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Color & Light Portrait Photography

In this class, we will delve deep into Color Theory, strobes with color gels and mixing with ambient Light. All students will take photos of a professional model in the class and do live post-production work on them with the help of instructor Josh Baker. This four-hour course explores mixing contrasting colors to create dynamic portraits. Take your off camera lighting to the artistic side of mixed light with this workshop.

Topics Covered

• Color Theory
• 1, 2 and 3 Light Setups with colored gels
• Mixing and Shifting ambient light with strobes for creative effect
• Post Production: dealing with non-traditionally lit portraits

Required Equipment

• Camera
• Portrait Lens
• Memory Card
• Pen and Paper

• Bring your own laptop for Lightroom and Photoshop post processing during class. (Optional)


This class is geared towards photographers who want to expand their creative pallet. You should have a working knowledge of camera basics and how shutter speed, ISO and aperture work together to make an exposure. You should have a beginning to intermediate knowledge of off-camera lighting. This workshop is ideal for photographers who want to try something new and expand their portfolio.

Schedule and Format

This is a four hour class with lecture, hands-on photography and post-production.

In the first hour, we'll dive into a lecture portion where we discuss color theory and off-camera lighting. The second hour will be dedicated to the students photographing our model. The third hour will be about post production. The fourth hour will be dedicated to a Q&A session.

About the Instructor

Josh Baker, founder of AzulOx Visuals and co-founder of North Austin Photographic Society.  He has spent the last few year exploring creative portraiture including his Soaked and Submerged Series. See more of his work at www.azulox.com and www.azuloxcommercial.com.

Please review our class cancellation policy below. 

Class Cancellations

Standard Classes
You can cancel a class registration up to two business days before the class begins and receive a full refund except for with some special classes and events such as the Mock Wedding and excursions. See below for more information.

If you register for a class that we hold on a regular basis, and do not show up for the class, you will be rescheduled one time. Once rescheduled once, if you do not show up for a class, your payment will be forfeited.

Minimum Enrollment
Each class needs a minimum number of students to enroll before the class can “make.” If the minimum enrollment has not been met two business days before the class begins, the class will be cancelled. All students who enrolled in the class will be notified by telephone or email, and may transfer to a different class or be issued a refund (see refund procedure). We encourage all students to enroll as soon as registration begins. Please check your phone and email messages, including your SPAM.

Unless otherwise stated, class refunds are only issued to customers that provide notice to the store that they would like a refund no later than two business days prior to the class. Refunds will not be issued to customers who sign up for a class but fail to attend.

How to Reschedule or Cancel a Class
Please contact the store at 512-467-7676 or email classes@precision-camera.com to cancel a class. Class cancellations or requests to be rescheduled that are sent through other channels, such as Facebook or Meetup.com messages, will not be honored. Please note that class refunds are only issued during business hours, Monday through Friday.


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