Speaker – Peter Baumgarten (The Wonders of the Night Sky)

Speaker – Peter Baumgarten (The Wonders of the Night Sky)

Speaker - Peter Baumgarten (The Wonders of the Night Sky)


June 8, 2021    
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


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The night sky holds fascination for many people. Join Peter Baumgarten, professional photographer and Olympus Visionary as he discusses how he became an “accidental astrophotographer” and how his passion for photographing the night sky has grown.

A number of tips and techniques will be shared that will help improve your own night sky images. Learn the basic camera gear and settings, how to photograph the Milky Way and Aurora, online and mobile tools that will increase your chances of success, and important compositional strategies that will make your images stand out.


Peter is a professional photographer and educator living on Manitoulin Island in Northern Ontario. He regularly leads photography courses and workshops for novice and enthusiast photographers and travels across North America as an Olympus Visionary providing lectures and seminars on landscape, wildlife, and astrophotography.

His work has been published in a number of magazines in both Canada and the U.S.
and he has been recognized for excellence on a number of photography websites. Peter is an avid outdoor enthusiast with a passion for wilderness camping, canoeing and kayaking.

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Please Note: These are scheduled as online meetings and a Zoom link will be sent out a day or two in advance of the meeting.  Duration of the meetings will normally be an hour and a half, unless otherwise posted.

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