Goldpaint Photography Alumni

Below you will find inspiring images from our students after taking one of our night photography workshops. We encourage you to click on their images and visit their website to see more of their work.

  • Kirsten Tucker
    Kirsten Tucker
    Quiver Tree Forest, Namibia
  • Zach Grether
    Zach Grether
    From Hunting Island State Park in southeastern South Carolina, I shot this during the first week of April. ...
  • Iain Reid
    Iain Reid
    Here is my favorite image of 2016. It was take in the Tombstone Park in the Yukon in September of this year ...
  • Keith Lisk
    Keith Lisk
    Milky Way over Bear Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park, July 29, 2016.
  • Ian Jones
    Ian Jones
    My favorite photo of 2015 was taken in late August on the Icefield's parkway just north of Banff, Canada. It ...
  • Bob Randall
    Bob Randall
    This is my favorite night sky shot in 2015 because of the subject matter ( Mt. Shasta) and the unplanned way ...
  • Helen Frances
    Helen Frances
    This is my favorite photo because of the view you have of the vast sky totally surrounding you! Because this ...
  • Kathleen Kingma
    Kathleen Kingma
    This composite photo, my favorite night capture of 2015, demonstrates perfectly a d of nature and being tog ...
  • Terri Barry
    Terri Barry
    This photo is my stars trail from the Mono Lake Workshop Brad held last June. This was my very first star tr ...
  • Glen Murray
    Glen Murray
    I've selected this image as it has always been a location that I and on this one evening I really appreciat ...
  • Lynda Sanders
    Lynda Sanders
    One of the wonders of the sky is that there is so much there than we can see with our mortal eyes. The cam ...
  • Jody Jeckel
    Jody Jeckel
    Mono Lake is a location that is always harder and pushes me a bit further than I expect. But during the alu ...
  • Sashikanth Chintla
    Sashikanth Chintla
    I like this image as it was challenging to shoot and also think creatively to blend everything into a single ...
  • Jonathan Adams
    Jonathan Adams
    This is not necessarily my best shot from this year, but I'm pleased with it mostly due to the planning invo ...
  • Kirsten Tucker
    Kirsten Tucker
    I live in a very urban area, so much so that you need to drive at least 8 hours away to get good dark skies. ...
  • Lynn Clauer
    Lynn Clauer
    My nephew and I had planned a week of night sky adventure in hopes of an aurora in Alberta ~ weather forecas ...
  • David Topping
    David Topping
    Ideal weather conditions and the spectacular geology of Arches National Park gave me the opportunity to capt ...
  • Willem Verheyen
    Willem Verheyen
    The arch, carved out by the Ardèche River, is 60m (200ft) wide and 54m (175ft) high. It is a very popular ca ...
  • Meggi Raeder
    Meggi Raeder
    Catching a clear night during the summer at the CA coast can be a challenge. The coast often fogs over at s ...
  • Jennifer Lee
    Jennifer Lee
    This year started with a huge change. After 25 years in Western Washington we said good-bye and moved to Ha ...
  • Dominique Myers
    Dominique Myers
    I choose this photograph because I had a few things to deal with one was the moon was to the right of me and ...
  • Sergio Garcia Rill
    Sergio Garcia Rill
    This is my favorite photo of 2015. I to this at Moss Lake in Enchanted Rock Natural Area while on my way to ...
  • Don Parrott
    Don Parrott
    Panoramic image of the three sisters in Goblin Valley State Park
  • Yoshiki Nakamura
    Yoshiki Nakamura
    I stopped by Palouse Falls on the way back from Palouse rolling hills shooting in late May. It was no moon d ...
  • Ian Jones
    Ian Jones
    Greenland has been a place I had wanted to see my entire life. On the evening that it as taken, everything c ...
  • Yoshiki Nakamura
    Yoshiki Nakamura
    Since I attended your (Goldpaint) workshop in Crater Lake, I was fascinated by the night sky. I’ve been atte ...
  • Kathleen Kingma
    Kathleen Kingma
    Time-lapse composite of a saguaro at KOFA NWR was shot with a Canon 5D Mark III and Rinon 24mm Tilt-shift le ...
  • John Watkins
