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Astrophotography Workshop with Simon Williams

Astrophotography Workshop with Simon Williams

UPDATE: 24th September 2020 On Friday 28th August we had the privilege of Simon Williams presenting the first Winterstellar Astrophotography Workshop. All those present at the Alexandra Golf Club were treated to a full night of education, inspiration and fun as Simon shared his years of experience and many practical tips and tricks to help photographers get the most out of the beauty of the night sky. Feedback from attendees I found it a fantastic Read more…

Opening Night 2020

Exhibition Opening Night

Friday 17th July 2020. The 70 people who attended the opening of the Winterstellar 2020 Exhibition last Friday were treated to two excellent talks. The first was by exhibitor and award winning time-lapse film maker, Stephen Patience. Stephen revealed some of his secrets to the production of his epic clips and demonstrated some of his high spec camera and rail equipment. Greg Bodeker followed Stephen and educated his rapt audience with some science facts about Read more…

Simon Williams - Second Public School

Simon Williams

Freelance photographer, educator, environmentalist and father, Simon Williams has been involved in digital design and imaging for the last 25 years. Over the course of the last decade he has turned his attention more towards photography, developing a unique style and approach to a variety of genres; landscape, astrophotography, sports, portraiture and events. Now based in Queenstown, Simon runs a 4WD tour company with his partner Emma, www.authenticAs.org, they invite their clients to leave their Read more…

Paul Le Comte

Paul is a landscape photographer and designer who lives on Otago Peninsula. As a geography teacher in his past life, his passion for meteorology and geomorphology informs the landscapes around, and skies above him. Paul describes his work as night landscapes rather than astrophotography. His passion for the landscapes of the Land of the Long White Cloud are only diminished when the clouds block the view of the aurora. A Nikon photographer for over 30 Read more…

Paul Le Comte
Nuns Veil Night - Cory Marshall

Cory Marshall

Cory Marshall is a landscape photographer based in Wanaka, New Zealand. Originally from California, Cory and his wife Kelly relocated to Wanaka in 2017. Cory’s work focuses on stunning natural landscapes from around the world. Since moving to New Zealand, Cory has built a wonderful library of New Zealand images from the rugged coastlines to the snowcapped mountains. In addition to photography, Cory prints all of his images himself onto ChromaLuxe aluminium panels using a Read more…

Naseby Night Sky Tours – School holiday program special

Enjoy the clear, dark skies on a Naseby night sky tour.  Come on a journey of discovery as we travel out into the depths of space. Learn about some of the wonders of our galaxy and experience them close up through telescopes and binoculars.  Marvel at some of the deep sky objects such as star clusters and nebulae – the birth-place of stars – and learn to navigate your way around the southern skies. Suitable Read more…

Naseby Night Sky Tours
Stephen Patience Photography

Stephen Patience

Stephen Patience is a renowned photographer who has twice been a ‘winner’ for time-lapse in the New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year.  Stephen has been engaged to produce time-lapse for TV and film.  His work has also been published and used in other international film media. Stephen first took up photography over 40 years ago, starting out with film and black and white. He is now based in Cromwell. Find out more: www.stephenpatience.photography | Read more…