Learn Astrophotography in the Mountains

Breckenridge, United States

Experience hosted by Maggie

3 hours, Hosted in English
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Up to 6 people
Includes transportation and equipment

What you'll do

Experience Colorado Astrophotography by taking stunning photos of the stars against the Rocky Mountains . The night photography tours are usually between 3-3.5 hours and begin after sunset at the scheduled time. We have access to Colorado's greatest parks and know all the hidden back roads that have some of the most stunning views. Quandary peak, Loveland pass, and Guanella are some of the locations we set up at. Please look up moon phase and rise/set times. We can still go when the moon is out, it just dilutes the amount of stars captured, but we can get stars in any condition other than rain or snow. I have a Toyota 4runner that fits 6 guests and we go to to Loveland pass. You can bring your own DSLR camera or we will provide one for you. If you bring your own, please email us so we can make sure you have the right type of lens you need for optimal use. We are also happy to meet you anywhere you might be (within reason) so if you want to meet in a mountain town you are visiting, we are usually willing to meet up with you where you are.
We drive about 30 min into the darkness, then spend another 30min getting cameras on their best settings. After that, we head to stunning mountain views to fish for shooting stars. We stay close to the car, and I teach you how to take optimal photos. We return home with amazing photos, you keep the memory card.
Experience Colorado Astrophotography by taking stunning photos of the stars against the Rocky Mountains . The night photography tours are usually between 3-3.5 hours and begin after sunset at the scheduled time. We have access to Colorado's greatest parks and know all the hidden back roads that have some of the most stunning views. Quandary peak, Loveland pass, and Guanella are some of the locations we set up at. Please look up moon phase an…

What's included

  • Transportation
    We take our 4 runner or you may follow us in your own vehicle.
  • Equipment
    I provide Cannon cameras, lenses and tripods.

Meet your host, Maggie

Host on Airbnb since 2013
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Unlock a different side of your soul by capturing celestial bodies the against Colorado's most majestic mountains. My name is Maggie Martin and I'm a seasoned landscape photographer. Astro photography has become my most passionate element of photography as well as all different types of long exposure photographs. In my journey as a photographer, night photos have always been such a challenge for me and now that I have mastered this skill, I would love to provide an experience for others to capture the same skill. Come fish for shooting stars with me.
Unlock a different side of your soul by capturing celestial bodies the against Colorado's most majestic mountains. My name is Maggie Martin and I'm a seasoned landscape photographer. Astro photography has become my most passionate element of photography as well as all different types of long exposure photographs. In my journey as a photographer, night photos have always been such a challenge for me and now that I have mastered this skill, I would love to provide an experience for others to c…
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Where you'll be

Jeep trails in Colorado have been some of my favorite day adventures. We will go anywhere the 4 runner goes! After all our time here, we know the best camp grounds, the best parks, and the best "off the beaten path" backroads. Since it mostly depends on the weather and the season, it is hard to be specific- but the Rocky Mountains, Lakes, Meteor showers, and the like are all on the agenda.

Rated 4.95 out of 5 from 39 reviews.

Kellie
September 2021
This was an experience for my parents to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary. They couldn’t have said better things about the whole experience. Maggie was knowledgeable, friendly, and made it the perfect evening for them. Thank you so much for making such a special experience.
April
September 2021
This experience was phenomenal! Maggie was so extremely accommodating through the entire experience. We ended up rescheduling twice due to weather and she did everything in her power to make sure we had the experience we wanted. She even picked us up and dropped us back off at our nearby condo since we were traveling and didn't have a vehicle to get to the meeting location. She was so knowledgeable on photography and was able to explaine the stars that we were capturing in our photos. I highly recommend this experience to anyone who will be in the Breckenridge area. This is the experience we were most excited for on our trip and it didn't disappoint.
Steve
August 2021
We had a great time. Never seen so many stars. Dress warm it was a bit cold on the mountain. We got some great photos of the Milky Way.
Paula
August 2021
Maggie took us to three locations to get some good shots of the stars. she was really interesting to talk with, and she knew her material really well.
Andrea
July 2021
I highly recommend Maggie’s experience. She explains photography in a way that even a novice can pick up and thrive, her stories are the best, and she really sets up a fun way to see the stars. Go do this! You will love it!
Alyson
July 2021
Wowowowowow! This experience was out of this world! I am a complete novice, and Maggie offered thoughtful, easy to grasp instructions. Book it.

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    7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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    9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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    7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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    7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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    7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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  • Fri., Oct. 15
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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 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

What to bring

Warm clothes