camera

(22 activities)
Reset Filters
  • Book Now

    Get to Know Your Camera: Hands-on DSLR Camera Class

    This DSLR camera class is about taking control of your digital camera, setting you free to photograph the things you love most. You'll receive a fundamental understanding of how your digital camera works, enabling you to think for yourself. The goal is to build your confidence and knowledge so you're ready to photograph your favorite subject, no matter what that is. Ultimately, you'll learn about the necessary tools and hear the sound guidance needed to get started, whether you just want to take better pictures of your children or have thoughts of pursuing a professional photography career.
    Get to Know Your Camera: Hands-on DSLR Camera Class

    6200 Belmont Rd, Downers Grove

    • Take control of your DSLR camera and leave the auto modes behind
    • Build your confidence and knowledge while you photograph the things you love most
    • Learn the fundamentals so you can think on your on feet
    BOOK NOW ← Back
  • No available dates to book.
    Bucketlist to hear about new dates first!
    Your Bucketlist
  • Book Now

    Sunset Dinner Cruise

    (17)
    What does a night out in Chicago need? Dinner? Dancing? Maybe a glimpse of the city's charm and beauty? Have it all on this Chicago Sunset Dinner Cruise. Aboard a three-hour luxury cruise on Lake Michigan, you'll encounter attractions such as Navy Pier and Soldier Field as you dine on a lavish, all-you-can-eat buffet! See spectacular views of the city skyline, while being entertained by a singing ship staff and a live DJ spinning your favorite songs. The sumptuous all-you-can-eat buffet is complete with everything to keep your stomach satisfied. As you enjoy your meal in the elegant setting of the ship's dining room, you'll be entertained by the colorful characters of the ship's cabaret. Let the city enchant you with a wonderful night out!
    No available dates to book.
    Bucketlist to hear about new dates first!
    Sunset Dinner Cruise

    600 E Grand Ave, Chicago

    • See spectacular views of the Chicago skyline aboard a luxury cruise on Lake Michigan
    • Encounter attractions like Navy Pier and Soldier Field
    • Be treated to a sumptuous all-you-can-eat buffet, complete with a carving station
    • Enjoy the entertainment of a live DJ
    BOOK NOW ← Back
    17 positive reviews
  • Book Now

    Studio Photography

    (5)
    Take control of your pictures and enter the studio! Like a photographer snapping shots of models, bring your photos up a notch and have people drooling after taking this course in studio photography. At Discovery Center, become introduced to studio equipment and learn how to get the most out of any camera, in any location, under any light situation. After the demonstration, you'll have a photo session with a model, learning posing and fashion techniques, along with tips to help you create a unique and robust portfolio. Dive into photography the right way -- the studio way!
    Studio Photography

    4318 N Elston Ave, Chicago

    • Receive an introduction and demonstration to studio photography
    • Participate in a photo session with a model and learn posing, fashion techniques, and other professional photography tips
    • Become familiar with the necessary equipment of studio photography
    • Create a unique portfolio of work
    BOOK NOW ← Back
    4 positive reviews
  • Book Now

    Composition in the Field (Millennium Park)

    (5)
    Create compelling images out of any surrounding! This three hour, hands-on camera workshop, is a rendezvous with a pro photographer, in any of a number of photogenic locales in and around the area. The session is designed to provide you with an exciting experience that will teach you the classic principles of composition. You'll learn to shoot using the lighting at that particular moment, image framing, shutter techniques and other tips and techniques that will result in great compositions for portraits, architectural shoots, street photography and macro images. Personal feedback on your work from professional photographers will be given to help you master these photo layout skills. Swing by and learn to create inspiring images and turn the mundane into masterpieces! You must bring your own digital camera. Exact meeting location will be provided upon booking and will vary depending upon the signup date.
    No available dates to book.
    Bucketlist to hear about new dates first!
    Composition in the Field (Millennium Park)

    Cloud Gate, Chicago

    • Improve your compositional skills
    • Better understand the capabilities of your camera
    • Explore famous areas of Millennium Park
    BOOK NOW ← Back
    5 positive reviews
  • Book Now

    The Grand Chicago Tour

    (6)
    See everything Chicago has to offer, from the skyscrapers that takeover the city to the stunning lakefront views. Feel the breeze the Windy City offers. Along this tour, you'll cover it all! Enjoy the sights of both North Side and South Side neighborhoods. Are you more of a North Side or South Side person? Continuing your journey, drive through the beautiful parks like Grant Park and Lincoln Park, even pausing at the Lincoln Park Conservatory. Bring your camera and capture the beauty of this city!
    No available dates to book.
    Bucketlist to hear about new dates first!
    The Grand Chicago Tour

