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Astro Photography Events at Battlesteads Observatory

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to take awesome pictures of the night sky then we have the perfect events for you.  You can either choose Nightscape photography OR Astrophotography.

NightScape Photography

This is more aimed at DSLR users who want to capture landscape and sky images such as the one below of the Milky Way reflected in the pond behind the Battlesteads Dark Sky Observatory.  The picture was taken by Martin Kitching, who is a director, lead astronomer and NightScape Photography Expert. To find out more about these events click here.

Dark Skies AstroPhotography

This is aimed at people wanting to take pictures through telescopes, of anything from the Moon and planets to really far away, deep sky objects such as as Galaxies, Nebluae and Clusters.  This image was take at the Battlesteads Dark Sky Observatory by Chris Duffy, Observatory Director, lead astronomer and Dark Skies Astrophotography Expert. If you want to find out more about these events click here.

Currently we only run these photography events at the Battlesteads Dark Sky Observatory BUT we would be more than happy to come to wherever you are. Whether you’re a beginner or expert astrophotographer staying elsewhere, or living anywhere in the UK, OR if you’re a hotel, B&B, campsite or glampsite – we’d want to help YOU take pictures like these.  Fill in our contact form to find out more and one of us will get back to you.

Wishing you CLEAR SKIES!! (this picutre of the moon was taken with a samsung s7 mobile phone held up to the eyepiece of one of our telescopes! Want to find out more? Contact us through our contact form.)