Pure DSLR Astrophotography
Learn the basics of DSLR Astrophotography
A 3-day astrophotography training program! Learn how to use a DSLR camera to capture amazing pictures of the night sky. The program is 3 days long, where 2 days will be online through video call and 1 day will be a trip to a dark location to photograph the night sky.
This program will give you all the basic techniques you need to know before starting your journey in astrophotography.
– You do not require a DSLR camera to join this course as we can lend you one.
Level - Beginner
This course is intended for individuals over the age of 12+
3 Day Program
10-hour extensive course
Course fee - AED 1200
This fee will include practical and theoretical learning
Certificate presented by Dubai Astronomy Group
Day 1: Introduction (online) (1 - 2 hours)
- What is DSLR AP?
- Types of DSLR Astrophotography
Challenges of DSLR AP
Long vs Short Exposure
- Software for DSLR AP
- Planning an Astrophotography Trip
- Choosing a spot
- Equipment Needed
- Check List
- Knowing your Camera
Day 2: Photography Trip! (4 - 6 hours)
Double-check the equipment
Arrive at location
An intro to the structure of the night sky
Beginning the shooting session
Day 3: Processing data (online) (2 - 4 hours)
- Processing the captured data
Meet your instructor
Mr. Ahmad Hasan
Astrophysicist, Photographer, & Technical Expert
Worked for 2 years in Sharjah Astronomy Academy (SAASST). Started off as a data scientist later specialized in developing mini-satellites, Oversaw and participated in building the payload, also competed with other countries on best compact design for a Can sized satellite in the TurkSat Competition. Astrophotography enthusiast. Volunteered in Dubai Astronomy Group’s many electronic projects from controlling the motors of big telescopes to building weather stations and meteor detectors.