    17 E Monroe St, Chicago

    • Travel through Chicago's business, residential, and tourist districts
    • Visit the city's beautiful parks, including Grant Park and Lincoln Park
    • Take pictures of the panoramic views
    BOOK NOW ← Back
    2 positive reviews
  • Book Now

    Lincoln Park Zoo Night Photo Tour

    (1)
    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!
    No available dates to book.
    Bucketlist to hear about new dates first!
    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
    BOOK NOW ← Back
    1 positive reviews
  • Give the gift of fun with a Vimbly gift card!
    Learn More
  • Book Now

    Composition in the Field (Chicago Cultural Center)

    Create compelling images out of any surrounding! This three hour, hands-on camera workshop, is a rendezvous with a pro photographer, in any of a number of photogenic locales in and around the area. The session is designed to provide you with an exciting experience that will teach you the classic principles of composition. You'll learn to shoot using the lighting at that particular moment, image framing, shutter techniques and other tips and techniques that will result in great compositions for portraits, architectural shoots, street photography and macro images. Personal feedback on your work from professional photographers will be given to help you master these photo layout skills. Swing by and learn to create inspiring images and turn the mundane into masterpieces! You must bring your own digital camera. Exact meeting location will be provided upon booking and will vary depending upon the signup date.
    No available dates to book.
    Bucketlist to hear about new dates first!
    Composition in the Field (Chicago Cultural Center)

    78 E Washington St, Chicago

    • Improve your compositional skills
    • Better understand the capabilities of your camera
    • Explore famous areas of Chicago
    BOOK NOW ← Back
  • Book Now

    Chicago Landmarks Photography Tour

    (4)
    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.
    No available dates to book.
    Bucketlist to hear about new dates first!
    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
    BOOK NOW ← Back
    4 positive reviews
  • Book Now

    Lakefront Segway Tour

    (12)
    Windy city not quite windy enough for you? Feel the joys of your hair blowing back as you cruise around on your very own segway! This guided tour will introduce you to Chicago's majestic lakefront area. Led by a guide whose aim is to entertain and inform, you'll explore Grant Park, Buckingham Fountain, Millennium Park, and Museum Campus. Zipping around at speeds of up to 12 mph, you'll have the chance to take in the majestic views around you, including the Chicago skyline, Soldier Field, the Shedd Aquarium, and the Adler Planetarium. You might even get a few good pictures if you can tear your hand away from the accelerator long enough to fish out your camera.
    No available dates to book.
    Bucketlist to hear about new dates first!
    Lakefront Segway Tour

    239 E Randolph St, Chicago

    • Enjoy a unique mobile tour of Chicago's waterfront area while you drive your own segway
    • Learn about the area from a local tour guide that's both entertaining and knowledgeable
    • Take in the scenery of the Chicago skyline while the wind blows through your hair
    • See the amazing lakefront and picturesque parks that make the area so beautiful
    BOOK NOW ← Back
    12 positive reviews
  • Book Now

    Intro to Photoshop

    (3)
    Can you notice the difference between a Photoshopped image and an undoctored photograph? Have you always wanted to improve your photography, without Instagram, by making simple adjustments like brightening the background and enhancing the exposure? During this introductory Photoshop course, you will distinguish between the airbrushed actress and the au' natural glamour shot, as you learn the nuances of the complex Adobe Photoshop program. You'll explore the differences between RAW and JPG images, learn what curves, masking, and layers do, and discover that cloning may not be exactly like the consequences of Brave New World. As you experiment with Photoshop's many tools, create anything that comes to mind, from Hercules riding a unicorn to a picture of Tom Selleck riding in a Ferrari with a Gremlin combing his moustache. Let your imagination run wild with Photoshop!
    No available dates to book.
    Bucketlist to hear about new dates first!
    Intro to Photoshop

    1101 Perimeter Dr, Schaumburg

    • Receive a hands-on lecture about each nuance in Photoshop, and cover basics such as cloning, curves, masking and layers
    • Experiment with these Photoshop techniques on your own images
    • Improve your pictures by using simple blacklight techniques on the computer
    • No experience necessary
    BOOK NOW ← Back
    3 positive reviews

Page 1 of 3

Kind words from our customers