Private Photography Workshops
In addition to providing group night photography workshops...I also host private workshops and photography tours all around the world. Even though small group workshops are extremely fun and satisfying, sometimes your schedule doesn't match or you just want my undivided attention. Or maybe you just want your own circle of friends to be there. Either way, we can customize a workshop to your needs.
Private workshops are also the most effective. Having less people around you with no interruptions helps you get comfortable with everything and it also allows us to explore more techniques and locations.
I can teach everything from setting up your camera to shooting the stars above. I'm also a timelapse specialist if you are looking to get into video! Either way,Private workshops are tailored to your needs so your investment is much more defined and cost-worthy. During these uninterrupted private workshops, I teach you everything I know and my brain is there to pick if you have any questions.
The Sky is the limit! Join me for a customized workshop adventure! Cost is tailored to your workshop but in general pricing at the bottom of the page.
Email me for availability.
Types Of Workshops
Night Sky Photography
Learn landscape photography topics such as composition, focus stacking, exposure bracketing, and other advanced techniques. I will also teach you how to use apps and resources for scouting.
Learn how to create stunning star trails and milkyway compositions that will leave you and your friends breathless!
Learn everything I know about storm chasing. I'm a certified storm spotter which will help me teach you radars, camera settings, camera gear, etc!
Learn the art of timelapse cinematography. I have some of the best timelapse gear in the industry for you try out for successful 3-axis motion control. Learn everything from a simple sunset timelapse all the way to a 3-axis day to night slider shot.
-How to prepare for your shoot using apps and resources.
-Camera & lens overview.
-Camera exposure settings for optimal imagery.
-How to focus your lens at night.
-A general astronomy course so you can easily understand moon cycles, earth’s orbit, how to find the milkyway, planets, meteor showers, etc.
-How to photograph the milkyway, capture star trails, long exposures, and light painting.
-Special tips and techniques.
-Advanced camera techniques for focus and exposure blending.
-Social Media and Business Tips.
What You Will Need:
-A DSLR Camera that can perform in Manual (M) Mode and user manual.
-At least 2 fully charged camera batteries and 16GBs of memory card storage.
-A WIDE angle lens that is at least 24mm with an aperture of f/2.8 or faster is recommended but not required. Lens Rental is available through lensrentals.com if necessary. Students get 15% off using code "PARKER15".
-Shutter Release or Intervalometer (Please email me camera make/model so I can find the right one for you.)
-Food and snacks (some provided.)
-Laptop with the latest Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, and Starstax software. (please make sure your computer is running at optimal speed.)
In the last few years of traveling I have photographed and familiarized myself at some very photogenic locations including popular National Parks all around the world. I can provide these workshops / tours anywhere you want to go! I have the tools and resources to find great locations even to places I've never been.
- Sedona, Arizona
- Tucson, Arizona
- Page, Arizona
- Monument Valley, Utah
- Joshua Tree National Park, California
- Anza Borrego Desert, California
- Yosemite National Park, California
- Mono Lake Reserve, California
- Death Valley National Park, California
- Rocky Mountain National Park, California
- Big Sur, California
- Arches National Park, Utah
- Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah
- Zion National Park, Utah
$349 - Sunset or Sunrise Session which includes up to 3 hours in the field.
$699/day tour which includes sunset and night photography (up to 7 hours in the field.)
$499/night Night Photography. (up to 5 hours in the field)
Discount available for multiple night / participants / international locations. Travel costs such as accommodation, food, and gas are additional if traveling outside the Tucson Area.