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Moonrise Over Split Rock

March 30-31, 2018


This image was made during the January Moonrise. March Moonrise will have the moon in a different orientation.

In a setting of unsurpassed beauty, discover new ways to create stunning images and learn how the pros take photos with impact. Through classroom and hands-on learning, this two day-workshop will teach participants about their camera, proper photographic technique, lens selection, filtration, white balance, camera mode selection, auto focus and manual focus, how to achieve the sharpest image and much more. Classroom instruction will be in the visitor center and field shoots will be near the lighthouse.

This two day workshop will give you the personalized instruction and hands on experience that will allow you to master the skills of twilight and landscape photography. Spend two fun filled days with professional photographer John Gregor and learn how to make great photographs using your digital camera.

Don’t miss this information packed exciting weekend at the Split Rock Lighthouse!

Registration for this workshop will be through the Minnesota Historical Society.

Registration not yet open.

Tentative schedule

Friday March 10

12:00–Workshop begins in classroom lecture on photography and getting to know your camera

2:00-2:30 break

4:00pm-6:30pm  Moonrise Field Shoot on Lighthouse grounds and/or State Park

Saturday March 11

6:30am–Optional sunrise photo shoot

10:00am-Classroom lecture on editing photos–or how to make your images look the best

12:00-1:00 Lunch break

1:00-4:00 Demos and field shoot

4:00-5:00 Dinner break

5:00–6:30 Moonrise photo shoot.


Split Rock Lighthouse