Chris Smith

Chris founded Out of Chicago back in 2011 with his blog about photographing our beautiful city. Because of his vision to connect passionate photographers, we now have the annual summer conference and many other events. Chris loves photographing the city and using his 17+ years of teaching physics experience to teach others about his photography passion. When he’s not creating new content for Out of Chicago, you will find him hanging out with his two young children or playing hockey.

Out of Chicago LIVE! Photo Challenges: Part 1

We’ve already started our photo challenges for the upcoming Out of Chicago LIVE! Photography Conference, April 24-26. You can view our first three Photo Challenges below. The Royal Photo Challenge with Monica Royal Fine art macro photographer Monica Royal shows us how she creates works of art photographing paper. Your challenge is to use Monica’s …

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Matt Theobald Shares Lens Filter Best Practices

Matt Theobald of Breakthrough Photography, makers of the world’s sharpest and most color neutral filters, joins Chris to talk about the success of his business and his best tips for using lens filters. Matt shares the situations you need to be using filters in, best practices for handling your filters, and the major differences between …

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Sean Bagshaw on Luminosity Masks, One-Click Post-Processing Apps

Chris is joined by Sean Bagshaw, who was at Out of Oregon and will join us again for Out of Acadia in 2020. They discuss everything there is to know about Luminosity Masks, including why someone may want to use them and how to avoid going too far in post-processing. Speaking of post-processing, the two …

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