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Half Day Private Digital Photography (Chicago) Deal

Half Day Private Digital Photography (Chicago)

at Digital Photo Academy

Digital Photo Academy instructors are available to accommodate personal schedules and provide a half day, 3 hours of instruction to suit the needs of individual parties. Typically the session will last approximately, beginning with a discussion about the student’s specific camera equipment and photographic needs, then leading into an in-the-field...

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$270
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All Day Private Digital Photography (Chicago) Deal

All Day Private Digital Photography (Chicago)

at Digital Photo Academy

Digital Photo Academy instructors are available to accommodate personal schedules and provide a full day, 7 hours of instruction to suit the needs of individual parties. Typically the session will last approximately, beginning with a discussion about the student’s specific camera equipment and photographic needs, then leading into an in-the-field...

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$436.50
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Digital 101 in a Day

at Chicago Photography Academy - South Loop
329 West 18th St Ste 615, Chicago, Illinois 60616

The Fundamentals classes are, by far, the most popular starting point for photography classes in Chicago and are designed to give the complete beginner a solid understanding of their digital camera and the fundamental knowledge needed to embark upon a lifetime's exploration of photography. There are no 'hidden' or extra fees to pay for any classes...

Intermediate Photography

at Discovery Center - Irving Park
4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Learn more photography skills in this intermediate class that covers studio photography and offers portrait photography tips. Learn professional techniques. This class covers the golden rules of composition plus high key and low key photography. You'll learn how to use flash photography well and how to shoot using natural light; You'll have opportunity...

$99

4 sessions

Macro Photography in the Garden

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

This class will introduce you to a world of detail often not noticed. The Garden’s diverse areas will serve as our natural laboratory.  Each class will consist of learning new macro techniques followed by walks into the Garden to practice new skills and artistic elements. Designed for intermediate photographers comfortable with basic photography...

$299

5 sessions

Tuesday Jun 26th, 9am

The History of Photography

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston
1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

This class offers an overview of the history of photography as both an art and a science. Class will begin with the birth of the photographic process, in the 1830s, (and its inspiration by the camera obscura) and end with our present day digital photography.  Discussions will include the science and technique behind various photographic processes,...

$110

5 sessions

Wednesday Jul 11th, 4:15pm

Photographing the Rose Garden

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

ight levels, roses of various shapes and colors, and horizontal and vertical patterns of garden design combine to create a photographic palette of variegated reds, whites, and yellows.  Learn techniques in the classroom, then head to the Krasberg Rose Garden to practice camera skills and make the most of this lush carpet of color. Class is limited...

Wednesday Jun 27th, 9am

Digital Photography 1

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop
37 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This course focuses on the foundations of photography and the various ways to use a digital camera. Students examine how to choose and shoot subjects that are both personally meaningful in content and contemporary in context. Instruction includes capturing and printing images in both black and white and color, and investigating digital photo editing....

$585

10 sessions

Monday Jul 9th, 6pm

Beginners Photography

at Discovery Center - Irving Park
4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Nothing compares to the thrill of taking professional looking photographs. Learn photography in this comprehensive course specifically designed to have you taking incredible shots in almost no time at all. Step-by-step, you'll learn how to operate a camera to achieve maximum creativity. Topics will include in-depth knowledge of shutter speeds, metering,...

$99

4 sessions

Emotional Landscape

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

This workshop will be about making, not taking, photographs by nourishing a deepening in our heart/soul/self and then bringing that awareness into our photo-making process. We will work on giving our photos more layers of meaning to make stronger, more powerful images. We will be using land, sky, and water as well as ourselves to transform an emotional...

$399

3 sessions

Friday Jul 13th, 6:30pm

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Candid Portraits in Nature

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Walk into the Garden and discover portraits that reveal a message. We will search for stories of people, take authentic portraits, and create candid to abstract portraits. A digital camera with aperture priority and shutter speed priority is required. Intermediate level. 

$299

6 sessions

Wednesday Jul 11th, 1pm

Exposure

at Balanced Exposure - Schaumburg
1101 Perimeter Dr Ste 175, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173

Learn how to figure out how best to set your camera's exposure controls to get the right image quality for a variety of situations.  The best photographers think through their shots before taking them. Knowing the right settings is one thing, but figuring out the right settings is better.  This class concentrates on such questions as: ...

Saturday Jul 14th, 1:30pm

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History of Photography

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Explore the history of photography beginning in 1827 with the first photograph, through the age of Daguerreotype portraits, the photograph’s early development as an art form, the invention of Kodak’s Box Brownie and through to contemporary photography. Along the way we’ll discover some of the great photographers and examine how this relatively...

$119

3 sessions

Monday Jul 9th, 1pm

DSLR Advanced

at Balanced Exposure - Schaumburg
1101 Perimeter Dr Ste 175, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173

The class concentrates on the "other features" found in the menus of your camera.  Advanced / Hybrid Point and Shoot Cameras and also standard Point and Shoot Cameras will not be covered in this class and will not be admitted into the class. We will cover in more detail topics like Custom White Balancing, Focusing Modes, Metering Modes, Bracketing...

iPhone Photography

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

There are hundreds of photography apps available for iPhones, and many of them have similar features. This class will explore some of the better-known apps along with instruction on how to use them for nature photography.  We will go over the basics of iPhone photography along with fieldwork for a portion of the class. We will examine the photos...

$99

3 sessions

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