Jay Evans

Workshop Co-Leader

Jay Evans is a highly experienced astrophotographer with an obsession for wide field Milky Way images and timelapse, and specialises in star trail capture techniques and processing. Jay runs the Night & Astrophotography Enthusiasts group on Facebook and Meetup, organising monthly group astro shoots at easy to reach dark sky locations around Western Sydney, Central and South Coast, and the Blue Mountains. With a passion for ecotourism, Jay also hosts immersive Star Trail workshops in the Blue Mountains which have been well received by others. Attendees have developed their passion for the night sky and the wilderness with Jay’s education.

Luke Tscharke

Workshop Co-Leader

Luke Tscharke is a very passionate professional landscape photographer based on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. He specialises in wide-field astrophotography, particularly images of featuring the galactic core of the milky way. He’s an Accredited Professional Photographer with the Australian Institute of Professional Photography, and would love to help learn how to capture and process better night images.