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Timelapse Workshop: Astro-Timelapse in Joshua Tree

August 1st- 5th, 2016


Perseid Meteor over Joshua Tree

Perseid Meteor over Joshua Tree

Join filmmaker and photographer Henry Jun Wah Lee for an intimate, hands-on Milky Way and Astro timelapse workshop in Joshua Tree, California. This five day workshop, held August 1st to 5th, 2016, is limited to only 5 participants.

Learn from one of the premier timelapse shooters in the world as Henry shares his knowledge and wisdom through in-class training as well astarsth hands-on practical instruction while shooting in the field.  Experience breathtaking, otherworldly landscapes of Joshua Tree as stars and the galactic core of the Milky Way illuminate the night sky.

The workshop is open to all skill levels and covers everything from the basics, to shooting advanced multi-axis, motion-controlled, and astro/night sky timelapses. You will learn how to shoot day, day to night, and astro timelapse both on static tripods and motion control equipment. You will also learn light painting for your timelapses, as well as how to process and edit your shots into professional 4K resolution timelapse video using Adobe Lightroom, After effects and LRTimelapse. We will spend a lot of time shooting so you will have plenty of time to hone your skills and apply what you are learning. Kessler Crane will be providing professional timelapse motion control equipment for participants to use during the workshop.

Positive Experiences from Past Attendees

“It’s a pleasure and an honor to partake in these experiences with you. Your willingness to share your knowledge and secrets is rare and wonderful.” – D.W.

“The locations and experiences you provided were truly amazing!! Thanks again for your guidance and assistance – and patience! Many great memories!” – C.K.

“Thank you again for an amazing adventure and for sharing your insights. Page AZ is an amazing place with so many unique locations. Extra bonus for the awesome camping at White Pocket and the private tour of Antelope Canyon.” – K.G.


Sponsored by Kessler and LRTimelapse




Kessler Crane will be providing professional motion control equipment for participants to use during the workshop while LRTimelapse will be providing advanced timelapse processing software.


What You Will Learn

Timelapse photography is both an art and a science.  You will learn all of the skills and techniques Henry uses to shooting professional quality timelapses, including workflow, planning, composition, camera gear, accessories, shooting techniques, camera settings, post processing and editing.  We will also discuss common mistakes as well as known challenges and their solutions so that you will be prepared when things don’t go as planned. And things often don’t go as planned! More importantly, you get to learn the essence of timelapse beyond equipment and numbers that you can not get from books or online forums. For five days you will be fully immersed in the craft of capturing the magic of nature through timelapse.

What You Will Need to Bring



Highly Recommended:

Workshop Fee: $1995

Note: Workshop fee does not include lodging, transportation, food or park fees. Limited lodging on premises is available. Please inquire for more details.

A $500 non-refundable deposit is due on registration. Remaining balance is due by July 1st.


Questions and Contact Information

If you have questions about this event or wish to sign up over the phone, please email info@evosia.com or call 310-980-8645


About Henry Jun Wah Lee

Henry Jun Wah Lee is an internationally-recognized filmmaker and photographer. His work has appeared worldwide on television and film. They have also been featured on Yahoo, MSN, AOL, The Weather Channel, Gizmodo, Mashable, Petapixel, io9, NPR, Pitchfork, Huffington Post, Slate, LA TImes, The Atlantic, and many more.

Henry’s clients include Samsung, LG, National Geographic, Sigur Ros, Mono, BBC, PBS, Epson, Panasonic, SmugMug, Japan Railroad Company, the British Government and the European Union.

Read a recent interview with Henry in The Atlantic.

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