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Milky Way Photography Workshop near Leadville Colorado May Night 1


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Milky Way Photography Workshop near Leadville Colorado May Night 1

Friday May 19th 2023 9PM MST.
The workshop will end around 4AM MST on the 20th when the sky is starting to get brighter.
This includes a 2-3 hour long Zoom class on Sunday May 21st at 3PM.

We meet in Leadville, Colorado. From there we will caravan to our location.

Jay Briggs, Lars Leber
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This workshop is limited to 10 participants.

After signing up, you will receive an order confirmation email. Please check your junk/spam folder if you do not see it in your email inbox. 10-14 days before the workshop, you will receive another email with photography tips regarding the workshop and more specific workshop details. We are also going to include a waiver/photo release for you to sign.

Workshop Information

Are you ready to capture the beauty of the Milky Way in all its glory? Our night photography workshop is aimed towards beginner and intermediate skill levels. We will provide you with a tip sheet before the workshop. During the workshop, experienced photographers will help you with the settings and verify that your photographs are perfectly in focus. We also make sure your compositions are on point. After the workshop, we will discuss post-processing during a Zoom meeting.

There will also be a star tracker that we will set up. This will enable you and your camera to capture a longer exposure of the Milky Way at a lower ISO setting to get even more detail in your night photograph.

We will be parking right next to the location where we will be photographing the Milky Way. There is no strenuous hiking. There is no restroom in this area.

Zoom Class

This workshop includes a Zoom class on Sunday May 21st at 3PM. It will take about 2 to 3 hours. During the class, we will go over some post-processing ideas and examples. We will also answer any questions you might have. There will also be a recording of the Zoom class in case you are not able to make it.

What you need

  • Camera capable of at least ISO 3200
  • Extra battery
  • Fast wide-angle lens (between 14mm and 24mm full-frame equivalent and f/2.8 or faster is ideal)
  • A 35mm full frame equivalent lens, f/2 or faster recommended, will also get a very good composition at this location
  • Sturdy tripod
  • Remote shutter release or use 2-second timer to avoid camera shake
  • Headlamp/Flashlight
  • Warm layered clothing. It does feel cold standing around at night.

In need of some gear? Check out our Milky Way Photography Gear Recommendations.

Photography Gear Rental

Do not let a lack of equipment hold you back from your photography goals. Rent our complete Milky Way photography gear package [click here for more information] and join us for an unforgettable photography experience!


So why wait? Sign up for one of our workshops today and discover the artist within. Limited spaces available, book now!

Photography Workshop Policies

Refund Policy

Our photography workshops have limited seating and often sell out in advance. Refunds are given if the participant cancels up to 14 days prior to the scheduled workshop. All refunds are subject to a 10% cancellation fee.

Weather Policy

Our photography workshops usually take place rain or shine and we are always trying to make the most out of each situation. In the event of severe weather that may affect the safety of our participants, we would cancel the workshop and full refunds would be issued.

Instructor Policy

Please be advised that instructors for the workshop may be subject to change without prior notice.

Location Policy

The location of the workshop may be subject to change due to unforeseeable circumstances.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.

By registering for the workshop, participants acknowledge and agree to the above policies.

Would you like to know more about this workshop? Please send us a message.

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