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8-11 May 2024
27-30 September 2024

R13 200 pps*
4-day workshop

Embark on a celestial journey to Sutherland! Capture breathtaking images of the night sky with the SALT telescope as our subject. Delve into deep space photography and unveil the mysteries of galaxies through high-powered telescopes. Whether you're a beginner or an astrophotography enthusiast, our workshop provides hands-on guidance to refine your skills under the pristine Sutherland skies. Limited spots available—ignite your passion for astrophotography with Jon and Kyle!

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Embark on a mesmerizing celestial adventure with Jon and Kyle as your guides through this Astro Photography Workshop in Sutherland! Immerse yourself in the ethereal beauty of the night sky, where the stunning SALT telescope becomes the focal point of our photographic exploration. Join our exclusive workshop, carefully crafted to take participants on a captivating journey into deep space photography, where the mysteries of galaxies come to life through the lens of high-powered telescopes.


Whether you're a novice eager to delve into the wonders of astrophotography or a seasoned enthusiast seeking to enhance your skills, our workshop provides a unique and hands-on experience. Under the pristine skies of Sutherland, known for its exceptional clarity and minimal light pollution, participants will have the opportunity to refine their photography skills. The workshop is designed to cater to all skill levels, ensuring that each participant gains valuable insights and practical knowledge from Jon and Kyle, who bring a wealth of expertise to the field.


With limited spots available, this workshop promises an intimate and immersive experience for those looking to ignite or further fuel their passion for astrophotography. Join Jon and Kyle as they share their expertise, guiding you through the art of capturing the cosmos under the enchanting Sutherland skies. Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to deepen your connection with the universe through the lens of your camera.

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Group size:

6-8 people. Non-photographers/partners/spouses are also welcome at a reduced rate. Please enquire for the price.

This workshop caters to beginners and advanced shooters. However, we do recommend photographers are familiar with their camera settings and layout and are comfortable shooting in manual mode. If you are unsure about your skill level or gear please feel free to contact us and ask any questions. 

What's included:

Astrophotography, deep space photography
Amazing accommodation 
ALL Breakfasts & Dinners 
Two professional photographers
Photographic assistance for the duration of the tour, including composition, best times to capture the light and help with correct gear settings
Post-processing assistance and presentations

What's excluded:

Travel to the venue
Expenses of a personal nature
All personal snacks and drinks


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Price is per person sharing (pps*)

(single supplement extra 30%)

Travel Program

Fly to Cape Town (if necessary)

Self-drive to Sutherland

Three nights stay in Sutherland shooting in the observatory and through deep space telescopes

Self-drive back to Cape Town

Gear We Recommend For This Workshop


DSLR or mirrorless camera body

Wide angle (16-35mm f/2.8) 


Leofoto LY-284C + LH-30 Carbon Fiber Kit



Hähnel Dual Battery Charger


ThinkTank Backstory Camerabags

Hähnel Remote Trigger Cable Release


Hähnel Lithium Ion Batteries


Delkin Memory Cards

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A 50% deposit is required to confirm your booking. The balance is required one month prior to the commencement of the workshop. Cancellation 30 days prior to the workshop is 100% refund, 15-30 days a 50% refund, 15 days or less 0% refund. 

This workshop has been planned to coincide with the best possible photographic conditions for its intended purpose. These conditions however cannot be guaranteed.

Our workshops are hosted in outdoor environments where conditions cannot always be predicted and where terrain can pose hazardous risks.

By choosing to join this or any of the workshops or events hosted by VentureKJ these risks must be accepted by the attendee, and Kyle and Jon accept no responsibility or liability for injury or loss of any nature. On acceptance of participation in this workshop you will be required to sign a liability waiver/s.

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