DIG Thames Valley: Introduction to Astrophotography plus PDI competition

24 May 2015

10:00 - 15:30

Wokingham, Berkshire
Woosehill Community Hall
Emmview Close
United Kingdom
RG41 3DA

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Group Member£10.00
RPS Member£14.00
Non RPS Member£14.00 

Morning - An Introduction to Astrophotography with Peter
Campbell-Burns and Danny Thomas, from Farnham Astronomy Society

Peter and Danny will cover…

The equipment and challenges involved in the photography of deep sky objects and wide-field photography of planets, galaxies and nebulae using telescopes and guided mounts.

Plus imaging the night sky with a DSLR and fixed mount, examining the equipment set up, camera settings, exposure times, post-processing and interesting targets.

Afternoon - Our Annual PDI competition with judge, Amanda Wright.

The rules for the competition can be found here

Amanda is a member of Ealing and Hampshire House Photographic Society since 2004 and has been a judge for the CACC (Chilterns  Association of Camera Clubs) for 3 years.


ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL TO BE SURE OF A PLACE. Please see TICKETS FOR EVENTS page for more ticket details and information on Season Tickets for Thames Valley Centre events.

Free tea, coffee and biscuits throughout the day. Bring a pack lunch

Note: the ticket price shown above against "Members Rate" is the rate that applies to members of the Digital Imaging Group only. It does not apply to RPS members who are not DI Group members.

PARKING: There is no parking at the Community Hall itself, except for speakers and judges, those disabled or anyone bringing heavy equipment to an event. Parking is in zones A and B of the Morrisons car park, accessed via Fernlea Drive - 200 metres beyond Emmview Close, and just after the entrance to Morrisons. For those using SatNav, the postcode for Morrisons is RG41 3SW, and for Fernlea Drive it is RG41 3DR.

DIRECTIONS: A map can be downloaded from here

Laurie Pate
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Region: Thames ValleyGroup(s): Digital Imaging, Digital Imaging Thames Valley