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Step up your smartphone photography game just in time for Open House Chicago on October 15-16! From 9:30am to 2:30pm, our seminar puts you in touch with experts in mobile photography who’ll help you take better architecture photos with any smartphone and share them using the app of your choice. Get tips and tricks from the pros, then join us in the Loop to test out the techniques you’ve learned. All you’ll need is your smartphone and charger.

$75 public
$60 CAF members
Lecture Hall @ CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

Angie McMonigal

An award-winning fine art photographer, Angie McMonigal's work has been internationally exhibited and published. Galleries in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City and other cities have showcased her work. Her images have been published in National Geographic, SHOTS Magazine and Departures Magazine, to name a few. She frequently works with art consultants, designers, architectural firms and private collectors to provide distinctive imagery by drawing out the organic interplay between design, structure, environment and society. Follow Angie at and on Instagram as @angiemcmonigal.

Chris Smith

Chris Smith is the founder of Out of Chicago Photography. After 17 years teaching high school physics, he has turned his love of teaching to photography. Out of Chicago Photography leads photo tours, workshops and the annual Out of Chicago Photography Conference in June. Chris is the author of The Photographer's Guide to Chicago, an Amazon best seller. Follow Chris and Out of Chicago Photography at and on Instagram as @csmithchicago.


  • Ticket price includes lunch.
  • Discounted tickets are available with a valid student ID for $70 at the CAF Box Office.