Capture the beauty of the night sky and reveal the hiding stars
You will learn about:-
Day 1 -
Basics of photography (for those who require the knowledge). This will include understanding the basic functions of the camera and how to go about using these functions. Essentially understanding the camera and learning how to shoot in manual mode.
An introduction to astrophotography.
What is astrophotography and what kinds of images can one make shooting at night.
Understanding the night sky and planning images accordingly.
Practical session. Cyril will help participants achieve the images they have visualised or planned.
Editing session with participants.
Putting together star trails, time-lapses and general tips and tricks for Milky way editing.
Prerequisites and Requirements
This course requires no previous experience
Bring your own camera with Manual Mode and fully charged batteries & empty memory cards.
A steady tripod.
Note book and pen.
Saturday 6 April // 04:30 pm - 02:30 am
Sunday 7 April // 02:30 pm - 04:30 pm
Hyderabad Centre for Photography, Level 2, State Art Gallery, Madhapur & Outdoor Location (100 kms from Hyderabad)
Early bird - Rs. 4,999 till March 23rd
Regular - Rs. 6,999
About Cyril Kuhn
Cyril Kuhn is a popular astrophotographer based in Dehradun. After graduating with a Philosophy honours degree from St. Stephens College, New Delhi, he completed a Diploma in Professional Digital Photography from the Light and Life academy, Ooty.
He received The Citizen's 'Young Talent of the Year Award' in 2016, who featured his works as well as sponsored his maiden solo exhibition, Into the Darkness, at the India International Centre, New Delhi, again in 2016. He is also the reciepient of the Silver medal in photography (2016, North Zone) and Gold medal in photography (2018, North Zone) in the Kalanand Competition for Emerging Artists organized by the Prafulla Dahanukar Art Foundation. He feels passionately about reconnecting / reclaiming the night sky and dreams of the day when India will have its own designated Dark Sky Area.