Teen Camp 2
AGE: 13 – 17 Years Old
TIME: 9am – 3pm (Mon – Fri) *Before & After Care Available (8:00am- 5:30pm)
PREREQUISITES: 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)
Intermediate Photography | Creative Techniques
Unleash your imagination, anything is possible! In Teen Camp 2, teens are encouraged to experiment with the rules of composition. Explore new and exciting photography techniques, such as painting with light, projection art, and bokeh! Daily field trips will encourage critical thinking and challenge teens to develop creative images like never before!
“I loved the camp and will miss the lectures, games and field trips.”
– Zachary M. | GTA Photography Camper 2017
- Learn new creative techniques
- Free lensing
- Introduction to various fields of photography
- Light painting and long exposure techniques
- How to effectively break the rules of photography
Break the Rules
Now that you know the rules, let’s learn how to break them. In this first section of the camp, we’ll show you new compositional rules and how to master your camera settings to go beyond a proper exposure. Explore creative shooting techniques like long exposure photography and free lensing.
Photography is all about light and this unit covers many creative things we can do with it. Learn how to modify natural daylight with reflectors, how to capture bokeh in your background and to play with projection to take amazing portraits. We also do a super cool painting with light photo shoot where we black out an entire room and hand out flashlights to literally paint and draw with light!
Fields of Photography
Get inspired by the masters by learning about different genres of photography like wedding, photojournalism and conceptual art. Check out a print viewing at the Museum of Contemporary Photography.
Sample Day Agenda
Before care starts at 8:00am
|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)