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Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd
Btwn Edens Exprsswy/Rt 41 & Green Bay Rd
Chicago, Illinois 60022 Glencoe, Suburbs
1000 Lake Cook Rd
Btwn Edens Exprsswy/Rt 41 & Green Bay Rd
Chicago, Illinois 60022
The Plant Science Lab is located in the Regenstein Center (a six-minute walk from the parking lot).
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The Chicago Botanic Garden opened a little more than 40 years ago as a beautiful place to visit, and it has matured into one of the world's great living museums and conservation science centers. In 2013, one million people visited the Garden's 26 gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on...
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Remember, “the best camera is the one that’s with you.” Whether you are new to photography or new to smartphones, discover techniques for getting great nature images with your phone. This class will cover the basics of using your smartphone to capture attractive images, provide tips and tricks, and recommend a selection of good starter apps...
Saturday Feb 1st, 9am - 12pm
Each Composition in the Field class begins with a talk with one of our experienced instructors, and then you and your fellow students take a stroll through one of a variety of photogenic locales (in any of the 20+ cities the DPA encapsulates). There is street photography, magnificent interiors, farmers markets, zoos, landscapes, and more, photos...
Saturday Feb 1st, 11:30am - 2:30pm
Did you receive a camera as a gift recently? Is your camera still sitting in the box? This workshop will help you set up your camera and cover its basic operations. With hands-on instruction, you’ll learn the basics of camera operation. To get the most out of the class, you should own a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera, mirrorless camera,...
Saturday Mar 14th, 9am - 12pm(2 sessions)
The Interior Design Studio series is designed for intermediate and advanced students with a desire to explore concept development and production skills tied to a specific area of interest or theme. Do you want to learn how to remodel a kitchen or bath? Develop and refine the critical thinking skills necessary to find design solutions for existing...
Wednesday Feb 5th, 6pm - 9pm(10 sessions)
Diptychs, Triptychs and Montages: Nature in Multiple Images Learn to combine multiple images into one presentation to tell a powerful story or show differences between subjects. Multiple images make great wall hangings, and can enhance the viewer’s experience, asking the viewer to answer questions such as “How are these alike?” or “How are...
Thursday Feb 6th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(5 sessions)
Learn the techniques and principles of photography. Explore the basics, including image composition rules, how the camera works, proper exposure, and the functions of lens aperture and shutter speed. Some minimal photo processing will also be covered. The course requires a digital SLR camera. No previous experience is required.
Friday Feb 7th, 9am - 12pm(4 sessions)
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.
Saturday Feb 15th, 9am - 12pm(6 sessions)
Become a nature photographer. Move beyond shooting in automatic; learn how to adjust your camera’s manual settings to get the shot you want. Learn basic composition and editing techniques. Apply your new skills on the grounds of The Arboretum, where there’s no shortage of natural beauty to capture. The course includes classroom instruction, in-field...
Saturday Feb 22nd, 9am - 12pm(4 sessions)
In conjunction with the Orchid Show, photographer Jack Carlson offers a close-up flower photography class. Learn techniques for macro photography, including tips on focus, lighting, background, and composition. Class includes hands-on shooting sessions at the show before hours, after which we will critique each other’s images. A...
Sunday Feb 23rd, 8am - 11am(3 sessions)
This intermediate class will be spent applying photographic techniques to create a digital portfolio of abstract fine art photographs. Using design concepts and technical SLR tools, students will craft abstract images with a mood and message. The class will include lecture, critique, and practice time in the Garden and at the Orchid Show. ...
Monday Feb 24th, 9am - 12pm(5 sessions)
With the original stained glass windows, bordering the pews of warm, glowing sunlight, The St. James Episcopal Cathedral offers great photographs. Your instructor will share techniques in silhouettes of portraits back-lit by the stained glass as well as a study of angles from the upper level of the sanctuary and the leading lines of the center aisle...
Saturday Mar 7th, 11am - 2pm
Composition is the photographer’s arrangement of pattern, symmetry, texture, depth of field, and lines. Each week, we will learn ways to include each of these elements. Each class is devoted to one of the elements in depth.
Monday Mar 9th, 9am - 12pm(5 sessions)
Designed for the advanced photographer who wants to create a fine art portfolio, this class will walk you through the evolution of abstract photography. Trace and study the art of abstract nature photography with projects based on art movements such as impressionism, expressionism, cubism, surrealism, dadaism, and minimalism. Study the...
Thursday Mar 12th, 1pm - 4pm(7 sessions)
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