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.

  • Helen Frances
    Helen Frances
    This is my favorite photo because of the view you have of the vast sky totally surrounding you! Because this ...
  • Keith Lisk
    Keith Lisk
    Taken during the Goldpaint Photography Alumni Workshop in Central Utah.
  • Kevin J Railsback
    Kevin J Railsback
    Summers at my grandparents farm in Iowa were always magical. I spent many nights down in the hay field watch ...
  • Christine Rudkin
    Christine Rudkin
    I chose this shot because it makes me happy. I to shoot the stars but there is also something challenging a ...
  • 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 ...
  • Lynn Clauer
    Lynn Clauer
    I am a bit obsessed with Northern Lights and they are incredibly hard to capture here in Vermont. Planning a ...
  • Don Parrott
    Don Parrott
    Panoramic image of the three sisters in Goblin Valley State Park
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Greg Liengswangwong
    Greg Liengswangwong
    After taking a wonderful and very insightful workshop with Brad Goldpaint I had the opportunity to capture t ...
  • Kirsten Tucker
    Kirsten Tucker
    Quiver Tree Forest, Namibia
  • Helen Frances
    Helen Frances
    I wanted the Milky Way to showcase this unique abandoned grainery in the Palouse area, Washington, so I wai ...
  • Jen Lee
    Jen Lee
    This image is my favorite for 2017 because I had the startlingly good fortune to have the valley entirely to ...
  • Esther Fleming
    Esther Fleming
    Taken on the east coast of Key Largo, FL in February 2017. Unfortunately, this property has since been dest ...
  • Jonathan Adams
    Jonathan Adams
    Old gnarled trees are my favorite foreground for a milky way nightscape. Being among trees that have been s ...
  • Dominique Myers
    Dominique Myers
    One of my favorite moments and learning times this year was day two at our Alumni class in Bisti because we ...
  • 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 ...
  • Michael Duncan
    Michael Duncan
    I to this image on my own at the Very Large Array of radio telescopes near Socorro, New Mexico. It is my fav ...
  • Thomas Piekunka
    Thomas Piekunka
    This is my favorite image from 2016 because it has so many compelling elements, in my opinion. Also, I fail ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rob Hazzard
    Rob Hazzard
    The Gunnison River runs 2500’ below the rim of the Black Canyon. While it’s not a spectacular capture, it’s ...
  • Keith Lisk
    Keith Lisk
    Milky Way over Bear Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park, July 29, 2016.
  • Gloria Cropper
    Gloria Cropper
    There is a reason why it's called Hurricane Ridge but on this summer's night, there wasn't one flag blowing ...
  • Sashikanth Chintla
    Sashikanth Chintla
    This image is special for me as this was on my bucket list for 3 years and this year I could finally capture ...
  • Terri Barry
    Terri Barry
    This is my favorite for 2017 because it was my very first Milky Way Pano. It was taken on night 1 of the Bis ...
  • Kee Woo Rhee
  • Yoshiki Nakamura
    Yoshiki Nakamura
    Aurora dancing over downtown Seattle. Kp 6 was expected until 8pm, and air clarity was super clear in Northw ...
  • Douglas DeVoto
    Douglas DeVoto
    Reflecting on 2016, this image brings me back to several nights in the Sierra Nevada mountains. I believe th ...
  • 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 ...
  • Carol Zychowski
    Carol Zychowski
    This image brings on a peaceful feeling. The effect of compositing land in the twilight and sky in the early ...
  • Tim Herring
    Tim Herring
    Wonderful camp on the Alvord. This is one of my favorites from 2017 because of the comradery of like minded ...
  • Bill Mickle
    Bill Mickle
    This is a composite pano from our New Mexico Badlands workshop. I am still in total awe at the beauty of nat ...
  • John Watkins
    John Watkins
    It was a difficult choice, but this was my favorite image from 2017, which was taken in May at Toroweap, a r ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Tim Schallberger
    Tim Schallberger
    This is my favorite image of 2017 due to the serendipitous nature of the shot. I was at the Painted Hills t ...
  • Dave Ciskowski
    Dave Ciskowski
    I the story of hard work and creativity implied here. The alumni workshop was a step up: in challenge, in l ...
  • 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 ...
  • Daniel Brown
    Daniel Brown
    This was the most challenging image that I to during 2017 … both in terms of capture and post-processing. I ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Zach Grether
    Zach Grether
    From Hunting Island State Park in southeastern South Carolina, I shot this during the first week of April. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Howard Goldman
    Howard Goldman
    Taken during the night photography workshop at the Maine Island School of the Arts with Goldpaint Photograph ...
  • Chris Marler
    Chris Marler
    This image is special to me because everything seemed to up that night. Crystal clear skies, no wind at all ...
  • 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 ...
  • Lynn Clauer
    Lynn Clauer
    Mono Lake felt so other-worldly. We traveled from Lake Tahoe and started the night with strong moonlight w ...
  • Bob Kelley
    Bob Kelley
    This image was taken near 1:00am on the morning of March 1, 2017 in ta Junction, Alaska. I had already been ...
  • Katie Bohnert
    Katie Bohnert
    Star Trails at Barker Dam in Joshua Tree National Park, March 2017. The reflections of the stars in the wate ...
  • David Papp
    David Papp
    Taken May 2017 during Brad Moab workshop. This was at Dead Horse Point State Park and as Brad knows, I have ...
  • Anthony T. Festa
    Anthony T. Festa
    This image was taken on the first night of my workshop with Goldpaint Photography in Southern Utah. Even th ...
  • 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 Herring
    Tim Herring
    While experimenting with the Nikon 10mm OP Fisheye, a Perseid meteor fell through the comp right in the Milk ...
  • Susy & Sandy Stephens
    Susy & Sandy Stephens
    This photo was special first because Sandy and I were sharing the Iowa night sky together just as we had man ...
  • Sergio Garcia Rill
    Sergio Garcia Rill
    I shot this photo in one of the alumni New Mexico Badlands workshops. It's my favorite because I had to trai ...
  • Thomas Piekunka
    Thomas Piekunka
    I continue to be drawn to this image of moon rise over a high alpine lake in Northern California because of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Chris Anderson
    Chris Anderson
    Taken during the Joshua Tree Night Photography Workshop with Goldpaint Photography.
  • 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 ...
  • Kathleen Kingma
    Kathleen Kingma
    Here is my favorite night-sky image of 2017. This image was taken at Little Molas Lake, CO during our honeym ...
  • Brent Davis
    Brent Davis
    This is probably my favorite night image from this year because it is one that I planned out, waited for, an ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Glen Murray
    Glen Murray
    This is favourite shot from 2017, it was from a trip to Joshua Tree back in April of this year. I didn't man ...
  • Carol Zychowski
    Carol Zychowski
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  • 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 ...
  • Evie Urbina
    Evie Urbina
    The reason I this one is because it marks the start of a whole new world of photography for me. I d the lo ...
  • John Mentil
    John Mentil
    An amazing night with Brad at Mono Lake
  • 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 ...
  • Nancy Weezy Forman
    Nancy Weezy Forman
    See of Nancy's work by visiting her website.
  • Douglas DeVoto
    Douglas DeVoto
    I was mesmerized by the flow and movement from this November evening in Lhonak, Nepal. Beneath me I could se ...

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