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Introduce Your Child To Photography

Start With Basics

The most important concepts in photography are universally known to be “Fill the Frame” and “Rule of Thirds“. In theory, you could combine these two ideas into a single session, but once again keeping with the “Simplify” concept, it works very we...

Introduce Children The Wonders Of Photography

Children see the world through a special lens. There is a purity to their imagination that at some point most adults lose. If you have ever put a camera in the hands of a child, you will soon discover that what they see in life is very different t...

Subject And Framing

Start by thinking about what frustrates (or frustrated) you most about basic photography, and make sure to eliminate as many of those stumbling blocks as possible. The more you can do to create a successful environment for them, the better your c...

Practice Well

Kids will only sit still for so long before their focus diverts. For this reason spend the majority of your time allowing the kids to practice. You don’t have to send them out on a photoshoot, you could bring a bag of random objects and allow them...

How To Look At Things?

Kids have a different view of the world because they are young and smaller. They experience close-ups adults can’t – from knees at a parade to bees on a low flowerbed.Discover hidden details by shooting feathers, food, toothbrush bristles. Learn t...

Weather And Safety

It doesn’t just have to be sunny to shoot pictures. Shade, cloudy days, rain or ice create special effects, as does a full moon and shadows. Shooting objects in shadow, with light in the background, creates an interesting silhouette effect. Source...

What About Exposure?

As kids become more comfortable with the ideas of composition and choosing their subjects, they will be in a better position to not only start asking questions about why their photos are too light or too dark, but to understand the answers as well...

Make It Grow.

Once the basics are mastered, learn new ways to use photography. Make greeting or holiday cards from pictures, and frame photos as decor and for gifts. Combine groupings, like the barn views, or multiple views of an animal or musical instrument. S...

Encourage Them

Kids will be kids, and they won’t always get things the way you hope they would. The most important thing you can do as you teach is to encourage their creativity. Don’t point out all the things that are wrong. Point out one thing that they can im...

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Learning - Activities | 4-18y

Introduce Your Child To Photography

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You think your child has some decent photography skills. Here's how you can encourage them...