup to help you maximize your current gear as your start capturing milky way shots.
book now
$148       4 places left
Intro to Astro Photography

Intro to Astro Photography

Friday 02 August
Wentworth Falls - 7pm - 2 Hours
Blue Mountains Photographers
Robert Palejs
Do you gaze up at the night sky with wonder?

What about looking up at the stars and thinking, how old that light you are seeing is?

Maybe you watch as day and night morph into one, and the stars come out to play.

This meetup is going to cover everything you need to know to start capturing amazing single-shot astrophotography and a few extra bits of helpful advice. The learned basics of capturing a single frame will form the building blocks of your astrophotography journey. Think of this meetup as your first step on that journey or for those who have already started, maybe a road sign.

Astrophotography looks amazing and packs a real punch, however, you do not need to spend a fortune to partake. Does gear make a difference, the simple answer is yes, but it is not the deciding factor when it comes to astrophotography.

This meetup will look at planning your session, camera settings, and required equipment. I want this meetup to help you maximize your current gear as your start capturing milky way shots.
book now
$148      

ABOUT BATHURST
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP
Come along to our photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor.

Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other local keen photographers!

We run two hour photography sessions based on a photography theme/technique/style and they take place in various locations in Bathurst .

  • New to photography? We also run a popular 3 hour Beginners Guide to Photography Class once a month. And once in a while we will run special niche 3 hour classes, for example, Astrophotography - so do subscribe to our newsletter to know when the next on is!

  • Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to keen amateurs. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

  • What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!

    The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

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    Got a question? Try our FAQ.
  • PHOTOS
    Bathurst Photography Group
    2024-03-02
    Title or Location: Taken from Bathurst Observatory at Billywillinga
    The Eta Carina Nebula is a highlight of the Southern skies. Located not far from the Southern Cross, it is a fairly easy target to capture. This image is an average of about 50 frames taken with a Nikon D7200 attached to a 14 inch diameter F2 telescope. The pink areas are hydrogen gas clouds glowing due to the number of younger hot stars within it.
    Credit: Ray Pickard

    Bathurst Photography Group
    2024-01-21
    Title or Location: Taken from Bathurst Observatory at Billywillinga
    Image of Comet Leonard from the first of January back in 2022. The comet was not really visible to the eye, but stunning with the wide angled telescope. The image was taken using a Nikon D7200 at the prime focus of this telescope.
    Credit: Ray Pickard
    Bathurst Photography Group
    2023-10-12
    Title or Location: Mt Panorama / Wahluu
    These tiny Silvereyes were feeding excitedly in a small Wattle tree. As one hung upside down feeding I capture the other flying toward my camera!
    Credit: Genevieve Schebeck
    Facebook: Genevieve Schebeck Photography
    Instagram: @genevieve.schebeck

    Bathurst Photography Group
    2023-07-28
    Title or Location: Grow Early Learning - Kelso
    Every Monday and Thursday, my two boys love when daddy picks them up from daycare. I find the time of 5:30pm is perfect, the golden hour of the sun setting. This gives me a brief moment to appreciate another beautiful day living in Bathurst and what it has to offer. A moment of pure silence to take capture a moment that will last a life time and before I walk into my sons daycare and all the fun chaos begins with having 3 kids under 5 bring.
    Credit: David Aiello
    Facebook: Grow Sunsent
    Instagram: Grow Sunsent

    Bathurst Photography Group
    2023-06-27
    Title or Location: Icefeilds parkway alberta canada
    The drive theough the icefeilds parkway in Alberta Canada show you the brute strength of glaciers as the whole valley and gully's were carved out millions of years ago by glaciers.
    Credit: Angus McIntyre
    Instagram: angusmcintyrre
    Bathurst Photography Group
    2023-06-10
    Title or Location: In my garden
    The Silvereyes are tiny birds that love to feast on insects in the Japanese Maple outside my office window. I captured this one just as they were taking off to feed in another tree.
    Credit: Genevieve Schebeck
    Facebook: Genevieve Schebeck Photography
    Instagram: @genevieve.schebeck

    Cedar Rapids Photography Group
    2024-04-22
    Title or Location: Coralville Reservoir
    It was taken with a Nikon D7100, set on a 15 second exposure.
    Credit: Scott Shrader
    Instagram: Iowaoutdoorsphotos
    Wollongong Photography Group
    2024-04-22
    Title or Location: Gerroa, seven mile beach national park
    Thank you for the consideration.Background to this photo.A couple of years ago on our local community page I saw a photo of a tree covered in bioluminescent fungi saying it was found in Gerroa, 5 minutes drive from me. Wow how amazing, so I set out to find it and photography it too. Since then I developed an interest in fungi and look forward to Autumn when there is plenty about. To enable me to photograph ghost fungi ( omphalotus nidiformis) I go for a bush walk during the day mostly
    Credit: Helen Dark
    Instagram: helendark12
    Nashville Photography Society
    2024-04-21
    Title or Location: Canyonland National Park
    Mesa Arch is about a 25 minute walk from the parking lot in Canyonland National Park. At night, it's the darkest sky I've ever seen. This photo represents 20 stacked images of the Milky Way combined together in Starry Landscape Stacker. The result required the scene to be slightly brightened in post to bring out the foreground.
    Credit: Larry Kraus
    Facebook: Larry Kraus
    Instagram: lkraus01

    Wigan Photography Group
    2024-04-21
    Title or Location: Yarrow valley

    Credit: Ste Freeman
    Instagram: ste_freeman
    Newark Photography Group
    2024-04-20
    Title or Location: The Baltimore Inner Harbor
    Baltimore Harbor, located in Baltimore, Maryland, is a historic seaport and a major center for shipping and industry. The harbor is part of the larger Patapsco River and serves as a prominent cultural and economic area within the city. It includes several neighborhoods like Inner Harbor, which is renowned for its restored historic ships, museums, and waterfront attractions such as the National Aquarium and Maryland Science Center.The Inner Harbor area has been developed extensively since the 1
    Credit: Louis Nesbitt
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/louis.nesbitt.14
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nesbytel/
    Salt Lake City Photography Group
    2024-04-20
    Title or Location: Northern Utah
    Canon R5 , Canon RF 100-500 4.5-7.1 L IS USM. .
    Credit: Thomas Boden
    Instagram: thomas.boden.75

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