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Hunt’s Spring Expo Seminars: Astro & Night Photography with Shiv Verma

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm



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Class Summary

Date & Time:

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hunt's Photo, Melrose
An Overview on Astro & Night Photography
Skill Level:
All Skill Levels Welcome
Panasonic Lumix Ambassador Shiv Verma
Important Notes:
This is a free class, but registration is encouraged.


This program includes photographing the night skies, milky way and star trails but also techniques for creating star stacks, start trails and time lapse capture. We will cover:

•Camera settings — Shutter speed, aperture, BULB, ISO, white balance for optimum nighttime exposures
•Using the histogram in RGB mode
•Taking High ISO test shots for calculation and composition
•Combining ambient light for exceptional astro landscapes
•Shooting base exposures and flat frame, dark frame exposures and combining these for noise free images
•Post-Processing Techniques
•Shooting and creating time-lapse sequences and videos
•Light painting
•Timelapse imagery
•Also covered is Live Composite shooting available in some Lumix Cameras.

Shiv Verma, FPSA, MNEC is a published author, photographer, educator and technologist. He is a Panasonic Lumix Global Ambassador, Wacom Pro-Artist and an X-Rite Coloratti. He has been photographing for over 50 years and has evolved his photography to express his intense devotion to wildlife and nature. Over the years has earned numerous awards and recognition both nationally and internationally. Shiv devotes a great deal of his time formally reviewing photography related products, to education in digital photography and is a speaker and competition judge.
Shiv’s book Time-Lapse Imagery was published in February 2014.


May 7
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Hunt’s Photo, Melrose
100 Main St
Melrose, MA 02176 United States
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