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Tue Aug 30, 2011

CAPS - Chicago Area Photographic School Workshop

CAPS - Chicago Area Photographic School

When: Sunday November 20th 2011, doors open 7:30 am. Arrive early, visit vendors, have coffee.

What: A ½ day seminar with Rick Sammon, a Canon Explorer of Light, and 3 classes of your choice.

Morning: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon, Rick Sammon seminar or 3 classes of your choice with 15 minute break between classes.

Lunch: 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. Purchase a box lunch with registration or eat at a local restaurant. Visit with vendors, attend program by Epson or MAC Group, visit Photoshop help desk, bring your camera to photograph models. Visit the Calumet Camera store.

Afternoon: 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Rick Sammon seminar or 3 classes of your choice with 15 minute break between classes.

Elgin Community College, Business Conference Center (BCC) 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin IL 60123

To register, and see the schedule go on line to

Members look to the OPPC Yahoo site for carpool information

Posted by: Donna on Aug 30, 11 | 8:24 pm | Profile

Fri Nov 05, 2010

Ongoing Classes offered by Helix Camera and Video

Helix, Calumet and the Apple Store offer ongoing classes for you to choose interesting content to enhance your knowledge of the photographic process or the post processing of your images.

Click on the workshop area on the toolbar and then go to the link under the source to access current workshops being offered.

Helix currently is offering the following, but keep checking the link as new classes are always available.

Posted by: Donna on Nov 05, 10 | 9:22 am | Profile

Thu Nov 04, 2010

Ongoing "Calumet's Workshops and Events"

Throughout the Year Calumet offers workshops in both Photography Technique and Digital Processing and Printing Information. Check it out

Calumet Chicago Retail Center and Calumet Oak Brook offer many Workshops throughout the year.

Whether you are new to digital or have just upgraded to a better, more sophisticated camera, these programs will give you the guidance you need to succeed in digital photography.

See all Calumet event and seminar listings by visiting the following link:
Calumet’s Workshops and Events Calendar At the top of the calendar choose the location you would be visiting for a workshop for a complete listing.

Posted by: Donna on Nov 04, 10 | 1:49 pm | Profile

Apples' Pro Sessions - These are Ongoing Workshops

The Apple Store offers Ongoing Workshops at many of its store locations to enhance your knowledge of your machine and the programs that will enhance your workflow and images.

Posted by: Donna on Nov 04, 10 | 8:19 am | Profile

Wed Aug 22, 2007

Chicagoland’s Largest One Day Photo School

submitted by Ken Casterline

Chicagoland’s Largest One Day Photo School
Sunday, November 18, 2007
Elgin Community College Business Conference Center
1700 Spartan Dr., Elgin, IL 60123

For almost over half a century the Chicago Area Photographic School (CAPS) is once again the Largest One-Day Photographic School in the Chicago Area. The Chicago Area Camera Clubs Association, is sponsoring the photo school with 17 course offerings featuring expert instructors from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM on Sunday, November 18, 2007 at Elgin Community College.

Attendees can select either an all day seminar with nationally known Photoshop expert Eddie Tapp who will present “Getting the most out of our images using Photoshop”, or 6 different one hour classes in “Expanding Your Photographic Skills and Artistry”. The classes include instruction for both the traditional film and digital photographer. Classes include: Designing your Photographs, Light & the Landscape, Close-up Photography, Using flash in the field, Portrait photography, Photoshop Elements 5.0, Making digital slide shows, Infrared Photography, and additional Photoshop and digital classes.

Representatives of major photographic companies will be present to assist photographers. Portrait shooting with models will be available so bring your camera.

To register, go on line to or for questions call Bob Benson at 847-884-0132

Posted by: Donna on Aug 22, 07 | 8:15 am | Profile

Thu Jun 22, 2006

July Digital Workshops July 22 & 23 2006

submitted by Ken C.

B&H Photi-Video and PopPhoto are a few of the many names sponsoring “digital days - the ultimate hands-on digital workshop” Chicago workshops are scheduled July 22&23. See: Digital Days for more information.


Posted by: Donna on Jun 22, 06 | 6:48 am | Profile

Wed Apr 12, 2006

Digital Photo Workshops Spring and Summer

submitted by Debby P.

These photo workshops are offered by Gerald Hug the featured speaker at our April 10 meeting.

“You have a Digital Camera – Now what do you do?” This is one of many workshops Debby P.  has found for us.  These workshops are also on using Photoshop Elements and the Digital Darkroom. To find out more information on these workshops read more. . .


Posted by: Donna on Apr 12, 06 | 8:13 am | Profile

Thu Mar 02, 2006

Epson Printing Academy March 4

submitted by Donna A.

Calumet Photographic

Invites You To Attend Epson Print Academy

When: March 4, 2006, 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Hyatt Regency O’Hare
Address: 9300 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Rosemont, IL 60018


Posted by: Donna on Mar 02, 06 | 8:36 am | Profile

Mon Jan 16, 2006

Spring Workshop hosted by Peoria Camera Club

submitted by Donna A.

The Peoria Camera Club has posted information about their Spring Workshop on their website,
Spring Seminar The workshop is on Digital Photography.  The workshop is open to the public.

Posted by: Donna on Jan 16, 06 | 6:49 am | Profile

Wed Jan 04, 2006

Nature Photographer John Shaw presents a Workshop in Chicago

submitted by Donna A.

Nature Photographer John Shaw will be giving a workshop in Chicago October 28-29, 2006.  Go to the attached link for details. I attended just his Nature Photography workshop a few years ago.  He is a wonderful speaker! John Shaw Workshops

Posted by: Donna on Jan 04, 06 | 10:36 am | Profile