Summer Photography Conference – Out of Chicago


Join some of the world’s greatest photographers in one of the greatest cities for architecture and street photography in the world – Chicago!

Experience the Windy City like never before, with photography classes, photowalks, panel discussions, workshops, photography shootouts and the on-of-a-kind Out of Chicago photo crawl.

June 22-24, 2018

University Center of Chicago -Chicago, IL

2018 Out of Chicago Summer Conference – Event Descriptions

Photocrawl with Lou and Todd Nettelhorst 
7:30 pm – 10:30 pm, June 22
Millennium Park – Join Lou and Todd to photograph the city through the northside of Millennium Park during sunset and the blue hour following. Hands-on coaching and live critiquing while also receiving suggestions on camera settings, building on visual design elements and techniques to capture stunning images during this magical few hours of light.
Locations: Crown Fountain, Bean, Pritzker Pavilion, Michigan Ave
Photowalk with Lou and Todd Nettelhorst 
9:45 am – 12:00 pm, June 23
Join Lou and Todd for a walk through the beautiful Lincoln Park Conservatory and adjacent gardens capturing an abundance of rich colors and captivating botanical subjects. Lou and Todd provide hands-on coaching to improve your composition and help you with awareness by developing your eye to see things in a different way. Get live feedback on images and learn how to work your subject to capture what you intended in the picture space.
Location: Lincoln Park Conservatory and adjacent gardens
Lou and Todd Nettelhorst 
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm June 23 
Presentation – Take a Closer Look: The Joys of Macro Photography
Eager to learn how to capture impactful images of small subjects? Lou and Todd share their tools, tips and tricks for creating beautiful macro photographs by introducing their four basic tips for every shot, guiding you through determining focus and controlling depth of field as well as discussing macro effects and creative macro techniques that will surely improve your imagery. Make sure to follow this presentation with the Practice Session, where Tony Sweet will join them during a Shootout at 4:15 pm.

Limited Availability: Reserve your spot today!