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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...

Saturday Dec 14th, 10am - 5pm

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...

Monday Dec 16th, 10am - 1pm

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Introduction to Digital Photography

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 280 S Columbus Dr, 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. ...

Friday Jan 10th, 6pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)
$685

6 sessions

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...

Monday Dec 16th, 10am - 4pm

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$436.50
Was:
$485

Travel Photography

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

Whether you are traveling to an exotic 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 Jan 11th, 1pm - 4pm

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...

Tuesday Jan 14th, 5pm - 6:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$99

4 sessions

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Black and White Photography

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

Explore the creation of photographic images beyond color, looking into the shadows and textures that lay beneath nature’s color spectrum, using plants and objects found at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Tonality and dynamic range, the potential of depth of field, and the zone system of shooting in black and white will be discussed.  Digital SLR...

Wednesday Jan 15th, 1pm - 4pm

  (5 sessions)
$374

5 sessions

Perspectives in Photography

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

The purpose of this workshop is to understand more about our personal perspective as photographers and how it fits into the greater world of photography. Students will be asked to do shooting assignments each week, as well as some light reading. In-class assignments will include short field trips to local places. Students will also study the work...

Sunday Jan 26th, 10am - 4pm

  (2 sessions)
$299

2 sessions

Interior Architectural Photography

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

Winter calls for working inside, and is an opportunity to explore the world of interior architectural black-and-white tonality at a variety of venues.  The emphasis will be on shadows, details, and how ambient light intersects with artificial light to create superlative images.  A list of the off-site locations will be provided at the first...

Tuesday Jan 14th, 9am - 12pm

  (5 sessions)
$374

5 sessions

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 have similar features. This class will explore some of the better-known apps along with instruction on use for nature photography. We will go over the basics of iPhone photography along with fieldwork. Examine the photos taken during class and learn how to enhance, manipulate,...

Wednesday Jan 15th, 9:30am - 11:30am

  (3 sessions)
$124

3 sessions

Explore the Use of Time in Photography

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

Through the use of long exposures, you will explore techniques to encode the element of time into what would otherwise be static images. This process reveals a world that, while very real, is not experienced in real-time. With the camera, we will translate this hidden world into a visible form for us to contemplate and make memorable images.

Friday Jan 17th, 10am - 3pm

  (4 sessions)
$479

4 sessions

Black & White Darkroom Essentials (Ages 16+)

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

Learn how to work within the world of black and white analog photography! In this fast paced digital age, take a step back and slow down by working with analog equipment in our darkroom. This class will provide you with all the knowledge necessary to manually shoot with a 35mm film camera, process your own film, and make black and white prints with...

Monday Jan 6th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$255

5 sessions

Digital Photography Level 2 (Ages 16+)

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

Take the next steps in developing your photographic practice! Experiment with tools like Adobe Bridge and Photoshop and begin to understand photography on a conceptual level. Create a more developed portfolio of images and prints and form a better understanding of your own style. Bring a DSLR camera, a hard-drive or large thumb drive for transporting...

Wednesday Jan 8th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$180

5 sessions

Digital Photography (Ages 10-16)

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

Experiment with expanding your visual language! Through photography prompts and exercises, students will explore concepts of perspective, composition, and photographic “rules” (and when to break them.) We will then explore Adobe Photoshop to edit and enhance their photographs and print a selection of images with EAC’s inkjet printers. If you...

Friday Jan 10th, 4:15pm - 6:15pm

  (5 sessions)
$165

5 sessions

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...

Thursday Jan 23rd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (3 sessions)
$149

3 sessions

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