A Photographic Treasure Hunt

A Photographic Treasure Hunt

Our Photographic Treasure Hunt! A ‘Photographic Treasure Hunt’ is an exciting and fun way of taking photos of things we can find all around us, and a brilliant tool to teach our students about visual literacy. It’s wonderful to see how each student interprets the task we give them.  It is also a great way to

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Action Photographers

Action Photographers

This week at our after school photography clubs the students have turned into real Action Photographers! Our photo club this week was all about action and capturing movement. Our students learned how to photograph fast moments such as running and jumping, throwing and catching a ball, cartwheels and catching their shadows. With our Nikon Coolpix W100

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Half Term Photo Fun

Half Term Photo Fun

Holiday photography courses We had rainy, wet, windy but very fun and informative few courses this half term in London, Surrey, Kent and Cheshire. In a previous blog post we already wrote about the London Landscapes course, so you can read all about that here. We were all over the place this holidays. After London we

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Valentine’s day inspired photographs

Valentine’s day inspired photographs

I love … The children in the after school clubs this week captured some Valentine’s day inspired photographs. We talked about the things we love. What we love to do,  what we love about ourselves, the things that make us happy and bring us joy. The children were encouraged to make a list before capturing

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How to photograph winter in the UK?

How to photograph winter in the UK?

Is it even winter, if there is no snow? These are two of the questions we were trying to answer at this week’s after school photo clubs – as photographing winter was the club’s theme. We were talking about how to photograph these grey winter days when the nature is so different from summer or

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Patterns in everyday life

Patterns in everyday life

What surrounds us We can find patterns in every day life, if we only look close enough. This week at the after school photography clubs the children did just that. They looked closely to find patterns in the classroom,  the school and in the nature. To inspire them, we showed them some photographs by famous

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