An introduction to night photography workshop in Banff National Park

This workshop is suitable for beginners or anyone who wants to improve their skills on nightscape photography. After registering with the workshop, we will have an online meeting to discuss food options and other accommodation options if group camping is not something for you. Instruction and guiding is fully customizable with time and locations.

Main campsite TBA in Banff National Park. Within the 4 days / 3 Nights workshop, we will explore many different locations in Banff National Park. Most of these locations are far from any shop or restaurant. And we will prepare in advance in order to pack food, or be able to cook during our travels

Where: Banff National Park
When: Aug 5 – Aug 8, 2021
Maximum # of Students: 5
Price: USD$700

*Join 2 programs with landscape / waterscape photography in Jasper National Park at a discount price of $USD1250

What’s included:

  • 3 nights camping at Two Jack Lakeside campsite in a large tent with 4 others
  • Location Guiding & In-Field Instruction
    • Focusing In The Dark
    • Composition In The Dark
    • Light Painting
    • Panoramic Shooting Techniques

What’s not included:

  • Transport to Banff
  • Travel/Trip Insurance (highly recommended for those traveling by air)
  • Photo Gear Insurance
  • Cameras, Lenses, Tripods, etc
  • Entrance Fee – we typically make use of the national park passes many people already have
  • Sleeping bag and sleeping mattress
  • Food
  • Cooking gear

Transportation:

  • Transportation getting to the event is not included
  • Transportation during the event is not included as people often like to ride in their own vehicles for flexibility and for easy access to their gear
  • We encourage carpooling to minimize the number of vehicles we take into the national parks

Equipment requirement:

  • Wide angle lens (24mm or wider) with a large aperture (F3.5 or larger, F2.8 is recommended)
  • A steady tripod
  • Batteries & Charger
  • Memory Cards
  • Headlamp with a “RED LIGHT” on it
  • Remote Trigger (recommended)

Any participants who would like book and have their own campsite or at a local hotel for accommodation. Below are some suggestions:

Hotel in Banff:
Banff Rocky Mountain Resort
Hidden Ridge Resort
or any hotel inside of Banff

Campground options:
Two Jack Lakeside Campground
Two Jack Main Campground
Tunnel Mountain Village I Campground
Tunnel Mountain Village II Campground