Outback Astrophotography Workshop – South Australia

There is no better place to photograph our night skies than the Australian outback! Vintage car wrecks, ruins, mountain ranges and salt plains, together with the clearest of atmospheres and lack of light pollution will inspire the astrophotographer within you.  Even if you’ve never pointed your camera towards the stars before, you will come back from this workshop with some beautiful and unique shots.

Host

Join Scott Portelli, award-winning wildlife, nature and aerial photographer for this 7 day workshop.  Scott has photographed Australian night sky extensively and will be on hand to help you get the best results.

Cost

$6,700

Dates

  • 20th – 27th March 2021
  • 28th March – 4th April 2021

Duration

7 Days, 6 Nights

Group Size

Maximum 6

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrive, check-in to accommodation
  • Day 2: Morning: camera set-up, presentation on astro-photography, Evening: Astrophotography
  • Day 3: Morning: Editing session, presentation from astronomy expert, Evening: Astrophotograpy
  • Day 4: Evening: Astrophotography
  • Day 5: Morning: Editing session. Afternoon/evening: Flight to Lake Eyre, overnight and astrophotography at Lake Eyre
  • Day 6: Morning: Sunrise shoot Lake Eyre, fly back to William Creek, Evening: Astrophotography
  • Day 7: Depart William Creek

 

Location

Start: Flinders Ranges / Arkaroola Wildernes Sanctuary
Finish: William Creek

 

Accommodation

Ensuite cabins, double /twin / single

 

What to bring (full checklist will be sent prior to the trip)

  • Equipment – Camera, tripod, camera harness or straps for plane
  • Clothing – Warm clothes, wind proof, gloves, neck buff, beanie, sunglasses

 

Maps

 

Inclusions

  • 5 x nights cabin accommodation, 1 x night camping at Lake Eyre
  • 4WD transport Arkaroola – William Creek return
  • All meals
  • Astrophotography observatory session
  • Return scenic flights William Creek – Lake Eyre

 

Exclusions

  • Flights / transport to (TBC)
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Additional activities

 

Contact Us if you’d like to join this adventure.