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Small groups of maximum of 6 people

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1-day Commitment

Learn all you need to know in one day! We value your time and energy and we truly believe, that this is the best way to learn the basics of photography!

Do you want to learn how to take photos of the stars and the Milky Way? This workshop is for you!

This 5-hour workshop is designed for people who have basic/medium knowledge of photography and use their camera in Manual Mode.

You will learn how, when and where to capture the Milky Way, how to take photos of the moon, how to do star trails, how to plan and edit your photos and much more!

On the second part of the class we will go outside and practice all we learned! At the end of the workshop you will have all the tools and knowledge you need to plan and get amazing images by yourself!

Extra Information

Level: Medium (Needs to know how to use Manual Mode)

  • Tauranga
  • Rotorua

16:00 pm  – 21:30 pm

$150 NZD


How to

  • Take photos of the stars
  • Take photos of the Milky Way 
  • Take photos of the Moon
  • Do star trails
  • Do circled star trails 
  • How to edit and colour correct your photos


  • Autofocus
  • Manual Focus
  • Focusing in the dark
  • Creative photography

How to Plan your Astrophotos

  • Milky Way
  • Seasons
  • Moon phases
  • Apps that help

  • Theoretical
  • Practical


Theoretical module we will learn:

  • How to plan your Milky Way photos
  • How to take photos of the stars
  • How to take photos of the Milky way
  • How to take photos of the Moon
  • How to do star trails
  • What apps to use
  • How to Focus Manual Focus
  • How to Focus at Night
  • How to Edit your photos
  • Take photos of the Milky Way
  • Find nice compositions and create some amazing images
  • We will do star trails

Your teacher

Coni Flores

Professional Photographer

Founder of The Wanderer Photographer, Coni has been taking photos for 12 years and she loves teaching! That's why she has a teaching background and an education degree.

What to bring

  • Camera
  • Tripod
  • Head torch (hopefully with red filter)
  • Charged Batteries
  • Extra batteries
  • Empty memory card
  • Remote Shutter Release
  • Warm clothes
  • Gloves
  • Beanie

Don't have a camera? We lend you one at no extra cost

Dates Available

  • 1st of May – Tauranga
  • 15th of May – Rotorua

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Terms and Conditions


  • Cancelations due to Covid-19 level 3 or 4 will be fully refunded
  • Cancelations due health conditions of the host of the workshop will be fully refunded
  • Cancelations due to weather will be fully refunded
  • In all of  of the above, the workshop will be postponed until a new date, private lessons will be offered to the ones that cannot make it to the new date


Due to the nature of our business and that we work in small groups cancellations affect us significantly and we apply a strict non negotiable cancellation policy.

  • The Wanderer Photographer Ltd reserve the right to cancel due to weather conditions and not the client, if we do cancel you are given an alternative date to attend and the option for a refund.
  • In the event that the student booked for the workshop does not turn up no refund or alternative date will be given.
  • No refund will be given if attendee cancels within 7 days of the workshop date, outside of this time frame an alternative workshop date is given
  • If attendee cancels between 10 and 7 days of the workshop date, 50% will be refunded
  • If attendee cancels before 10 days, will be entailed to a full refund.
  • We reserve the right to cancel or postpone a workshop if the number of bookings for that workshop falls below 4 students
  • No cash refunds are given
  • Any cancellations inside of our 7 day cancellation time frame can only be rebooked by our office and cannot be booked by the client through the booking system
  • Please note some of our Workshops are subject to a NO Refund policy.

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