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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

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...

Tuesday Oct 29th, 1pm - 4pm

  (5 sessions)
$374

5 sessions

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Abstract Photography

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

Make your photographs more experimental and abstract through a variety of photographic techniques to move beyond the traditional, representational approach. We’ll cover camera basics, look at a brief history of abstract photography, and involve different projects both inside and outside of class. With digital cameras (either your own or EAC’s)...

Tuesday Oct 29th, 4:30pm - 6:15pm

  (6 sessions)
$160

6 sessions

Digital Photography (Ages 10-16)

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

Learn to manually control each variable including the ISO, the shutter speed, and the aperture. Learn how to organize and edit your photos using Adobe Photoshop, and print a selection of your images with EAC's inkjet printers.  Understand how to properly adjust your camera's exposure to achieve different results and become a more confident photographer!...

Friday Oct 18th, 4:15pm - 6:15pm

  (7 sessions)
$215

7 sessions

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...

Sunday Oct 20th, 10am - 1pm

Now:
$270
Was:
$300

Advanced Landscape Photography

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

With your foundational knowledge of technical basics—correct exposure, filtration, and sharpness, concentrate on using composition and aesthetic design to convey meaning and emotion in landscape photography. Learn how technique affects the aesthetics of the image—for example, using filtration to enhance the mood of a scene rather than simply to...

Friday Nov 8th, 9:30am - 3:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$562

4 sessions

Photograms (Ages 16+)

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

Learn how to start working with analog photography in our black and white darkroom through making photograms! Photograms involve laying various objects on top of light sensitive paper and exposing the paper to light. This results in a unique image with silhouettes of the objects placed on top of the paper.  Bring in a collection of objects you...

Saturday Nov 2nd, 1:15pm - 4pm

Lightroom 1: Intensive

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

Lightroom 1 is a wonder tool for organizing and editing images. We will begin by downloading images from your camera, naming  folders, backing up your work, and importing them into Lightroom. This workflow system allows you to locate and develop images into collections for emailing, printing, or other projects.  A personal laptop with...

Saturday Oct 19th, 9am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$349

2 sessions

Photoshop 2

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

This advanced class will further your knowledge of selections and layers, allowing for photo enhancement and manipulation. Projects include black and white with color accents, old photo restoration, and abstract art creation.  Requirements for the course are a laptop computer with a current version of Adobe Photoshop installed and a digital...

Monday Oct 28th, 1pm - 3:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$374

6 sessions

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 Nov 11th, 6:30pm - 8pm

  (4 sessions)
$99

4 sessions

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Photo Adventures in the Greenhouses

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

Explore the texture, pattern, and color in the Garden’s three distinct greenhouse environments through photography. Discover new ways to use the elements of composition for both large and small-scale subjects in addition to discussing the best camera settings for the each greenhouse.

Thursday Nov 7th, 8am - 11am

  (4 sessions)
$290

4 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...

Thursday Oct 31st, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$170

6 sessions

Digital Photography Level 1: Ages 16+

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

Break away from relying on your camera’s automatic settings and begin to manually control each variable that makes a photograph “work” including the ISO, the shutter speed, and the aperture. Along with learning how to manually control your camera, you will learn how to organize and edit your photos using Adobe Photoshop, and go through the process...

Tuesday Oct 29th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$170

6 sessions

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

Master Your Digital Camera Controls (Chicago)
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Master Your Digital Camera Controls (Chicago)

at Digital Photo Academy - The Loop 78 E Washington St 1st Fl Lobby, 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 Nov 2nd, 9:30am - 11am

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$63
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$70
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