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Learn Night Photography in the Desert

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 3 reviews.Joshua Tree, United States

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Experience hosted by Ben

5 hours
Up to 5 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Shoot the stars in Joshua Tree with a Nat Geo photographer

Wether you're a seasoned pro or a brand new enthusiast, night time can be the most fun and the most challenging time to take photos. We take you to some of our favorite locations for astrophotography and night time landscapes to help you work through getting the best possible images.
From ₹30,010
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Ben

Host on Airbnb since 2014
  • 3 Reviews
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Ben Horton is a National Geographic photographer and has worked with top adventure and outdoor brands around the world. His favorite thing to photograph is the night sky.
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Where you'll be

Within a few hours of LA there are many options for "dark zones," most of them in the Joshua Tree area. We will take into account the weather and the moon to find the best location for the day of your experience.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 3 reviews.

Alice
June 2017
We had such an amazing time exploring Joshua tree with Ben. He was super knowledgeable about the park, and showed us some beautiful hidden spots that we wouldn't have found ourselves. My boyfriend loves photography, and he got some awesome night sky shots, and learnt some new tips and tricks along the way. This experience definitely made our stay!
We had such an amazing time exploring Joshua tree with Ben. He was super knowledgeable about the park, and showed us some beautiful hidden spots that we wouldn't have found ourselv…
Brian
May 2017
Ben was an amazing host on our night photography workshop in Joshua Tree. He taught me some new tricks and techniques in a few of the nicest spots in the park. We had a perfect evening, the stars were out and even though the moon was too, we all got some incredible photos. Thanks, Ben!
Ben was an amazing host on our night photography workshop in Joshua Tree. He taught me some new tricks and techniques in a few of the nicest spots in the park. We had a perfect eve…
Matt
May 2017
Who hasn't had the dream of being a National Geographic photographer at one time or another? With this experience, you sorta get that chance. Ben shoots for NatGeo and he's amazing at night photography. He took us into Joshua Tree where he'd scoped out a special spot just for us to shoot. After some suggestions, Ben gave us an "assignment" to shoot some landscape shots. As the night progressed, so did we. We learned to paint with light and we took photos of the solar system. When our experience ended, Ben kept going, asking us if we wanted to learn more. All in all, this was a blast.
Who hasn't had the dream of being a National Geographic photographer at one time or another? With this experience, you sorta get that chance. Ben shoots for NatGeo and he's amazing…

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

What to bring

Digital DSLR Camera

Wide Angle Lens