AGE: 13 – 17 Years Old
TIME: 9am – 3pm (Mon – Fri) *Before & After Care Available (8:00am- 5:30pm)
PRE-REQ: Teen Camp 1 or equivalent teen program. *Kids Camps do not qualify.
REQUIRED: Any camera with manual mode (*rentals available)
LOCATION: 25 E. Pearson St. (Loyola University)
Capture A Story Uninterrupted
Become the first contributors of our new GTA Photography Lifestyle Blog, celebrating the vibrant stories of people, places and events happening within the heart of our city! Dive into a variety of lifestyle genres including food photography, architectural photography, candid photography and more by visiting local businesses within the heart of Chicago! In this program, students will collaborate to prepare a series that will be published and exhibited online.
“I loved the camp and will miss the lectures, games and field trips.”
– Zachary M. | GTA Photography Camper 2017
- Awesome field trips to main attractions and hidden gems in the city
- Practice the art of storytelling and find out what it means to capture a complete picture of people and locations
- Learn to collaborate with other campers to produce a professional looking blog that is strong in theme and content
Take Beautiful Candid Photography
At the heart of lifestyle photography is the ability to capture the world honestly and candidly. Learn helpful tips and tricks to shoot people quickly and in the moment.
Be a Contributor
Collaborate with other like-minded teens to produce a strong body of work on a professional looking blog. Work together to discuss and critique images to create a page that is strong in both theme as well as content.
Explore Different Themes
Lifestyle photography tells the stories of people in many different situations. Explore shooting different themes such as lifestyle portraiture, event and food photography.
Sample Day Agenda
Before care starts at 8:30am
|9:00 am||Warm up game|
|9:15 am||Photography Lesson
Learn & Practice
|10:30 am||Demos & Hands on Practice
Apply what you’ve learned
|12:00 pm||Lunch Break
Bring your own or buy lunch at a local spot
|1:00 pm||Field Trip
Visit exciting local spots and take incredible photos and videos
|2:45 pm||Arrive back at camp|
|2:45 pm||Cool Down Game|
|3:00 pm||Student Pick-up
After care until 5:30pm*
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* We have limited spots in our summer camps. Register Early to secure your desired session *
*There will be no camp sessions running on Statutory Holidays (Independence Day – July 4)