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Adobe Lightroom 101

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

The Lightroom 101 class is designed for both photographers who already have some experience with Adobe Lightroom and want to take their skills and knowledge to a higher level and photographers who are complete beginners to Adobe Lightroom. The classes are packed with the information you need and are run on a timescale that works for you. There are...

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$195

Advanced Digital Photography

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

The Advanced Digital classes are designed for photographers who already have significant experience in photography and want to take their skills and knowledge to a higher level. We highly recommend that all of our other classes be completed before taking this class. The classes are packed with the information you need and are run on a timescale that...

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$295

4 sessions

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Photographing the Great Basin and Beyond

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

The Great Basin includes 81 acres of water surrounded by 5.6 miles of shoreline. This class will explore the Great Basin in addition to the North Lake and Cove. These are areas of particular biodiversity in the summer months. Students will find new photographic venues that provide previously unseen perspectives of the Garden. Students should have a...

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$290

4 sessions

Digital Photography Camp (Ages 9-11)

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

Discover new ways to approach digital photography by taking photos during class and editing them using Adobe Photoshop! Explore composition, exposure, digital editing and inkjet printing to understand what photography is and to develop your own individual style. By the end of the week you will have digital files and a select number of prints to share....

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$255

4 sessions

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

Urban Photography

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 112 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This topical photography course includes historical investigation and shooting assignments related to the theme of urban life and urban spaces. The focus will be on exploring the architecture and urban topologies of Chicago in order to develop new and unique ways to represent city life through digital photography.  Students will capture urban...

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$585

10 sessions

Nature Landscape Photography Portfolio B

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

Examine the compositional techniques of today’s contemporary nature and landscape photographers to help you find your photographic voice. Apply these ideas to your work through weekly class projects. Display your photographic vision through a portfolio created during the workshop.  This course is designed for intermediate photographers....

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$379

6 sessions

Print Viewing: Found Photography

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

MoCP curatorial assistant Shawn Rowe will lead a guided viewing of works from the museum’s permanent collection that explore themes of war, identity, and displacement.  Works by photographers Anthony Haughey, Curtis Mann, Rachel Papo, and others will be discussed in terms of the unique processes and approaches used in visualizing conflict.

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Free

Photographing in Natural Light

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

Photographers often find themselves in a situation where flash photography is not allowed, or where artificial light disturbs the honesty of a photo. Learn techniques that use natural light from available sources to capture realistic and untouched images. The School’s CEUs=12 hours

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$290

4 sessions

Photographing Butterflies and Blooms

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

Capture the colorful world of the Butterflies & Blooms exhibition. This intermediate- to advanced-level class meets before the exhibition opens to the general public. Close-focusing/macro lens and tripod are strongly suggested. Prerequisite: Participants should have a working knowledge of camera controls and lens settings.

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$72

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Advanced Black and White Photography

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

Black and white photography helps you create stunning images. Learn cover printing on a variety of papers, the use of black and white adjustments in Photoshop, and enhanced tonal variations within the final image.  You will also learn from the work of three iconic twentieth-century photographers.  Prerequisite:  Black & White...

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$373.75

5 sessions

Photography Walking Tour: Spring

at The Morton Arboretum - Lisle 4100 Illinois Rte 53, Lisle, Illinois 60532

See the Arboretum through the eyes of an expert photographer. Learn how to notice your surroundings with attention to light, angle, subject, and creative interpretation. Begin with a brief classroom session in which instructor Cora Jacob or Erica Benson will share examples of these fundamental elements of photography. Then head out onto the grounds...

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$46

Fine Art Photography Portfolio A

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

The Garden will serve as a natural laboratory as we explore a variety of photographic design techniques to take you from an ordinary snapshot to art. We will study the work of successful contemporary fine art photographers.  Emphasis will be put on finding your own artistic style while advancing your photographic skill set to create your own...

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$498.75

7 sessions

Creating Photographic Series

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

Join us for an introduction to the various approaches to creating a photographic series. The second session will be a discussion of your series plans to help you refine and create a compelling series of work. After taking time to independently work on the series idea formulated within class, we'll meet again for a final share, critique, and refinement...

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$290

3 sessions

Photography - Middle School

at Magical Minds Studio - Oak Park 110 Madison St, Chicago, Illinois 60302

Photography techniques keep evolving, but many things remain the same. Students will look for light, shadow and composition as they create their images, as photographers have always done.  *All students must bring a digital camera or phone for this class.*

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$105

6 sessions

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