DCNR Calendar of Events

Nightscape Photo Workshop

Photograph the starry night sky with your DSLR camera & lenses you currently own. Curt Weinhold, a PA Wilds Juried Artisan, teaches you to photograph constellations & the Milky Way. Class is NOT for visitors wanting to take photos through a telescope.

Registration Required. Registration opens 45 days before class. Registration closes at 3 PM, 2 days prior to class. Class size is limited to 10 seats, with a waitlist availabile if class has filled.

Foreground material, such as trees or buildings may also add to the composition. Samples of Curt's work online: http://pbase.com/cwphoto


Essential Gear:

  • DSLR Camera
  • fully charged battery
  • sturdy tripod
  • wide angle lens preferred (Rokinon 14mm is popular & has reasonable cost)
  • Strongly recommend a spare battery and a memory card.
  • Optional: laptop with image editing software.

Participants should be familiar with changing camera settings and have either a dim red flashlight or a red screen app on their phone. When time allows, before dark, the workshop will include a short review of images in Photoshop. 


Fees/Payment: Payment of $60.00 will be due upon arrival at the program by check or cash only.

Weather: The program will be cancelled in the event of rain or overcast skies. Dress so you are comfortable for the anticipated night temperatures.

Questions? Contact Curt at curtwphoto@gmail.com

Saturday, May 4 at 8:00pm to 11:00pm

More dates through October 5, 2024

Cherry Springs State Park, Kiosk near Night Sky Public Viewing Area parking
4639 Cherry Springs Road, Coudersport, PA 16915


State Parks


Educational Programs, Get Outdoors PA

Outdoor Activities

Nature Photography, Stargazing


North, Pennsylvania Wilds


$60, pay day-of

Exact Location

Meet near welcome kiosk near visitor parking

Google Calendar iCal Outlook

Recent Activity

You're not going yet!

This event requires registration.