Four-Week Video 101 Class or a One-Year Certificate Program at Chicago Photography Academy (Up to 53% Off)


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The best directors rise to the top by practicing, while second-best directors rise to the top by shooting blackmail videos of the first-best. Film like a champ with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $139 for a four-week video 101 class (a $295 value)
  • $985 for a one-year video certificate program (a $1,985 value)

Students learn basic video shooting methods during the four-week class, whereas the one-year program includes 11 separate classes that provide in-depth instruction on editing, lighting, and sound recording.

Chicago Photography Academy

Chicago Photography Academy hones photographic eyes and bulks up shutter-snapping fingers through a host of short-term and intensive classes geared to all skill levels. Students can gauge their education by personal interests and schedule, hunkering down for a one- or two-day crash course. Instructors impart a working knowledge of photo-editing software during lightroom classes, whereas introductory video sessions teach how to shoot realistic video of faked moon landings. Students can build the skills necessary to snap stunning wedding photos, or immerse themselves in the CPA's colorful curriculum with a one-year certificate program in photography, which combines all of the school's classes into one linear progression. Classes include all necessary supplies for printing images, and do not require shutterbugs to purchase additional lenses or retro fedora hats.


The classroom was comfortable with soft leather seats which is important if you are going to spend 3 hours sitting at a time.

Damien M., Yelp, 8/5/11

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    3047 N Lincoln Ave.

    Suite 209

    Chicago, Illinois 60657


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In a Nutshell

Educators impart basic & advanced skills through classes geared to different schedules & skill levels

The Fine Print

Expires Mar 13th, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Online reservation required. Must bring own camera. Classes are non-transferable. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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