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Painting with Light

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Alexandria
2823 King St
At King Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22302
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 6
Teacher: Marie Joabar

What you'll learn in this photography class:

Painting with light is an exciting and artistic way to portray your subject in a completely unique manner. Using the darkness as the backdrop, the photographer works like a painter using a flashlight to illuminate, highlight, and emphasize their subject.

Using your own light source to illuminate the scene provides creativity in rendering your final image.  Experimenting with color, intensity, and angle of the light source creates limitless possibilities and adds another technique to your portfolio.

Join instructor Marie Joabar and learn the tips and tricks to create lighting masterpieces.  With special access to the historic Ivy Hill Cemetery at nighttime, we’ll light paint some of the older tombstones, some dating back to the 1800s, as well as the old vault.

Class Requirements:

A good flashlight. A digital camera that must have the Bulb setting* for exposures longer than 30 seconds. Any lens in the 18-70mm range and a sturdy tripod with a cable release or a remote that works with the Bulb setting.

*The Bulb setting can usually be found by setting your camera to the manual exposure mode and slowing the shutter down to the lowest possible setting. Bulb is the very last setting.


School Notes: Mailing address:PO Box 855 Alexandria, VA 22313

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How We Began

Capital Photography Center was created by Marie Joabar who for more than a decade was the Education Programs Manager and Corporate Trainer at Penn Camera, one of Washington D.C.’s long standing photography retailers. Marie developed that company’s educational program growing it from...

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