Posted by: dbjaquith | October 4, 2014

Introduction to Photography

Students worked in groups to arrange objects against color backgrounds.

Students worked in groups to arrange objects against color backgrounds.

What do you do with 73 third graders and 24 digital cameras on a rainy afternoon? Set up still lifes and shoot! photo6_editedThough we couldn’t go outside to photograph fall trees, students had fun arranging creatures, shells and flowers into interesting groupings and then learning how to frame and focus their photographs. photo4_edited“You are collecting images,” I explain, “to edit in a laptop later this year.” Many already have experience using their families’ cameras, but few had heard that it is better to take a few carefully arranged photos than many quick shots. All of these images were taken by students stretching and exploring with digital imagery.photo2_edited

 

 


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