Michigan Aurora Chasers Workshop 2023

Saturday, 1 April 2023 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT

15675, Headlands Road, Mackinaw City, MI, 49701, United States

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Michigan Aurora Chasers Workshop Partial Approval - Free

Join us for sessions on Aurora Forecasting and Aurora Photography with group experts from the Michigan Aurora Chasers. The workshop takes place from 1:00pm to 6:00pm, Saturday, April 1. Please choose from the added options after you click Register Now.

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Social & Night Shoot: Pizza Night with Michigan Aurora Chasers Partial Approval - $12.00

Members of the Michigan Aurora chasers are invited to join us for a pizza night and hands-on night photography experience off site. Dinner will be provided at a cost.

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Saturday, 1 April 2023 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT

Headlands International Dark Sky Park, 15675, Mackinaw City, MI, 49701, United States.

Join us for a free workshop from 1-6pm, Saturday, April 1 at Headlands International Dark Sky Park! The workshop will offer educational sessions on forecasting and photographing the Northern Lights from the Michigan Aurora Chasers group expert. The program is subject to change.
Our workshop will feature:
  • "Capturing Northern Lights on Your Phone: Tips and Tricks," with Patrick Grubba
  • "How to Use Space Weather Live," with Nate Stovall
  • "Chasing the Aurora in Michigan: Where, When and How to Catch the Northern Lights," with Melissa F. Kaelin
  • "Demystifying the Data in Aurora Forecasting: What to Use, What Not to Use," with Space Weather Trackers Founder Christian Harris
  • "Advanced Aurora Photography: From Equipment to Camera Settings," with Shelly Leigh of Michigan Milkyway
  • Ask an Expert: Outdoor Photography and Hands-On Tips at Sunset on Lake Michigan
Members of the Michigan Aurora Chasers and their guests are invited to join us after the event for a pizza dinner and night photography. There will be a small cost for dinner, and guests have the option to buy a Michigan Aurora Chasers shirt or to make a donation to the Headlands International Dark Sky Park.
For those staying for the night photography, consider your needs when it comes to travel and sleep. We have reserved a hotel block at Crooked River Lodge in Alanson when you call directly, and affordable rooms are also available at the Pellston Lodge.


Cancellation policy

Cancellations are allowed, but we will not issue refunds due to the fees involved. Please make sure you want to order food before you register. Apparell orders may be delivered in case of absences.

Melissa Kaelin

The Michigan Aurora Chasers are a group of enthusiasts who help people find, enjoy and photograph the Northern Lights in Michigan and surrounding areas.

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