    John Watkins
    This is a photo of the Lower Falls of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone with the Milky Way peeking through ...
  • Carol Zychowski
    Carol Zychowski
    Carol Zychowski s Pin
  • Prasanna Kumar
    Prasanna Kumar
    I have been wanting to take ancient pine trees aligned with the milky way for quite a few years. After 3 uns ...
  • Sashikanth Chintla
    Sashikanth Chintla
    This image was taken during my first backcountry multi day hike. There is always a element of risk we have t ...
  • John Mentil
    John Mentil
    An amazing night with Brad at Mono Lake
  • Tim Herring
    Tim Herring
    While experimenting with the Nikon 10mm OP Fisheye, a Perseid meteor fell through the comp right in the Milk ...
  • John Watkins
    John Watkins
    This photo is my favorite of 2015. It was taken in Grand Teton National Park at String Lake late in July on ...
  • Frank Naccarato
    Frank Naccarato
    Taken at 3:25AM on June 10th at Mono Lake. I was supposed to take an accompanying exposure for the foregroun ...
  • Kee Woo Rhee
  • Tim Herring
    Tim Herring
    Aurora Over Boise. It is fun and a challenge chasing auroras at this latitude. Addicting. It all came togeth ...
  • Keith Lisk
    Keith Lisk
    I visited Crater Lake National Park for the first time in 2012. In the visitor center, a photo of the Milky ...
  • Glen Murray
    Glen Murray
    Back in 2012 on a photography tour through Utah, Nevada and Arizona a friend and I came across Natural Bridg ...
  • Brent Davis
    Brent Davis
    I have a hard time picking a single image to be my favorite for the year. I go back and forth between ones ...
  • Douglas DeVoto
    Douglas DeVoto
    Reflecting on 2016, this image brings me back to several nights in the Sierra Nevada mountains. I believe th ...
  • Dave Ciskowski
    Dave Ciskowski
    I can't say this image compares with all the wonderful work I've seen, but I keep coming back to it for what ...
  • Thomas Piekunka
    Thomas Piekunka
    This is my favorite image from 2016 because it has so many compelling elements, in my opinion. Also, I fail ...
  • Steve Miller
    Steve Miller
    This is my favorite because I to the information, planning and preparation that I learned in the workshop, t ...
  • Gregg McCrary
    Gregg McCrary
    Here is my favorite photo of 2016. Why? It's difficult to articulate, but a big part is I enjoyed this par ...
  • Melany Sarafis
    Melany Sarafis
    Not necessarily my BEST nor most popular image of 2015, but the most special memory without a doubt! This wa ...
  • Jonathan Adams
    Jonathan Adams
    Old gnarled trees are my favorite foreground for a milky way nightscape. Being among trees that have been s ...
  • Christine Whitten
    Christine Whitten
    My husband Drew and I to a photo of us taking the ultimate selfie as some of the dinosaurs attack. We had ou ...
  • Tim Schallberger
    Tim Schallberger
    This is my favorite image from 2016 as Century Lakes Highway was still closed in May when this photo was tak ...
  • Lynn Clauer
    Lynn Clauer
    Mono Lake felt so other-worldly. We traveled from Lake Tahoe and started the night with strong moonlight w ...
  • Brent Davis
    Brent Davis
    This is my favorite, for sentimental reasons as much as anything. I try to include one or all three of my d ...
  • Sergio Garcia Rill
    Sergio Garcia Rill
    It's always hard to pick just one image for the year but this image has to be the one just because of the fa ...
  • Thomas Piekunka
    Thomas Piekunka
    This is my favorite from 2015 because it to a lot of planning, travel, permits/insurance, etc. and it came o ...
  • Christine Rudkin
    Christine Rudkin
    I picked this photo because it was the most challenging. I did not realize it at the time, but having these ...
  • Debbie Cavalier
    Debbie Cavalier
    Beauty and beast at Crater Lake - While visiting Crater Lake a forest fire started and grew to 500 acres bei ...
  • Tim Schallberger
    Tim Schallberger
    This one is probably my favorite from this year as it was than just driving up to a spot and setting up. Fo ...

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