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Portraiture 101

at Chicago Photography Academy - Lakeview 3047 N Lincoln Ave Unit 209, 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60657

Subject lighting is a precise science that portraitists have refined over centuries. In order to create a top quality portrait, photographers must learn and master the fundamental techniques of studio lighting. Concepts: Achieving precise exposure using a handheld light meter Using one, two, three and four light sources to create formal portraits...

Tuesday Sep 3rd, 7pm - 10pm

  (4 sessions)
$295

4 sessions

Advanced Portraiture

at Chicago Photography Academy - Lakeview 3047 N Lincoln Ave Unit 209, 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60657

The Advanced Portraiture class is on Thursday evenings and will cover the essentials of Advanced Portraiture. You will learn to light for shape and form. Concepts: Achieving precise exposure using a handheld exposure meter Lighting for shape and form Qualities of light Posing Subjects Traditional Portraiture Advanced Techniques Each class consists...

Thursday Sep 5th, 7pm - 10pm

  (4 sessions)
$295

4 sessions

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Portrait Photography Lighting

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

Explore and develop fine art portraiture and lighting techniques. We will focus on how to use lighting to create dynamic portraits on location or in studio. Lighting and portrait photographs will be created in different styles. We will work with professional models. The work of historic and contemporary artists will serve as inspiration. FPC required...

Friday Oct 4th, 9:30am - 3:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$849

4 sessions

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

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 7th, 11am - 2pm

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$89.10
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$99
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...

Thursday Aug 29th, 10am - 4pm

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$436.50
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$485
Half Day Private Digital Photography (Chicago)
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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...

Thursday Aug 29th, 10am - 1pm

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$270
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$300
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 Dec 7th, 11am - 2pm

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$89.10
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$99
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Portrait Photography

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 37 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This course is designed for students specifically interested in contemporary portrait photography. Students investigate various formal and conceptual approaches to help refine and advance their skills with the goal of creating a small body of work.  Coursework includes presentations and discussions of the work of contemporary photographers, as...

No Upcoming Schedules
$585

10 sessions

Candid Portraits in Nature

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

Walk into the Garden and discover portraits that reveal a message. We will search for stories of people, take authentic portraits, and create candid to abstract portraits. A digital camera with aperture priority and shutter speed priority is required. Intermediate level. 

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$299

6 sessions

Portraits in the Nature

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

Walk into the Garden and discover portraits that reveal a message. We will practice the tools of photography that allow you to go beyond a snapshot and into the zone of creation. A digital camera with aperture priority and shutter speed priority is required. This class is open to any level, but requires an artistic mind.

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$239

4 sessions

Lighting: Botanical Portraiture

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

Throughout the rich history of photography, almost every famous photographer, from Karl Blossfelt to Edward Weston and Yasuhiro Ishimoto, made images of flowers and plants. We will explore this unique genre of photography using both natural and additive light sources. We will learn some of the techniques that are particular to this genre of photography...

No Upcoming Schedules
$379

8 sessions

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Nollywood Portraits: A Radical Beauty

at Museum of Contemporary Photography Colum - South Loop 600 S Michigan Ave, Illinois City, Illinois 60605

Starting in the early 1990s, Nollywood has quickly gained worldwide relevance as the world’s second most prolific film industry (almost 2,000 titles released annually) ahead of Hollywood and behind Bollywood with revenues topping $600 million annually.  In October 2014, artist Iké Udé returned to Lagos, Nigeria, after three decades away,...

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Free

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Lincoln Park

at Digital Photo Academy - Lincoln Park 2391 North Stockton Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Composition in the Field: Lincoln Park and Conservatory 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...

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$99

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Photography: Advanced Post-Processing

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

Learn the post-processing workflow using a wide variety of images. You'll learn how to use Camera Raw and Photoshop, and unlock the power of curves to make global edits and localized tweaks. Discover thought processes, tips, and techniques for working with landscapes, portraits, collages, and cityscapes.  Bring your laptop and images to work...

No Upcoming Schedules
$373.75

2 sessions

Digital Photography Camp (Ages 12-14)

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

Learn about and make artist photographs that go beyond the snapshot or the cell phone image. In this class studens are exposed to dark room processes and photograms to better understand what photography is. Students will then learn about composition, technique, and light. Students explore all of this by shooting portraits, landscapes, still life arrangements,...

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$305

5 sessions

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