TRIP OVERVIEW

  • Experience the beautiful landscapes and night skies of Mt. Rainier National Park with myself as your guide, a former Mt. Rainier Astronomy Ranger and photographer of the Mt. Rainier National Park Service Forever Stamp!

  • Capture breathtaking images of the Milky Way!

  • Advance your photography skills in an exciting group class!

 

THINGS TO NOTE

What is included

  • Myself as your professional photography guide.

  • Post-processing training in Photoshop and Lightroom for creating publication and print quality photographs.

  • Detailed lesson on navigating the night sky performed by myself, a former Astronomy Ranger at Mt. Rainier National Park.

  • Light refreshments during the field instruction and classroom sessions.

  • Small group size of 6 students.

 

What is not included?

  • Park entrance fee

  • Airfare and lodging

  • Meals

  • Travel insurance
     

What should I bring?

  • DSLR/mirrorless SLR digital camera.

  • Wide angle lens such as 14-24mm. Also worth bringing are a 24-70mm and 70-200mm.

  • Sturdy tripod and ball head.

  • Multiple charged batteries, battery charger, and empty memory cards.

  • Shutter release cable (intervalometer).

  • Headlamp with a red light setting.

  • Laptop computer with Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom installed.

  • Warm clothing, thermals, and rain gear.

  • * I recommend ordering a L-bracket for your camera body if you do not already have this accessory. L-brackets allow quickly swapping between landscape and portrait orientation while keeping portrait shots to remain centered over the tripod

 

Permits and Certifications:

  • I am fully permitted in accordance with the National Park Service requirements and have the required Commercial Use Authorization permit to conduct workshops at this National Park.
  • In the event of an emergency, I am certified in CPR and First Aid.
  • I am trained in the practice of Leave-no-Trace hiking and camping to protect the natural resources.
  • Lastly, I served as an Astronomy Ranger at Mount Rainier National Park where we received Interpretive Ranger Training on how to best facilitate visitor experience and learning!

Mt. Rainier Remaining Balance

$695.00Price

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