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Master Your Digital Camera Controls (Chicago)

at Digital Photo Academy - The Loop 201 E Randolph St, Chicago, Illinois 60602

This workshop will offer instruction for people who want to learn the ins and outs of their cameras. Improve your skills no matter which camera model you own! Take this Course if you: Just purchased a Digital SLR Camera/Point and shoot camera Want to learn to make simple and creative changes to your pictures using the functions of your camera...

Saturday Aug 7th, 3:45pm - 5:15pm Central Time

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Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Millennium Park

at Digital Photo Academy - The Loop 201 E Randolph St, Chicago, Illinois 60602

Millennium Park is a fantastic combination of art, culture, nature, and urban life. With some of the most unique architecture and most interesting art work in the city, not to mention the free tours, concerts, exhibitions, and family events, Millennium Park is understandably one of the greatest attractions in Chicago. Join your Digital Photo Academy...

Saturday Aug 7th, 5:15pm - 8:15pm Central Time

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Photographing Water and Reflections

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

With more than 81 acres of water at the Garden, these areas and the reflections they create are ideal image subjects. Students will acquire the skills and practice needed to photograph water features with reflection and varied light levels. 

Monday Sep 13th, 8am - 11am Central Time

  (4 sessions)
$374

4 sessions

Beginning Digital Photography

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Learn the techniques and principles of photography. You will explore the basics of photography, including image composition rules, how the camera works, proper exposure, and the functions of lens aperture and shutter speed. The course requires a digital SLR camera. No previous experience is required.  This class will be taught online via Zoom....

Monday Oct 11th, 9am - 12pm Central Time

  (4 sessions)
$374

4 sessions

New Camera Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Online 00000

Did you buy a new camera recently? This workshop will help you set up your camera and learn basic operations.  Please have your digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera, mirrorless camera, or advanced point-and-shoot camera on hand. This class will be taught online via Zoom. All registrations must be submitted online two days before your...

Thursday Sep 16th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Central Time

  (3 sessions)
$162

3 sessions

Japanese Garden Photography

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

Summer offers photographers a unique perspective of Japanese art and landscape architecture.  Learn about the Elizabeth Hubert Malott Japanese Garden and its three islands—Keiunto (Island of the Auspicious Cloud), Seifuto (Island of Pure Breezes), and Horaijima (Island of Everlasting Happiness)—as you acquire photographic techniques that...

Sunday Sep 12th, 9am - 12pm Central Time

  (3 sessions)
$249

3 sessions

Night Photography: Painting with Light

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

When the sun drops below the horizon, bring the Garden to life by photographing your selected subject with a beam of light. Moving a light source during a long exposure creates a look that can only be obtained by using light as a brush. Students must have a DSLR camera (no phones or tablets, please) and a sturdy tripod. A cable or remote shutter release...

Tuesday Oct 12th, 6pm - 9pm Central Time

  (4 sessions)
$374

4 sessions

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Photographing Trees

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

Different types of trees require different photographic techniques to represent their beauty. For evergreens, the emphasis is on texture and pattern; for deciduous trees, capturing branches and the changing color of leaves as individual subjects in close-ups is the focus.  Digital SLR cameras with a medium to wide-angle lens and macro or close-focusing...

Saturday Oct 2nd, 9am - 12pm Central Time

  (5 sessions)
$436

5 sessions

Photographing Bridges of the Garden

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

Bridges in a myriad of styles, materials, and lengths connect the Garden’s islands. They make interesting photo subjects themselves and also serve as wonderful vantage points from which to capture the land and water around them. Learn the best focal lengths and framing techniques to use when taking pictures of bridges and from them.

Saturday Nov 6th, 9am - 12pm Central Time

  (4 sessions)
$374

4 sessions

Photographing the Garden

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

With 27 gardens, nine islands, six miles of shoreline, and natural areas spread across 385 acres, the Chicago Botanic Garden is a dream and a challenge for photographers. Discover places and techniques for creating captivating images, review compositional ideas, and explore how to capture the essence of the Garden. Then, put your knowledge to work...

Saturday Oct 23rd, 8am - 11am Central Time

  (2 sessions)
$124

2 sessions

Photoshop 1

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

Make your images even better with Adobe Photoshop Elements—a user-friendly photo editor that has the same concepts as the full version of Photoshop. Apply selection tools, layers, and smart brushes.  A laptop computer with Adobe Photoshop Elements or Adobe Photoshop CS5 installed and a digital camera are required. This class will be taught online...

Monday Oct 18th, 1pm - 3:30pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$436

6 sessions

Intermediate Digital Photography

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

Thoughtful processes are key steps in learning to identify, then capture, an impressive and artistic image as an intermediate photographer. Use lead lines, selective manual focus, and appropriate aperture settings to enhance your photos. Prerequisite: Beginning Digital Photography or the consent of the instructor.

Monday Nov 8th, 9am - 12pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$499

6 sessions

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Wicker Park
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Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Wicker Park

at Digital Photo Academy - Wicker Park 1373-75 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642

The locals have the inside scoop on the Wicker Park Historic District, 4 acres, as a place for hipsters, culture bugs and artists so not surprisingly there is an abundance of charming shops, galleries and restaurants. The park was established, thanks to alderman Charles Wicker and his brother, Joel in 1868 and has undergone a series of significant...

Saturday Sep 4th, 11am - 2pm Central Time

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Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Gold Coast
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Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Gold Coast

at Digital Photo Academy - Gold Coast 1365 N Astor St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Gold Coast’s character and architecture attract visitors from far and wide to gawk at the magnificent mansions and classic brownstones.  After all, Gold Coast is one of the most affluent and beautiful neighborhoods in the country.  Yet it has more to its charm than wealth.  Since its establishment in the late 1880s, Astor Street has...

Saturday Oct 2nd, 11am - 2pm Central Time

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Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Garfield Park
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Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Garfield Park

at Digital Photo Academy - East Garfield Park 300 N Central Park Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60624

Back in 1907 designed what Chicago’s West Side called a Pleasure Ground, Garfield Park, and it gloriously stands today as a picturesque warming spot in the dead of winter as well as in full bloom in the other season. If you dare the cold, begin your collections of photographs on the outer glass structure of patterns, shapes and reflections. Inside...

Saturday Nov 6th, 11:30am - 2:30pm Central Time

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