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CAPTURING the Northern Lights

September 9, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm


The Northern Lights have captured the imaginations of cultures for generation. To catch a sight of the lights is to witness something so surreal, so beautiful that it seems to border on the supernatural. Come celebrate this magnificent phenomenon in art, observation and photography during the Northern Lights Weekend, September 8 & 9, 2023 at the Hessel School House in Hessel, Michigan.

CAPTURE the Northern Lights – Night sky photography workshop

Saturday, September 9 from 8:00 – 9:30 PM

During this workshop, noted photographer and educator Nate Bett will teach you how to capture the beauty of the northern lights and the night sky on camera. The workshop is geared toward those who would like to learn about night sky photography techniques, however is open to all skill levels. Participants will leave the workshop with a better understanding of the basics of getting artistic, well-exposed night photographs of northern lights and the milky way. Topics include equipment needed, camera settings, and the ideal locations for capturing the night sky. With the information garnered from the workshop, it will make stargazing more enjoyable. Following the presentation, participants are invited to go outside, weather permitting, for hands-on experience.

Workshop fee is $35 per person. Space is limited so register early.

TO REGISTER, call 906-484-1333 or register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/666110252697

About the presenter

Nate Bett is a photographer and educator in Hancock, Michigan. Although originally from Marquette, Michigan, Nathan recently relocated to Hancock from New York City, where he taught at the City University Of New York, and represented a major camera manufacturer as a technical specialist in photography. He now spends his time indulging in the over abundance of natural beauty in his native UP and spending excesses of time outdoors with his family. Nate maintains a passion for photography and the outdoors that he delights in sharing with students. His work can be viewed at nathanbett.com and @natebett and @artmonstermedia on Instagram.




Photo by Nate Bett.


September 9, 2023
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hessel School House – Avery Arts & Nature Learning Center
3206 West Cedar Street
Hessel, MI 49745 United States
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