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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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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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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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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