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How to Buy a Camera

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

Have you been thinking about buying a digital camera but find it confusing? Remove the mystery by exploring features, sizes, and price points of many levels and brands of cameras. Whether you haven’t taken a picture since film days or are completely new to the hobby, all are welcome and no camera is required.

Sunday Dec 1st, 9am - 12pm

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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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

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$349

2 sessions

Capturing the Holiday Lights: Beginner

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

December nights are perfect for making outdoor holiday lights come alive. Begin with a review of camera settings and image-framing concepts, then proceed outside to photograph the festive color. Review and discuss the newly captured images. Learn how to transform your photo into holiday cards.  Digital cameras only. A tripod and shutter release...

Tuesday Dec 3rd, 6pm - 9pm

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Charnley Perksy Deal

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Charnley Perksy

at Digital Photo Academy - Gold Coast 1365 N Astor St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Digital Photo Live In-the-Field Workshop @ Charnley Perksy House 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...

Saturday Oct 5th, 11am - 2pm

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Capturing the Holiday Lights: Advanced

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

December nights are perfect for making outdoor holiday lights come alive. Begin with a review of camera settings and image-framing concepts, then proceed outside to photograph the festive color. Review and discuss the newly captured images. Learn how to transform your photo into holiday cards.  Digital cameras only. A tripod and shutter release...

Tuesday Dec 10th, 6pm - 9pm

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @Chicago Cultural
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Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @Chicago Cultural

at Digital Photo Academy - The Loop 78 E Washington St 1st Fl Lobby, Chicago, Illinois 60602

Full Course Name: Digital Photography Live In-the-Field Workshop @ Chicago Cultural Center The Chicago Cultural Center is home to the largest Tiffany dome in the world and since its restoration in 2008, the dome looks as it did in 1897 under Tiffany’s vision! Nicknamed the People’s Palace, the Chicago Cultural Center hosts a variety of cultural,...

Saturday Nov 2nd, 11am - 2pm

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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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Free 90-Minute Camera Workshop

at Richard Stromberg's Photography Classes - Ravenswood 4001 N Ravenswood Ave 1st Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60613

This energetic lecture is often imitated but never equalled. This weekly free 90-minute workshop is designed to introduce people to proper exposure using their cameras.  Starting each Sunday at High Noon (12 PM), this 90-minute workshop will keep your attention. We include Photographic Thinking in all of our programs; the only accent here...

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Composition in Landscape Photography

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

Composition is the photographer’s arrangement of pattern, symmetry, texture, depth of field, and lines. Each week, we will learn ways to include each of these elements. Each class is devoted to one of the elements in depth.

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$373.75

5 sessions

Personal Storytelling

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

Define your style and clarify your artistic vision by taking a journey of self-discovery in photography leading to an exhibition-worthy portfolio. Through writing, creativity exercises, and feedback sessions, you will produce a body of work reflecting your inner emotions and thoughts using symbols and metaphors. You will be encouraged to follow your...

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$436.25

6 sessions

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Photographing Garden Sculpture

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

The Chicago Botanic Garden is home to 20 world-class sculptures. Outdoor sculpture is brought to life by changing seasons, light, and weather. Learn how to approach photographing sculpture using perspective, focal length, and aperture settings.  Each week, photograph a few of the Garden’s sculptures, and review and critique previous work. DSLRs...

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$290

4 sessions

A Natural Eye

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

Eddie Soloway brings his Natural Eye workshop to the Chicago Botanic Garden. In this weekend intensive, Eddie weaves together many of the elements of his Santa Fe-based workshop, including activities designed to change your perspective, sharpen your senses, and fine-tune your techniques. Please note the cancellation policy for this workshop: Withdrawal...

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$869

2 sessions

Photographing Foliage

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

Why seek out short-lived flowers for your photographic images when leaves can be so much more interesting? Foliage plants exhibit design, texture, and pattern. Learn to work with light and focus to create dramatic photos. DSLR camera (no phones); tripod and close-focusing lens strongly suggested.

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$290

4 sessions

Intermediate Digital Photography

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

Gain a deeper understanding of digital photography with an emphasis on the skill-sets needed to create high-quality images. Understand best practices for image capture, shooting and processing of camera RAW images (using Lightroom and/or Photoshop), simple retouching, specific student-driven issues, and more!  Classes will be divided into a lecture...

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$200

5 sessions

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