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Saturday, March 25 • 10:30am - 12:15pm
Starry Starry Night Photography (Full workflow for panoramic long exposures)

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Taking photos of the night sky and seeing just how many stars there are is always awe inspiring.  Creating new compositions and experimenting with the stars has been an ongoing quest for me.  Studying the Impressionistic Painters benefits many types of photography so I choose the obvious when to apply this to the night sky, Vincent Van Gogh.  In this presentation we will run thru the complete workflow from compositional ideas, to camera settings and into the computer where we cover development, noise reduction tips, star stacking, stitching, compositing and finishing touches.

Software covered – Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop, StarStaX, PTGui (stitching) & Nik Color Efex Pro

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Charles Ruscher

Charles combines his love of beauty, nature, adventure and people into a creative outlet where he seeks to produce extraordinary works of art. He has a deep connection to the night sky having lived and camped in Northern Arizona for the over 25 years. This love of the stars and a fascination with the sky as it changes from season to season calls him out quite often. His late night forays into nature is also a time for him to find peace... Read More →

Saturday March 25, 2017 10:30am - 12:15pm
Ability360 Conference Center 1

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