APRIL 28-30, 2019


3-Day, 3-Night Timelapse Workshop

for photographers of all skill levels




Daily classroom sessions where you'll learn advanced techniques to capture and post process breathtaking time lapses day or night.

You'll learn to:


  • Capture professional quality time lapses

  • Post-processing workflow from start to finish

  • Pre-scout and Pre-visualize for a successful shoot

  • Find composition and critical focus in the dark

  • Eliminate time lapse flicker for professional results

  • Control the look & feel of your time lapses in camera

  • Then when, why, and how of using Motion Control

  • Designed for photographers of all skill levels


Join cinematographer and time lapse specialist Ron Risman in Moab, Utah for 3-days and 3-nights under the  dark-skies of Moab, Utah.  Learn to capture and create breathtaking night-sky time lapses under some of the darkest skies anywhere. 

This workshop combines classroom instruction with daily on-location shoots - and is open to photographers of all skill level.


This is an intimate workshop with hands-on classroom and on location scouting, shooting & instruction. You will come away with extensive knowledge on how to compose, capture, and process night-sky photographs and time lapse films

This workshop is scheduled around the dates of the new moon to ensure that we have the darkest skies.   Our workshops are kept small and intimate in order to maximize learning in class, and to allow us to provide personal instruction in the field.  This class is ideal for beginners through intermediate skill level.


April 28th:     1:00  p.m.  Meet & Greet
                      2:00 p.m.  Classroom Session

                      6:00 p.m.  Break for Dinner

                      8:00 p.m.  On-Location (Night Shoot)

                      3:00 a.m.  Back to Hotel


April 29th:      1:00 p.m.  Classroom Session

                      5:00 p.m.  Break for Dinner

                      8:00 p.m.  On-Location (Night Shoot)

                      3:00 a.m.  Back to Hotel

April 30th:      1:00 p.m.  Classroom Session

                      5:00 p.m.  Break for Dinner

                      8:00 p.m.  On-Location (Night Shoot)

                      3:00 a.m.  Back to Hotel



Registration for this 3-Night, 3-Day workshop is $1,199

Space in very limited and early registration is highly recommended.


The workshop is being held at the Gonzo Inn - in the heart of downtown Moab. The Gonzo Inn is one of best places to stay in all of Moab and is convenient to shops, restaurants, and dining.

There is a room block set up for workshop participants for the nights of April 28 - 30th at the Gonzo Inn in downtown Moab.  Once registered you'll receive a welcome email with information to book the hotel along with a room discount.

The Gonzo Inn                     

100 West 200 South

Moab, UT 84532

(435) 259-2515


Registrations help us to plan our itineraries and bring in extra professional assistance as required, thus request for refunds are only available up until December 31st, 2018.  Cancellations after this date cannot be honored.  

We recommend that participants obtain travel / trip cancellation insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances that require the cancellation of the workshop or your participation in the workshop.   Please refer to our terms & conditions.


Moab, Utah is located just 90 minutes from Grand Junction, CO or 4 hours from Salt Lake City.  You will find many more flight options and discounted rates when flying into Salt Lake.


ACE Rent a car and Rugged Rentals offers very good deals on cars and 4WD vehicles, and we can highly recommend them for their very competitive prices and top notch customer service.  They are located at 2740 California Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84104


Timelapse Workshops is permitted by the National and State Parks where we conduct business. We carry permits and proper first aid certifications and insurance coverage for each workshop.

films featuring footage

by ron risman & workshop participants

Timelapse Footage captured by Ron Risman