John R. Hartman
Stevens Point, WI

John Hartman, M.Photog.Cr, CPP, EA-ASP, Hon. EA-ASP, has owned and operated his studio in Stevens Point, WI since 1974. He has taught photographers at local, state and national conferences, including his Marketing Boot Camps in Las Vegas. In 2013 he discovered light painting, which has transformed his image-making and is now a six figure part of his studio sales.

Why You Should Take This Class:

  • Learn how to set up and light your subject
  • Learn how to process your images and assemble your light painting project
  • Learn how to market, merchandise, price and sell light painted images

How to Master the Art, Science and Business of Light Painting

John Hartman, M.Photog., Cr., CPP, EA-ASP
Course Number: 20
Level: Advanced

Learn all the fine points of light painting from one of the nation’s top artists in this fast-paced class!  Discover how to light subjects with dozens, if not hundreds of separate exposures using LED continuous lights. You will then bring each of those images into your image, one layer at a time as you build your final photograph. You’ll go home knowing how to get clients who will gladly pay substantial fees for your work. You’ll also learn which products to offer, how to price them, and easy methods to sell that result in a substantial-sized wall portrait virtually every time.

In this hands-on learning experience you will learn the entire light painting process, including set preparation, lighting techniques, and all post-processing steps. You will create several light paintings of your own in class from setup through finished prints.

In addition, you will discover how to find customers who appreciate what you do and who will gladly pay what you ask for your light painted products and services.