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Spring Photo and Camping Extravaganza
With Mandy Lea & Nikon

Pack up the sleeping bags, ready the camper, gather up the family and spend two nights with Precision Camera and roaming photographer Mandy Lea at the beautiful Garner State Park in Concan, Texas. 

Learn landscape photography from one of the best, as Mandy Lea guides our group to several vistas in the park for sunrise and sunset shoots. Get one-on-one instruction from a brilliant photographer and add to your portfolio in this small group setting. Along with photo sessions, Mandy will also offer tips and advice for living and camping in a teardrop trailer.

This is the Crown Jewel of Texas State Parks and one of the most popular.  We have reserved a limited number of spots, so sign-up as soon as you know that you can attend.

Nikon will be loaning out cameras and lenses for FREE at the event. 

Topics Covered

• Landscape Photography
• The Best Vistas in Garner State Park
• Camping Tips and Tricks with Mandy Lea

We will be camping the evening of Friday, April 5 through Sunday, April 7, 2019. Mandy will guide us to locations throughout the park for sunrise and sunset shoots. And if we can find a dark place and the clouds allow it, we'll dive into some night sky shooting.
Mandy has been a full time teardrop camper for two years, roaming around the country taking photos and giving workshops. Since this is a camping event, Mandy will be giving some camping tips and tricks she has learned while living on the road.
A full itinerary for the event will be emailed to registrants the week prior.  

Friday Night Pot Luck Dinner

We will host a potluck dinner on Friday evening. Please plan for and bring a main dish or desert. If you have dietary restrictions, please plan accordingly. This will be a great opportunity to cement new friendships in a beautiful setting. 


Precision Camera has pre-paid the camping fees for two nights, but each individual is responsible for the Park entrance fee. Entrance fees are $8 per person, per day.  

Your $199 registration fee provides your site and admission to the event for everyone in your camp. You can have up to 8 people at one campsite. You can bring a tent, travel trailer or RV. We have 30 amp sites booked. if you need a 50 amp site, let us know.

Please be prepared to camp and have all necessary supplies. Please be prepared for rain. Precision Camera will not be able to provide camping supplies.

Garner State Park

Garner State Park is located at 234 RR 1050, Concan, TX 78838. Learn more about Garner State Park on their website.

Tentative Schedule:

6:00 p.m. — Meet with Mandy for potluck at the Pavilion, open conversation and meet your fellow campers.
6 a.m. — Head to and shoot 7:05 a.m. sunrise
Mid Morning: Campfire talk about Camping tips, etc.
Lunch: Break on own
Afternoon: Photo talk: Q&A, Image review, tips, etc.
5:30 p.m. — Dinner
7 p.m. – Head to and shoot 7:43 p.m. sunset
9:00pm ish, group campfire and talk
6 a.m. — Head to and shoot 7:05 a.m. sunrise

About the Instructor

Mandy is an adventurous spirit with an insatiable lust for travel and photography. She enjoys blending the technical aspect of taking a photograph with the experience of creating an image. This is what moves her to create art, and what she hopes to inspire in each person who she has the opportunity to share knowledge with.

After 17 years of working in camera stores and freelancing, Mandy took to the road. Supporting herself as a photographer, she now lives on the road out of her teardrop trailer. She shares her photography, passion, and adventure through her workshops and videos.

Please review our class/event cancellation policy below. 

Class/Event Cancellations

Mock Wedding, Flash Fest, Special Events and One-Time Classes
You have up until seven days before a scheduled Mock Wedding, Flash Fest, Photo Campouts under $200 (including Caprock Canyon, Spring and Fall Photo Camping Extravaganza), special events and one-time classes to cancel and receive a full refund or to reschedule. If you do not show up for a class that we are only holding one time or a class that we hold rarely, your class registration will be forfeited and you will not be permitted a refund or to reschedule. We will not offer a reschedule attempt to individuals who don't show up to the Mock Wedding Workshop or Flash Fest due to the high amount of resources required for that class. 

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. Please note that class refunds are only issued during business hours, Monday through Friday.

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.


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