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This course focuses on the foundations of photography and the various ways to use a digital camera. Students examine how to choose and shoot subjects that are both personally meaningful in content and contemporary in context. Instruction includes capturing and printing images in both black and white and color, and investigating digital photo editing.
Discussions on the history of photography and individual and group critiques are included.
Students must provide their own digital SLR (single-lens reflex) camera with manual functions; no point-and-shoot cameras.
A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited degree programs as well as Continuing Studies programs for adults and children, ages 4-18. Considered one of the most influential art and design schools in the world, SAIC has continuing studies programs available to all skill levels. Students develop their creative and critical abilities while working with renowned faculty, utilizing state-of-the-art resources, and visiting the breath-taking galleries at the Art Institute of Chicago.
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Be at the Center of Creativity
Continuing Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) provides the highest quality educational opportunities in art and design through courses tailored exclusively for adults, including teachers, high school students in grades nine through 12, middle...
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Digital Photography I is an introductory run-down of the technical knowledge you need to get up and running in digital photography. This class is all about getting to know the ins and outs of your camera. We will start by covering the basics of camera operation with topics like ISO, aperture, depth of field, and shutter speed. Then we will cover proper...
Sunday Jun 7th, 1pm - 2:30pm Eastern Time
The Camera - A Beginners' guide This course is a simpler beginner version focus mainly in the use of the camera only. Each settings on your camera provides a world of potential for bettering your photography, whether you use a DSLR, point and shoot, Mirrorless, or smartphone camera, learn the tons of tricks that you can do with the...
Wed, Jun 17
6:00pm - 8:00pm Eastern Time
Meets 5 Times
Sat, Jun 20
3:15pm - 6:30pm Eastern Time
Meets 3 Times
Fri, Jul 10
11:30am - 2:45pm Eastern Time
Meets 3 Times
Wed, Jul 22
12:00pm - 2:00pm Eastern Time
Meets 5 Times
Tue, Jul 28
6:00pm - 8:00pm Eastern Time
Meets 5 Times
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Wednesday Jun 17th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time(5 sessions)
We have modified our in studio class to be done completely online. In this 5 week course you will learn the photography essentials we cover in our Digital Photography I. Learn to go beyond automatic mode with one of our knowledgeable instructors. Learn to capture beautiful landscapes and portraits. We will take you step by step to show you the ins...
Thursday Jun 4th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time(5 sessions)
Take your photography to the next level by understanding what the settings on your camera do. More than that, feel confident in your investment by learning how the pros use these powerful creative tools. Topics include rule of thirds, aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and more! First class is on campus, the subsequent classes are held off-campus....
Thursday Jun 18th, 5pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time(3 sessions)
This workshop is available Online.As of now all classes are online only. It's a fully interactive Virtual classroom with time for questions & answers and assignments review. It's simple, we'll email all registrants a link to join in.We'll allow in-Person attendance when it becomes possible. This crash course is designed for individuals...
Tuesday Jun 23rd, 3:30pm - 5:30pm Eastern Time(2 sessions)
Moving past the basics, Digital Photo II: Intermediate is where things start to get interesting. This course picks up where Digital Photo I leaves off, and introduces color photography, white balance, lighting and on-camera flash, as well as composition review, color schemes and creative effects. Class time is a mixture of solid technical...
Tuesday Jun 23rd, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time(9 sessions)
Video for Photographers Make those pictures move. Expand your skills to take full advantage of today's digital camera's ever expanding HD video capabilities. This hands on video workshop will guide through the full settings of your camera to produce the best videos possible. These video classes are hands on workshops that will cover all you need...
Friday Jul 24th, 1:15pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time(3 sessions)
In this hands-on 3-week class, you will be introduced to the basic workflow of importing images to Adobe Lightroom®. Lightroom® is broken up into several different modules, including: Library, Develop, Print, Web, and Slideshow. This class is the first of the Lightroom® learning process. The class focuses on the Library...
