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Capture the Milky Way – A Night of Astrophotography with Chris Olivas

June 17 @ 8:00 pm

$250 – $275

Capture the Milky Way – A Night of Astrophotography with Chris Olivas

Saturday, June 17, 2023 from 8:00 pm – 12:00 am

Join award-winning astrophotographer Chris Olivas, in exploring the amazing dark-skies of Borrego Springs. Learn how to create stunning photos of the Milky Way in just one session. In this workshop, Chris will take you through the basics of astrophotography, and you’ll get to use a variety of lenses and tools as you learn. You’ll visit several unique and easy to access locations, such as the sculptures of Galleta Meadows, ideal backdrops for the Milky Way. This is a great workshop for beginners and includes a 1-hour virtual pre-meeting session and a 4-hour on-site session.

Gear Required: 

  • Camera with long exposure capabilities
  • Tripod


  • Headlamp
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Long pants
  • Sweater

Meet outside of the Borrego Art Institute at 8:00 pm

 Schedule: 8:00 pm – 12:00 am

Borrego Art Institute
665 Palm Canyon Drive
Borrego Springs CA 92004

BAI Members: $250
Non-Members: $275 

Min: 4, Max: 8


Bio: Chris is a science educator and photographer/videographer with over 14 years of experience. He has an extensive background in astronomy and photography and has won numerous awards for his photographic work. He loves the combination of science and art that’s inherent in astrophotography and is passionate about sharing his knowledge of the night sky. For more about Chris, check him out on cholivas.com!


June 17
8:00 pm
$250 – $275
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