Night Photography Workshop

  • May 14, 2021 9:00 PM - May 15, 2021 12:00 AM
  • Stratford Hall

    483 Great House Road, Stratford, VA

Ticket Price $75.00 This event is now over

Come enjoy a hands-on photography event where you will learn to photograph the night sky and stars! Beginners are welcome, but photography experience is preferred.  The Milky Way may be visible towards the end of the photography session. This event is led by Josh Stansfield and his work can be found at or on Instagram at @joshstansfieldphoto. 

Photo credit: Josh Stansfield, 2019

Event Schedule: 

  • 9:00 pm - Registrants arrive - meet at Administrative parking lot for check-in
  • 9:15 pm - Registrants proceed to lawn for introduction by Josh Stansfield
  • 9:30 pm – 10:00pm: Camera set up and test shots
  • 10:00 pm – 12:00am: Night sky photography and hands on instruction

Attendees need to bring:

  • DSLR Camera with a Manual Mode
  • Camera lens with an aperture of at least 3.5
  • A tripod
  • Extra camera batteries
  • A remote shutter is strongly recommended
  • Head lamp with red light

Stratford Hall will provide:

  • Drinks and Light refreshments
  • Access to electricity and extension cords (please let us know your needs prior by May 1)
  • Access to public bathrooms in Historic Area

Limited space available and pre-registration is required. For any questions about the workshop, please contact Alex Withers at

Lodging at Stratford Hall is available. To make a reservation, please contact (804) 493-1967 or  


Date & Time

May 14, 2021 9:00 PM - May 15, 2021 12:00 AM

Venue Details

Stratford Hall

483 Great House Road, Stratford, Virginia, 22520, United States

Stratford Hall
Stratford Hall
A National Historic Landmark, Stratford Hall is home to the Lees of Virginia and is located in the Northern Neck of Virginia. Nestled along the Potomac River, Stratford Hall’s nearly 2,000 acres comes to life through the presentation and preservation of the 18th-century Great House, vibrant gardens, natural trails revealing breathtaking river views, and the stories of all who lived here.