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[NEW] Introduction to Astrophotography with EOS Digital SLR Camera

Required Total 3 Lesson(s)

Course fee
Privileged Member
HK$ 650
HK$ 580 + 500 points

The spectacular sky and space are full of wonders. Have you ever wanted to photograph the beautiful and fascinating universe? Club Canon invites professional photographer Schindler Leung, who has rich experience in astrophotography and is a committee member of the Hong Kong Astronomical Society, to share basic techniques of astrophotography with you. Let’s capture the glittering stars in an easy way!

The course consists of three sessions, which equip you with the fundamental understanding of astronomy and astrophotography, including equipment preparation and shooting techniques. You will have hands-on practice in Sai Kung to refine your skills as well as have chance to capture the beauty of stars in Hong Kong with professional equipment. You will also learn how to work on your photos with software in the third lesson and take it to the best level!

By the end of this course, you will enjoy exclusive offer!

*This course is offered in Cantonese only.

Enrollment
Status
Ref. No.
Lesson 1
Lesson 2
Lesson 3
Status
Full
Ref. No.

DS1707-12A

Lesson 1
2017-JUL-12 19:00
Address: Canon Image² Showroom

[Full]
Lesson 2
2017-JUL-16 19:00
Address: Sai Kung Pak Tam Chung Country Park

[Full]
Lesson 3
2017-JUL-17 19:00
Address: Canon Image² Showroom

[Full]
Status
Take This
Ref. No.

DS1708-09A

Lesson 1
2017-AUG-09 19:00
Address: Canon Image² Showroom
Lesson 2
2017-AUG-13 19:30
Address: Sai Kung Pak Tam Chung Country Park
Lesson 3
2017-AUG-14 19:00
Address: Canon Image² Showroom

Should you wish to register for the next available class, or have enquiries regarding course information or registration procedures, please feel free to contact us.

Course Outline



Should you wish to register for the next available class, or have any enquiry regarding course information or registration procedures, please feel free to
contact us.

  
Suitable to:

  • Have good knowledge of functionalities of your personal EOS Digital SLR Camera or have completed our “Basic Operation of EOS Digital SLR Camera” course
  • Participant should bring his own camera, tripod (suggested height: 120-130cm), battery and memory card to the lesson
  • Participant should be 18 years old or above

Course Outline:

Part I - Introduction to Astronomy and Astrophotography (3 hours)

  • Basic knowledge of astronomy and stargazing
  • Astrophotography and stargazing manner
  • Equipment preparation
  • Tips and tricks of fixed tripod astrophotography (Constellations & stars trails)
  • Moon photography with telephoto lens
  • Suggested astrophotography locations


Part II - Outdoor Practice*# (4 hour)
*As weather condition is a huge factor in astrophotography, Canon Institute of Creative Imaging reserves the right to cancel and postpone outdoor practice and will notify participants for latest arrangement no later than 12nn of the day of practice.
#Note: The last bus heading for Sai Kung will leave Wong Shek Pier Bus Terminus at 9:35pm. Please reserve your time.

Practical location: Parking area in Sai Kung Pak Tam Chung Country Park

  • Revisit lesson 1 key topics
  • Fixed tripod astrophotography practice
  • Guided astrophotography equipment & demonstration


Part III - Digital Astronomy Photo Editing^ (2 hours)
^No laptop will be provided. You are welcome to bring your laptop with you to the lesson.

  • Introduction to post-editing software
  • Working with star and star trail images
  • Oversea astrophotography experience sharing

