Come along and join me for the Ultimate Deep Sky experience!
On this tour you will experience a combination of Stargazing and advanced Astrophotography.
We’ll begin with naked eye stargazing and viewing deep sky objects through a powerful telescope.
We will then mount your own camera onto a computer guided telescope for some serious Deep Sky Astrophotography, all beneath the pristine night skies of Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve.
Invest in yourself by learning about this thrilling facet of Astrophotography and take your knowledge to the next level by booking a private tour.
Learn secrets of photographing the night sky with personal guidance from a master of the art.
Spend up to 4 hours of concentrated tuition, mastering your cameras manual settings, learning about the use of star tracking, as well as identifying and framing up some of the most fascinating regions of the night sky, such as nebulae, star clusters & galaxies!
There is no better place in the world for Stargazing & Astrophotography than Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve.
Tours are private sessions up to 4 hours long that can be tailored to your individual needs.
Experience includes discussion about astronomy/camera equipment & settings, night sky targets, fundamental Astrophotography, and Deep Sky Imaging.
You will also learn image post processing techniques using photos taken on the night, so you’ll take home some epic images of DEEP SPACE that will make all your friends envious.
It is recommended to have your own DSLR or Mirrorless camera that is capable of manual settings, at least one wide angle lens, a sturdy tripod & an empty SD card.
Note: Imaging telescope can only adapt to Sony E, Canon EF & Nikon F camera mounts. Cameras can be loaned to clients on the night if necessary.
Get up close to glittering star clusters and glowing Nebulae, and marvel at the Milky Way Galaxy under some of the world’s purest night skies, within Aoraki Mackenzie international dark sky reserve.