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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Draw it & Take it!

Draw it & Take it!

Draw it & Take it! In our after school photography Clubs, we taught our students how to plan a photograph. The students learned how great photographers will go to great lengths to get the photo they want. Our students started with whiteboards and we asked each phtographer to draw what they wanted to photograph. Our students

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Photographing London Landscapes

Photographing London Landscapes

Half Term fun in London Some kids and teens have started their half term with a photography course in London. Archbishops Park is a wonderful spot to learn about camera settings and compositions. The children aged 7 – 11 were trying out the close up and landscape settings to either take close up photos with

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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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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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Photographing with Flash

Photographing with Flash

Photographing with flash in winter time This week at our after school photography clubs we were learning about photographing with flash in winter time. In the winter time when the sun goes down so quickly and the days are gloomy we have plenty of opportunities to use the flash. To inspire the children we showed

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