Special Guest Series- Photographing the Night Sky with Mark Buckler
Learn how easy it is to photograph the landscape at night…it’s really not as difficult as you might think. Advancements in digital technology has made it easy to capture amazing photos of the spectacular night sky. Learn how to create nighttime landscapes that include the Milky Way and Aurora as well as creating star trails and simple techniques to get amazing shots. We will go over the entire process from image capture to post-processing so that you can make some “stellar” images of your own.
About Mark: Mark Buckler has been actively documenting nature for over 30 years. Mark was born on Cape Cod, MA and his passion for photography was ignited and honed in this area of natural beauty. In 2005, Mark moved to the Outer Banks of NC, where he continues to reside and pursue his passion for nature, wildlife and landscape photography. Mark’s degree in wildlife biology from the University of Vermont and his extensive experience as a wildlife field biologist provides him with a deep understanding of nature and animal behavior. This knowledge enhances Mark’s ability to capture unique and interesting nature images and also put his workshop clients into the right spots to capture the most compelling images. Additionally, his 15 years of experience as a high school biology teacher contributes to Mark’s ability to offer engaging, meaningful and enjoyable instructional workshops and presentations. Mark is a renowned photographic instructor who has been invited to teach workshops or give presentations nationwide. Mark’s highly acclaimed images have received numerous international, national, regional and local awards. His fine art prints have been featured in many exhibitions and can also be found in several galleries. Mark’s photos have appeared in dozens of magazines and other publications, Along with co-author, Steve Alterman, Mark has documented the abundant wildlife and diverse habitats in and around the Outer Banks in a book, Coastal Wild – Among the Untamed Outer Banks.