Night Sky photo presentation set for Aug. 24 by Nevada County Camera Club |

Night Sky photo presentation set for Aug. 24 by Nevada County Camera Club

A special presentation by photographer Jennifer Wu on photographing the night sky will be given Aug. 24 by the Nevada County Camera Club.
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in a special two-hour presentation, Jennifer Wu, professional photographer and Canon Explorer of Light, will be sharing her techniques on how to photograph the stars, Milky Way, meteors, the full moon and the crescent moon on Monday, Aug. 24, at the Nevada County Camera Club meeting.

The event will be 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 24 at Unity in the Gold Country Spiritual Center, 180 Cambridge Court, Grass Valley.

The presentation is free, but reservations are require all need to RSVP by sending an email to:, with the names of those attending.

“The night sky offers a whole new world of images and photographic opportunities. We often think it is too dark to photograph the landscape but the camera can pick up the subtle light that our eyes do not see. The seemingly infinite darkness of the night is lit by the stars and planets,” stated Wu.

She will also discuss light painting techniques that can be used to paint light on trees, rocks, buildings to add another dimension to night photography. This inspiring and entertaining presentation is a must see for anyone interested in photographing the moon, twilight, star trails, the Milky Way and night sky.

Wu is a nature and landscape photographer, specializing in creating stunning images of the night sky and stars. With a bachelor of arts degree in photography from California State University, she has over 28 years as a photographer and six years as one of Canon’s Explorers of Light, an elite group of internationally recognized photographers. Her images have been published in numerous magazines, books and newspapers including Fortune, Popular Photography, PDN, Shutterbug, Bloomberg, BusinessWeek and Time. She has lead photography workshops and trips in Yosemite, Death Valley, Alaska, Hawaii, Iceland, Tanzania, Namibia and more.

Wu is the co-author and photographer of the book, Photography Night Sky: A Field Guide to Shooting After Dark (2014, Mountaineers Books). When she is not shooting in world’s most unique locations or leading a workshop, she resides in Sacramento.

“We are quite excited to have Jennifer Wu share her expertise with us,” said David Wong, president of the Nevada County Camera Club. “Having a Canon Explorer of Light at a Nevada County Camera Club meeting is a special opportunity. Since we have limited seating, we’d like everyone to RSVP ahead of time. The presentation is is free but, if you would like to attend, send an email to: with the names of those planning to attend,”

For more information on the Nevada County Camera Club visit or for more information on Jennifer Wu, visit

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