Totally Tubular Gothic Portraiture Edition at Hunts


Come to the darker side of portraiture with Gothic Portraiture using specifically tube LED lighting! Rock and celebrity photographer Jeremy Saffer will emphasize Beauty and Darkness with a variety of goth musicians and models, showing different lighting techniques and posing to bring out the unique look of each artist. Afterward, attendees take over and photograph the special guests using the tubes, the fog, and everything they’ve learned from the day!

This workshop will use 100% Nanlite LED Tubes! Whether you have some experience or your a Tube Newbie, this is an EXCELLENT way to get experienced with this new(ish) form of lighting that’s practical, fairly easy to set up, and fun! Photographers of all skill levels are encouraged to attend!


Intro to LED and tube lighting
Color blending using tubes
Color temperature theory
Why, When, and How to implement tubes for lighting
Image breakdown of tube photos
Tube set up, options, settings, and capabilities
Tube effects/pixel Effects
Studio and environmental optimization for LED tubes
Lighting build with 1 tube, up to 16 tubes
and more


Each day has the same schedule.

10:00 a.m – 7:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. – Intro to LED Tube Lighting
10:30 a.m. – LED color and temperature theory.
11:00 a.m. – Tube light instructional demo/camera prep
11:30 a.m. – Studio set up demo
12:00 p.m. – Break / Lunch
12:30 p.m. – Pre-shoot QnA with guest/band.
1:00 p.m. – Live Shoot: Jeremy photographs guest bands
2:30 p.m. – Live Shoot: Students photograph guest bands
5:30 p.m. – Wrap up/final band QnA/feedback
6:00 p.m. – Image review
7:00 p.m. – Wrap/QnA
8:00 p.m. – Optional Dinner with Jeremy


Anyone with an interest in portrait photography and lighting will gain much from this program. Music photographers looking to get into music portraiture. Any photographers who want the chance to photograph a band using professional lighting in a studio setting.


Having a basic understanding of photography, camera settings, and being familiar with your camera is important but students do not need any prior lighting experience.

Totally Tubular is Day Four of our weekend workshops with Jeremy Saffer. Thursday is Business in Focus, Friday is Get the LED Out (LED Lighting only!), Saturday is Rock Photography: The Cover Shot & Photographing the Feature, and Sunday is Totally Tubular: Gothic Portrait Edition (featuring all Tube Lighting). If you would like to sign up for all four days at a discounted rate, make sure to choose the Four Day Option!

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