Ansel Adams, the great nature photographer of the 20th Century, observed this: The negative is the “score,” and the print is the "virtuoso." It would seem so - original Ansel Adams prints sell for upwards of $10,000 each.
How should I use my camera? In the rain and snow? In days of old I used underwater cameras when I was in heavy rain or snow.
Our classes are the only non-university photography classes in Chicago that can give you the skills and experience you need to be on gallery walls. Photographs that are suitable for gallery walls are also suitable for inclusion in a photographer's portfolio. Showing portfolios is how photographers get work.
Attend our "Bake Off" at our Ravenswood location for some good food, good fun and fine photographs on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 7 p.m. sharp. It’s not a sale, it’s a contest, and the first prize is worth $400!
Around here, we like to think that as our students progress through our programs, they actually learn something, they have developed real skills that they can use for their journey of lifelong learning of photography.
Here are some thoughts from Ira Glass on creative people wanting to "give up."
Richard Stromberg's Chicago Photography Classes will Provide a certificate to every student or potential student who completes our 12 step program.
There are so many photography classes in Chicago – promising everyone that signs up, "the world" (of photography). What's real and what's not.
Do you know what you are buying? Do you want to spend years and $30,000+ learning photography and have debt to pay off? Or how about spending years doing photography and spending less than $3,000 with no debt? Read on, this might save you money!
This is what we have to offer you. If you have never taken a photography class before we think this is the best place in Chicago for you to start. Go from zero to gallery walls within nine months...
First Photo I Class FREE! If you don't like the free 90-minute workshop or the first Photo I class: NO CHARGE, NO OBLIGATION, NO SALESPERSON WILL EVER CALL! We will not accept your money for Classes until after you have sampled the goods.
Starting Tuesday March 1st at 6:00 PM we are proud to offer our first downtown Chicago – seven session Photo I class.
We have always let prospective students attend the first Photo I Class for no charge.
What do we mean by that?
The other day someone on the phone asked me what the difference is between the classes that we have here and the classes at the places on Lincoln Avenue?
What does it mean to be "student-centered"? How is a "student-centered" program different from other photography programs?
Can't attend classes because your work schedule is unpredictable? If you're like so many of us trying to make a living these days, you're probably working more than 40 hours a week. Some nights you get out on time. Other nights you stay late?
Chicago Photography Classes, where "good enough" is NOT !
Here's a dirty little secret about running a business: Every time a customer pays with a credit card, the bank that issues the card gets a commission on the transaction. In other words, a Fee, a percentage on the total amount charged.
Don't let the big windows and high ceilings elsewhere, fool you! It's What Happens In The Classroom That Counts!
What is the difference between a community center devoted to photography and a photography school in the community? "Intent!"
Remember, as with all of my prose, put tongue in cheek and smile. A grain is way too much salt to take while reading this.
To use the vernacular of the 1990's what's the difference between, "talking the talk" and "walking the walk." When we say that we're "student-centered" we demonstrate that by our actions every day, 24/7.
Most of the schools teaching art and photography tend to turn out people who become "Elitist." You know the kind; they somehow think they're a little better than the rest of us. They send out the message, "I'm superior." or I'm "too good" for the rest of you.
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