Language
Cantonese


Terms and Conditions

  1. Participant should bring his own cameras and memory card (if applicable) to the classes.
  2. The transfer of classes will not be accepted within 7 days prior to the commencement of the course. Participant is not permitted to transfer into a different course and transfer will be subject to availability. Any participant who cannot attend the lesson is considered as waiving his own attendance. Please note, no refund will be provided to absentee after confirmation has been made.
  3. No refund will be made once payment is received.
  4. For the following extreme weather conditions, classes will be cancelled and participants will be notified of the alternative arrangements.
    • During Class
      Typhoon Signal No.8 or above is valid - Class Cancelled
      Rainstorm Black/Red Warning is Valid - Resume Normal
    • 2 Hours Before Class
      Typhoon Signal No.8 or above is valid - Class Cancelled
      Typhoon Signal No.8 or above is Lowered - Resume Normal
      Rainstorm Black warning is Valid - Class Cancelled
      Rainstorm Black Warning is Lowered - Resume Normal
  5. Should the weather be unstable on the day of the course, Canon Institute of Creative Imaging may have special arrangement according to the enironment and weather of the day of the course. If the class is cancelled due to unstable weather, Canon Institute of Creative Imaging will notify the participants accordingly for the make up class arrangements. Any student who cannot attend the make up lesson is considered as waiving his own attendance.
  6. Canon reserves the right to cancel classes due to extreme weather conditions, special circumstances and insufficient enrollments. If so, participants will be notified of the alternative arrangements.
  7. If participants are found vandalizing school property or that of other students, behaving destructively or hinder the progress of the lesson then Canon will have the right to invalidate participant's status.
  8. Canon reserves the right to make any alterations to the course details when necessary without prior notice.

Special Requirement - Only Customers who buy the following product(s) take this course:

- EOS 1000D Body
- EOS 1000D Lens Kit (with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens)
- EOS 100D Body
- EOS 100D Lens Kit
- EOS 10D Digital SLR Camera
- EOS 1100D with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens Kit Set
- EOS 1100D with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens Kit Set (Brown)
- EOS 1100D with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens Kit Set (Metallic Grey)
- EOS 1100D with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens Kit Set (Red)
- EOS 1200D Lens Kit
- EOS 1300D Lens Kit
- EOS 20D Digital SLR Camera
- EOS 20D Digital SLR Camera Kit
- EOS 20Da Digital SLR Camera
- EOS 300D (Black) Digital SLR Camera Kit
- EOS 300D Digital SLR Camera
- EOS 300D Digital SLR Camera Kit
- EOS 30D Digital SLR Camera
- EOS 30D Digital SLR Camera Kit
- EOS 350D (Black) Digital SLR Camera
- EOS 350D (Black) Digital SLR Camera Kit
- EOS 350D (Silver) Digital SLR Camera Kit
- EOS 400D (Black) Digital SLR Camera
- EOS 400D (Black) Digital SLR Camera Kit
- EOS 400D (Silver) Digital SLR Camera Kit
- EOS 40D Body
- EOS 40D Lens Kit (with EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens)
- EOS 450D Body
- EOS 450D Lens Kit
- EOS 450D Lens Kit (with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens)
- EOS 500D Body
- EOS 500D Lens Kit
- EOS 50D Body
- EOS 50D Lens Kit
- EOS 550D Body
- EOS 550D Lens Kit
- EOS 5D Body
- EOS 5D Lens Kit (with EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens)
- EOS 5D Mark II Body
- EOS 5D Mark II Lens Kit (with EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens)
- EOS 5D Mark III Body
- EOS 5D Mark III Lens Kit
- EOS 5D Mark IV Body
- EOS 5D Mark IV Lens Kit
- EOS 5DS BODY
- EOS 5DS R BODY
- EOS 600D Body
- EOS 600D Lens Kit
- EOS 60D Body
- EOS 60D Kit / S18-135 IS
- EOS 60D Lens Kit
- EOS 60Da Body
- EOS 650D Body
- EOS 650D Lens Kit
- EOS 6D Body
- EOS 6D Lens Kit
- EOS 700D Body
- EOS 700D Lens Kit
- EOS 70D Body
- EOS 70D Lens Kit
- EOS 750D Body
- EOS 750D Lens Kit
- EOS 760D Body
- EOS 760D Lens Kit
- EOS 77D Body
- EOS 77D Lens Kit
- EOS 7D Body
- EOS 7D Lens Kit
- EOS 7D Mark II Body
- EOS 7D Mark II Lens Kit
- EOS 800D Lens Kit
- EOS 80D BODY
- EOS 80D Lens Kit
- EOS M5 Body (Black)
- EOS M5 Kit Set (Black)
- EOS-1D Digital SLR Camera
- EOS-1D Mark II Digital SLR Camera
- EOS-1D Mark II N Digital SLR Camera
- EOS-1D Mark III Body
- EOS-1D Mark IV Body
- EOS-1D X Body
- EOS-1D X Mark II BODY
- EOS-1Ds Digital SLR Camera
- EOS-1Ds Mark II Digital SLR Camera
- EOS-1Ds Mark III Body