Milky Way

Night Photography with Colin Chatfield

Meet at Avonlea Heritage Museum and watch famous Saskatchewan photographer, Colin Chatfield's presentation about night photography. Afterward, we will be hiking to the Avonlea Badlands to shoot the night sky. All this for only $50/person. Bring a flashlight or headlamp, tripod, camera capable of long exposures, and appropriate clothing. You must be able to carry your gear 2 kilometres. There are a limited number of spots, so contact the museum to book yours today. Hope to see you there!

August 31, 2019 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm

Avonlea Badlands Milky Way PhotoTour

Take advantage of this near dark sky location with very little light pollution to photograph the stars over breathtaking landscape. This is a guided tour to the Avonlea Badlands in the dark. Bring a flashlight or head-lamp (preferred), tripod, and camera capable of long exposures. You must be able to carry your gear 2 kilometres over uneven prairie. Call 306-868-2101 to confirm availability. Read more about our Avonlea Badland Tours.

August 3, 2019 - 11:00pm to August 4, 2019 - 1:00am

Badlands Milky Way PhotoTour

Take advantage of this dark sky location with very little light pollution to photograph the stars. This is a guided tour to the Avonlea Badlands in the dark. Bring a flashlight or head lamp (preferred), tripod, and camera capable of long exposures. You must be able to carry your gear 2km over uneven terrain. Tour lasts about 2 hours. Call 306-868-2101 to confirm availablility.

June 24, 2017 - 11:00pm

Badlands Milky Way PhotoTour

** Cancelled due to weather** Clouds blocking the stars, and high winds that make tripods unsteady are the reason this is cancelled. Maybe we'll have better luck next time. Take advantage of this dark sky location with very little light pollution to photograph the stars. This is a guided tour to the Avonlea Badlands in the dark. Bring a flashlight or head lamp (preferred), tripod, and camera capable of long exposures. You must be able to carry your gear 2km over uneven terrain. Tour lasts about 2 hours. Call 306-868-2101 to confirm availablility.

May 26, 2017 - 10:30pm

Avonlea Badlands Milky Way PhotoTour

** Due to a poor weather forecast, this tour will be going TONIGHT, Aug 1 at 8pm as well. **

 

Meet at Avonlea Heritage Museum and enjoy a guided tour to the Avonlea Badlands on a moonless, light-pollution free night. Bring a flashlight, tripod and camera capable of long exposures. Must be able to walk 2 kilometres. Photographers welcome. No flash photography.

 

Check this page before leaving home. If this tour is cancelled due to poor weather conditions, it will be announced here.

 

August 1, 2016 - 8:00pm to August 2, 2016 - 11:00pm
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