The Greater Good Show

In the last few months, life as we know it has completely changed. Certainty and normal routines were replaced by insecurity, challenges, and sometimes fear. We’ve been forced to reexamine our priorities and change our habits in the hope of preventing the spreading of this worldwide disease. In response to this pandemic, we hope our Country will learn to come together, state by state, city by city, neighborhood by neighborhood.  Although challenging, this time is becoming our chance […]

Fireworks – Think Differently

Summer brings many opportunities to photograph firework displays.  Here are some tips to help you capture the event plus add some artistic flare. GETTING THE SHOT Scout your locations BEFORE it gets dark.  You’ll want to include an interesting foreground element. Use a tripod. Most of the photos will have a shutter speed exceeding 1 second, so you’ll […]

A Weekend with Gerry van der Walt

Gerry van der Walt, a co-founder of Wild-eye Photo Safaris, visited Chicago Photography Classes over a weekend to conduct a workshop and a seminar. While it was a rather cold workshop, the images and education that the participants captured were priceless! Here are a couple of images from the workshop and seminar. Big thanks to […]