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Photography Class with Joel Lerner: October 3 Wednesday, October 3

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Photography Class with Joel Lerner: October 3

  • Date: October 3, 2018
  • Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
  • Price: $40
  • Location: Gorton Community Center
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

Are you getting the most from your camera? Join Joel Lerner, an experienced local photographer and learn the following:

  • Understanding your camera setting
  • The differences between your Camera’s modes. Why all auto modes aren’t created equal
  • Shutter speeds and apertures how they relate and how they affect the look of your photographs
  • How to avoid blurry frames
  • How to control Depth of field
  • Tips how to make better photos of people

Joel Lerner has been visually documenting the lives of people on the North Shore for local publications like The Lake Forester, Forest and Bluff and North Shore Weekend for over 25 years. His work has appeared in Sports Illustrated, ESPN The Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Siun-Times and many other publications.

He co-founded Sportpics.com, and photographed high school athletes for their parents for more than 20 years. He has created the photos for the Excellence Wall at Lake Forest High School’s West Campus for it’s entire existence. He has taught photography at the Chicago Photography Center, given private photography tutorials and looks forward to teaching the people of Lake Forest!









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Class Refund and Cancellation Policy: Refunds will only be given up to one week prior to the first week of class of any session. (The refund period for some classes, which require advanced reservations or purchase of materials, may be more limited.) Cancellations will incur a $5 handling fee for programs costing under $100 and a 10% handling fee for programs with fees of $100 or more. If a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, you will be notified, and a full refund will be given.

If this class does not meet the minimum participation requirement, you will be notified of the cancellation within one week of the start date.

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