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Star Trails Workshop In Joshua Tree National Park With Stan Moniz

The skies over Joshua Tree National Park are some of the darkest in California. Join Alpha Collective member Stan Moniz (@stanmoniz) for the night capturing the beauty of Polaris and the North Celestial Pole in a perfect location.

Stan will teach the following topics so that you can make them your own: -The foundation for capturing sharp stars. -Proper exposure times and image balance. -Creative compositions with the North Star. -Star trails in one exposure only. -How to shoot consecutive exposures to stack for a single star trail image. -The use of external lightning to enhance shadows and highlights in a scene. -In-field editing with LightRoom Mobile.

*Post Processing techniques in optional post processing session on March 22nd from 9am-12pm in the city of Joshua Tree – Location to be determined.