Fundamentals of Photography

This print viewing is meant to serve as a basic introduction to the medium of photography and includes images that demonstrate a range of fundamentals and techniques including camera optics, use of vantage point, framing, focus, light, time of day, and digital manipulation.

This selection also introduces viewers to a variety of traditions, such as landscape, portraiture, and street photography.

Museum of Contemporary Photography

at Columbia College Chicago
600 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

(312) 663-5554
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Hours

  • Monday: 10:00 am — 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00 am — 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00 am — 5:00 pm
  • Thursday: 10:00 am — 8:00 pm
  • Friday: 10:00 am — 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 am — 5:00 pm
  • Sunday: 12:00—5:00 pm

The MoCP is CLOSED when Columbia College Chicago is closed, including all major holidays. The MoCP is also closed between exhibitions for installation. Be sure to check our homepage before your visit.

Interior of MoCP
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