Milky Way over Lower Fox School House

Photographing the Kansas Night Sky at the Lower Fox School House in the Flint Hills

June 22, 2020

Join Craig McCord of Creative Light as he hosts this workshop of the Kansas night sky at the Lower Fox Creek School House at the Tall Grass Prairie National Preserve in the Flint Hills of Kansas.  We will photograph this popular location during a new moon phase, providing an ideal conditions for photographing the night sky. To get warmed up we will catch a flint hills sunset.   As the sky darkens we will continue to work photographing  star trails above the school house and engage in some light painting fun.  After star trails, we will reposition to compose for the Milky Way.  Craig will provide hands on assistance to help  ensure all come away with meaningful and rewarding captures of star trails and Milky Way images.
 
As we prepare for our shoot we will discuss
  • Camera Settings
  • Focusing
  • Star trails; Milky Way
  • Light Painting tools and techniques
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Craig will actively  work with each participant to ensure you understand the technical considerations to enable you to come away with some striking images.
WHERE:   Tall Grass Prairie National Preserve.  We will meet up at the  late afternoon in the parking lot of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve on Hwy 177, just north of Strong City, KS.  Additional details will be emailed upon registration.
Fee and Accommodations:  $195This will be a late night opportunity.  Not much sleep guaranteed.  However, there are nearby hotel accommodations in Cotton Wood Falls, KS.    More economical accommodations may be found in Emporia, KS about 25 min away.  Accommodations, meals, and/or snacks for the evening are on you.  I would recommend bringing along a cooler with water/beverage and any snacks you prefer.  A rag/lawn chair also recommended. 
We will meet up late afternoon in the parking lot of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve on Hwy 177, just north of Strong City, KS.  Additional details will be emailed upon registration.
Registration Deadline: When full. Reserve your spot soon because the number of participants will be strictly limited to no more than 4 participants.

Payment :
Payment for this workshop will be made by check only.  You may mail a personal check to: Creative Light Photography Workshops, 395 NW 1851 Rd, Kingsville , MO  64061.  Please email me and I will hold a spot for 4 business days, awaiting payment.

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