Out of Chicago In-Depth

Take a deep dive into the methods of some of the world’s best photographers during this intensive, 3-day workshop weekend. Improve your photography as you practice what you’ve learned with assignments that get you out to shoot. Return to get feedback the following weed for two epic days of image review where instructors will highlight and review what you and others have learned.

Deep-Dive Workshop Sessions

August 21st: 1:00pm-9:00pm CDT
August 22nd: 9:00am-5:30pm CDT
August 23rd: 9:00am-5:30pm CDT

Get Out and Shoot

August 24th-September 2nd

Epic Group Image Reviews

Wed 8:00-9:30am and 10:00am-11:30pm CDT
Thurs 5:30pm-7:00pm and 7:30pm-9:00pm CDT

Sigma’s In the House

Landscape Photography, Up-Close and Far Away
Date & Time: Sunday, August 23, 2020 | 2:30pm – 6:30pm CDT


We’ll dive deep into Landscape Photography in this session sponsored by Sigma. Ambassador, Liam Doran will talk about his off the beaten path backcountry adventures shooting with the lens trifecta. Photographer and tech rep, Brett Wells will show you how to create dreamy waterfalls and sharp close-ups of flowers using macro lenses. Sigma will offer exclusive savings to attendees at Hunt’s Photo & Video.

About Liam

Liam Doran is an outdoor sports and adventure travel photographer based in Breckenridge, Colorado.  Liam’s work covers all aspects of outdoor mountain life including skiing, biking, landscape, wildlife and lifestyle. His images appear regularly in commercial advertising and in today’s top magazines.  Liam is proud to represent Sigma as an ambassador. For more info visit his website at www.liamdoranphotography.com or follow on Instagram at @liam_doran_outdoors

About Brett

Brett Wells has worked in the field of photography for over 25 years. He has a masters degree in photography from the University of Westminster, London, UK.  He taught at the Art Institute of Atlanta for 7 years and currently teaches classes and workshops around the United States.  His work has been published and exhibited in this country and abroad.

Brett is the Education Coordinator and a Technical Representative for Sigma Corporation of America, supporting Sigma, photographers and photographic education around the country.

Sigma Vendor Demo & Raffle

Saturday, August 22, 2020 | 12:30pm-1:00pm CST

Join Sigma tech rep, Marc Farb in this 30 minute vendor demo webinar. Marc will talk about creating portraits in aviation and concert photography and the Sigma lenses he used to create them. Malinda from Out of Chicago will raffle off a camera bag to one lucky winner during this webinar.

Sigma Virtual Trade Show

Saturday, August 22, 2020 | 1:00pm – 2:30pm CST

Sunday, August 23rd | 12:00pm – 2:30pm CST

Join Marc in a Zoom room and see the latest from Sigma. Ask him questions in the chat, and get them answered in real time.

About Marc

For Marc, photography is more than just a job, or a way to earn a steady income—it’s a way of life. A lifelong photographer, Marc has taught classes all over the United States and Canada on photographic topics ranging from pixel to print, and all points in between. Before his work at Sigma, which includes technical application support for the corporate office as well as extensive traveling for photo conventions and trade shows, Marc also worked for Xrite, Ilford, Mamiya and Sekonic. He continues to work as a professional freelance photographer, and currently resides on Long Island with his wife and two daughters.


Aug 21 2020 - Aug 23 2020


1:00 PM - 5:30 PM