Shooting Stars!
Photograph the Perseid Meteor Shower Like a Pro
Only $59 per person. Spaces are very limited, and the deadline for registration is 12 noon on July 11, 2018.  Pay with debit or credit card--or PayPal, if you choose--to reserve your space today!
Saturday, July 14, 2018   10 a.m. - 12 noon  /  Lunch break  /  1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Borrego Springs, CA
© Dennis L Mammana.   All Rights Reserved.
For more information, contact Dennis directly at mammana@skyscapes.com
In    mid-August,    one    of    the    year’s    most    spectacular    meteor showers--the Perseids--will rain down for all to enjoy.
Have   you   ever   wondered   how   the   pros   capture   such   amazing images   of   meteor   showers,   and   why   yours   just   don’t   seem   to compare?
If   so,   this   all-new   and   fun-filled   workshop   (all   in   air-conditioned comfort) is definitely for you!  Here you will learn:
What the Perseid meteor shower is and how to view it Gear you’ll need to capture meteor trails How to aim and expose your camera properly How to understand and process your meteor images Tricks to assemble a beautiful meteor shower photo                          …and much more!
Participants   should   have   a   camera   that   can   be   manually   adjusted   to   take   time   exposures   and   focus   manually,   a   solid   tripod,   a   locking   remote   control unit, camera user manual, and working knowledge of all your gear and image processing software.
Spaces are limited, so don’t miss this one-time opportunity!
About Your Instructor
Dennis   Mammana   is   a   noted   and   accomplished   night   sky   photographer   whose   career   has   spanned   six   decades.   His   stunning   celestial imagery   has   earned   him   a   coveted   invited   membership   in   TWAN    (The   World   at   Night),   where   he   is   one   of   only   six   sky   photographers   to represent   the   U.S.   in   this   elite   international   team.      The   author   of   six   books   on   astronomy,   and   hundreds   of   magazine   and   encyclopedia articles,   Mammana   also   writes   his   nationally-syndicated   weekly   column   Stargazers ,   now   in   its   26th   consecutive   year.   Rarely   will   you   learn from a more experienced, knowledgeable and popular instructor!