April 24: Retouching Workshop

April 24: Retouching Workshop

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in APA Event | No Comments

APA Midwest has partnered with Aaron Nace of Phlearn to bring our community a special night of hands-on retouching. Four APA photographers: Thomas Chadwick, Kristyna Archer, Dave Rentauskas, and Lindsay Gallup have submitted RAW images to be retouched and this workshop will teach a variety of workflow and Photoshop techniques to take image-making to the next level. ...

March 21: Introducing Studio Night

March 21: Introducing Studio Night

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in APA Event | 2 Comments

APA Midwest’s is launching studio night. We’re certainly not reinventing the wheel here but once a quarter we will visit a local studio for drinks, food and networking. Our first studio night is Friday, March 21 at Neil Burger/T. Harrison Hillman galactic headquarters. Free appetizers, drinks and $100 Rental raffle provided by Dodd Camera. It’s ...

March 18: Affordable Care Act

March 18: Affordable Care Act

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 in APA Event | No Comments

APA Midwest has scheduled an educational program regarding the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) with senior benefits consultant/broker, Chris Cook from Healthcare Solutions Team. Chris has extensive experience and training that allows him to understand the intricacies of today’s changing health care insurance laws and guidelines. More importantly, Chris understands the importance of getting to ...

Feb. 24: Apple Store – Jason Lindsey

Feb. 24: Apple Store – Jason Lindsey

Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 in APA Event | 4 Comments

APA Midwest is proud to announce Jason Lindsey as our next Apple Store, North Michigan Avenue speaker. Jason is one of the hottest lifestyle shooters in the country. His agency and client list confirms his credentials as a go-to photographer hired to launch major branding initiatives, including: Adidas, Belize Tourism, Illinois Tourism, Bosch, Carhartt, Caterpillar, ...

Feb. 13: Success Team Rally

Feb. 13: Success Team Rally

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What is a Success Team? APA (American Photographic Artists) is a professional photography organization that understands how tough it is on your own. We have all developed a bunch of ideas – that have never seen the light of day (even with the best of intentions). Staying on track has never been more difficult. That’s ...

Jan. 8: Bar Night Returns

Jan. 8: Bar Night Returns

Posted by on Jan 6, 2014 in APA Event | No Comments

Hello 2014. At APA Midwest headquarters we decided to start the year with a good ole’ fashion social gathering – Bar Night. You know ease back into things – chat up the holidays, reminesce about the projects last year, and set our sights on taking a creative leap forward this year. We’re in – are ...

Dec. 6: AP – Gallery Reception

Dec. 6: AP – Gallery Reception

Posted by on Nov 17, 2013 in APA Event | No Comments

The exhibition has been judged (list of winners) and the gallery show is up next. Special thanks goes out to our esteemed panel of judges for taking the time to curate our inaugural exhibition: Susan Aurinko (Chicago Artists Coalition), Teresa Rad (TBWA/Chiat Day) and Kristen Walsh (Arnold Worldwide). Here’s what Kristen Walsh had to say: ...

Nov. 18: Apple Store-Clayton Hauck

Nov. 18: Apple Store-Clayton Hauck

Posted by on Nov 6, 2013 in APA Event | No Comments

APA Midwest is proud to announce Clayton Hauck as our next Apple Store, North Michigan Avenue speaker. Clayton been shooting a wide-variety of photos, from editorial to music and portraiture to photojournalism. Before making a name for himself landing plumb commercial assignments he spent many years in film production, getting coffee for the likes of ...

Nov. 13: Last Bar Night of the Year

Nov. 13: Last Bar Night of the Year

Posted by on Nov 6, 2013 in APA Event | No Comments

APA Midwest’s Bar Night and social gathering returns on Wednesday, November 13 at Frontier. This is APA’s last bar night of the year – so let’s make it one to remember (or not remember – your choice – we won’t judge). Free Appetizers and Drink Specials It’s really a no-brainer, make time to hang-out with ...

Oct. 21: Apple Store-Stephen Hamilton

Oct. 21: Apple Store-Stephen Hamilton

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in APA Event | One Comment

APA Midwest is proud to announce Food Photographer, Publisher, Blogger, Stephen Hamilton as our next Apple Store, North Michigan Avenue speaker on October 21. Stephen will discuss how his photography career began, the process of publishing his acclaimed online magazine Who’s Hungry?, his perspective on food and lighting tips. Biography Stephen Hamilton is an acclaimed ...