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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!...

Tuesday Sep 10th, 4:15pm - 6:15pm

  (5 sessions)
$160

5 sessions

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

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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 Sep 12th, 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 Sep 10th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$170

6 sessions

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...

Tuesday Aug 27th, 10am - 4pm

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$436.50
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Detachable Flash Weekend

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

This two day class is on both Saturday and Sunday of the same weekend. Mastering the use of Detachable On Camera Flash requires considerable practice and application in order to avoid that 'flash look Concepts: Flash and natural light Flash as a key light outside Flash as a fill light outside. Color temperature (gelling lights to match colors)...

Saturday Sep 21st, 10am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$295

2 sessions

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New Camera Workshop

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

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,...

Sunday Sep 8th, 12:30pm - 3:30pm

  (2 sessions)
$119

2 sessions

Digital Photography: Exploring Exposure

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

Learn how to manually control your camera’s exposure when making digital photos. Bring in your own DSLR camera to learn how to control the 3 main comp1nts of exposure:  ISO shutter speed aperture The first half of the workshop will focus on the technical comp1nts of exposure, while the second half will consist of an in-class shooting...

Saturday Oct 5th, 1:15pm - 4pm

Digital Photography: Get Off Auto (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...

Monday Sep 9th, 4:15pm - 6:15pm

  (6 sessions)
$170

6 sessions

Black & White Darkroom Essentials

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

Learn how to work within the world of black and white analog photography! In this fast paced digital age, take a step back and slow down by working with analog equipment in our darkroom. This class will provide you with all the knowledge necessary to manually shoot with a 35mm film camera, process your own film, and make black and white prints with...

Monday Sep 9th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$245

6 sessions

Photographing Intimate Landscapes

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

Taking an intimate point of view—smaller than distant horizons, larger than macro—lets you bring patterns, contrasts, layers, abstraction, and new meaning into your images. In this intermediate-level class, use traditional and creative approaches to find beauty in smaller-scale scenes from nature and daily life.  A digital SLR or mirrorless...

Thursday Oct 10th, 9:30am - 12pm

  (6 sessions)
$374

6 sessions

Nature Photography: Texture and Pattern

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

Develop your artistic vision by using natural and artificial light to discover textures and patterns. With your SLR camera’s flash, flashlights, the sun, and other light sources, create a 3D world showing the rhythm of nature. This intermediate-level class will include an opportunity to use strobe lighting, light tables, and backdrops for the study...

Friday Sep 27th, 12:30pm - 3:30pm

  (7 sessions)
$499

7 sessions

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

Photographing the Garden

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

With 27 gardens, nine islands, six miles of shoreline, and natural areas spread across 385 acres, the Chicago Botanic Garden is a dream and a challenge for photographers. Discover places and techniques for creating captivating images, review compositional ideas, and explore how to capture the essence of the Garden. Then, put your knowledge to work...

Saturday Sep 28th, 8:30am - 11am

  (2 sessions)
$99

2 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 Oct 15th, 9:30am - 12pm

  (7 sessions)
$499

7 sessions

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