Based in Chicago, the Chicagoland Digital Photography (CDP) Meetup Group is the world's largest private photography group. CDP's focus is on digital photography and helping members find ways to develop and share their passion for photography. Our goal is to help one another fine tune our photographic technique and discover new avenues in photography, while growing a global community of digital photographers of all skill levels.

Do you wish you could take better, more artistic photographs? Do you want to learn more about digital photography? Maybe you just bought a new digital camera and want to learn how to use it? Are you looking for answers to your questions on digital photography? The CDP Meetup Group is for you!

Whether a beginner or seasoned pro, you'll find something in CDP to interest you. Our Meetup group features:

  • Photo outings & events
  • Photography classes, lectures, & workshops
  • Members-only Photo galleries
  • An highly informative discussion forum
  • Monthly assignments to challenge and improve your skills
  • Members' only discounts and opportunities
  • And much more!

Learn photography. Take and share your photos. Meet new friends! Membership is totally FREE and open to all! Even if you are not in the Chicagoland area, you will find CDP helpful in your photography!

Join us TODAY and take your photography to new exciting levels!

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Friday, September 4, 2015 5:00 PM

    Chicago Jazz Festival, Millennium Park

    16 Digital Photographers attending
  • Saturday, September 5, 2015 9:00 AM

    Fundamentals of Great Composition - All Day Class

    1 Digital Photographers attending
  • Saturday, September 12, 2015 3:00 PM

    Motorcycles & the Milwaukee Riverwalk

    30 Digital Photographers attending
  • Saturday, September 19, 2015 8:00 AM

    Fall Barn Tour

    25 Digital Photographers attending
  • Sunday, September 27, 2015 11:45 PM

    Photo Challenge: (You Ain't Nothing But a) Hound Dog

    24 Digital Photographers attending
  • Wednesday, September 30, 2015 11:45 PM

    Photo Challenge: Textures

    25 Digital Photographers attending
  • Sunday, October 18, 2015 10:00 AM

    Pullman Historic District: Part II

    30 Digital Photographers attending
  • Saturday, October 31, 2015 8:00 AM

    Pilsen Extravaganza Part II - details TBD

    18 Digital Photographers attending
  • Saturday, November 7, 2015 8:30 AM

    Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park

    30 Digital Photographers attending
  • Saturday, December 5, 2015 8:00 AM

    Photo Walk: Michigan Avenue at the Holidays

    25 Digital Photographers attending
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