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Master Your Digital Camera Controls (Chicago) Deal

Master Your Digital Camera Controls (Chicago)

at Digital Photo Academy - Near North Side 65 E Huron St, Chicago, Illinois 60611

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 Feb 5th, 10am - 11:30am Central Time

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$63
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$70

Photographing Winter Contrasts

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

Shadows, bright snow reflections, and even overcast days are part of every winter season. Since the light on each day may be different, camera settings will need adjusting to best capture images in challenging conditions. Learn how to assess light, then set your camera. Additional topics will include using filters and extending shutter speeds. Students...

Thursday Feb 17th, 9am - 12pm Central Time

  (3 sessions)
$287

3 sessions

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Photographing Orchids

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

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...

Wednesday Feb 16th, 8am - 11am Central Time

  (3 sessions)
$287

3 sessions

Culminating Project Studio

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

Complete the culminating project for the master track in an open studio format. You will work toward creating a project that includes an artist statement, biography, journal notes, mind maps, a short essay on repeating motifs, subject research, a study of historical artists, and images.  Also included will be group critique and discussion of...

Tuesday Mar 1st, 9:30am - 12pm Central Time

  (7 sessions)
$624

7 sessions

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Introduction to Darkroom Photography (Ages 16+)

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

Students will learn the elements of exposure and a basic history of photography. They will learn how to process their own black and white film, as well as make gelatin silver prints with an enlarger. Students should expect to create a few photograms, a contact sheet, and at least 5 finished prints.

Saturday Feb 12th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Central Time

  (5 sessions)
$235

5 sessions

New Camera Workshop

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

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 Mar 17th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Central Time

  (3 sessions)
$162

3 sessions

Street Photography

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

Along every street are fleeting moments waiting to be captured to create intriguing images. Explore and analyze the various methods used by some of the best known street photographers and put those techniques to work using your own perspective. Discover backgrounds, lighting, shadows, subject framing, and much more. 

Thursday Apr 7th, 9am - 1pm Central Time

  (4 sessions)
$474

4 sessions

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ St. James
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Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ St. James

at Digital Photo Academy - Near North Side 65 E Huron St, Chicago, Illinois 60611

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 Feb 5th, 11:30am - 2:30pm Central Time

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$89.10
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$99

The Ins and Outs of Flash Photography

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

Using flash can lighten and brighten the subject, but using it incorrectly can distort the image or cause the dreaded red-eye. Learn where, when, and how to use flash indoors and outdoors. Bring your DSLR camera and an external flash, if you have one.

Friday Apr 22nd, 9am - 12pm Central Time

  (3 sessions)
$287

3 sessions

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Millennium Park
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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 May 7th, 11am - 2pm Central Time

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$89.10
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$99

Photographing Signs of Spring

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

Spring is often subtle in its arrival. You will learn the best camera and lens setting to use when capturing small hints of the changing season. Learn to recognize which perspectives will best highlight these small-scale buds and shoots. Dress for the weather.  Prerequisite: Beginning Digital Photography or consent of instructor. DSLR or mirrorless...

Thursday Apr 21st, 9am - 12pm Central Time

  (4 sessions)
$374

4 sessions

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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 Mar 5th, 11am - 2pm Central Time

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$89.10
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$99
Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Big Shoulders
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Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Big Shoulders

at Digital Photo Academy - South Loop 1700 S Wentworth Ave, Illinois City, Illinois 60616

Composition in the Field: Bridges of the City of the Big Shoulders The Great poet, Carl Sandber, referred to Chicago, in his epic poem, as “City of the Big Shoulders.” The photographic drama of the Chicago River, from the water, and its amazing bridges, exemplifies that notion. We’ll meet at the open air “pagoda” at Ping Tom Park....

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

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$89.10
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$99
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Introduction to Photography Class

at Chicago Photography Classes - Ravenswood 4001 N Ravenswood Ave 1st Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60613

This energetic lecture is often imitated but never equalled. This weekly Introduction to Photography is designed to introduce people to achieving proper exposure using their cameras.  Starting each Sunday at High Noon (12 PM), this 90-minute workshop will keep your attention.  Be sure to bring a camera, as well as your camera manual...

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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...

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$195
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