The AZPPA put on a wonderful event in which I was one of the presenters thanks to Panasonic and the Lumix Camera line. There were five different instructors and the participants were broken down into small groups and rotated through all the education stations. AZPPA through Bruce Roscoe and Alyanya Photography got access to a western town. They added actors ten actors in period costume and a grand time was had by all.

western walk

The ‘Shoot-out at OK Corral’ walk through town.

saloon girls

Not to be outdone our female actors commandeered the weapons for a photo OP of their own!

jerry poses for the class

Jerry poses during my class showing Lumix camera gear and Wescott LED lighting equipment.

old west sheriff

Old west sheriff.

I used the Lumix GH4 and 12-35mm f2.8 Lens for the top images and the 35-100mm f2.8 for the portraits. Lighting was provided by FJ Wescott. The Skylux LED lights with soft box and strip lights were used for the portrait images. Working with continuous lighting is a great way to know what you are getting. The LEDS were bright enough to work with even in their soft boxes. A little bump in ISO made them perfect for portraiture.