Learn from an incredible team of international cityscape photographers


Cityscape Photography Conference

June 24 – 28, 2020 

Learn from the most amazing lineup of cityscape photographers ever assembled from around the world. Immerse yourself in Chicago’s urban landscape and transform your photography at this unique, 5-day, hands-on photography conference.

Go on photo walks, river walks and night walks. Capture architectural gems and more. Take a stroll and see the morning light. Discover vibrant, cultural neighborhoods. Find graffiti, artistic grit and more. Explore urban canyons and ride the rails. Create nightscape images of fountains and fireworks. Learn new photo techniques, advanced post-processing and so much more.


We’ve gathered an amazing team of leading photographers from cities around the world, such as Dubai, New York and Paris. Over five days this talented and diverse lineup of instructors will teach you a variety of creative perspectives and photography styles and lead you to all the great places to photograph in Chicago.

Elia Locardi
Daniel Cheong
Serge Ramelli
Michael Shainblum
Dany Eid
Greg Benz
Toby Harriman
Nenad Spasojevic
Chris Smith
Angie McMonigal
David Duchens
And, More


Keep yourself immersed in photography, morning, noon and night. Each day will be an adventure as you explore Chicago and push your creativity, as you learn new skills with daily hands-on, in-the-field photography classes, discussions and small group critiques.
Day 1

Check into hotel (3pm)
Meet & greet reception
Group dinner
Welcome by Chris Smith, founder of Out of Chicago
Opening keynote presentation
Evening breakout sessions and field sessions

Day 2, Day 3, Day 4

Morning field sessions
Group lunch/afternoon presentation
Afternoon field sessions
Group dinner
Evening presentation
Evening classes, workshops, image reviews and night excursions
Scheduled time to work with an instructor one-on-one

Day 5

Morning field sessions
Check out of hotel (11am)


Chicago, Illinois

Classes take place in the heart of downtown Chicago. From first-class conference facilities to stepping out your door for the first morning light, hang out for five days with new photography mentors and friends alike. Downtown Chicago is the perfect place to learn, interact and be inspired.

Chicago is an urban photographer’s playground. World-class modern architecture, cultural neighborhoods, gritty streets and exquisite interiors all along the beauty of Lake Michigan’s shoreline.

Conference price: $3250

(We are creating an experience you can’t get anywhere else, with the world’s best cityscape and architecture photographers, over 100 classes, workshops and interactive field sessions to choose from. Compare this to a regular photography workshop with one instructor, for just as much or more cost.)

What’s included?

4 nights all-suite accommodation (double occupancy)
5 days of photography classes, presentations and discussions
5 days of small group, hands-on, in-the-field teaching sessions and photo walks
Special access to private shooting locations
Group critique and one-on-one help throughout the day and evening
Mini workshops on post-processing
Cooked-to-order breakfast each morning
Daily happy hour to connect with fellow photographers and attendees
Private Facebook group to connect with fellow photographers and instructors
Vendor exposition with opportunity to borrow and test cameras and lenses daily
Special photography deals by Hunt’s Photo