Saturday 16 March
West Wacker Dr., Chicago - 11am - 2 Hours
Architectural photography can be a great way of exploring and documenting a city, whether it's your home or on holiday. Its about capturing not only the design and accurate representation of a building, but to have the shots be aesthetically pleasing to the viewer's eye. An architectural photographer makes pictures, not takes pictures.
In this session, we will be covering how to better understand Architecture photography and we'll be looking at ways to take some impressive shots and the camera settings to use.
Capturing the Journey: Exploring with Cameras Meetup
Saturday 16 March
Downtown - 3pm - 2 Hours
Embark on a captivating journey through the bustling streets of Downtown Naperville, where inspiration awaits at every turn. Explore the vibrant tapestry of city life, from the diverse array of people and pets to the intricate architecture and charming storefronts. Delight in the lush greenery of parks and discover the stories they hold.
Whether you're drawn to the intimate details or prefer to weave narratives from afar, each step promises a new perspective and a fresh canvas for your creativity. Embrace the spontaneity of the moment, for no two walks are alike, and our photographs should reflect our distinct viewpoints.
Our route will lead us through the enchanting shops of Downtown Naperville, across the iconic covered bridge, and into the serene embrace of Central Park, among other captivating locales.
Join us as we capture the essence of Naperville's urban charm and transform it into timeless photographic artistry.
We will walk along the shops in Downtown Naperville to the covered bridge and by central park and more.
Colors of Spring Photography
Saturday 30 March
N. Stockton Dr., Chicago - 1pm - 2 Hours
Spring photography is a beautiful way to capture the renewal of life that comes with the arrival of spring.
Join this session for tips on how to use your camera settings to creatively capture nature in a visually interesting way. We'll be looking at composition, focus and colour in this Spring season!
Beginner's Photography Class
Saturday 13 April
Plainfield-Naperville Rd - 12pm - 3 Hours
Unlock your camera's potential and elevate your photography skills in an engaging educational event. Dive deep into understanding shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and how these settings influence exposure. This opportunity provides hands-on experience, where a professional photographer guides you to put your newly acquired knowledge into practice. Enhance your creativity and leave the automatic exposure behind. Let your passion for photography guide you in this interactive learning journey.
Dusk to Dark: Mastering Smartphone Photography in Low-Light Meetup
Saturday 20 April
Plainfield-Naperville Rd - 5pm - 2 Hours
Discover the magic of smartphone photography in our exclusive workshop designed for enthusiasts of all levels. Dive into the art of creating breathtaking landscape images as dusk falls and night embraces the horizon. With your camera phone in hand, our expert guidance will lead you through mastering techniques in composition, exposure, and lighting, perfectly capturing the mood and atmosphere of each scene. Learn how to utilize low light sources to enhance the interest and depth of your images, transforming everyday landscapes into dramatic masterpieces. Join us for an evening of creativity and discovery, where the night becomes your canvas.
Colors of Spring Photography Meetup
Saturday 27 April
Knoch Knolls Rd - 3pm - 2 Hours
Capture the essence of spring and the vibrancy of nature's awakening in a photographic celebration of life's renewal. Attend our photography session designed to enhance your skills in utilizing camera settings to their utmost creative potential. Learn the art of composition, mastering focus, and the vibrant use of color to create stunning visual narratives this spring season. Connect with nature and develop your craft; discover how to transform ordinary landscapes into extraordinary masterpieces through the lens of your camera. Join us and let this season's palette inspire your photography journey.
Composition in Photography Meetup
Saturday 11 May
Downtown - 3pm - 2 Hours
Are you someone who prefers capturing moments with the convenience of your smartphone camera? This newly designed class is tailored just for you.
In this innovative course, we'll explore various composition principles that will revolutionize your smartphone photography. From mastering the rule of thirds to understanding leading lines, you'll learn techniques to transform ordinary shots into extraordinary captures. Plus, we'll delve into editing methods using your smartphone's built-in software, empowering you to refine your images effortlessly.
As a passionate photographer who embraces the versatility of smartphone technology, we invite you to join us on this journey. Together, let's sharpen your ability to perceive and capture the scenes that inspire you most.
Golden Hour Gathering: Sunset Photography Meetup
Saturday 01 June
Plainfield-Naperville Rd - 6pm - 2 Hours
Immerse yourself in the enchanting golden hour light just before sunset, and discover how the ever-changing illumination can define and transform your subject. This experience offers you a hands-on approach to mastering various exposure settings, enabling you to capture the mood and essence you desire in your photographs. Each sunset is unique, providing a fresh palette of colors and shadows for your exploration.
Venture beyond the technical aspects of photography and delve into what the setting sun symbolizes across different cultures and beliefs. It's not merely a natural occurrence; it signifies the end of a day's journey, marking a time for reflection and rest. Join us in capturing more than just images; capture moments that resonate with the universal significance of sunset's tranquil beauty.
The Fundamental Structure of Human Face
Saturday 09 March
West Granville - 10am - 2 Hours
In this 2-hr workshop we will:
- learn and have a better understanding of human face in a drawing
- understand the line structure and different rules/ techniques of face elements
- learn how to measure and keep the face elements in harmony with the model reference
Don't miss your spot! Book now. :)
Sunday 24 March
Do you need an updated family portrait? Come along to our mini photo sessions.
Mini-sessions are short 30 minute photo sessions for up to 6 people - perfect for families with little ones who can't sit still for too long.
The Drawing Class
Saturday 13 April
N Clark - 10am - 3 Hours
The Drawing Class is nice art meeting for all beginners or intermediate artists who want to know more about portraiture and portrait/human face in art. We will focus on different methods and techniques in drawing the face on a surface. Also we will start steps by step creating a portrait after a picture reference with my proper guidance.