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Product & Tabletop

at Chicago Photography Academy - Lakeview 3047 N Lincoln Ave Unit 209, 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60657

This two day class held on both Saturday and Sunday of the same weekend will cover the essentials of photographing objects. You will learn to light for shape and form. Concepts: Achieving precise exposure using a hand-held exposure meter Lighting for shape and form Qualities of light Reflective qualities of surfaces Product photography...

Saturday Apr 6th, 10am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$295

2 sessions

Intermediate Digital Photography

at Chicago Photography Academy - Lakeview 3047 N Lincoln Ave Unit 209, 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60657

The Intermediate Digital classes are designed for photographers who have taken their skills past the beginner level and are passionate about learning photography. The classes are packed with the information you need and are run on a timescale that works for you. You can learn Intermediate Digital Photography over a four week period running one night...

Wednesday Apr 10th, 7pm - 10pm

  (4 sessions)
$295

4 sessions

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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,...

Monday Apr 8th, 6:30pm - 8pm

  (4 sessions)
$99

4 sessions

The History of Photography

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

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, and will concentrate...

Tuesday Apr 2nd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$130

4 sessions

Digital 101 4 Week Session

at Chicago Photography Academy - Lakeview 3047 N Lincoln Ave Unit 209, 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60657

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...

Monday Apr 8th, 7pm - 10pm

  (4 sessions)
$295

4 sessions

Intermediate Digital Photography

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

Gain a deeper understanding of digital photography with an emphasis on the skill-sets needed to create high-quality images. Understand best practices for image capture, shooting and processing of camera RAW images (using Lightroom and/or Photoshop), simple retouching, specific student-driven issues, and more!  Classes will be divided into a lecture...

Thursday Apr 4th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$165

4 sessions

Travel Photography

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

Whether you are traveling to an exotic faraway destination or somewhere closer to home, you'll want to return with the best quality images. Professional photographer Paul Berg who has traveled extensively will cover key topics including: capturing the essence of a place, the best equipment to pack and capturing images that reflect your unique vision....

Saturday Apr 6th, 1pm - 4pm

Photographing in Natural Light

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

Photographers often find themselves in a situation where flash photography is not allowed, or where artificial light disturbs the honesty of a photo. Learn techniques that use natural light from available sources to capture realistic and untouched images. The School’s CEUs=12 hours

Thursday Apr 4th, 9am - 12pm

  (4 sessions)
$290

4 sessions

Creating Photographic Series

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

Join us for an introduction to the various approaches to creating a photographic series. The second session will be a discussion of your series plans to help you refine and create a compelling series of work. After taking time to independently work on the series idea formulated within class, we'll meet again for a final share, critique, and refinement...

Monday Apr 1st, 10am - 12pm

  (3 sessions)
$290

3 sessions

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Half Day Private Digital Photography (Chicago)
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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...

Saturday Mar 30th, 10am - 1pm

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$270
Was:
$300

Digital 101 in a Day

at Chicago Photography Academy - Lakeview 3047 N Lincoln Ave Unit 209, 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60657

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...

Saturday May 18th, 10am - 5pm

Abstracts in Nature: Spring

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

This intermediate class will be spent applying photographic techniques to create a portfolio of abstract fine art photographs. Using design concepts, students will craft creative images with a mood and message. A review of technical SLR tools, in addition to developing your creative eye, will help you capture abstracts of your very own. Class will...

Wednesday Mar 27th, 9:30am - 12pm

  (6 sessions)
$289

6 sessions

All Day Private Digital Photography (Chicago)
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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...

Saturday Mar 30th, 10am - 4pm

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$436.50
Was:
$485

Photography Walking Tour: Spring

at The Morton Arboretum - Lisle 4100 Illinois Rte 53, Lisle, Illinois 60532

See the Arboretum through the eyes of an expert photographer. Learn how to notice your surroundings with attention to light, angle, subject, and creative interpretation. Begin with a brief classroom session in which instructor Cora Jacob or Erica Benson will share examples of these fundamental elements of photography. Then head out onto the grounds...

Saturday Apr 13th, 1pm - 4pm

The Philosophy of Photography

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

Explore how the medium of photography has affected society and how it continues to evolve as it compresses recent history into a series of images and creates a sense of false memory. How do photographic images represent truth, and how do the trillions of photographs taken each year affect our daily communication? Reading assignments and class participation...

Tuesday Apr 23rd, 9:30am - 12pm

  (5 sessions)
$310

5 sessions

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