This is a guided tour of downtown Chicago and "The Loop".
We will focus on the art of street photography,architectural,night time and black and white.
We will leave Ann Arbor November 1st arriving in Chicago by mid afternoon.
We will meet at Millennium Park aka The Bean go over proper camera settings and techniques and head out as a group.
Saturday shoot locations:
Walk down Michigan Avenue
Many photos of buildings along the way - capture light trails and buildings lit at night, ie wrigley building, Hancock, water tower place, Chicago river bridge, trump tower ( a must)
Millennium park includes the bean, crown fountain (faces), Pritzker Pavilion with City in background when framed correctly.
Buckingham Fountain I always like to finish up with sunset from the top of the Hancock Building 100 floors up.
We will then grab dinner do a quick image share and review and head to our hotels for the night.
Sunday shoot locations:
Sunrise - Solidarity drive - best place for skyline
Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium
South Loop - Board of Trade , Kinzie St Bridge
Walk down Michigan ave if time allows and shoot First Presbyterian Church interior or Holy Name Cathedral ( very friendly to photographers.
This workshop requires alot of walking with plenty of time to stop and relax along the way.
The cost of this guided tour and workshop is $135.00 per person. This price includes instruction on camera equipment,camera settings,composition and gentle image critique as we go.
All participants must cover there own lodging and meals.
We can car pool from Ann Arbor and I will look into Hotel prices (Groupon has deals).
All RSVP's must be paid in advance by check or my PayPal account.
346 E Kingsley