Award-winning photographer to teach night photography

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Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The College of Continuing Education and Community Service (CCECS) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo offers a class in night photography with award-winning landscape photographer Michelle Shuey. Sessions will be held on the main campus on Saturday, February 11, from 5 – 9:30 p.m. in PB-7 (Computer Lab) and Sunday, February 12, from 4 – 8:30 p.m. in PB-7. The course also includes a field trip. Tuition is $85 and includes transportation.

Shuey, a member of the UH Hilo Geography and Environmental Science faculty, will show participants how to manipulate a Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera to take captivating night photos. The classes will focus on basic camera techniques and settings used for long exposure photos, and taking photographs at various locations with possible venues including Hilo town, Hilo Bay, Coconut Island, Mauna Kea, and the night-time glow from Halema'uma'u crater, weather permitting.

Students are responsible for providing their own DSLR or mirrorless camera, a remote shutter release, and tripod. To register and for more information, contact CCECS at 932-7830 or email

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