Photographing the Night Sky - Craig McCord Photography

Price:  $530This great all inclusive fee includes lodging at the ranch, a chuck wagon meal between the initial classroom session and the night shoot, and a lunch the next day following the post processing class.  


Payment:   Make payment by check to:  Craig McCord Photography, 917 NW 1751st Rd, Bates City, MO  64011.  OR us the PayPal button below.

A deposit of $250 will reserve a spot, with the balance due 30days prior to the workshop.

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Flying W Lodge

Photographing the Night Sky

August 19 - 20, 2017

Craig McCord Photography in conjunction Kansas Photographer, Jason Soden will host this comprehensive night photography workshop

August 19 - 20, 2017


Join us at the Flying W Ranch for this unique opportunity to photograph the dark skies of the Kansas Flint Hills.  Jason Soden and I will lead you through a comprehensive classroom and field workshop that will teach you both field techniques and post processing methods to allow you to produce striking night-time images.

Workshop instruction includes:

      Classroom:  Initial instruction subjects will include equipment, focusing techniques,  camera settings, evaluating exposure, composing, best times for night photography, locating the Milky Way, shooting star trails,  light painting techniques, and more.

     Night Shoot: Following our class we will venture out to a predetermined location to put into practice techniques learned during the afternoon classroom session.  We will capture both the Milky Way as well as star trail images.  Jason and I will be by your side to coach you along in creating some great night images.

     Post Processing:  The next morning (Aug 20th), after some rest at our lodging at the ranch, we will conduct a post process class, using the images we captured the night before.

Lodging:  The Flying W Ranch will be accommodating our lodging requirements at their beautiful guest lodge and cabins.  Here we get some rest before beginning our post processing session.  Lodging is included in the workshop fee but you will be making your reservations for lodging directly with the Flying W.  Their contact information, as well as very interesting information about their ranch, can be found at this link:  Flying W Ranch

Meals: The Ranch will be providing a chuck wagon meal after the initial classroom session and before we venture out for our evening of night photography.  The next day a lunch will also be offered following our post processing class.  Meals are included in the workshop fee.