Wednesday Jun 10th, 10am - 11:45am Eastern Time(3 sessions)
Portrait Beginners' guide - Learn the dos and don'ts of Portraiture Welcome to Portraiture!. This workshop is a full guide to the fundamentals of portraiture. You'll learn: Posing, capturing the moments, Gestures, Body language, backgrounds, shooting angles, and directing and interacting with your subjects. Additionally, you'll learn how to work...
Tuesday Jun 30th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
This workshop is available In-person OR Online (Recommended). Just specify at checkout which way you prefer, and we'll email you the easy how to's.Note, should we need to cancel in person classes you'll be asked to switch to the online option. This 2-hour street photo session is the more basic version of our 10-hour Street Photography Course....
Friday Jun 19th, 12:30pm - 2:30pm Eastern Time
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 techniques on how to organize and edit your photos with Adobe Bridge and Photoshop. ...
Friday Jun 19th, 1pm - 3pm Central Time(5 sessions)
The Basics What you need to know about how your camera works and how to get started taking better pictures, including exposure, aperture basics & priority mode, shutter priority mode, ISO, meter and depth of field. Making a Good Image Learn about composition and light, the critical components of making a good image, as well as more camera...
Wednesday Jun 24th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time(2 sessions)
IMPORTANT! May 2020 classes are being offered remotely. If you have access to an internet device with a microphone (includes most models of computers, tablets and phones), this class is perfect for you. You'll be attending your class with your instructor LIVE, just like in your real-life class. Once you register, you'll receive confirmation. The week...
Thursday Jun 25th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time
In this intermediate class, students become more deeply involved with the technical aspects of the medium, while at the same time beginning to develop their personal creative vision. Structured to offer a comprehensive knowledge of digital photography workflow, this class addresses everything from capture to process to print. Assignments include...
Friday Jun 5th, 10am - 12pm Central Time(4 sessions)
There are hundreds of photography apps available for iPhones, and many have similar features. Explore some of the better-known apps along with instruction on use for nature photography. We will go over the basics of iPhone photography along with fieldwork. Examine the photos taken during class and learn how to enhance, manipulate, or alter them. ...
Tuesday Jul 7th, 1:30pm - 3:30pm Central Time(3 sessions)
Intimidated by your camera’s bells and whistles? Have no fear! HCP will help you take control of your camera controls. Go beyond the instruction manual: this hands-on introduction course will teach you about the basics of aperture, shutter speed, ISO & more! What to bring: Digital Camera Camera Manual Suggested reading: A Short Course...
Saturday Jul 18th, 11am - 2pm Central Time
This workshop will offer instruction for people who want to learn the ins and outs of their cameras. Improve your skills no matter which camera model you own! Take this Course if you: Just purchased a Digital SLR Camera/Point and shoot camera Want to learn to make simple and creative changes to your pictures using the functions of your camera...
Saturday Jun 6th, 9:30am - 11am Central Time
Did you buy a new camera recently? Going on vacation and your camera is still sitting in the box? This workshop will help you set up your camera and learn basic operations through hands-on instruction. To get the most out of class, bring your digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera, mirrorless camera, or an advanced point-and-shoot camera....
Sunday Jul 19th, 12:30pm - 3:30pm Central Time(2 sessions)
Building on basic digital photography skills, students focus on the development of their images using digital media. Students gain a foundation in the tools and methods needed for application in contemporary photographic practice. Topics include various methods of image manipulation and output options. Critiques and presentations supplement the studio...
Monday Jul 6th, 6pm - 9pm Central Time(10 sessions)
Intended for more experienced photographers (ideally who have taken photography at EAC before). Build on your photography skills and add to your confidence to get of off auto and learn to manually focus photos. Explore analog photography and be introduced to the EAC Dark Room. Learn more advanced Photoshop skills that will make your photos pop...
Monday Jul 13th, 9am - 12pm Central Time(5 sessions)
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