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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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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Creative Collage in the style of Sarah Anne Johnson

Creative Collage in the style of Sarah Anne Johnson

This term we tried a new theme ‘Creative Collage’ at after school photography club. We were inspired by the amazing creative collage work of Sarah Anne Johnson who created amazing collages using photographs and other mixed media to change or add to a scene.           We showed the children the photographs

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Creating a Mirror Image

Creating a Mirror Image

Creating a mirror image is such a fun photography theme to try. We love teaching it at after school photography club as it gives the kids a chance to see the world in a different way and get creative! To inspire the children, we showed them photographs by famous photographers Danny Lyon, Gueorgui Pinkhassov & Nikos Economopoulos.

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