Light Painting Portrait Photography

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Light Painting Portrait Photography
with Josh Baker

NANLITE and Precision are bringing you an exciting new class offering- learn the creative world of light painted portraits!! Utilizing long exposures and the NANLITE Pavotube T8-7X 3ft LED Pixel Tube, create new colorful backgrounds for your studio portrait subjects.  We will be blending long exposures in the studio with the LED wands and second curtain flash to freeze our subjects. Plus - you will walk away with your very own NANLITE Pavotube T8-7X LED Pixel Tube- a $95.00 value!

Concepts Covered

• Manual Mode
• Long Exposure
• Light painting
• Mixing ambient and 1 strobe
• Multicolored lighting
• Rear Curtain Flash
• Using the NANLITE Pavotube T8-7X LED Pixel Tube

Supplies Needed

• Camera with Hotshoe and Manual Mode
• Tripod
• Provided LED Wand (your very own provided with registration!)
• Memory Card
• Optional: Extra Batteries for camera, long exposures can wear down some types of cameras
• Imagination!


This is an intermediate level class. The students should have a grasp of putting their cameras into manual mode and adjusting shutter speed. The ideal student is a photographer looking for something different and creative to add to their portrait toolbox.

Schedule and Format

This will be a 3 hour class. The first 30 minutes will be introducing the concepts we will cover and how to operate the NANLITE Pavotube T8-7X LED Pixel Tube. The next 2.5 hours will be students executing light painting portraits.

About the Instructor

Josh Baker with over 10 years experience in creating lighted Portraits, will be leading this class. You can see more of his work at AzulOx Visuals ( He teaches a variety of lighting and portrait classes for Precision Camera. Also the co-founder of North Austin Photographic Society (

Please review our class cancellation policy below. 

Class Cancellations

Tier 1: Standard Classes
You can cancel a class registration up to two business days before the class begins and receive a full refund for standard classes. If you register for a tier 1 class and do not show up, your payment will be forfeited. You may reschedule a class only if notice is given before the start time of the class. 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.

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.

How to Reschedule or Cancel a Class
Please contact the store at 512-467-7676 or email to cancel a class. Class cancellations or requests to be rescheduled that are sent through other channels, such as Facebook or messages, will not be honored.


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