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Photograph the Northern Lights
Tue August 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT
You are standing in the polar darkness on the bow of a ship, gasping with awe at the undulating northern lights above you. Not only are they spectacular and evanescent, but they are also difficult to photograph. Wouldn’t it be nice to bring home some beautiful photographic evidence to show your friends and family?
Help is on the way! Acclaimed photographer Dennis Mammana is traveling with Hurtigruten on a special cruise along the coast of Norway in November 2017 . You can travel with him on a 12-day roundtrip cruise or a 7-day northbound cruise and learn how to capture the best photos of this natural phenomenon.
Join us for this webinar to:
• Learn about the northern lights and why the famed Hurtigruten coastal route is the best place on Earth to see them.
• Hear about this special northern lights photography cruise and its featured onboard lectures.
• Get a few tips from an acclaimed photographer who specializes in photographing astronomy events and the northern lights.
Featured Speaker: Dennis Mammana
For more than four decades, Dennis Mammana has shared the wonder and mystery of the cosmos with audiences around the world. With degrees in physics and astronomy from Otterbein College and Vanderbilt University, Mammana has held planetarium positions at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, the University of Arizona, and San Diego’s Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, and now works as an astronomy writer, lecturer, and photographer from under the clear, dark skies of Southern California’s Anza-Borrego Desert. Mammana is the author of six books on astronomy, hundreds of popular magazine articles, numerous blog posts, and the only weekly syndicated newspaper column about astronomy. His stunning celestial imagery has earned him a coveted membership in The World at Night – an elite international team of the most highly acclaimed night-sky photographers on the planet. Mammana has led public comet-, meteor shower–, aurora-, and eclipse-observing expeditions across six continents, and has been a popular astronomical and photographic lecturer on various astronomy tours.