New York Night Photography Summit

with National Parks at Night, PhotoPills & Photographic Federation of Long Island

Join National Parks at Night, PhotoPills and the Photographic Federation of Long Island for a three-day weekend intensive of all things night photography!

  • Lectures on night photography from four National Parks at Night instructors

  • Presentations and tutorials from the creator and bard of PhotoPills

  • Panel discussions

  • Night mini-workshops at Fire Island National Seashore and the iconic Fire Island Lighthouse

  • Image reviews

  • Vendors on-site

  • Daily door prizes!

All of this made possible in part by our sponsors who are eager to meet, assist and work with everyone who attends: by BenQ, B&H Photo and Bay Photo Lab.


Daytime Summit

Learn from five night photography experts about the ins and outs of long exposure, shooting in the dark, and scouting and planning a landscape photo shoot.

Topics covered will include:

  • Ideal gear for night photography  

  • How to photograph lighthouses at night

  • Planning Milky Way images with PhotoPills

  • Tips & tricks for post-processing 

  • Leveling up your creative night photography experience

  • Light painting

  • Milky Ways and starry skies

One-Night Photo Workshops

Join all five instructors for night photography excursions at Fire Island National Seashore and the iconic Fire Island Lighthouse.

Opportunities will include:

  • Hands-on night photography help from four NPAN instructors and the Bard of PhotoPills

  • Photograph the Milky Way in November

  • Photograph star trails & star points

  • Light painting the rolling sand dunes and sweeping shoreline

Limited number of mini-workshop tickets are available for each night. Available only to Summit attendees.

Daytime Summit Sessions

  • How to Nail a Night Photo Anytime, Anywhere

  • PhotoPills: A World of Possibilities in the Palm of Your Hand

  • 10 Steps to Mastering Light Painting

  • After the Shutter Closes: Processing the Night

  • Planning Star Trails and the Milky Way with PhotoPills

  • Photographing Lighthouses, the Sentinels of the Seas

  • A Daydreamer’s Guide to Night in the National Parks

  • Click schedule at right to see full version.



Daytime Summit

  • November 2-4, 2018 (Friday-Sunday)

  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day

  • Classes, Image Reviews, Panel Discussions

  • American Legion Post #94, Babylon, New York

  • Price: $99 per ticket for 3-day Summit

One-Night Photo Workshops

  • November 2 and 3, 2018 (Friday & Saturday)
    UPDATE: Friday is sold out, Saturday has 3 spots left

  • 6 to 11 p.m. each night

  • Fire Island National Seashore

  • Milky Way & the Fire Island Lighthouse

  • Open to only Summit attendees

  • Price: $199 per one-night ticket (plus Summit fee = $298 total)


Gabriel Biderman, Lance Keimig, Matt Hill, Chris Nicholson, Rafael Pons

Gabriel Biderman, Lance Keimig, Matt Hill, Chris Nicholson, Rafael Pons

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