Portrait Photography Classes in Chicago, IL

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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...

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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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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...

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Alien Bee Photography

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

In this one-day workshop you’ll spend 6 hours working with the photo industries leading lighting equipment. The Alien Bee is an amazing light for shooting portraits. You’ll spend the whole day learning how to stage portraits and shoot like a pro.

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Lecture in Photography: Zanele Muholi

at Museum of Contemporary Photography Colum - South Loop 618 S MICHIGAN AVE, Chicago, Illinois 60605

Zanele Muholi is a photographer and visual activist whose work creates a record of black lesbian and transgender communities in Johannesburg, South Africa.  Muholi received an MFA in documentary media from Ryerson University in Toronto, and in 2009, was named the Ida Ely Rubin Artist-in-Residence at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  ...

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Lighting Techniques

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

This introduction to artificial lighting includes both manipulating light from continuous sources (hot lights) and working with flash and strobe. Through technical exercises and demonstrations, this class will explore a variety of lighting strategies for still life, botanical arrangements, and portraits. The class will cover on-camera flash techniques,...

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6 sessions

Lecture in Photography: Deana Lawson

at Museum of Contemporary Photography Colum

For nearly a decade, Lawson has been investigating the visual expression of global black culture and how individuals claim their identities within it. Her staged portraits draw upon Western and African diasporic conventions of self-presentation, popular culture, mythology, and religious rituals and beliefs—emphasizing dialogues...

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Lecture in Photography: Nadav Kander

at Museum of Contemporary Photography Colum - South Loop 618 S MICHIGAN AVE, Chicago, Illinois 60605

Nadav Kander travels the globe, documenting sites of environmental degradation and places of mass development. His work is held in the public collections of the National Portrait Gallery, London, UK, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK, and the Société Générale, Paris, France and has been exhibited worldwide at venues such as the Palais De Tokyo,...

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Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Lincoln Zoo

at Digital Photo Academy - Lincoln Park 2001 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Composition in the Field: Lincoln Park Zoo Sometimes it is quite a challenge to create a compelling image of animals and other attractions at a zoo. The bars, the other visitors, various debris lead to distracting elements of making the best images. Your Digital Photo Academy instructor will offer tips on playing the waiting game to get photographs...

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Intermediate Photography

at Harry S Truman College - Uptown 1145 W. Wilson Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60640

Expand your photography skills in this continuation course for students who have already taken Beginning Photography and are comfortable with their cameras. You will learn all the advanced settings on the camera as well as the principals of studio lighting that will help you create great portraits at home using inexpensive equipment or a couple of...

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