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Practical Introduction to AstroPhotography – Lilian Hobbs

Event info

This workshop introduces you to AstroPhotography using your Digital camera and will show you how to photograph:


  • Star Trails & Process the Image
  • Use of a Star Tracker to prevent star trails
  • Stars, Constellations and Bright Galaxies and Nebula
  • Planning a Milky Way Shot and Processing the Images
  • Planning and photographing the aurora
  • Photographing the Moon 

This workshop will use a digital camera and both wide and zoom lenses. Introduce you to star trackers which can make night sky photograph easier and the use of Photoshop or Lightroom to process your images. 

What to bring: Digital Camera with wide and zoom lens

Please bring a packed lunch or use local amenities. 


Address: The Royal Photographic Society, RPS House, 337 Paintworks, Arnos Vale, Bristol, BS4 3AR

Please visit  to help plan your trip. Please be aware that the car park in the Paintworks on a weekday is limited to three hours.  Weekends, and evenings after 6pm are unlimited.

Bristol Temple Meads is a 30-minute walk to Paintworks.

Buses running from Bristol Temple Meads to Paintworks are: 1, 178, 349 or the X39, but please check before leaving.

A Park & Ride service is available from Brislington Park & Ride. More information can be found at  

Local Parking

If you need to bring your car and don’t want to use the Park and Ride Buses, you can book a place to park at a nearby supermarket using this link

You can also park all-day for £5 at Arnos Manor.  Visitors will need to go to the hotel reception to purchase a ticket to display on their windscreen. 


Event Organiser

Emma Delves-Broughton


Venue Information

Wheelchair Access


Cancellation policy

Please inform us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend a course as it is not possible to refund any cancellation or transfer to another workshop less than 14 days prior to course start date. The Society reserves the right to cancel a workshop 7 days prior to its start date - please check your hotel and travel cancellation policy as this may be affected.

If you are attending one of our workshops that involves a trip out, please ensure you bring all weather clothing and protection for your camera. Persons under the age of 16 are welcome to attend events but, to conform with UK law, must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible adult.


RPS House

337-340 Paintworks

Arnos Vale



RPS Website