Learn Dark Sky Photography
in Joshua Tree!

As featured in 2018 visit california mangazine

As featured in 2018 visit california mangazine

Night Photography Workshops

Offered by Joshua Tree Workshops

These workshop are scheduled near the *New Moon so that the skies are dark. Spend the night exploring the park and the night skies in Joshua Tree. An excellent introduction to Night-photography for beginners, and an excellent location for experienced photographers to take their craft to the next level.

NOTE ON THE MILKY WAY: The Milky Way "Core" is primarily visible in the northern hemisphere during the months of April-September. During the months of October-March Joshua Tree offers some the darkest sky in Southern California - which are perfect for learning Dark Sky Photography, Light Painting and Star Trails Photography. December is also when the Geminids Meteor Shower visits Joshua Tree. 

Workshop Includes (B&B or Camping)

  • B&B - Includes a private room in Joshua Tree B&B (limit 6)
  • Camping - Camp in Joshua Tree National Park w/ BBQ Dinner (limit 6)
  • One night session - from sunset > Dark Sky 
  • Night-Photography training
  • Night-Lighting techniques
  • Star Trails techniques
  • Post-Processing lesson in Lightroom CC to create the best images

2017/2018 Dark Sky Workshops


*What is the "New" Moon?  The "New" Moon is the phase of the moon when the Moon disappears from the night skies - leaving the skies very dark (and perfect for Night Photography). It is the opposite Moon phase from the Full Moon.

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