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    Chicago Rivers, Parks, and Architecture Tour

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    Experience the architecture of Chicago on a unique segway cruise along the river-walk. You will be able to view iconic bridges, parks, and skyscrapers as you glide effortlessly from along each location. You will see "The Bean" up close and personal as you roll through Millennium Park and along Chicago's historic Michigan Avenue. See the lakefront from DuSable and Monroe Harbors with majestic views of Navy Pier at the mouth of the Chicago River. Finally, you will top off the tour by gliding through Grant Park where you'll stop at Buckingham Fountain to see the water display and glamorous views of Chicago's lakefront and skyline. Why walk or float, when you can glide! All riders must be at least 12 years of age and weigh a minimum of 100 pounds. All riders under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The maximum recommended weight limit as specified by the manufacturer, Segway, LLC, is 260 pounds. It is not recommended that pregnant women and any person with health restrictions, seizure disorders, intolerance or sensitivity to extreme heat and sun, or persons who have had recent prosthetic surgery participate in this activity. Riders must be capable of standing for extended periods of time.
    Chicago Rivers, Parks, and Architecture Tour

    300 E Monroe St, Chicago

    • Experience the rivers, parks, and architecture of Chicago atop a nimble segway
    • See iconic figures of Chicago including The Bean, Millennium Park, Michigan Avenue, DuSable Harbor, Grant Park and Buckingham Fountain
    • Learn about the history of the area and the architecture from a knowledgeable tour guide
    • Stop for great photo opportunities and see the sites from the effortless glide of a segway
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    Lincoln Park Zoo Night Photo Tour

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    Work in the glow of the Holiday Light Festival, where everything looks and feels like a dream. Now learn how to capture that feeling on camera. You'll begin your photo adventure with an overview of your camera and how to use it to shoot night shots, how to meter, and why and how to use a tripod. Next, you will begin capturing stunning night scenes throughout the Zoo, including light trails from the motion displays. This hands-on training will provide invaluable photography techniques for your future travels. Before heading on your next big trip, come pick up the essential techniques to make your pictures last a lifetime!
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    Lincoln Park Zoo Night Photo Tour

    2200 N. Cannon Dr, Chicago

    • Master shooting night shots, how to meter, and why and how to use a tripod
    • Photograph an array of light displays with on-the-spot feedback from a professional instructor
    • No experience necessary
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    Chicago Landmarks Photography Tour

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    Ready to graduate from taking admittedly delightful selfies? Or just can't figure out all of those fancy doodads on your new DSLR camera? This tour makes learning photography a snap. That's because you'll be learning in the real world, rather than some uninspiring classroom, with a professional photographer to show you how it's done. The setting for this class is none other than Chicago itself, specifically some of its most photogenic locales, such as Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, Chicago River, and General Logan Statue. Along the way to getting know the windy city a little better, you'll learn easy techniques to take beautiful pictures, and become exposed to photographic nomenclature. Exposed. Heh.
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    Chicago Landmarks Photography Tour

    1640 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago

    • Learn professional photography tips and techniques while getting real world experience
    • Tour and photograph some of Chicago's most photogenic parks and landmarks
    • Enjoy expanding your knowledge of an excellent creative outlet while getting to know Chicago
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    Lincoln Park Zoo Photo Tour

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    Unruly animals offer quite possibly the worst memories of the zoo. The red panda hides behind the leaves too quickly for your snap-happy finger. The lion stops its roar mid-picture. Fear not because this photo safari takes you to the zoo, allowing you to master the smiles of the animal kingdom, and finally capture those shots you've dreamed of. You'll begin your photo adventure with an overview of how to compose and photograph sculptures and animals, as well as how best to work with different lighting and capture motion. Next, take to the zoo and photograph birds, lions, and other exciting animals as if you're David Attenborough in the African Savannah. This hands-on training will provide invaluable photography techniques for your future travels, including understanding functions such as F-stops, shutter speeds, white balance, and ISO. Before heading on your next big trip, come pick up the essential techniques to make your pictures last a lifetime!
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    Lincoln Park Zoo Photo Tour

    2200 N. Cannon Dr, Chicago

    • Learn how to photograph sculptures and animals, work with light, and capture motion
    • Master camera settings such as F-stops, shutter speeds, white balance, and ISO
    • Photograph an array of animals with on-the-spot feedback from a professional instructor
    • No experience necessary
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    Photo Meet Up

    This colorful walk will make learning about nature a snap! Photo Meet Up with Forest Preserves of Cook County offers you the chance to visit a well-chosen natural area alongside a trained naturalist. You'll visit areas offering diverse learning opportunities backdropped by scenic vistas, teeming with interesting plant life, and full of local wildlife. Your guide will take you around to the spots that provide particularly beautiful vantage points, giving you time to set up for your photos. Meet other photographers and share tips and capture some shots that will become highlights in your portfolio. Get the picture?
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    Photo Meet Up

    12545 W 111th Street, Lemont

    • Visit a carefully selected outdoor location for a guided tour led by a naturalist
    • Capture great shots with fellow photographers and share tips
    • Learn about wildlife and plantlife in the area
    • Immerse yourself in a beautiful natural environment
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